Irish Show

Irish Show


2024 Juried Irish Show

On view at the Dublin Rec Center

July 27th  –  August 23rd, 2024  (Change of date!  We just go word that the rec center is closing down a week BEFORE Labor Day, rather that the week after, so the ending date of the show is now Aug 23rd, not Aug 30, as previously stated)

Show Chair: Bev Goldie, IEA

Judge: Char Norman


The 2024 Juried Irish Art Show is open to everyone 16 or older. All entries must be original works depicting people, places or things relating to Dublin, OH;  or Ireland.

Work must have been completed in the past 5 years, and not have been exhibited in any of the previous Dublin Irish shows.



Open to any traditional and non-traditional 2D media.

New this year: You may enter three works, where at least one piece will get exhibited, as long as it meets the described criteria.  Three Art League members will choose the accepted works and a paid judge will determine the awards.

Each piece must be no larger than 26”W x 20”H framed, to allow for up to 30 pieces to be exhibited. Submissions must be the artist’s original work, properly wired for hanging (“saw tooth” hangers will not be accepted).  Unframed canvas paintings must have the edges finished. Paintings must be dry to the touch. * Please note- works previously entered in DAAL Spring or Fall shows at the DCRC cannot be accepted, but paintings from the Dublin Paint out can be.


Entry Fee: $20.00 for non-members, $15.00 for DAAL members.  Fees cover up to three works, with at least one being exhibited.

Fees are non-refundable. Once you submit, you’ll be taken to the payment page.


Wednesday July 17th, 2024, midnight.  You’ll be notified by noon on Saturday, July 20th with which piece(s) will get in.


Best of Show $125, First Place $100, Second Place $75, Third Place $50; Honorable Mention Ribbon, People’s Choice Ribbon.  The public will have the opportunity to vote for People’s Choice until August 14. Then the People’s Choice Ribbon will be hung.

Art will be exhibited at the Dublin Community Rec Center.


Show Chair: Bev Goldie, IEA

Juror: Char Norman

Char Norman is an accomplished fiber artist specializing in weaving, papermaking, and fiber sculpture. Her work addresses environmental issues and the enduring need for all things to exist in a symbiotic relationship with none dominant over another. She received a Master of Fine Art from Claremont Graduate University, a Bachelor of Art from Scripps College and participated in numerous residencies across the nation and abroad. She has lectured and exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally, winning numerous grants and awards. She has developed and conducted workshops for all ages, worked as a consultant to area schools and community arts organizations, and served as a trustee for Greater Columbus Arts Council. She held the positions of Associate Provost and Dean of Faculty at Columbus College of Art & Design. Now as a fulltime studio artist, she draws inspiration from her many travels and explorations of natural environments.

Her work can be found at and


The 2024 Juried Irish Art Show accepts only digital images, sent by email.


All entry files (regardless of type or media) must be named with artwork title followed by the entry number (i.e. Title_1.jpg) Image Size: about 1000 pixels on the longest side. To change the size of your images you can use the following programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, Pixlr, Picasa, and Picmonkey.



Please submit a short statement (between 25 and 50 words) with each entry explaining how the art relates to Dublin, Ohio; or Ireland. If it was done at a plein air paint out, while at a favorite place or event in Dublin, etc —please tell us. This will be printed on the labels, so please check the spelling and edit accordingly.


Send via email to: The email should include the artist’s full name as subject along with ‘Irish Show submission.’

Include Title, dimensions (including frame), medium, price, contact info (for buyers), artist’s statement.

Please do NOT submit links to jpeg files (Google Docs or otherwise). Please attach images directly to email. Your submission will not be complete until the entry fee is received.



All work accepted for the exhibition must arrive ready to install. Works not gallery-ready, or not exhibiting good craftsmanship, may be omitted from the exhibit. Accepted work that differs significantly from the entry images or suffers from poor presentation, will be disqualified.

All selected work must arrive at the Dublin Community Rec Center on Saturday, July 27th, 9:30 – 10:30 am. Accepted work will remain on display for the duration of the exhibition.

Art will be hung at the Dublin Community Recreation Center (DCRC) until August 30th.

Important: Accepted work will remain on display for the duration of the exhibition, unless arrangements have been made with the show chair.  Non-compliance will result in forfeiting acceptance for the next year’s show.


All negotiations and transactions are between the artist and the buyer. DAAL will not handle payments or retain any commissions. Tags must include artist’s contact information. Sold artwork should stay in the exhibit until last day of show.
Artworks are not required to be for sale in order to be exhibited.

Release of Liability:

Participating artists must sign the DCRC art show waiver of liability at take-in. DAAL is not responsible for any damage.

DAAL will retain the submitted images of accepted artwork and reserves the right to use the images in publications and gallery publicity. Beyond such use, the artist retains full copyright of exhibited work.

Show Calendar Reminder

Wednesday, July 17

Saturday, July 20

Sat., July 27

August 14

August 23

Friday, August 23

 Deadline for receipt of entries (by midnight)

Notifications email sent to all entrants

Artwork drop off, 9:30 – 10:30 AM

People’s Choice Voting ends

Final Day of Exhibition

Pick-up work,  7-9 PM


Submissions Form Below

    Artist Full Name
    E-Mail Address Include email on labels? YesNo
    Preferred Phone Include Phone on labels? YesNo

    First Piece Information (Required)
    Title Width Height Medium Price

    Second Piece Information (Optional)
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