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2014 Dublin Area Art League Irish Art Show


Call for Artists (Revised)

A Celebration of the Irish Through Art (Juried)
On display at Dublin Community Recreation Center (DCRC) during the Dublin Irish Festival 2014
Ribbon Awards for People’s Choice, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd


  • Dublin Area Art League Members are eligible to enter up to two (2) pieces of two-dimensional art, portraying views of Dublin (Ohio); Ireland; or Irish people.  

  • 2014 DAAL Paint-Out entries are eligible, if they meet the specifications.



  • Art work must be no larger than the equivalent of 24” x 24”, including frame, to allow for up to 20 pieces to be exhibited on the gallery wall at DCRC.

  • The work must be the original work of the Member.

  • All paintings must be wired for hanging; "saw tooth" hangers will not be accepted.

  • If paintings are not framed, edges must be finished. 

  • Paintings must be dry to the touch.

  • Prepare a short artist’s statement (between 25 and 50 words) for each entry, explaining how the piece suggests Dublin, Ohio; Ireland, or the Irish people; tell us whether it was completed at a plein air paint out, at a favorite place or event in Dublin, etc. Artist’s statements will be provided to the jurist, and printed in the show brochure, made available to the public.

  • All art should be available for purchase.

  • If any piece is sold during the dates of the Irish Festival to an out-of-town patron, the piece may be removed before the final exhibit date, August 16, 2014. It is the responsibility of the artist to make arrangements to meet with the buyer for the exchange.  Hang tags will include the artist’s name, phone number and email, for inquiries. 


Fees and Release of Liability Forms:

  • The entry fee is $10.00, for up to 2 works, due with Entry form or at Drop-Off.   

  • Participating artists must sign a Member Show Liability Waiver for DCRC: Download the DCRC – Art Show Waiver of Liability form. If you have trouble downloading and opening the waiver, copies will be available at take-in.


Important dates:


Notice of Jurist’s decision:
Artists will be notified by phone on Saturday, July 19th, and art not accepted for the show must be picked up between 2:30 and 3:30 PM that day.


Pick-up Art (end of show): Saturday, August 16th, 10:30–1:30 PM 
Artwork must be picked up from the DCRC at this time. ID may be requested before we release the artwork to you or your agent.


For further information:

Karen Jesko, 614-214-6442 (cell or text)

Jean Moffitt, 614-580-8780 (cell or text)


Mailing Address for Entry Forms:

Send your completed entry, waiver & check for $10.00 (made out to Dublin Area Art League)         

Karen Jesko

DAAL Irish Art Exhibit

1800 Riverside Dr, Apt 1413

  Columbus, OH  43212

Or Email: Karen Jesko at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .    Registration fee and DCRC Release form may be turned in on July 19 at drop-off.
Reminder – entry deadline is Tuesday, July 8th.


DAAL maintains the right to turn away entries that display nudity, foul language, or slander of any person or place.



Entry Forms:


Entry 1 







Artist's Statement (25-50 words)




Entry 2







Artist's Statement (25-50 words)


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