Competitions & Contests

DAA Members Spring Exhibit Westwood 2024

Entry Dates 2024-03-24T23:59:00+00:00 - 2024-03-01T00:00:00+00:00 26 Days Left


2024 Members' Spring Exhibit
at the Westwood Library and Online on our Website Gallery
Spring Exhibit Dates: April 2 - May 1
Reception: April 4th at 6:00 p.m. at the Westwood Library, 660 High St., Westwood, MA
All current Dedham Art Association members are invited to exhibit and we hope you can participate. The registration fee is
$18 and each member artist may enter one artwork. Please follow Exhibit Guidelines on our website. No work larger that 30” x 40”.  Cash awards will
be presented. DAA commission is 20% of art sales. NFS (not for sale) is
allowed. This exhibit will have an opening reception.As a reminder, the submitting artist is responsible for reporting and paying sales tax.
Submission Deadline: March 24, 2024 at midnight. Use this program to submit one entry. See video below for instruction on how to register and submit your entry.If you need advice on how to take a jpeg of your artwork, you can contact Barbara Sawin 617-285-7672.IMPORTANT DATES:* Monday, April 1st: Drop off artwork from 1:00-2:00 p.m. **Make sure back of artwork is labeled with Name and Artwork Title.* Wednesday, April 3rd: Exhibit opens at Westwood Library and Online gallery * Thursday, April 4th: Reception 6:00p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Awards Presentation 7:00 p.m. Westwood Library, 660 High St, Westwood, MA* Wednesday, May 1st: Pick up artwork from 11 a.m.- 12 noon


Please read and accept the Dedham Art Association Exhibit Guidelines. Thank you for adhering to these guidelines that allow us to showcase your work in the most effective manner​.​Guidelines for the Art:Two-dimensional fine art categories accepted include collage, digital art, drawing, painting, pastel, photography, printmaking or multi-media. Reproductions (e.g., giclée prints) and three-dimensional work (e.g., sculpture, fiber arts, jewelry, ceramics) are not eligible for exhibiting.Artwork for all Dedham Art Association exhibits must be original work by the artist (e.g., from nature, from real life, from the artist’s imagination or the artist’s own photo.) Art created in a class or workshop is not eligible for juried or judged exhibits if the artwork was copied and / or not by the artist’s own hand.​​Guidelines for Submission:Juried and/or judged Dedham Art Association exhibits: artwork must not have been exhibited in the last three years in a Dedham Art Association juried and/or judged exhibit. Artwork should have been created within the last five years

Non-juried and/or non-judged Dedham Art Association exhibits: artwork should have been created within the last 10 years.Entries should be unique for the exhibit so that the JPEG / artwork would be part of only one exhibit at a time. Once submitted, the entry is considered complete and cannot be altered.For in-person exhibits the artwork should remain in place for the duration of the exhibit unless special arrangements are made.Subject matter should be suitable for general audiences.JPEG entries of your artwork should be 72 ppi with 1200 pixels on the longest side. Save as the best quality. Please send an email to if you need help with JPEGs. You can also view this YouTube video on "Photographing Your Art Work" by Gail Fischer: and Hanging:All work must be wired for hanging (no saw teeth for hangers.) The wire should be attached to the back between 1/3 and 1/4 of the way down the piece.Paintings: wet paintings will not be accepted; work must be framed except gallery - wrapped canvases which should be finished on all sides with no staples showing.Matted Work: white, off-white mats or muted colors that complement the artwork; inner mats may be colored.No clip framesWood or metal frames are recommended. Plastic or plaster frames are not recommended because they can’t be securely wired and chip/break easily.Plexiglas or styrene instead of glass is required on work larger than 24” either height or width and optional for work smaller than 24” in either direction.The Dedham Art Association reserves the right to reject work that does not meet the requirements of this policy.​​Commission:Dedham Art Association receives 20% commission on sales. For most exhibits, entries may be listed as not for sale (NFS.) Sales go through a Dedham Art Association contact.