SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Sunday, October 6th by Midnight CST
SHOW RUN: Saturday, November 9th, 2024 through Tuesday, December 24th, 2024

Top Prize $1,000

Accepted work will be for sale in our gallery during the busy holiday shopping season. Every accepted piece will also be displayed on our website and featured on social media during the run of the show.

Our shows are no longer themed. Subject matter is completely open. Our juried show still consist of 2 parts. In addition to the actual artwork, we require a written statement about the work that gives insight into the piece. It can be about your creation process or the meaning behind the work.



  • Originality – Creativity and originality of the work
  • Overall Composition – Quality of artistic composition and overall design
  • Overall impression of the artwork


1st Place


2nd Place


3rd Place


People’s Choice

Framed Certificate

To Submit Your Entries
First, read over the complete rules on the Registration Info page, then pay your entry fee ($55 for up to 3 pieces) and submit your entries for the show using the buttons at the bottom of the Registration Info page.


  • Accepted media include: Two dimensional artwork: oil, acrylic, colored pencil, watercolor, pastel, charcoal and/or mixed media. If you are using a media not mentioned, please email us for verification that we are accepting it. No Sculpture. No Photography. No crafts. Contact: Gwen@dutchartgallery.net.
  • Entry must be available to sell and reflect your current standard pricing. Paintings that do not reflect the artists’ pricing structure may be disqualified.
  • NONREFUNDABLE Entry Fee of $55.00 USD covers up to three entries. Artwork must have been produced in 2023-2024 calendar years, nothing older will be considered–you will be asked to verify this on the submission form. Entries must NOT have been submitted in previous Dutch Art Gallery Juried Shows. 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.
  • Art Entry must meet standard framing sizes. See •Registration Info• page for a complete list. Gallery provides temporary framing for the run of the show on standard sized pieces.
  • Artist must include in the online registration a statement specific to each entered piece that gives insight about your creation process or the meaning behind the work. This information will be included on the website and on wall tags if your piece is chosen.  • 270 CHARACTER LIMIT •

Not Quite Finished By the Deadline?

That’s okay. As long as you are close, you can submit a preliminary photo, but you must let us know by email that the submitted photo is not the final. If accepted, you must e-mail us the final photo by 5pm Friday, October 11th. Send only one photo by this date. We will consider your work completed once we receive a photo from you even if you send it prior to the extended deadline. Absolutely no revisions to artwork past this point. If your work is not completed by the original deadline of Sunday, October 6th, 2024, if accepted, your work will NOT be considered for any promotional materials.  CONTACT: pam@dutchartgallery.net




06 | Sun | Entry Deadline | Midnight CST
10 | Thurs | Notification (Please check your spam folder followed by our website before calling us to check status)
10 | Thurs | Delivery of Accepted Work begins
26 | Sat | Delivery DEADLINE for Accepted Artwork

06 | Wed | Deadline for delivery of miniature art items for Goody Bag
09 | Sat | 11am-5pm | Opening Reception and Awards – awards announcement at 2pm

24 | Tues | Last full day of show (Gallery closes early and remains closed until January 2nd, 2025)

02-04 | Thurs-Sat | 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. We are closed Christmas Day through Wednesday, January 1st.

The Dutch Art Gallery is located in Dallas, Texas
Accepting entries nationwide