Art at the Classic

2022 Draft Horse Classic
September 15 – 18, 2022

(Information below is from previous years. For inquiries call the front desk. )

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.

Call for Artists
Are you interested in showcasing your artwork at Art at the Classic? The juried show is open to all artists over 18 years old whose work reflects a western way of life and includes any equine subject, work on the land, western landscape, animals or wildlife. Entries must be artist’s original design, produced in the last three years, and not previously shown in Art at the Classic. Classes include oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pen and ink, graphic and charcoal, colored pencil, photography, sculpture, miniatures, and anything goes. All artwork must be for sale.

Cash awards and ribbons will be given to First Place in each class and Best of Show.  Ribbons will be awarded for Best Draft Horse Theme, Honorable Mention, and People’s Choice.  The artist for the 2022 Draft Horse Classic poster will also be chosen from submitted artwork.

If you’re interested in participating in the show, please complete the application below:
Art at the Classic Entry Form (Artwork Only)

Artist Booth Space

If you’re interested in purchasing booth space at Art at the Classic, please complete the application below:
Art at the Classic Booth Information

If you have questions about Art at the Classic, please contact Judy at (530) 265-5299 or .

pdf 2019 Art at the Classic Winners