Scary Art Show 2021

What scares you? What secret fears do you harbor in the recesses of your mind? We’re looking for scary, creepy, spooky, unsettling art! Artwork submitted can be hair-raising, humorous, or ‘deadly’ serious, as long as it adheres to the scary theme. Bring on the creative creepiness!

SUBMISSION

FREE entry! Zero submission fee!

Commission of 30% per sale will apply.

Submission is from Sept 1 to Sept 22, 2021. Maximum of 4 entries per artist.

First, Second and Third Place Winners will be selected by popular vote by visitors to the show!

MEDIA
All forms of art (incl. jewelry and sculptures) will be considered. 2D and 3D.
All 2-D ART (paintings, mixed media, prints, photography) must be suitably wired for hanging, no sawtooth hangers or clips. Up to four entries allowed per artist. Unframed works must be properly gallery wrapped with no rough canvas or staples showing.
All work must be properly/protected and labeled with artists name /address /phone number /email/ title, price, dimensions and media info of their entry. Weight is required for sculptures.

HOW TO APPLY
1. Fill out this application form https://forms.gle/nWJCeT59J4dyEhhf6
2. Send an email with list of artwork and images attached, with SCARY ART SHOW 2021 (ALL CAPS) in the subject line to events@dacarts.org Image files should be JPG files, no more than 10” in height or width, and no less than 72 dpi and no more than 300 dpi.

DEADLINE
Entries MUST be received by 5pm WEDNESDAY September 22, 2021.
Notification: Entries will be notified by email by Tuesday, September 28.
Accepted Entries Drop-Off Dates: Monday October 11 from 12 pm to 3pm
After exhibit pick up: Monday Nov 1 from 12pm to 3pm

By submitting this form you have agreed to the following terms and conditions:
The Artist affirms that all works of art submitted are original. All artworks must be for sale. The artist is to set the price and the Gallery will take a 30% commission from the selling price. Works of art will remain on display for the length of the exhibition. Insurance of artworks is the responsibility of the Artist for length of the show. Artist gives permission to photograph their artwork for promotional and educational use. The Scary Art Show Review Panel will decide on the suitability of any art, the framing or support structure, and any visual or written material that might accompany the exhibit.


SHOW OPENING RECEPTION Thursday October 14, 6-9pm. Create your own costume and win! Costume judges are Dublin Mayor Melissa Hernandez and Visit Tri-Valley CEO Tracy Farhad!

Call for Artists: DAC Watercolor Show

The Dublin Arts Collective (DAC) is thrilled to present our very first in-person art show titled “DAC Watercolor Show”
Thanks to the generosity of Sawsan Wolski who is making the Frame Company and Art Gallery available to us!
This show will form part of a series of events showcasing Dublin’s artistic talent and highlighting the value of having an accessible local Gallery space. 

You can enter your artwork/card details anytime between July 15 and 30. ENTER HERE:https://forms.gle/NdTAWQkjtGa6xdVn7
The DAC Watercolor Show is for DAC Members only and will run from August 12 to August 27, 2021.  
Kindly email Meghana Mitragotri at events@dacarts.org for questions.

May 31st #DailyTapestry Creative Challenge Ends Today!

We have come to the end of our creative challenge to lift our spirits and spur creativity during coronavirus Shelter-In-Place

Thanks to all of you who joined in the fun, made creative videos and participated in the challenge!

We will let you know when the creative works produced and captured during this challenge will be exhibited. The video below contains a few examples of contributions to date.

May 31st Daily Tapestry Final Submission Day! You can still submit until midnight!

  • The prompt for today’s #DailyTapestry Challenge is: 
  • TIME CAPSULE: find a box (you know you’ve got plenty around right now) have each person (and pet) select something to put inside that is (or is not) meaningful, take a photo of the box with everything inside, close it and seal it. Have everyone write two to three sentences about their choice (truthful, creative or otherwise) and seal them all in an envelope. Don’t forget to write a short sentence for each of the pet’s contributions. DON’T OPEN THEM until the stay at home order is lifted. Then as a group talk about the items and what you each wrote.
  • Draw a picture, send a photo, or video and tag it #DailyTapestry

Post your art or thoughts with the  #DailyTapestry.

Here is a list of all the Challenge Prompts for May 2020:

  1. Send us a photo of your fav neighborhood sidewalk art. by Sawsan Wolski
  2. What fun game is your family playing? by Jennifer Huber
  3. Escape room challenge by Summer Ellis 
  4. Things we will do better tomorrow! by Vanessa Thomas
  5. What money can’t buy. by Kathy Young
  6. What wildlife do you notice now? by Dennis Baker
  7. A story (or haiku) from your pet’s point of view by Claudia McCormick
  8. Recreate a scene – movie / work of art using what you have at home by Jamee Sicat
  9. Create something fun with your family! by La Shawn Butler
  10. What’s your favorite/ funniest memory of your Mother? by Mayor David Haubert
  11. Finding the hidden treasures in our storage. by Shweta Agrawal
  12. What makes the world a better place? by Janet Lockhart
  13. Clouds by Jennifer Huber
  14. Read anything good lately? by Dublin Arts Collective
  15. What is the quirkiest science/nature fact you have learned? by Olga V Mack
  16. My masked family portrait or selfie. by Jennifer Huber
  17. Tell us what you are cooking today! by CouncilMember Melissa Hernandez
  18. Provide inspiration for another: what inspires you? by Jennifer Huber
  19. Do you have a trophy around your house? by Fatima from The Trophy House
  20. Tell us your favorite Children’s book by Gina at Destination Baby
  21. This is tough, but so am I. by Tilden Huber
  22. My refrigerator (inside) is talking to me: write a story by Tilden Huber
  23. I am up to my eyeballs in….by Dublin Arts Collective
  24. What is now a treat that used to be a chore by Jennifer Huber
  25. Share your humorous quote! by Jennifer Huber
  26. What new creation /systems have you been inspired to create? by Beth Okurowski
  27. What has become your favorite gadget? by Dublin Arts Collective
  28. What 2 items would you take with you into exile? by Dublin Arts Collective
  29. What passion or hobby have you rediscovered? by Katherine Utsumi
  30. What is your Quarantine Fashion? by Tilden Huber Incoming DHS Freshman
  31. Make a Time Capsule by Steve Minniear

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#DailyTapestry: May 31, 2020 prompt from Steve Minniear

challenge to lift our spirits and spur creativity during coronavirus Shelter-In-Place

Challenge: Sunday, May 31st, 2020 provided by Dublin Historian Steve Minniear and interpreted by Vanessa Thomas

May 31st Daily Tapestry 

  • The prompt for today’s #DailyTapestry Challenge is: 
  • TIME CAPSULE: find a box (you know you’ve got plenty around right now) have each person (and pet) select something to put inside that is (or is not) meaningful, take a photo of the box with everything inside, close it and seal it. Have everyone write two to three sentences about their choice (truthful, creative or otherwise) and seal them all in an envelope. Don’t forget to write a short sentence for each of the pet’s contributions. DON’T OPEN THEM until the stay at home order is lifted. Then as a group talk about the items and what you each wrote.
  • Draw a picture, send a photo, or video and tag it #DailyTapestry

Post your art or thoughts with the  #DailyTapestry.

Sign-up for #DailyTapestry prompts via Email

Dublin Arts Collective will never share your information with other parties. 

#DailyTapestry: May 30, 2020 by Tilden, Incoming DHS Freshman

challenge to lift our spirits and spur creativity during coronavirus Shelter-In-Place

#DailyTapestry Challenge brought to you by the Dublin Arts Collective!

  • The prompt for today’s #DailyTapestry Challenge is: 
  • What is your Quarantine Fashion?
  • Draw a picture, send a photo, or video and tag it #DailyTapestry

Post your art or thoughts with the  #DailyTapestry.

Art Matters! Let’s Go Create!

Sign-up for #DailyTapestry prompts via Email

Dublin Arts Collective will never share your information with other parties. 

#DailyTapestry: May 29, 2020 by Katherine Utsumi

challenge to lift our spirits and spur creativity during coronavirus Shelter-In-Place

#DailyTapestry Challenge brought to you by Community Leader and Crafter Katherine Utsumi!

#DailyTapestry Video Script:

“Hi I am Katherine Utsumi a Lover of the Arts and of the Dublin Arts Collective. The #DailyTapestry prompt for today is “What passion or hobby have you rediscovered during quarantine? Well, for me it has been crocheting. I have made over 100 of these handy-dandy little mask bands which protect the ears of the frontline workers who have to wear these masks all day long. Share your passion or hobby and remember to tag the Dublin Arts Collective with #DailyTapestry.

  • The prompt for today’s #DailyTapestry Challenge is: 
  • What passion or hobby have you rediscovered during quarantine?
  • Katherine has crocheted over 100 hand dandy mask bands to help front line workers. Please share your hobby!
  • Draw a picture, send a photo, or video and tag it #DailyTapestry

Post your art or thoughts with the  #DailyTapestry.

Art Matters! Let’s Go Create!

Sign-up for #DailyTapestry prompts via Email

Dublin Arts Collective will never share your information with other parties. 

#DailyTapestry: May 28, 2020 by Dublin Arts Collective

challenge to lift our spirits and spur creativity during coronavirus Shelter-In-Place

#DailyTapestry Challenge brought to you by the Dublin Arts Collective!

  • The prompt for today’s #DailyTapestry Challenge is: 
  • What 2 items would you take with you into exile?
  • Draw a picture, send a photo, or video and tag it #DailyTapestry

Post your art or thoughts with the  #DailyTapestry.

Art Matters! Let’s Go Create!

Sign-up for #DailyTapestry prompts via Email

Dublin Arts Collective will never share your information with other parties. 

#DailyTapestry: May 27, 2020 by Dublin Arts Collective

challenge to lift our spirits and spur creativity during coronavirus Shelter-In-Place

#DailyTapestry Challenge brought to you by the Dublin Arts Collective!

  • The prompt for today’s #DailyTapestry Challenge is: 
  • What has become your favorite gadget? Share with us ! 
  • Draw a picture, send a photo, or video and tag it #DailyTapestry

Post your art or thoughts with the  #DailyTapestry.

Art Matters! Let’s Go Create!

Sign-up for #DailyTapestry prompts via Email

Dublin Arts Collective will never share your information with other parties. 

#DailyTapestry: May 26, 2020 by Beth Okurowski

challenge to lift our spirits and spur creativity during coronavirus Shelter-In-Place

#DailyTapestry Challenge brought to you by Beth Okurowski, President of the Pleasanton Art League!

  • The prompt for today’s #DailyTapestry Challenge is: 
  • What new creation, thing or systems have you been inspired to create?
  • Share with us ! 
  • Draw a picture, send a photo, or video and tag it #DailyTapestry

Post your art or thoughts with the  #DailyTapestry.

Art Matters! Let’s Go Create!

Sign-up for #DailyTapestry prompts via Email

Dublin Arts Collective will never share your information with other parties. 

#DailyTapestry: May 25, 2020 by Dublin Arts Collective

challenge to lift our spirits and spur creativity during coronavirus Shelter-In-Place

Challenge: May 25, 2020 brought to you by the Dublin Arts Collective!

#DailyTapestry Script

#DailyTapestry Challenge:

“Never under any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.” – Dave Barry
“The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well.” – Alfred Adler
“Humor is just common sense dancing.” – William James

Share your funny quote with us! Tag it #DailyTapestry. Art Matters

  • The prompt for today’s #DailyTapestry Challenge is: 
  • Share your humorous quote!
  • Draw a picture, send a photo, or video and tag it #DailyTapestry

Post your art or thoughts with the  #DailyTapestry.

Art Matters! Let’s Go Create!

Sign-up for #DailyTapestry prompts via Email

Dublin Arts Collective will never share your information with other parties.