2021 Irving Art Association Animal Awards Show call deadline Sept. 23

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September 26 – October 29, 2021

Note: the show has been moved from September to October. Our gallery was closed due to park reconstruction but is now open. The deadline has been extended as well.

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving, TX 75062 Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

Formerly a national show, the show is open to area artists, with no shipping. Email entries (NO IMAGES REQUIRED) are due Thursday, Sept. 23rd, by midnight with drop-off on Saturday, Sept. 25, 10am-2pm. If there is room, drop-in entries will be accepted on Saturday. Up to three entries per artist – All entries meeting requirements will be accepted.

Up to three entries per artist – All entries meeting requirements will be accepted. Awards will be determined by the juror and based upon entry fees collected. Email entries due Thursday, August 26 by midnight (no images required)

For the full prospectus see https://irvingartassociation.org/2021-iaa-animal-awards-show-call-for-entries/

Any animal species is acceptable as subject matter for works, both wildlife and domestic, including pets.

Submitted works must be original and have been completed within the previous 3 years (completed after September 1, 2018) and not accepted into a previous IAA Animal Art Exhibit.

MEDIA CATEGORIES: Oil Painting, Water Media, Dry Media (drawing, pastel etc.), Printmaking (hand-pulled), Mixed / Other Media (collage, encaustics, alcohol inks, etc.), Photography/Digital, and 3D (sculpture, jewelry, glass, mosaic, pottery, assemblages, fiber arts etc.). Categories with less than five entries may be combined with another for award purposes only.

ENTRY FEES: $25 IAA members; $40 nonmembers
(to join IAA go to https://irvingartassociation.org/membership/)
Payment: check or exact cash on drop-off

Show Calendar:

Email entries due Thursday, Sept. 23 by midnight (no image required)
Drop-off entries Saturday, Sept. 25, 10 am-2 pm. (Drop-in entries will be accepted as long as there is room – call 972-721-2488 on Saturday to confirm.)
On exhibit September 26 – October 29, 2021
Reception & awards Sunday, Oct. 10, 2-4 pm
Strike Saturday, Oct, 30 10 am – 2 pm