Dublin Painting & Sketching Club

Exhibition Details

Dublin Painting & Sketching Club
143rd Annual Exhibition 2021

Open Submissions from Non Members

The Dublin Painting and Sketching Club (founded 1874) is pleased to announce its sixth Open Submission Process. Non-members are invited to submit paintings for the Club’s 2021 exhibition, which will be held in the Town Hall Space, Windmill Lane Quarter, Windmill Lane , Dublin 1 in September 2021.

All forms of traditional 2D media may be submitted- including painting, drawing, printmaking and mixed media.
Photography and giclee prints not accepted.
Up to two paintings can be submitted by Artists on the island of Ireland.

Please note: The submission fee for one painting is €10 and for two paintings is €15. Normally, for each submitting artist, only one painting will be selected for exhibition.
A prize of 500 euro will be awarded for the painting selected as the best Open Submission painting exhibited.
Initially, artists must submit their work as digital images. These can be JPEG or PNG with a file size of approx. 1.0Mb but no greater than 1.5M.

Entry Deadline: 16 July 2021 5pm

Key Dates

Artist Entry Dates
Open for Entry: 4th June 2021
Entry Deadline Date: 16th July 2021
Entry Deadline Time: 5pm

Selection Dates
Selection Deadline: 30th July 2021
Selection Notification: 2nd August 2021
Artwork Delivery:  11th September 2021

Exhibition Dates
Private View:  12th September 2021
Exhibition Open to Public:  13th September 2021
Collection of unsold work:  26th September 2021

Entry Pricing

Standard Prices.
Maximum Artwork Entries: 2
First or Single Entry Price: €10.00
Additional Entries: €5.00 per artwork up to 2 artworks.

Exhibition Entry Information

General Information
The exhibition will be held at 
Townhall, 1WML, 1 Windmill Lane, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 F206
Plus Online Exhibition

Submissions of work are invited from visual artists working on the island of Ireland in any of the mediums as previously stated.

Submission Procedure
Submission is by online entry only. Please click on the link from our website and follow the instructions...

Work selected for exhibition will be expected to be for sale. Commission is charged by the gallery. It will be assumed that the sale price includes the cost of any frame and our commission. Please allow for these points when pricing your work. Prices should include VAT if applicable. If you are VAT registered, please provide a VAT number in the box provided. 

All communication will be by email or via the online login process. Applicants will be required to login to see if they have been preselected and will be asked to download and print their application details to be delivered with the artwork. Failure to do so could result in work being withdrawn from the exhibition. 

The Selection Committee will select the works for the exhibition. The Selectors will consider all correctly completed submissions. The decision of the Selectors on all matters is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Artists are responsible for insuring their own work. All works accepted for exhibition will be displayed entirely at the artists' risk and organisers and the gallery will not accept liability for loss or damage occurring during the exhibition.

Delivery and Collection
Artists are responsible for the delivery and collection of their work at the Gallery. All packaging materials must be removed after delivery (no gallery storage is available for this) and brought back at collection. If you are applying from overseas, please consider how you will get your work to and from the exhibition at the required times.
Work not collected at the stated times will be subject to a daily charge of £10 and will be disposed of after one week. 

By submitting to the exhibition you are deemed to accept and agree to the following:
The decision of the Selectors on all matters Is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
I understand that The Organisers reserves the right to make such changes to the exhibition arrangements and these Terms & Conditions as may be deemed necessary by circumstances.
I authorise The Organisers To process, store, and utilise the data in my submission and agree that, if selected for exhibition, images of my work can be freely used by The Organisers, The Gallery and associated organisations for promotional and publicity purposes.
All information provided by me is true and accurate and that the work submitted is wholly of my own creation.
I have read and understood these terms and conditions and by submitting this application I accept and agree to observe all the Terms And Conditions therein.

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