The 2015 Festival was held April 19-26 in the Rockingham Community College’s Whitcomb Center. A “Sneak Peek” and Purchase Night was on April 16 prior to the opening of the exhibit to promote sales of artists’ work.
Monetary awards of $100, $50, and $25 are presented to the first, second, and third place winners respectively in up to nineteen categories. The coveted Best of Show award of $500 is chosen from the first place winners. Best in Show First Time Entry is awarded $100. Judges of the festival are professionals in related fields and non-residents of Rockingham County.
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Category sponsors are welcomed at $250 each.
Individuals, organizations, and/or businesses may present special monetary awards.
FAFA sponsors fundraising events, “Coffee House Series” for writers, Passion for Trashin’ in October, and other exhibits at the MARC throughout the year. New programs in art promotion and education are being developed to implement as funds permit, which includes a $500 scholarship.