Getting Started

March 1: Digital Art Projects due, send DVD to the Fair Office at 1000 Viking Drive, TC 101, Hillsboro MO 63050.

Participation Eligibility: Students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in Missouri: Crawford, Franklin, Jefferson, St. Louis, Ste. Genevieve, and Washington Counties; and in Illinois: Brown County are eligible to enter an ART project through their teacher or parents/legal guardian.

CLICK HERE TO register an ART PROJECT for the Mastodon Fair

First, things to consider:

  • Are you interested in Drawing, Photography, or one of our other Categories?
  • Does your artwork fall within the exhibit rules?
  • What is the title of your exhibit?
  • Was this artwork completed within the past year?


  • K-2nd grade are eligible for class projects (up to 30 students on a single project).
  • What medium are you interested in using?
  • You must choose a title for your class project.
  • Create!

K-8th Grade:

  • Do you want an Individual or a Group project?
  • What medium are you interested in using?
  • You must choose a title for your project.
  • Create!

9-12th Grade:

  • You must do an individual project.
  • You must choose a category and a title for your project. (These can not be changed.)
  • What medium are you interested in using?
  • Please check Special Competitions for additional requirements.
  • Create!

Presenting your artwork at the Art Fair:

Now that you’ve completed your artwork and are ready to present your art exhibit at the Mastodon Fair, our other pages will help walk you through those steps.

Mastodon Fair Endowment Fundraiser Wine Sale
Mastodon Fair GuideStar Profile