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See below for more exhibits and other opportunities around the area. You can click here for recent posts in this category. Good luck!
“Creativity takes courage.” — Henry Matisse
Lumen Prize for digital art
Deadline: June 30. The Lumen Prize Exhibition celebrates the very best art created digitally. Entry is open to artists anywhere in the world. We are seeking the most compelling work of artists working with electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, digital cameras, 3D printers, and computers with proprietary or open-source software or coding of their own design. More about the Lumen Prize →
Festival of the Masters
Deadline: July 9. An applicant to the Festival of the Masters at Walt Disney World must be a primary award winner (first, second, or third place, or equivalent) in a recognized juried art show, festival, or fair during the last four years. More about the exhibit →
Deadline: July 31. FIGMENT DC, a free, outdoor, interactive visual and performing arts festival now in its second year in DC, has opened its call for artists. This year’s festival will return to Anacostia. Artists are not charged any fees to participate in FIGMENT DC and the submission process is unjuried. A curatorial team reviews projects and works with the artists to place and/or schedule each project, ensures any necessary permits are filed, and provides logistical support. Projects may be visual art, performing art, or multimedia/mixed media, but must be interactive and family-friendly. In addition to installations or performances, projects could be hands-on demonstrations, classes, crafting stations, roaming art, or creative games. More about the festival →
Put a Bird On It
Receiving: Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1 at Del Ray Artisans. Prove that embellishment can be art! All artwork must incorporate a ‘bird’, either thematically or literally. Open to members and non-members. Read the call to artists (PDF) →
Wanted: art fair display
An Art League artist who will be in MPA Artfest wants to rent booth displays — Pro Panels, mesh walls, or similar — for October 5, 2014. The booths are 10′ x 10′. Local pickup would be best. Please contact Arlie Hammons at 703-938-0251.
Re-runs: It’s not too late for these posts from last week:
Deadline: June 12. artdc gallery warmly welcomes local artists to help us rethink landscapes and the physical realm. For this juried show we are looking for works that showcase abstraction, or abstract thought, imaginary or impossible spatial relationships, nontraditional conceptual notions of home or place, and unconventional objects that tell the story of landscape and/or place. More about this exhibit →
Sculpture at The Art League
Deadline: July 18. Our August sculpture exhibit is by digital entry only. More about this exhibit →
Solo exhibits at The Art League
Info session: Thursday, July 17, 6:00 pm. Deadline: September 26. Artists interested in a solo exhibit at The Art League in 2016 can submit their proposals in Fall 2014. Interested artists should attend an information session, submit their materials by September 26, and deliver their physical work to the Gallery for jurying on October 20. Required submission materials include five images, a resume, artist statement, and exhibit proposal. More about solo exhibits →
Deadline: July 31. “Ink, Press, Repeat 2014″: Since 2001, the University Galleries at William Paterson University has organized an annual juried printmaking exhibition featuring traditional and digital print media and book art. One artist will be selected to have a solo exhibition at the University Galleries. Select works will receive cash prizes. More about the exhibit →
Deadline: August 22. The October 2014 show at Principle Gallery Alexandria will be a juried exhibition entitled “Urban Aspect,” featuring works of art that explore the myriad of themes and vistas found in urban life in all corners of the world. The theme is not restricted to any conventional ideas of cityscapes (though these are by no means discouraged), but rather is open so as to encourage creative and original subject matter and perspectives of urban life and locations. Juror: Jeremy Mann. More about the exhibit →