2020 IAA Masquerade Awards Competition
Contact: exhibits@irvingartassociation.org

DEADLINE for Online Entry Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by 11:59pm.

Open to all North Texas area residents or IAA members. Awards Reception Feb. 9, 2020

All entries must be original and completed within the last two years. (completed after 26 January 2018)

All entries will be accepted into the competition, with the possible exception of content or size disqualification. Entries are accepted on a first come, first served basis. Termination of entry submission will be when the maximum number of submissions has been received, or on Wednesday, 22 January 2020 at 11:59 pm, whichever comes first.

Artwork must not exceed 36" x 36", and weigh under 20 lbs. For complete requirements, see the prospectus.

Digital images (optional) will be accepted. Maximum of 3MB. Images should show only the photograph (no frame, easel or background). Name each .JPG or .PNG file with the artist’s last name and first initial or name, followed by the title of the photograph or the entry number corresponding to entry number on the form. Examples: SmithB_GorgeousSmile.png or Smith-Barney-1.jpg

Fee: $45 for 1-2 entries online. ($25 for IAA members). Payment is by PayPal and is nonrefundable.
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  • Entry fee is nonrefundable.
  • 1st Artwork

    Please fill out all fields.
  • Painting:
    Oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, tempera, encaustic, fresco, inks, spray paint/enamel

    Drawing Media:
    Graphite, charcoal, pen and ink, marker, pastels, colored pencils, scratchboard.

    Mixed/Other Media:
    Collage, Found Objects, Fibers, papermaking, clay, mosaic, bookmaking, or any use of two or more media together. Collage must not extend more than six inches beyond the base surface.

    Woodcut, linocuts, screen printing, intaglio, lithograph, monoprints, monotypes.

    Photography (Film, Digital, Digitally Manipulated):
    No professional studio photos if the artist was not the sole photographer.Digital Art must be created from original photographic elements and/or original digital elements created by the artist.
  • media and support etc.
  • size limit 36"x36"
  • last 2 years only
  • Digital images only: JPGs or PNGs with 300 pixels per inch resolution and a width and/or height maximum of 1800 pixels/6 inches. Maximum of 3MB. Image names: Last name of photographer, first name or initial, then title of photograph or entry no.
  • 2nd Artwork

  • technique, paper or support etc.