IAA 2020 Fall / Winter Online Exhibit call for entries

IAA Fall / Winter Online Exhibit Registration
“Joy of the Human Spirit”
Celebrations of family, love, festivity, the round of seasons, faith, and the mystery of it all.

A dual exhibition opportunity! All IAA members, community artists and college students are invited to enter. Age 18+. All entries will be posted (and judged) online. All types of art media and photography are acceptable for the virtual show. Plus you have an option to hang your work in the IAA Gallery. It’s a compromise to continue our exhibits during this time of quarantine because of limited gallery hours and social distancing.

Cash prizes!!! Jurors TBA.

DATES:
Deadline for entry is October 15th.
All images will be posted in a gallery for public viewing by October 17th. Hang date will be by appointment.
Online Gallery display – all entries beginning October 17, 2020
IAA Gallery dates: October 17, 2020 – January 9, 2021. Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061
Gallery hours: Sunday 1-4pm; Wed. & Thurs. 10am – 4pm – by appointment only
Awards will be announced soon after October 17th.

ENTER ONLINE & upload your images Entry Fee: IAA Members $25 for up to three images; $30 for four. Nonmembers: $35/$40. College students: $20/$25 (Pay via debit or credit card at PayPal or by using your PayPal account. If not paying online, arrange for payment by Oct. 10.) Images REQUIRED: File size limit: 3MB or a total of 10MB for all files. Note: Please rename your images (jpeg or png): Lastname, Firstname, Artwork Title. If you cannot upload your images, you may email them after registration — instructions will be emailed in your registration confirmation.

PROSPECTUS:

— IMAGES ARE REQUIRED since this is a virtual exhibit. File size limit: 3MB or a total of 10MB for all files. Note: Please rename your images (jpeg or png): Lastname, Firstname, Artwork Title

For the member rate, you must be an IAA member for the 2020-2021 dues year. To join or renew, go to the Membership page at https://irvingartassociation.org/membership/. Or enter at the nonmember rate. If you are a DFW-area college student, you may enter at the college student rate (credentials may be requested.)

All categories of art media and photography are acceptable with no size limitations on the artwork for the virtual exhibition. Those hanging in the gallery must be no larger than 36″x36″ and weigh no more than 20 lbs. For 3D art questions, contact the curator.

There is no subject limitation except for frontal nudity and copyright/trademark infractions. The show theme is “Joy of the Human Spirit.” Any final decision regarding acceptance of a particular image will be at the discretion of the exhibit curator Susan Murray and the IAA Gallery Director John Hunter.

Multi-panel art (Diptych, Triptych, etc.) can be entered, either as a combined image or as separate images, for the virtual exhibition.

All entries must be original and completed within the last three years and not exhibited in a past annual Members Show.

All sales are between the artist and the buyer. To encourage this, the virtual exhibition allows for optional artist contact information. Artist is liable for all taxes. A 10% donation to IAA will be appreciated.

ENTER ONLINE Entry Fee: IAA Members (including those covered in Family Memberships) $25 for up to three images; $30 for four. Nonmembers: $35/$40. College Students: $20/$25. Age 18+. (Pay via debit or credit card at PayPal or by using your PayPal account. If not paying online, arrange for payment by Oct. 10.)

If you have questions or need assistance with image editing, contact us at exhibits@irvingartassociation.org

Online Exhibits Team: Sharon Giles and Madhu Prabhu.
Exhibit Curator: Susan Murray
Gallery Director: John Hunter