DAAL Member Spring Show

Call for Entries

DAAL Member Spring Show

Creativity Springs Forth

2024 Exhibition of Fine Art and Photography

 Jurors: Anne Cushman, printmaker and Ardine Nelson, photographer

Show Chairs: Carolyn Prince, Loraine Severance, and Georgia Hicks

On View March 30 – April 26, 2024

Entry Deadline March 28th, 2024

Reception and award ceremony
Sunday, April 21st, 2024, 2-4 pm

at the Dublin Rec Center
5600 Post Rd, Dublin, OH

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Participating artists are encouraged to bring a dish of finger food to share.

During the reception we’ll announce the Spring Show awards
and the Ross Ekstrom scholarship winners.


Art Drop Off March 30th, 2024
Bring your own labels Click here to download template.

Reception April 21st

Art Pick up April 27th


Important ~ Art Dimensions Are Limited – See Below

Eligibility: All members of Dublin Area Art League that paid their membership for the year 2023-2024 may enter artwork.  Need to renew your membership?  click here.  – To join click here. 

Two Categories: Fine Art and Photography/Digital Art. Each artist can enter two works total, in the same category or one piece in each category. Photography and Digital entries will be hung in a grouping on the wall across from the Abbey Theater.

Fine Art: original work of art in a two-dimensional or three-dimensional format created in any art medium type (pencil, ink, acrylic, oil, glass, charcoal, pastel, watercolor, encaustics, clay, paper, wood, etc.).

Photography: Images captured by either an analog or digital camera, photograms, or other experimental photography. The photograph should be the dominant feature of the artwork.

Digital Art: Artwork created digitally including images that are heavily collaged or manipulated to produce a new image using digital tools. This includes illustrations created digitally. AI created images are not accepted.

Entry fee: $15.00 for one, $20.00 for two pieces Each member can enter two pieces of artwork for the categories of Photography/Digital Art or Fine Art/Non-Digital (including painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, etc.)


Best of Show $150 includes both categories combined.

  • Fine Art 1st $100
  • Fine Art 2nd $75
  • Fine Art 3rd $50
  • Fine Art Honorable Mention $25
  • Fine Art Honorable Mention $25
  • Photography/Digital Art 1st $100
  • Photography/Digital Art 2nd $75
  • Photography/Digital Art 3rd $50
  • no Honorable Mention for Photography/Digital Art

The Rules:

  • Two Entries total allowed per member. Both pieces can be in the same category or one piece in each category.
  • All artwork must be original work of the member and not previously exhibited in a DAAL Show. Work must have been completed within the last 5 years. Not For Sale works are acceptable.
  • Size limitation: work shall measure no longer than 24 inches (including the frame) on the longest side.
  • Artworks must be wired for hanging. “Sawtooth” hangers are not accepted.  If art is not framed, edges must be finished.  Paintings must be dry to the touch.
  • 3D work must be suitable to hang on a screen. No pedestals will be available.
  • No nudes or disturbing images can be displayed at the Dublin Recreation Center.
  • All sales are between the artists and the buyer. No commissions will be taken.

Release of Liability: Artists will be asked to sign an Assumption of Risk and Liability Form when art is dropped off. This is a requirement of the Dublin Recreation Center.

Important Show Dates:


March 28th Deadline to Submit Entry Form & Label Information for Art
March 30th
Drop Off Art at Dublin Recreation Center between 8:30 AM and 12:00 PM. Bring your labels.
April 21st Reception & Awards Ceremony 2-4 PM.  Guests & Public Welcome. Artists: bring a small plate of finger food. NOTE: Change of day, this is a Sunday event!
April 27th Pick Up Art between 9:00 and 11:00 AM.



Volunteers Needed for the Spring Show

All members of DAAL are invited to volunteer to help out in some way during the year.
Helping with a show is a great opportunity to meet other members and to contribute to the success of the event.

Click on button below to see the available slots.
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Submission Closed