Irish Show

Irish show


2018 Juried Irish Show

 JUROR: Ruth Ann Mitchell, award winning and published artist.



The 2018 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.


Sunday, July 8, 2018, midnight.


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.



Best of Show $125, First Place $100, Second Place $75, Third Place $50; Honorable Mention Ribbon, People’s Choice Ribbon.  The public will have the opportunity to vote for People’s Choice, until the end of the day on Sunday, August 5. Then People’s Choice Ribbon will be hung.

Art will be exhibited at the Dublin Community Rec Center from July 14 through August 24, 2018.


Phase 1: Registration & SUBMISSION OF IMAGES


$15.00 for non-members; $10.00 for DAAL members; fee covers up to two works.  Fees are non-refundable. Entry fee can be paid online (scroll down).

          2. SUBMIT IMAGE(S)

The 2018 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 , Picasa, and Picmonkey.


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: 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. Scroll down for payment info.


Phase 2: Drop Off of Selected Work

All selected work must arrive at the Dublin Community Rec Center on Saturday July 14, 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. Art will be hung at the Dublin Community Recreation Center (DCRC) for display during the 2018 Dublin Irish Festival. Accepted work will remain on display for the duration of the exhibition, exception may be made if artwork is purchased by non-local patron (see below).


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.



Sunday July 8, midnight

July 9-13

Saturday July 14

Sunday August 5

Thursday August 23

Friday August 24

Deadline for receipt of entries

Notifications email sent to all entrants sometime this week

Artwork drop off, 9:30 AM-11 AM

People’s Choice Voting ends

Final Day of Exhibition

Pick-up work, 9-11 AM


Release of Liability:  Participating artists must sign the DCRC art show waiver of liability at take-in. DAAL is not responsible for any damage.

DAAL will retain the submitted images of accepted artwork and reserves the right to use the images in publications and gallery publicity. Beyond such use, the artist retains full copyright of exhibited work.


PLEASE feel free to print, share, or forward this information. The success of this exhibit will rely largely on sharing.


This program is partially funded by the Dublin Arts Council though a Community Arts Grant.


Please enter your Name, email address, and phone number below. Also, be sure to indicate whether you are a DAAL member or a non-member by clicking the correct button.

Artwork Submission Piece 1 (required):
Not for SaleFine ArtDigital Art

Artwork Submission Piece 2:
Not for SaleFine ArtDigital Art

Submission Fees (USD):
DAAL Members - 10Non-members - 15

Terms & Conditions:

By submitting/sending this form you hereby agree to the sharing of member information in print and electronic form with other members of the Dublin Area Art League (DAAL) for use in the show brochure. I understand that my name and/or images of my work may be used for display or advertisement for the web site and/or literature published. I understand that the images may be modified to be used as design elements.

Complete this form (replace the text in each box with the correct information) then click the submit button (just once) to send a copy of this form to the Show Chair of the Dublin Area Art League. After the information is sent, you will see a "Confirmation Message" just below the submit button.

Confirm Payment Method and Select Matching Submit Button:
Pay Online with PayPal ($1 Processing Fee)Send/Deliver Check
Send check to:
DAAL Treasurer
PO Box 2003
Dublin, OH 43017

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