Dublin Painting & Sketching Club

Exhibition Details

Dublin Painting & Sketching Club
144th Annual Non-Members Exhibition 2022

Open Submissions from Non Members

The Dublin Painting and Sketching Club (founded 1874) is pleased to announce its seventh Open Exhibition. Non-members are invited to submit paintings for the Club’s 2022 exhibition, which will be held in the Town Hall Space, Windmill Lane Quarter, Windmill Lane, Dublin 1 from 18th of Sept - 1st October 2022.

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 resident/working in Ireland.

Please note: 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 5Mb

In the event of Government Covid Restrictions or other unforeseen events this exhibition may go online.

Entry Deadline: 17 July 2022 5pm

Final Selection Completed
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Key Dates

Open For Entry: 3rd June 2022
Entry Deadline: 17th July 2022 - 5pm

Selection Notification: 3rd August 2022
Artwork Delivery: 17th September 2022 - 10am - 11.30 am.

Private View: 18th September 2022, 2pm to 5pm.
Exhibition Open To Public: 19th September to 1st October  10am to 5pm. Sundays 12noon to 5pm.
Collection of unsold work: 2nd October 2pm - 4pm.

Entry Pricing

Standard Prices.
Maximum Artwork Entries: 2
First or Single Entry Price: €15.00
Up to 2 artworks: €25.00

Exhibition Entry Information

General Information

The exhibition will be held at:

1 Windmill Lane,
Dublin 2,
D02 F206


Online Exhibition

Submissions of work are invited from visual artists working/resident 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.

Please note over large pieces may face possible rejection due to limited exhibition space.
Maximum 130 cm x 130 cm

Image Uploads
Image files should be JPG or PNG and no more than 5MB large. Upload time will depend on your internet connection speed so please be patient. If you are having problems uploading your images please use image editing software to resize your image to approximately 1600 pixels wide and then save as a new file. Image file names should not be too long and should not contain any invalid characters such as ' " & % * ( ) < > / \ ~ # + =

Work selected for exhibition will be expected to be for sale. Commission is charged by the gallery at a rate of 30%. 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 to and from the Gallery. All packaging materials must be removed at delivery (no gallery storage is available for this) and brought back at collection.


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 reserve 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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