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Dacia Gallery has a year round open submission policy for our monthly exhibitions and accepts artwork from emerging and established artists in all media: painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, digital art and mixed media. You may submit your artwork as a “general submission” or to a specific exhibit that we have listed below. All artwork submitted is reviewed by our curatorial panel and kept on file to be considered for each upcoming exhibition. Dacia Gallery does not charge an exhibition fee to artists to show their work, we select and show artists based on talent. Participating artists in our exhibitions will be announced on our website after the entry deadline for each exhibit. If your work fits a particular exhibition you will be notified directly by the gallery.
 
 
 
OPEN CALL FOR SOLO SHOW - PLUS $1,000 CASH AWARD
 
Exhibition Dates: October 1-15, 2016
Entry Deadline: Thursday, August 18, 2016 @ Midnight
 
Please submit as soon as possible that our jurors may have ample time to review your work. Thank you.

Two-Week Solo Exhibition: Dacia Gallery invites emerging and established artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to have a Two-Week Solo Exhibition in October 2016, at Dacia Gallery.

One Thousand Dollars: The selected artist for the Solo Exhibition will receive $1,000 CASH, directly from Dacia Gallery founder Lee Vasu on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the Opening Reception. Why are we giving away $1,000? Dacia Gallery always supports artists and their artistic endeavors, we want to encourage you to keep making art and exhibiting your creations.

Who Can Participate: All visual artists, national and international artists may apply.  We are looking for new talented artists to exhibit and represent. The gallery will advertise and promote the selected artist for the exhibition and host a formal Opening Reception for the exhibit, including an Artist Talk during the opening reception.

Dacia Gallery represented artists are EXCLUDED from participating for this solo show competition.

10 Finalists: 10 Artists will be chosen as finalists for the solo exhibition, they will be announced on the website after the entry deadline, one out of the ten artists will be awarded the solo exhibition and $1,000. The remaining nine finalists will also be considered for upcoming solo & group exhibitions in 2016.

How Are Artists Selected: Dacia Gallery has three jurors that review and select the artists that submitted artwork. The jurors VOTE on their favorite artist through a process of elimination, whoever gets the most votes simply gets a Solo Exhibition and $1,000.

Accepted Artwork: Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, digital art, mixed media, site-specific installations, illustration, etc. In other words, all creative culminations are welcome.

Submit Your Work Today: We are actively searching for new talented artists in all media and styles for the upcoming exhibition season. If you are looking for gallery representation and to have a Solo Show in New York City, submit your art that we may discover your compelling work and present it to the public, gallery directors, curators and collectors.

To submit: Please be ready to provide your artist bio, (see our website for examples) and artwork list (i.e. title, medium, dimensions and retail price for each artwork). Please include your name, address, email and phone number on your artist bio and artwork list.

Curation Fee: You may submit up to 10 images for a curation fee of $35.00. Payment of the curation fee is final.

Additionally: Save and label all your image files: Title, name, medium, dimensions and retail price, Example: Untitled, Michael Smith, Oil on Canvas, 20x30, $100. Dacia Gallery charges 50% commission on all artwork sold during exhibitions.

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To Submit for the Solo Exhibition & Cash Award Click, Here.
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OPEN CALL FOR DACIA GALLERY SIX-YEARS ANNIVERSARY GROUP EXHIBITION
 
Exhibition Dates: August 28 - September 18, 2016
6-Years Anniversary Opening Reception: Thursday, September 1, 2016
 
Entry Deadline: Thursday, July 28, 2016 @ Midnight
 
Please submit as soon as possible that our jurors may have ample time to review your work. Thank you.

Group Exhibition: Dacia Gallery is pleased to invite emerging and established artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to participate in Dacia Gallery's Six-Years Anniversary Exhibition this September. This is a very special exhibition for us with a huge public response from collectors to media and curators that we want to share with you. We are looking for a diverse body of artwork based on the figure and portrait in all mediums and styles, this will be a group show comprised of figurative artwork created by contemporary artists, exhibiting what is being created on today. This exhibition will be in conjunction with Dacia Gallery figurative artists and a celebration of figurative art and Dacia Gallery.

Who Can Participate: All visual artists, national and international artists may apply.  We are looking for new talented artists to exhibit and represent.

The Exhibition: Dacia Gallery will advertise and promote the selected artists for our Group Exhibition and host a formal Opening Reception for the exhibit, including an Artist Talk during the opening reception.

How Are Artists Selected: Dacia Gallery has three jurors that review and select the artists that submitted their work. The jurors VOTE on their favorite artist through a process of elimination, whoever receives the most votes simply gets to be in the show.

Accepted Artwork: Painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, digital art, mixed media, illustration, etc. In other words, all creative culminations are welcome as long as the work has something to do with the figure, portraits or people in general in the artwork. 

Submit Your Work Today: We are actively searching for new talented artists. If you are looking for gallery representation and to participate in a Group Show in New York City, submit your art that we may discover your compelling work and present it to the public, gallery directors, curators and collectors.

To submit: Please be ready to provide your artist bio, (see our website for examples) and artwork list (i.e. title, medium, dimensions and retail price for each artwork). Please include your name, address, email and phone number on your artist bio and artwork list.

Curation Fee: You may submit up to 10 images for a curation fee of $30.00. Payment of the curation fee is final.

Additionally: Save and label all your image files: Title, name, medium, dimensions and retail price, Example: Untitled, Michael Smith, Oil on Canvas, 20x30, $100. Dacia Gallery charges 50% commission on all artwork sold during exhibitions.

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To Submit for the Anniversary Group Exhibition Click, Here.
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Participating artists will be announced on the website after the entry deadline.
 
 
SOLO SHOW FINALISTS ANNOUNCEMENT

Dacia Gallery is pleased to announce the following artists as finalists for the upcoming Solo Exhibition for July- August 2016:

E.Thurston Belmer, Seth Mathurin, John Baker, Nicole Hughes, Crystal Gregory, Maxwell Emcays, Eric Wallis, Rachel Neville, Meiyi Yang, Rayonna Lash, Gregory Lawler, M. Sawyer Balance, Emily Klass, Bryan Rapp, Dianne Athey and William Thompson.

The Solo Exhibition has been awarded to: Thurston Belmer

Thank you to all the artists who participated in the open call for the exhibition, so many of you are very talented and it was a difficult decision to pick the finalists for the show. If your artwork was not chosen for the upcoming exhibition we want to let you know that we do have your submission file and we are considering your work for our next exhibits that we are planning for 2016. If your work fits a particular show we will email or call you and let you know which work we request for the exhibits. We wish you the best of luck in your artistic endeavor and please stay in touch with us for the upcoming exhibition season. If you have any questions please contact us.

 
 
Artists, good luck and we look forward to seeing your work.
If you have further questions regarding the submission process, please call us at 917-727-9383
 

See opening reception and artist interviews at Dacia Gallery below: