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Looking for Volunteer Mentors for Art-Based Mentoring Program

Are you interested in serving as a mentor for the 2009-2010 Space Of Her Own (SOHO) program? SOHO serves at-risk 5th grade girls from Alexandria. SOHO is an art-based mentoring program in which volunteer mentors are paired each paired with a SOHO girl. Together, girls and mentors meet weekly to learn life skills, eat Read more →

Calls to Artists

Call for Art: A Running CommentaryDeadline: Tuesday, September 01“A Running Commentary,” a Girls Gotta Run Foundation exhibit, will be held at the Friendship Heights Village Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland, in October 2009. Artists are invited to submit up to three works of art that represent the mission of GGRF in some way, such Read more →

Smithsonian – Call to Artists

Smithsonian – Connect with the Arts Competitions2-D Figurative Art CompetitionAccuracy Session and CompetitionWritten Critique CompetitionCopying the Masters CoursesCopyist Training ProgramUnderstanding Complex Compositions of the MastersAdvanced Figure Drawings A panel of judges consisting of professors from top universities in the Washington metropolitan area will join the Smithsonian in awarding $1,500 to winning entries of the Read more →

It’s Time to Apply for a Solo Exhibit…

It’s that time again… Pick up a solo exhibit prospectus in The Art League Gallery or e-mail the gallery for a copy. If you’ve never applied before, it’s wise to attend an orientation in the Gallery on one of the following dates: Friday, August 21, 1:00pm Thursday, August 27, 6:30pm Saturday, August 29, 1:00pm Read more →

Receiving for " ‘Scapes" & "Taking Form"

Receiving for ‘Scapes is: Monday, August 36:30-8:30 pm (Tonight!)ORTuesday, August 410am-12noon Remember, this can mean landscapes, citiscapesor seascapes, or whatever you consider a ” ‘scape.” Those juried into Taking Form(originally, the Washington Square Sculpture Show),may choose to submit during the above times OR: Wednesday, August 510am-12noon Taking Form participants – PLEASE NOTE:You may NOT Read more →

Calls to Artists

Utrecht 60th Anniversary Art CompetitionDeadline: September 1, 2009All artists are invited to submit works oil, acrylic, watercolor or mixed media. Jurors are Editors of American Artist, the Utrecht Resident Artist and Artists from the Ridgewood Art Institute. Several cash prizes. Click here for more info. 2010 Nothern Virginia Fine Arts FestivalDeadline: November 1, 2009Approximately Read more →