ACCEPTANCE INFORMATION:


CONGRATULATIONS!
You have one or more works accepted into the Dutch Art Gallery Spring Juried Show “Keepin’ It Real”. A complete list of the accepted work is at the bottom of this post. It is in (mostly) alphabetical order. Please carefully read the instructions below and review the calendar of important dates/deadlines.

IMPORTANT!
Please respond to rebecca@dutchartgallery.net to acknowledge that you have received and read this email.

You will receive TWO additional follow up emails:

One will contain promotions materials, graphics and text to share with your contact list and on social media about the show. We are compiling the accepted works images to send to our marketing person to create these materials, so please be patient.

The other email will be sent once we have the images and information uploaded to our website. We will ask you to look over and confirm everything is correct. This same information will also appear on the wall tags that accompany your piece in the gallery display.

Carefully read over the shipping and drop off information as well as make sure you include ALL the necessary paperwork for your accepted work with your piece(s). Please consider sending a miniature, original artwork to give away in our customer Goody Bags. All we need is one, but some of you have been industrious in the past and sent more! You still can if you like.


JURIED SHOW IMPORTANT DATES

OCTOBER
16 | Wed | Delivery of Accepted Work begins
26 | Sat | Delivery DEADLINE for Accepted Artwork

NOVEMBER
01| Fri | Guest Jurors visit the gallery to judge accepted pieces
07 | Thurs | 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.

DECEMBER
21 | Sat | Last full day of show

JANUARY
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. Only the specified accepted art entries will be displayed.


FRAMING
As per the prospectus, all art entries must be for sale and delivered to the Gallery without framing.

Standard Sizes: Standard-sized artwork will be framed for the duration of the show by our framing specialists. Frames will be removed for return shipping of unsold works. Let us know if you are interested in purchasing the frame and the Artist Discount will be honored. The Gallery offers custom framing at a twenty percent (20%) discount to Artists should you choose to keep the framing for standard size works.

Standard Sizes Watercolor: Watercolors please provide standard, frame-sized matting.

Custom Sizes: 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. Please email Pam@dutchartgallery.net. If your art entry is a custom size and requires framing you may, at your own expense, have the Gallery produce a custom frame. Artist Discount will be honored.

Gallery Wrap: Does not require framing. Gallery wrap must be painted on all sides either a solid color or an extension of the painting (no white/gesso or blank canvas on sides). Minimum 1.25″ on all sides as stated in online prospectus. Please provide hardware and wire.

If unsure, please call us at (214) 348-7350.


PAPERWORK

  • Gallery Contract
    Please complete and return via email. ALL artists must sign the gallery contract, including existing gallery artists who have previously signed a contract. Also provide printed version with your artwork.
  • Inventory Form – with embedded/thumbnail photos of artwork
    Please complete and return via email. Fill in all pertinent information and including a PHOTO thumbnail of the art in the appropriate space on the form. The thumbnail photo is essential. Also provide printed version with your artwork.
    .
    Instructions: Click on the sample thumbnail images to delete them and simply drag your image file from your desktop into the area the sample thumbnail was in and it should automatically appear in the box.If you need assistance, please call the gallery and someone will walk you through the process. You can also view this video (no sound) to see how simple it is to drag and drop photos and edit the text. WATCH VIDEO.
    .
    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.Gallery Contract and Inventory Form should be sent to BOTH Gwen@dutchartgallery.net and Katherine@dutchartgallery.net
  • Index Card 
    Each piece must be clearly labeled. On the back of work tape an index size card with the following information clearly written or typed:
    – Artist’s name
    – Title of the work
    – Unframed Retail Price
    – Unframed size of the work
    – Custom Frame Price (if applicable)
    – Media
    – Artist Statement
  • LINK TO FILES:
    • GALLERY CONTRACT •
    • INVENTORY FORM •

    Note DAG Artists: Use the Contract Form and Inventory Form in the link above to be sure you have the most updated version. Please download and use these forms rather than any files you may already have.
     

DELIVERY:
Our regular hours are Tuesday through Saturday 9:30am-5pm.
Your work needs to arrive at the gallery between Wednesday, Oct. 16th and Saturday, Oct. 26th whether you are shipping or hand delivering. Secure your works in bubble wrap and/or other shipping materials to avoid possible damage. We recommend artists apply the postal insurance if you are shipping by mail. If hand delivering, check in with gallery staff when you arrive with your work.

GALLERY ADDRESS for shipping and hand delivery:
Dutch Art Gallery
Keepin’ It Real
10233 E. Northwest Highway, Suite 420
Dallas, Texas 75238


OPENING RECEPTION & PROMOTION:
Saturday, Nov. 9th from 11am until 6pm.
Awards presentation at 2pm

  • You will receive a digital invitation featuring select, accepted work and online promotional images fit for Facebook/Instagram.
  • Postcards will not be available this year. A limited number will be produced for gallery client walk-ins. Email and online promotions have proven to be as effective.
  • All Accepted Artwork will be displayed on our website. We will notify you when it is up.
  • We provide refreshments for this event, but also request that artists attending provide non-perishable snacks or beverages. If you are unsure what to bring, please contact Gwen Bell at gwen@dutchartgallery.net.

We are also sending out a press release, posting in online and print event calendars, emailing existing gallery clients and promoting via our social media accounts. We are working hard to get the word out about the show, but we need your help too. Invite clients, friends and family and post on your social media as well.

SPECIAL REQUEST: The first (around 25) patrons through the door on the official opening day of Saturday, Nov. 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 small original piece for the gift bags. This needs to arrive at the gallery by Thursday, Nov 7th. Artists and artist’s family are not eligible for the gift bags.

NO PERSONAL PROMOTIONS W/ARTIST CONTACT INFORMATION WILL BE ALLOWED FOR DISTRIBUTION DURING THE RECEPTION.
Accepted artists will be provided with online 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 as well as daily postings on our Facebook page and postings on Instagram.


We sincerely appreciate your participation in this event and anticipate a fabulous display of artwork for this exhibition. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this event, please contact us. Congratulations, and we look forward to an exceptional show.

Sincerely,
Pam Massar
Dutch Art Gallery Owner and Manager

CONTACT INFORMATION
Phone 214-348-7350

Owner:
Pam@dutchartgallery.net

Gallery Staff:
Gwen@dutchartgallery.net
Katherine@dutchartgallery.net

Marketing/Graphics: 
Rebecca@dutchartgallery.net


and finally…
THE LIST

ACCEPTED ARTISTS & TITLES

Please ship/deliver ONLY THE PIECES IN THIS LIST.
If you submitted additional work, those pieces were NOT accepted.

ARTIST

Anderson, Cassandra F.

TITLE

Off the Beaten Path

Anderson, Cassandra F. But then the Wind Blew In
Bell, Gwen (WIP) The Hunter
Bell, Gwen Silent Landing
Bell, Gwen The Watcher WIP
Brooks, Hebe Unique Perspective
Brooks, Hebe Artist’s Umbilical Cord
Chan, Lauren A Quick Meeting at the Water Cooler
Chan, Lauren (WIP) First Kiss
Crayon, Dennis Sunday Walk
Crayon, Dennis Margaritaville
Crayon, Dennis Dallas Marque
Crumley, Ed Notre-Dame de Paris
Faggard, Amy Weed Shadows
Gray, Marie Asaph
Gray, Marie Nehum
Gray, Marie Ithamar
Jones, Sheri Pollen Seeker – Bee
Jones, Sheri Pollen Seeker – Butterfly
Jones, Sheri Dragonfly and Cockscomb
Hernandez, Christina Marie Self Portrait: Mouse
Hau, Bing Sunny on a Cloudy Day
Hau, Bing Thunder
Hubler, Olivette Entanglement
Krause, David Color Riot
Krause, David Storm’s End
Lalumia, Debra Horseplay
Martinez, Katherine (WIP) Never a Dull Moment
Martinez, Katherine Skybreak II
Martinez, Katherine Reverie
McManus, Scott Texas Sky
McManus, Scott Last Light
McNabb, Diane Grandmother’s Silver
McCann, Ann Crape Myrtle World
Meyer, Pat Nature’s Surreal
Meyer, Pat Orange on Fire
Miller, Rex Texas Windmill
Monzingo, Susie The Real Housewives of Hummingbird Lane
Monzingo, Susie Kaleidoscope
Monzingo, Susie Lazy Afternoon
Moseley, Suzanne Moonlit
Moseley, Suzanne Mountain Ghost
Otway, Marybeth Sunflowers – San Francisco
Otway, Marybeth Mo Ranch – Hunt, TX
Pena, Joseph Parrotoaster
Phipps, Jim W Rio Grande River Creede, Colorado
Phipps, Jim W Autumn Vineyard
Reeves, Patrick Michael Friday at Garden City Hotel
Reeves, Patrick Michael Portrait of Josh Jordan
Reeves, Patrick Michael Reclinging No 5
Sanchez, Martin A Well Worn Path
Sanchez, Martin Burning Sky-Cool Waters
Schroeder, Mike Seedling
Schroeder, Mike By the Sea
Schroeder, Mike By the Sea II
Shepherd, Bob Diane’s Backyard
Shepherd, Bob Eagle Dancer
Secrest, Jacob T. For Me
Secrest, Jacob T. From the Ashes, She’ll Rise Again
Simcik, Steve The Wagon Boss
Simcik, Steve Open 24 Hours
Smith, Linda City Across the Bay
Stanford, Toni Lest We Forget
Thomas, Greg Crystal Cove
Thomas, Greg Into the Vortex
Thomas, Greg The Bike Trail at The Ranch
Walding, Eve Cheeseburger
White, Beverly Parson Florida
Williams, Keith Green Lioness
Wood, Kyle Wickely Beautiful
Wood, Kyle Nature’s Symphony
Wyne, Kay Petal Pusher
Wyne, Kay Color Me Happy

 

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