#Call For Entries: Juried Irish Art Show#

> > DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES > Sunday, July 9, 2017, midnight. > > JUROR: Erica Ott, award winning and published artist. > > ELIGIBILITY > The 2017 Juried Irish Art Show is open to everyone 16 or older. All entries must be original works depicting Dublin, OH; Ireland; or the Irish people. > > MEDIA > Open to any traditional and non-traditional 2D media. Each piece must be no larger than 24”x 24” framed, to allow for up to 20 pieces to be exhibited. Submissions must be the artist’s original work, properly wired for hanging (“saw tooth” hangers will not be accepted). Unframed canvas paintings must have the edges finished. Paintings must be dry to the touch. > PRIZES: > Best of Show $125 (Sponsored by the Dublin Arts Council), First Place $100, Second Place $75, Third Place $50; Three Honorable Mention Ribbons, People’s Choice Ribbon > > > Artwork will be hung at the Dublin Recreation Center for a month, part of which will be during the Dublin Irish Festival – Lots of traffic! > > Every year several of the show pieces sell. > All sales are between the artist and the collector. > DAAL does not ask for any commissions on sales, we only ask that if it’s a local customer you leave the artwork up until the end of the exhibit. > For out-of-town customers, you may take the piece down, but please let us know. > > > SUBMISSION OF IMAGES > The 2017 Juried Irish Art Show accepts only digital images for consideration. Submission CD’s will not be returned. (emailed entries submission is highly preferred) FILE NAMING: > All entry files (regardless of type or media) must be named with artwork title followed by the entry number (i.e. Title_1.jpg) Image Size: about 1000 dpi on the longest side. To change the size of your images you can use the following programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, Pixlr and Picasa. > > ARTIST STATEMENT > Please submit a short written statement (between 25 and 125 words) with each entry explaining how the art relates to Dublin, Ohio; Ireland, or the Irish people. If it was done at a plein air paint out, or while at a favorite place or event in Dublin, etc.—please tell us. This will be printed in the show brochure. > > Send via email to: dublinartleague@gmail.com. The email should include the artist’s full name as subject along with ‘Irish Show submission.’ > Include Title, dimensions (including frame), medium, price, contact info(for buyers), artist’s statement. > > Please do NOT submit links to jpeg files (Google Docs or otherwise). Please attach images directly to email. Your submission will not be complete until the entry fee is received. Send check to: DAAL Irish Show, PO Box 2003, Dublin, OH 43017. Check made to Dublin Area Art League. > > ONCE WORK IS SELECTED > All work accepted for the exhibition must arrive ready to install. Works not gallery-ready, or not exhibiting good craftsmanship, may be omitted from the exhibit. Accepted work that differs significantly from the entry images or suffers from poor presentation, will be disqualified. All selected work must arrive at the Dublin Community Rec Center by the specified date (see calendar below). Accepted work will remain on display for the duration of the exhibition. Art will be hung at the Dublin Community Recreation Center (DCRC) for display during the 2017 Dublin Irish Festival. > > > SALE OF ARTWORK > All negotiations and transactions are between the artist and the buyer. DAAL will not handle payments or retain any commissions. Tags must include artist’s contact information. Sold artwork should stay in the exhibit until last day of show. Exception: if a piece is sold to a non-local patron, it may be removed by the artist before the final exhibit date, with prior notification to DAAL. > Artworks are not required to be for sale in order to be exhibited. >