The mission of the Dayton Society of Artists is to connect, support, and educate artists and the community.

A collaborate alliance of artists since 1938, the Dayton Society of Artists is celebrating its 80th Anniversary.

The exhibition calendar includes seven exhibitions a year that are free and open to the public with opening receptions on the first Friday of the month. We are located in the historic neighborhood of Saint Anne’s Hill at 48 High Street in Dayton, OH.  More information can be found at www.daytondsa.org or contact us at P. 937-228-4532 E. info@daytondsa.org

The University of Dayton and the Dayton Society of Artists are excited to announce The Icons of UD Basketball Call. 

  

The Icons of UD Basketball Call will commission six artists to create original artwork of six iconic figures known within the UD Basketball organization. 

The panel will choose six finalists based on their submissions. Posters and high-end prints will be printed from selected original artwork. Posters and prints will be available for purchase during the 2018-19 Basketball Season. Proceeds from sales support the UD Champions and Scholars Fund, a fund that provides and enhances opportunities for more than 400 University of Dayton student-athletes on 17 athletic teams. This project provides original artwork to the large and passionate UD basketball fan base while supporting artists and introducing their work to a new collectors’ market. The artwork depicts the breadth of the community’s interests in subjects from the UD bandleader, to game announcers and basketball players. 

The Six Icons of UD Basketball- Phase 1

“The Legend” Arlen Bucky Bockhorn

Nate Green 

Brooks Hall

Dr. Willie Morris

Keith Waleskowski

TBD 

Eligibility 

This call is open to emerging and established artists who are 18 years or older and live in the USA. 

Budget

Selected artists will receive $1000 each after final approval of the commissioned artwork. 

Project Calendar

Q & A at the DSA:  Saturday, June 2, 2 - 3 p.m. 

Deadline for submission: Sunday, July 15 (midnight)  

Panel reviews submissions: July 16 - 29

Notification to Six Finalist Artists: Monday, July 30

Deadline for Final Commissioned Artworks: Monday, August 27

Panel

Erin Holscher Almazan, Julie Banks, Bridgette Bogle, Colleen Kelsey, Todd Imwalle, Jennifer Napier, Danielle Rante, Tom Vogel

HOW TO APPLY 

Submit through DSA’s Submittable page at:  https://daytonsocietyofartists.submittable.com/submit

  1. Format proposal/ submission as a PDF or DOC, or DOCX. Files should not exceed 10MB.
 

  2. Label file with full name. 
Example: JaneSmith.PDF or JaneSmith.DOC or JaneSmith.DOCX
  3. Include contact information:  Name, Address, Phone Number, and Email. 
 
  4. If available please include Artist Website, Artist Instagram Page, Artist Facebook Page
  5. Insert into the document 5 - 10 Images or your artwork.

  6. Only one submission per artist is accepted. 


Questions: Please call or email the Dayton Society of Artists at 937-228-4532 info@daytondsa.org 

COMMISSION CONSIDERATIONS & GUIDELINES 

· The finalist, six selected artists, will work collaboratively with the Dayton Society of Artists to ensure all commissioned artwork meets the necessary requirements. Selected artists will be commissioned to create an original art piece based on one of the six Iconic Basketball Figures. Final commissioned works must meet the necessary format for printing with a minimum size of 9 x 12 inches.  

· Commissioned artwork must display originality and show an artist’s unique creative vision. Artwork must go beyond the sourced material.

· The deadline for finished commissioned artwork is Monday, August 27.

· Commissioned Original Artwork Media: Artwork may be created on a computer or created on paper, canvas or any other scannable/ photographed 2D medium. 

· Minor alterations to winning artwork may occur at the University of Dayton’s discretion to accommodate printing methodology. 

· All submitted artwork may be used promotionally for the Call for Art.


· Finalists will relinquish all rights to commissioned artwork to the University of Dayton. ***


· Original commissioned artwork will remain the property of the University of Dayton. ***

About the University of Dayton

The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. We are a diverse community committed, in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and to linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service. https://udayton.edu/

About the Dayton Society of Artists 

The mission of the Dayton Society of Artists is to connect, support, and educate artists and the community with access to art education, exhibition opportunities, and professional development, and to enrich the people of Miami Valley through high-quality exhibitions and programming. We are located in the historic neighborhood of Saint Anne’s Hill at 48 High Street in Dayton, OH. More information can be found at www.daytondsa.org or contact us at  937-228-4532, info@daytondsa.org 

More about the UD Champion and Scholars Fund

The Champions & Scholars Fund was created to engage and embrace the Flyer Faithful from across the country. We partner together to sustain a proud tradition — providing and enhancing opportunities for more than 400 University of Dayton student-athletes on 17 teams.

https://udayton.edu/advancement/give/champions-and-scholars.php 

Dayton Society of Artists is pleased to announce an Open Call for November/ December exhibition slot. Artists and curators are invited to submit their work for consideration. Floor Map & Images of Gallery:  http://daytondsps.org/high-street-gallery/

About Us

The mission of the Dayton Society of Artists is to connect, support, and educate artists and the community. Founded in 1938 The Dayton Society of Artists aims to engage and support the Dayton community by providing artists of all levels with access to art education, exhibition opportunities, and professional development, and to enrich the people of Miami Valley through high-quality exhibitions and programming. A non-profit organization, it seeks to benefit the community at large by sharing resources to create an interest in the visual arts and to expand knowledge in this area.

Eligibility & Terms

·      Art in all media is accepted.

·      All artwork submitted must be ready to hang or install. Works on paper must be framed and wired  OR works on paper can be hung with bull clips. The DSA has plaster and lath walls and uses a hook and rod hanging system for framed works.  Works that are 12-16 pounds or less may be hung with 3M Velcro Strips.  The DSA is open to creative installation solutions. 

·      Artists working in new media, film, or video - you may be required to use your own equipment for exhibitions.

·      Artists are responsible for shipping and delivery of work both ways. 

Deadline:  Sunday, September 30, 2018

How to Apply: 

·      Format proposal/submission as a PDF. PDFs should not exceed 10MB.

·      Submit a brief written outline of the proposed exhibition or project (e.g. no more than 250 words), along with supporting material. There is no need to include a proposed budget for the project.

·      Label PDF with full name.  Example: JaneSmith_DSA.PDF, JaneSmith_DSAProposal.PDF

·      Include contact information, address, phone number, and email.

·      Format the PDF to include up to 5-10 images within the body of the PDF.

·       Include links to websites, video hosting services (YouTube/Vimeo) and another necessary supporting material


Questions

E. info@daytondsa.org  P. 937-228-4532


Application Technical TIPS! 

How to Create a PDF: 

  1. First create the document as a Microsoft Office Word.
  2. After application is finished SAVE Document.
  3. Then from the Main Menu click on File and choose Save As. 
  4. Type a name for the PDF in the File Name box.
  5. Next click on File Format and choose the PDF as the File Format.

How to reduce the size of a PDF:

  1. Click on the picture in your document.
  2. Select Picture Format Tab
  3. Select the Compress Pictures Icon Button
  4. Select one of the options HD, Print, On-screen, or Email
  5. Click All pictures in the file or selected pictures and then OK button