COMPLETE REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR “THE SOUND OF COLOR” JURIED SHOW

Please enter a maximum of three art entries into our juried show competition. Accepted artists will be provided with graphic invitations to use for their personal Facebook, Instagram and email accounts. The show will be advertised online, in social media and press releases sent to local publications. All accepted work will be showcased on our website.

About The Dutch Art Gallery:

Celebrating over 50 years of providing custom framing tailored to fit your specific needs and showcasing original art from local to worldwide artists. Stop in to see monthly events and our two annual national juried art shows.

Finding and offering incredible, one-of-a-kind art from talented artists is a passion for owners Hans and Pam Massar. Pam, as well as her staff, can guide you in choosing the perfect framing option to fit your home or office for these original pieces or your own. Shadowbox framing for personal mementos is a specialty we offer. From classic sophistication to a contemporary look, all types of framing styles are available plus the personal feeling of a family-owned business. Stop in with your project or just browse around the gallery. We look forward to seeing you.

Our 7,000 square foot showroom is conveniently located in Lake Highlands at 10233 E. Northwest Hwy #420, Dallas, TX 75238. We feature an array of original oil, mixed media, limited edition prints and a growing private collection. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30am to 5:00pm


ENTRY INFORMATION:
To enter please submit an art entry in the form below by Midnight (CST), Saturday, April 21st, 2018 for consideration to participate in the juried art show and exhibition. Please review the following requirements.

Entry Fees. Nonrefundable Entry Fee is $55.00USD covers up to three entries. Pay via Paypal to pam@dutchartgallery.net or make check payable to Dutch Art Gallery paid by Midnight (CST), Saturday, April 21, 2018. Button to pay fee is at end of Entry Form at the bottom of this Page.

Online Registration Must Be Completed. Buttons located at the end of this page.

Name Your Art Entry. Name your file(s) correctly. This is crucial for our automated system. If you are using your phone to take photos of your work, you must be able to rename the files. This may require downloading the photos to a computer in order to rename them. ESSENTIAL! Name as follows: title_size_artist.jpg

Image Specifications: Largest dimension at 1000px wide at 72dpi in .jpg format. We may contact you if a higher resolution photo is needed for print materials.

Art Entry Statement. Artist must include in the online registration a statement specific to each entered piece describing it and explaining the connection to the chosen song/lyric and name the song by title and artist. This information will be included on the website and on wall tags if your piece is chosen.

A Maximum of Three (3) NEW Entries Per Artist Per Entry Fee of $55.00 USD. Gallery Artists, please do not submit entries that are currently in your Dutch Art Gallery inventory. Also, work that has been previously entered in prior Dutch Art Gallery shows or exhibitions will not be accepted.

Art Entry Must Be Original Art Produced By The Artist Registered. Work done by a production studio, in classes or workshops, work from kits, commercial designs, and derivative work is prohibited. If it is not your own work, the entry will be removed and no refund will be offered. Artwork must not be printed as a stretch canvas with layers of paint. Digital art prints are not being considered for this show.

Art Entry Meets Standard Framing Sizes. For example: 5×7, 6×8, 8×10, 9×12, 11×14, 12×16, 16×20, 20×24, 18×24, 24×36. Some square sizing is available. Ask us if you have a question on size. Contact: Gwen@dutchartgallery.net and Katherine@dutchartgallery.net or Phone: The Dutch Art Gallery at (214) 348-7350

Gallery Wraps. Gallery wrapped canvas will be acceptable at any size because framing is not required. Please include proper wiring and hardware. If you are concerned about your size of your entry please do not hesitate to contact us. Contact: Gwen@dutchartgallery.net and Katherine@dutchartgallery.net or Phone: The Dutch Art Gallery at (214) 348-7350

Art Entry Must Be Available To Sell. The Gallery shall receive a commission equal to 50 percent (50%) of the retail price on each work sold.

Review of Art Entries on Tuesday, April 24. All of the above items must be met to be considered. First Jury with DAG Gallery Owners will review Art Entry Submissions for the above criteria. Be sure to provide the best lighting in capturing your Art Entry. Small thumbnails, rough or hard to see images will automatically be rejected.


JURIED SHOW IMPORTANT DATES

APRIL
21 | Sat | Entry Deadline | Midnight CST
24 | Tues | Jury Selection by Committee
25/26 | Wed/Thurs | Notifications (Please check your spam folder before calling us to check status)

MAY
09 | Wed | Delivery Deadline for Accepted Artwork
16 | Wed | Deadline for delivery of miniature art items for Goody Bag
18 | Fri | Judging
19 | Sat | 11am-6pm | Opening Reception and Awards Event – awards announcement at 2pm for artists, collectors, dealers and friends
19-June 14 | Exhibition and sales open to the general public

JUNE
14 | Thur | Last full day of show
15 | Fri | Painting Pick-Up. Local artists may pick up unsold work at Dutch Art Gallery and will not be subject to shipping charges. Unsold works will begin being shipped back to artists in original boxes.


UPON ACCEPTANCE:
Art Entry. Art entry may only be exhibited in the medium(s) in which they were accepted.

Goody Bag.
SPECIAL REQUEST: The first (around 25) patrons through the door on the official opening day of Saturday, May 19 receive a special gift bag that includes a miniature (no larger than 5″x7″) original artwork by our show artists. Though it is not required, we would ask that you donate ONE (more if you feel inspired) small original piece for the gift bags. This needs to arrive at the gallery by Wednesday, May 16th. Artists and artist’s family are not eligible for the gift bags.

Agree to Showcase Standard Framing Per Show Agreement. Artist agrees to allow Gallery to place frames on the Artist’s standard sized works (without glass) (5×7, 6×8, 8×10, 9×12, 11×14, 12×16, 16×20, 20×24, 18×24, 24×36) for display purposes with the understanding that all proceeds pertaining to said framing belongs to the Gallery. All framing on nonstandard sized pieces or on those requiring glass is the sole responsibility of the artist. The Gallery offers custom framing at a twenty percent (20%) discount to Artists should you choose to keep the framing for standard size works. For nonstandard frames, accepted artists must submit photo of their frame for review.

Delivery Of Work. Agree to pay for delivery and return shipping of your accepted work. Work MUST be received by Wednesday, May 09, 2018. Any return shipping will take place during the week of June 19-23, 2018. If accepted, you will receive a Contract Form and Inventory Form to fill out and sign. A printout of each should be included with your work.

Paperwork to Include with Artwork Delivery. Index Card, Contract Form, Inventory Form and Artist Statement for each piece. Additional details will be provided in your acceptance email. Index card should have the following details: Title, Artist Name, Size, Framed or Unframed, Media, Retail Price (If non-standard size, frame price to be included separate from artwork price. Frame must be approved by Gallery.), and Artist Statement describing how the work relates to the The Sound of Color theme.

Acceptance Emails will be sent April 24-25. Acceptance email will include a group listing of all accepted work. Artists not accepted will be emailed separately. Accepted entries will be released on the website at approximately the same time. Promotional materials will be sent in a follow-up email.

Jury Panel Review. Score sheets will be used and artwork will be judged using a number system, rather than artist names. Judges will score based on the following 4 categories: Interpretation and clarity of the theme; Creativity and originality of the work; Quality of artistic composition; Overall design and overall impression.

Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, May 19, 11 am to 6 pm. Awards announcement at 2pm for artists, collectors, dealers and friends. Artists are encouraged to come. Prior to the show, Artists will receive online promotional materials to send/post for the opening reception. Award Announcements at 2 pm. First approximately 25 guests will receive a goody bag with participating artist miniatures. Participating artists and their immediate family are not eligible to receive the goody bags.

NO PERSONAL PROMOTIONS W/ARTIST CONTACT INFORMATION WILL BE ALLOWED FOR DISTRIBUTION DURING THE RECEPTION.
Accepted artists will be provided with graphic invitations to use for their personal Facebook, Instagram and email accounts. The show will be advertised online, in social media and press releases sent to local publications. All accepted work will be showcased on our website.


“The Sound of Color” Registration Fee and Art Entry Submission Form

Please pay your entry fee and fill out your registration of your entry below. Each entry will require a separate form.

NOTE: The fee covers for a maximum of 3 NEW art entries per artist. Your acceptance email will include your contract, inventory sheet and delivery details. Thank you in advance and we look forward to viewing your entries.