Irish Show

Irish Show


2020 Juried Irish Show

Show Chair: Bev Goldie

JUROR: Michael McEwan, landscape artist who has opened the McEwan Studio School in 2009 and conducts studio classes for professionals and serious amateurs in drawing and painting.


Sunday, July 12

July 18

Sat., July 25

August 11

August 29

Sat., August 29

 Deadline for receipt of entries (by midnight)

Notifications email sent to all entrants

Artwork drop off, 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

People’s Choice Voting ends

Final Day of Exhibition

Pick-up work, 9:30- 10:30 AM



The 2020 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.


Open to any traditional and non-traditional 2D media. Each piece must be no larger than 26”W x 20”H framed, to allow for up to 20 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.


$15.00 for non-members; $10.00 for DAAL members; fee covers up to two works.  Fees are non-refundable.


Extended to Sunday, July 12, 2020, midnight.

JUROR: Michael McEwan, landscape artist who has opened the McEwan Studio School in 2009 and conducts studio classes for professionals and serious amateurs in drawing and painting .


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 the end of the day on Tuesday, August 11. Then the People’s Choice Ribbon will be hung.

Art will be exhibited at the Dublin Community Rec Center from Saturday, July 25 through Wednesday, August 29, 2020.


The 2020 Juried Irish Art Show accepts only digital images for consideration. Submission CD’s will not be returned. (emailed entries submission is highly preferred) FILE NAMING:

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 dpi 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 written 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 for 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 by the specified date (see calendar below). Accepted work will remain on display for the duration of the exhibition. Art will be hung at the Dublin Community Recreation Center (DCRC) for display.



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. Exception: if a piece is sold to a non-local patron, it may be removed by the artist before the final exhibit date, with prior notification to DAAL.

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.

PLEASE feel free to print, share, or forward this information. The success of this exhibit will rely largely on sharing.

This program is partially funded by the Dublin Arts Council though a Community Arts Grant.

This program is partially funded by the Dublin Arts Council though a Community Arts Grant.

Online Submission Form

After submission you will:

  1. Be directed to the payment page.
  2. Receive an automatic email (check your spam folder as well).

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