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Dia de Los Muertos Art Entry Form 2023

  1. Art Vibe Garland

    Dia de Los Muertos Juried Art Exhibit

    Join in celebrating Hispanic culture by participating in Garland Cultural Arts Dia de los Muertos juried art exhibit. All submitted entries must represent the unique style and imagery of Dia de los Muertos, emanating the excitement and spirit of Hispanic traditions. 

    This show featuring 2D art will be displayed at the Granville Arts Center during the Dia de los Muertos event.


    First date to submit entries Wednesday, Aug. 23
    Deadline for submitting entries Monday, October 9
    Notification of acceptance Monday, October 16
    Accepted art dropoff Monday, October 23
    Exhibition  Monday, October 23 - Wednesday, November 1
    Art pickupNovember 2-5


    • Open to living artists 18 years or older
    • All levels are encouraged to enter


    • Entries must be a 2D artwork; this includes Paintings (oil, acrylic, watercolor, digital, encaustic, etc); Drawings (graphite, pastel, ink, colored pencil, digital, etc.); Printmaking (etching, woodcut, lithography, engraving, aquatint, etc.); Collage
    • Maximum width of 36 inches (includes frame or mat)
    • You may submit up to five entries
    • The juror will select approximately 64 pieces



    • File naming - name the file using the Artist name followed by the artwork title (for example “MarySmith_StillLifeWithApples.jpg”). Make sure the name and title in the file name match the name and title indicated on the entry form. 
    • Dimensions - images should be 1900 pixels or greater on the longer dimension 
    • The image should show artwork only and NOT include a mat or frame. Image quality matters. Get help if you need it to prepare your images. 
    • File size - JPG file size must be less than 5.0 MB. To see the file size, close your editing program, highlight the file, and Get Info or View Properties 
    • File format - Save in an RGB color profile as a “Baseline” (Standard) JPG file. Do NOT save as a “Progressive” JPG file as it may not display properly for jurying. 
    • Number of images - You are allowed to enter only one JPG image for each artwork submitted
  2. If you do not live in Garland, do you work in Garland?
  3. Entry 1
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  5. Entry 2
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  7. Entry 3
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  9. Entry 4
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  11. Entry 5
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  13. If your artwork is selected, would you like to be notified by email or text?
  14. JUROR 

    Works will be juried by the Garland Cultural Arts Commission, Inc.


    • Artists with accepted entries will be notified by text or email on October 16. Artists whose work is not accepted will not be notified.
    •  A list of accepted artists will be posted on by October 16
    • Accepted art must be professionally framed or matted
    • Accepted art must be dropped off at the Granville Arts Center between October 23-25 during business hours (9:00 am and 5:00 pm M-F)
    • All of the accepted artworks will be displayed at the Granville Arts Center.


    • Outside framed/matted dimensions may not exceed 36 inches in width and 36 inches in height 
    • Frames should be simple in design (no ornate frames with three-dimensional or painted effects) 
    • Mats should be shades of white, off-white, beige, gray, or black
    • Artwork should be ready to hang by wire - no saw tooth hangers 


    The Garland Cultural Arts Commission and the City of Garland will take all precautions for artwork in the gallery on its premises during the run of the exhibition. However, artists should always insure their own work while it is out of their possession and are responsible for contacting their own insurance agents. 


    By submitting an entry, the Artist grants permission for the Garland Cultural Arts Commission and the City of Garland to use the accepted image on its website, newsletters, brochures, promotional materials, and social media. Every effort will be made to maintain quality true to the submitted image, recognizing that the print or electronic medium may affect how the viewer receives the image. The Artist hereby certifies that he or she holds the copyright for this material and the copyright remains with said Artist. The Garland Cultural Arts Commission and the City of Garland will display a notice that material must not be “downloaded” or copied. The Artist also certifies that the work submitted is original and does not infringe on any existing copyright. 

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