The Art of Service

The Art of Service Online Gallery will be devoted to art, photography, and creative writing created by the staff or participants in the programs of the non-profits in Irving. Participation is by invitation only. Contact artofservice@irvingartassociation.org for more information or to nominate your non-profit organization.


Art of Service: Non-Profits in Irving – rules for submitting

Eligibility: Created by staff of or participants in the programs of a non-profit agency located in or serving the Irving, TX area.

Type of entry:

Art – any type of art is eligible since this is a virtual exhibition (online only): painting, drawing, printmaking, crafts, computer art, sculpture, ceramics, etc. Images should be submitted as jpegs, pngs or gifs (non-animated). Size limitations of images: minimum of 800×800 pixels; maximum of 4MB. Include in the submission a title or explanation plus the name of the artist.

Photography – any kind of photography or manipulated photography. Any photos of children should have a release from a parent or guardian.  Images should be submitted as jpegs, pngs or gifs. Size limitations of images: minimum of 800×800 pixels; maximum of 4MB. Include in the submission a title or explanation plus the name of the photographer.

Creative Writing – poetry, short essays or stories, limited to one page. Submit as a .doc file, pages file, PDF, or an image file (jpeg, png or gif). The title of the piece and the name of the writer should be included, plus an image and explanation may be included. File size maximum of 4 MB.

Number of entries: submit up to 10 entries. More may be submitted with the permission of the Exhibit Chair

There is no subject limitation except for frontal nudity and copyright/trademark infractions. Photos of children should have a release from a parent or guardian. Any final decision regarding acceptance of a particular image will be at the discretion of the Exhibit Chair.

How to submit: Use the submission form below for up to three items. Create a new submission if you need to do more. To do a mass submission, you may email to exhibits@irvingartassociation.org (title of email should include Art of Service submission.) OR share files to irvingartassociation@gmail.com via DropBox or Google Drive. Include a list of entries submitted with titles of images or files, plus title or explanation for each entry and name of submitting staff.