The top artists from across the country put their skills to the test at the Fine Arts competition judged prior to the start of the 2014 Iowa State Fair. Judd Hoskins of Newton received third place in the Drawings — adult division.
Photographers from around the country submitted their best work into the Photography Salon competition judged prior to the start of the 2014 Iowa State Fair. In Adult — Black and White Film division, Terri Crisvell of Prairie City placed third in Places & Landscapes. Scott Fairbairn of Prairie City placed third in Special Division — Black and White Digital or Film — Family Farm category.