COMPLETE REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR “KEEPIN’ IT REAL” JURIED SHOW
REVISED OR NEWER INSTRUCTIONS ARE IN BLUE TEXT.
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, in the local community newspaper/magazine and press releases sent to local publications. All accepted work will be posted on our website. All accepted work will be featured on our Facebook page at some point during the run of the show.
Please make sure to add BOTH email@example.com AND firstname.lastname@example.org to your contact list after entering and be sure to check your spam folder for the accepted/rejected artist email if you believe you did not receive it before contacting us. The accepted art list will also be posted 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. We also specialize in archival framing. 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
To enter, please submit up to three art entries (one at a time) using our Submission Form by Midnight (CST), Friday, October 11th, 2019 and pay the $55 NON-REFUNDABLE entry fee for consideration to participate in the juried art show and exhibition. Links to the Submission Form and Paypal can be found at the bottom of this page. Artwork must have been produced in 2018-2019 calendar years, nothing older will be considered. Only 2D original painting/drawing is being considered.
Please review the additional following requirements.
Entry Fees. NONREFUNDABLE Entry Fee is $55.00 USD covers up to three entries. Pay via Paypal to email@example.com or make check payable to Dutch Art Gallery paid by Midnight (CST), Friday, October 11th, 2019. Button to pay fee is at the bottom of this page.
Online Registration Must Be Complete. Carefully read and respond to all fields in the entry form. Link located at the bottom 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 before submitting your entry.
ESSENTIAL! Name as follows:
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 explaining its connection to the “Keepin’ It Real” theme. This information will be included on the website and on wall tags if your piece is accepted into the juried show. A written statement MUST accompany each entry. Strict adherence to the theme is mandatory.
A Maximum of Three (3) NEW Entries Per Artist Per Entry Fee of $55.00 USD. Entry fee is nonrefundable. 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 (on canvas, paper or any substrate) with layers of paint added. Digital art prints are not being considered for this show. Photography is not being considered for this show. 3D sculpture is not being considered for this show. Crafts are not being considered for this show.
Art Entry Meets Standard Framing Sizes. For example: 5x7, 6x8, 8x10, 9x12, 11x14, 12x16, 14x18, 16x20, 20x24, 18x24, 24x30, 24x36. Some square sizing is available. Ask us if you have a question on size. Art entry to be delivered WITHOUT FRAME. It will be framed at the gallery and if unsold, returned without a frame. You do have the option to purchase the frame at a discount if you wish, but this is not required. 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. Must have minimum depth of 1.25 inches. Sides must be painted–either extend the painting to the sides or painted a solid color (no white/gesso or blank canvas on sides). Please include proper wiring and hardware. If you are concerned about your size of your entry please do not hesitate to contact us. Contact BOTH 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 for Acceptance of Art Entries on Saturday, October 12th, 2019. 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. Entry fee is nonrefundable.
NOTE: If you are not familiar with juried shows, please read this section. There is no guarantee of acceptance upon entering a juried show. You may have one, two, none or all pieces accepted. Acceptance is solely at the discretion of the jury panel. Many factors come into play in this decision including the quality of the work, how well it fits the show theme, providing a broad range of styles and media, also a broad range of subject matter. Due to the volume of entries, you will not receive a critique of your work whether accepted or rejected. Once the accepted work is hung in the gallery, the judges (generally at least two) will then evaluate the work for first, second and third places.
JURIED SHOW IMPORTANT DATES
11 | Fri | Entry Deadline | Midnight CST
16 | Wed | Notification (Please check your spam folder followed by our website before calling us to check status)
16 | Wed | Delivery of Accepted Work begins
26 | Sat | Delivery DEADLINE for Accepted Artwork
01| Fri | Guest Jurors visit the gallery to judge accepted pieces
07 | Thur | Deadline for delivery of miniature art items for Goody Bag
09 | Sat | 11am-6pm | Opening Reception and Awards Event – awards announcement at 2pm for artists, collectors, dealers and friends | People’s choice announced 4:30pm.
21 | Sat | Last full day of show
02-11 | 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 Sunday, January 5th and Monday, January 6th.
Art Entry. Art entry may only be exhibited in the medium(s) in which they were accepted.
SPECIAL REQUEST: The first (around 25) patrons through the door on the official opening day on Saturday, November 9th 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 Thursday, November 7th. 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) (5x7, 6x8, 8x10, 9x12, 11x14, 12x16, 16x20, 20x24, 18x24, 24x36) 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. All frames that do not belong to the gallery, standard or otherwise, MUST be approved through photo submission The Gallery offers custom framing at a twenty percent (20%) discount to Artists should you choose to keep the framing for standard size works.
Delivery Of Work. Agree to pay for delivery and return shipping of your accepted work. Work MUST be received by Saturday, October 26th prior to 5pm (CST). Artists are responsible for international shipping damage/issues. Any return shipping will begin January 2nd 2020. 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 “Keepin’ It Real” theme. Prices on online submission form, inventory form and Index cards MUST MATCH. Email us if you must change a price from your submitted entry amount upon acceptance. If you change a price, all paperwork must reflect that change when you deliver your accepted work. All forms must include your FULL ADDRESS where indicated, including State and Zip Code.
Acceptance Emails will be sent by Wednesday, October 16th end of day. Acceptance email will include a group listing of all accepted work. Artists not accepted will be emailed separately. Accepted entries list 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, November 9th, 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. People’s choice announced 4:30pm. 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 and featured on our Facebook Page at some point during the run of the show.
“Keepin’ It Real” 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. Artwork must have been produced in 2018-2019 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. A written statement MUST accompany each entry. Strict adherence to the theme is mandatory. If your work is accepted, your acceptance email will include your contract, inventory sheet and delivery details. Thank you in advance and we look forward to viewing your entries.
Pay $55 Registration Fee