The annual Día de los Muertos exhibition at the LCC is designed to showcase artists in our community through altars and artwork. The exhibition hopes to highlight work that is reflective of honoring our deceased loved ones and celebrating all that they represent.
Submission deadline: Friday, October 8, 2021, by 5 p.m.
Not a postmark deadline
Entries received after the deadline will not be accepted.
Notification of acceptance: Saturday, October 9, 2021 (by email)
Delivery of artwork: Tuesday, October 12- Saturday, October 16, 2021,
10 am - 5 pm
Altar installation: October 19-27, 2021 (Tues-Sat) times TBD
Exhibit opening: Saturday, October 30, 2021, at 11am
during the Día de los Muertos Festival
Exhibition dates: October 30 - November 13, 2021 (Tue-Sat. 10-5pm)
Pick-up artwork & altars: Tuesday, November 16- Saturday, November 20, 2021
10 am - 5 pm
Artists must reside in the City of Dallas or within the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
Any medium will be considered; however, artists who exhibit artwork that requires the use of special equipment (computers, projectors, multimedia devices, etc.) will be responsible for providing such equipment for the duration of the exhibition
Size limit for 3D artwork will not exceed 15 feet (length + width + depth), with the longest side of the piece not exceeding 7 feet
For 2D artwork, the longest side cannot exceed 7 feet
Altars cannot exceed 6 ft. x 4 ft., No food or candles allowed. Only battery powered candles allowed. The LCC will NOT be providing tables for altars.
How to Submit Entries
Please submit the following for consideration:
Completed Artist Entry Form
Artist statement of 50 words or less - how your piece relates to honoring our deceased loved ones
Artists may submit up to three different artworks to be considered (.jpeg format)
Entries may be submitted via email, mail and/or in person to: Jessica Trevizo at [email protected], or 2600 Live Oak St. Dallas, TX 75204
For altars, submit/email an altar proposal to Jessica Trevizo at the above email.
Incomplete submissions will not be considered
Artists will be notified of selection by Saturday, October 9, 2021, via email
Works must be ready for display, including framing and a secure hanging device, if applicable. Artwork that is not suitable for hanging/displaying will not be included in the exhibition.
Delivery of Artwork
Selected artwork must be delivered to the Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak Street, Dallas, TX 75204 between Tuesday, October 12-Saturday, October 16, 2021, 10 am-5 pm.
Mailed entries should arrive at the LCC by the deadline.
The Latino Cultural Center's business hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am- 5 pm.
Jessica Trevizo, 214-670-7952
Mail Submissions to:
Latino Cultural Center
Attn: Jessica Trevizo
2600 Live Oak St.