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Twelth Annual

Fall Fine Arts Show
September 9 - 10, 2006


Hampshire Heritage Days

Bank of Romney Community Center

Click here for a printable entry form


All artists 18 and older are invited to participate.
3-dimensional work and framed 2-dimensional work in any media including photography. All work must be original and not previously displayed in the HCAC Fall Fine Arts Show. Framed work must be dry and wired for hanging. (No saw-toothed hangers, please!) All work will be juried before hanging and judging.

For more information call John Wood at (304) 496-9767.


Non-member up to 3 pieces for $25.00.
HCAC member up to 3 pieces for $20.00.
Make checks out to Hampshire County Arts Council.
15% commission payable to Hampshire County Arts Council from all art works sold.


Hand-delivered work only.
Complete an identification tag for each work to be submitted and attached to back of work. Complete the artist file card. (Photocopies of entry form and tags are permissble.) Present the file card, payment and artwork to registration desk in the Bank of Romney Community Building at designated times.
Participating artists my bring a copy of their bio or artist statement to be displayed in a binder during the weekend.


Work received at the Bank of Romney Community Center
Wednesday, September 6 from 5 PM to 8 PM or
Thursday, September 7 from 9 AM to 1 PM.
(Jurying and judging will begin at 1 PM. No work will be accepted after 1 PM on Thursday.)

Opening Reception and Awards Presentation
Friday, September 8 from 7 PM

Art show open to the public
Saturday, September 9 from 10 AM to 6:30 PM
Sunday, September 10 from noon to 5 PM

Art work to be picked up
(may not be picked up before show closes to public)
Sunday, September 11 from 5 PM to 7 PM


Neither the Hampshire County Arts Council, the Hampshire County Chamber of Commerce (organizer of Hampshire Heritage Days) nor the Bank of Romney will be held liable for loss or damage to the work or property of entrants.


Geraldine Wojno Kiefer (art judge)
Bruce Kiefer (photo Judge)



Best of Show: $200 presented by the Hampshire County Arts Council
Best Photograph: $100 presented by The Hampshire Review
Best Painting: $100 presented by Hampshire House
Best 3-Dimensional Work: $100 presented by State Farm Insurance and A New Century Realty
Vincent Melzac Memorial Award for Best Abstract Work: $150
Best Representation of a Human Figure: $100 presented by Avalon Resort
Best Depiction of an Animal/Jaye Stehle Memorial Award: $50 presented by Stoney Creek Farm Boarding Kennel
Mary Rose Hicks Memorial Award for Watercolor: $50
7 Merit Awards:
$50 Jim Miller Memorial Award
$50 presented by The Brickwood Hearth
$50 presented by Dillon's Furniture, Romney, WV
$50 presented by The Italian Touch
$50 presented by Mayhew Chevrolet, Romney, WV
$50 presented by Romney Florist/Romney Iron Works
$50 presented by United Country Home Place Realty

Honorable Mention Ribbons: Eight to be presented by the HCAC
Other awards may be added prior to the show. Check back for updates.


Bank of Romney Community Building, corner of Rt. 50 and Grafton St. (Opposite Sheetz, 1 block east of stoplight at Rt. 50/Rt. 28) Look for signs as you enter town.
From Washington/Winchester: Take Rt. 50 West to Romney (114 Miles from DC, 40 miles from Winchester).
From Cumberland, MD: Take Rt. 28 South to Romney (30 miles).
From Elkins/Petersburg/Moorefield: Take Rt. 220 North to Rt. 50, turn east to Romney.

27th Annual Hampshire Heritage Days

Come enjoy a weekend in the country during our Heritage Days. In addition to the 9th Annual Fall Fine Arts Show, bring family and friends to experience the rest of the festivities, which include scenic rail excursions on the Potomac Eagle Railroad , tours of historic homes and sites, parades, Civil War and French and Indian War encampments and re-enactments, historic displays, vintage car show, artisan village (watch costumed crafters create one-of-a-kind treasures), children's nature and fun activities, and wine tours and tastings.

Enjoy delicious foods, listen to your choice of bluegrass, country, gospel, rock, and blues music as well as stories and songs of the Civil War. Search for your special Heritage Days memory among multitude of crafts displays and at the Art Show !


For more details about Hampshire Heritage Days
For lodging information check Hampshire County Convention and Visitors Bureau
call (304) 822-7221 or email

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