Artist Opportunities

We find the latest open exhibits, calls for entries, contests, arts jobs, fellowships, studio space, and other announcements, and post them here. New posts every Tuesday!

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DMV Exhibit Opportunities

Courtesy of! Call to Artists/Curators for Exhibition Proposals 1708 Gallery – VADeadline: October 15, 2011. 1708 Gallery, a 33 year old non-profit space for new art in Richmond, Virginia, is seeking exhibition proposals for our 2012-2013 season.  National and international curators and artists working in all mediums including, but not limited to, video Read more →

Call for Artists: 2012-2014 City of Alexandria Gallery Program

The Alexandria Office of the Arts and Alexandria Commission for the Arts invite artists to submit proposals for two and three dimensional, original exhibits to be shown in one of fifteen gallery spaces during 2012-2014. Individual artists or consortia of artists, who work, study or live in the City of Alexandria are eligible. There Read more →

Local Exhibition Opportunities

Courtesy of! Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition – DCDeadline:  October 31, 11. The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery seeks entries for the next “Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition.” The juried exhibition is open to artists over the age of 18 who may submit portraits in any visual-art medium, including painting, drawing, sculpture, prints, photography, electronic and Read more →

Call for Artists: Alexandria West End Art and Wine Festival

The Alexandria West End Art and Wine Festival will take place October 8-9 in Cameron Station and Ben Brenman Park. If you are interested in applying to show your work during the festival, click here for submission guidelines and for more information! Read more →

Call for Artists: The Christmas Attic

Old Town’s landmark, The Christmas Attic, is seeking qualified artists to help produce a temporary exhibition featuring illuminated canvases of art to be revealed in each of the stores windows for The Christmas Attic’s Holiday Advent Calendar Event – part of the store’s 40th Anniversary Celebration. Starting December 1 through December 25, 2011 each Read more →

Is Your Art Looking For a New Hang-Out (or rather, hang-up) Spot?

There are several spaces at the Arlington Arts Gallery, a co-op gallery in Arlington!   The gallery is located at 5179 Lee Highway near the intersection of Lee Highway and George Mason Drive and is open Monday through Saturday from 11 am – 7 pm and closed on Sundays.  The cost is $300 for Read more →