CURRENT CALL FOR ENTRIES
20th Annual Art Connection Members’ Show (Online)
Deadline for entries: August 16
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Members’ Show has transitioned to an online exhibition.
This annual non-juried exhibition is open to all current Art Connection members who wish to participate. New members may join and pay dues at the time of entering their artwork.
The entry fee is $5 per work and artists may submit up to two pieces. Eligible entries will be judged for cash awards in three categories: Youth, Non-Professional and Professional. An overall “Best of Show” prize will also be awarded.
2020 Theme/Design Challenge (Optional): “Signs of the Times”
Participating members are invited to create artwork that reflects on the unprecedented and challenging times we are living in — the COVID-19 pandemic, ongoing protests against systemic racism, societal and economic uncertainty and other related issues are some topics members may wish to address. Special prizes will be awarded to members who choose to compete in this category.
The exhibition will be published online and award winners announced on August 30.
Art Connection Membership
To join or renew your Art Connection membership and to pay entry fees, please visit the Art Connection page or call the IAC Box Office at 972.252.ARTS (2787).
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PAST CALL FOR ENTRIES
Deadline for entry: March 1, 2020
Co-sponsored by the Irving Art Association and Irving Arts Center, the five-state competition includes Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The 35th installment will be juried by Kristin Rivas, Director, Samuel Lynne Galleries. $9,000 in prizes.
Exhibition Dates: May 17-June 13.
Award Ceremony and Reception: May 17, 2-5 p.m.
Deadline for Entry: July 20-21*
*Hand-deliveries of art work accepted on Saturday, July 20 from 12-5 PM and on Sunday July 21 from 1-5 PM.
This annual, non-juried exhibition is open to all current Art Connection members who wish to participate. The entry fee is $5 per work, and artists may submit up to two pieces. Eligible entries will be judged for cash awards in three categories: Youth, Non-Professional and Professional. An overall “Best of Show” prize will also be awarded.
2019 Theme / Design Challenge (Optional): Participating members are invited to create artwork that celebrates who or what inspires them. Special prizes will be awarded in this category.
Exhibition Dates: July 27-Aug 24
Reception and Awards Ceremony: Sunday, July 28 from 2-4 PM
For more information, please download the Art Connection Prospectus / Entry Form.