Creative Arts

With many new contests and all the old favorites, it’s easier than ever to get in on the Creative Arts action at the Oklahoma State Fair! Each year, the Creative Arts Department showcases the work of talented Oklahomans of all ages in crafts like quilting, woodworking, baking, cooking, canning, photography, ceramics, painting and many others. 


Competition Guides


Please note: The fillable recipe template is a seperate link


 Junior Arts & Crafts


  China, Ceramics & Antiques

  Fine Arts, Crafts & Hobbies


  Home Brew  

  Recipe Template


Entry Information


Online registration for the 2018 Oklahoma State Fair is now closed. Late entries will be accepted until September 1 with a $10 late fee. This fee is per exhibitor, not per entry item. 

  Late Entry Form

  OSF General Participant Rules


Competition Schedules


CREATIVE ARTS CONTESTS: There are hundreds of classes in the regular creative arts contests that require online pre-registration. Online registration for the 2018 Oklahoma State Fair is now open. 

    Contests and Demonstrations Schedule

ON THE SPOT CONTESTS: Everyone can join the fun with this concept in creative arts competitions! These exciting ON THE SPOT contests during the State Fair are for both adults and children and don't require advance registration, so anyone may participate!

    On the Spot Contest Schedule



2018 results will be posted as they become available. 






  Fine Arts, Crafts and Hobbies


  Junior Arts & Crafts


Take pART in the Fair

Two days of FREE creative arts instruction are offered each summer to help participants gain skills that they can use to enter creative arts competitions. The classes are taught by some of Oklahoma's top teaching artists. All classes are free but some require purchase of a $5 supply kit. 


Adult - Thursday, June 21 from 5 - 9 p.m.


Youth - Thursday, July 12 


Session 1 from 9 a.m. - noon

  • Leather Crafting with Chad Barati
  • Basic Drawing with Jennifer A. Harden-Collins
  • Handbuilding with Clay with Liz Parham

Session 2 from 1 - 4 p.m.

  • Oil Pastels with Kimberly Scott
  • Cooking with Chef Staphanie
  • Jewelry Making with Sheridan Scott




Nancy Nortz