Baby Mine Elephant Concrete Sculptures
August 9, 2019
Almost 30 entries were received for the 2019 Iowa State Fair theme, “Nothing Compares to State Fair Favorites,” concrete elephant statue. The statues are displayed north of the Animal Learning Center in their own area next to Kids’ Zone, August 8-18, 2019.
Individuals, clubs and companies were invited to participate by simply completing an application with their proposed design. Following the Fair, selected applicants get to keep their statue.
“Avenue of the Breeds”
“Forever, Fairever, Friends”
Pamela Kline with Kennedy and River Rorebeck and Christian and Brooklynn Borror
“Baby Mine Nose and Never Forgets”
Steve Randall and LeaAnn Henry
Honorable Mention (in no particular order)
Tom Synhorst and Frank Christian
“Baby Mine as a Mine”
“Part of the Herd”
Karman Downs with Aubry, Scott, Sahara, Fred, Isabell and Norma Downs and Nichole Harriman
“Honoring Our Veterans”
Theresa Hildreth with Hildreth Company Inc. painted by Ray “Bubba” Sorensen
“Baby Mine Comes to the Fair”
Painting with a Twist – Andrea Kline, Alex Lihs and Katie Leeper
“Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation”
Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation painted by Sticks, Inc.
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines, is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. “Nothing Compares” to State Fair Favorites, August 8-18, 2019. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.