Art at the Classic

Held during the Draft Horse Classic, which draws nearly 20,000 visitors to the Fairgrounds, Art at the Classic is an equine and western art show that features impressive works of art in a dozen categories and more than 100 works by painters, sculptors, photographers and other fine artists.  The show has become one of the premier displays of its kind – attracting both art lovers and horse lovers. Artists are encouraged to participate by entering artwork in the show and purchasing booth space at the show.  

For questions regarding Art at the Classic, contact Judy at (530) 265-5299 or moc.l1550930742iamg@1550930742sesro1550930742hezno1550930742rb1550930742.

pdf 2018 Art at the Classic Winners

pdf Art at the Classic Program and list of Artists


Show Hours

Thursday: 9am – 7pm
Friday: 9am – 7pm
Saturday: 9am – 7pm
Sunday: 9am – 5pm

2018 Art at the Classic Artists

Booth and Artwork:

Cheryl Caldwell
Teri Rose Dempsey
Kelly Donovan
Abigail Dunnivan
Donna Dutra
Joanne Graham
Elizabeth Hendrix
Shirley Isola
Valeriy Kagounkin
Jessica Kong
Vonnie Muniain
Margo Petterson
Katherine Plumer
Kim Riggins
Melanie Schwartzler
Judy Vargas
Mark Whittingslow

  Artwork Only:

Sara Bagg
Constance Birdsong
Yvonne Bonacci
Rocky Bull
Kate Childers
Jo Danehy
Sarah Dean
Deborah Flood
Joan Grier
Kathy Harder
Marianne Harris
Katie Hart
Alice Horst
Doreen Irwin
Iwona Jankowski
Judith Johnson
Robin Kaminski
Bridgett Locken
Barry Lowery
Megan Elaine Luis
Lynn Maderich
Barbara Mitchell
Chris Rankin
Ann Ranlett
Jessica Robinson
Pat Stoddard Aragon
Diana Vincent
Trudi Vorderbruggen
Don Weller
Joann Wilson

"The Broodmares" Jessica Robinson

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2018 Poster Artist

Congratulations to Yvonne Bonacci, whose artwork “The Wash Rack” was chosen at last year’s Art at the Classic to represent the 2018 Draft Horse Classic. You’ll see Yvonne’s beautiful art on display on this year’s poster, banners, the cover of the Draft Horse program, and on souvenirs. Thank you, Yvonne, for sharing your talent with us.