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FotoWeek DC events

The Art League is hosting free workshops for the upcoming FotoWeek DC:Winter Light Photography Walk with Frank FiersteinSaturday, November 5, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Join a local abstract photographer, Frank Fierstein, on a walk through Old Town Alexandria. The session will start behind the Torpedo Factory with a brief discussion on how to use the beautiful fall Read more →

Local Opportunities for Artists — Deadlines Soon!

Three local organizations have issued calls for artists, limited to artists working in the DC metropolitan area. Deadlines for two of them are this Friday. BlackRock Center for the Arts — Deadline October 28 Entry fee: $35. Open to all artists 18 years and over residing in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC. Artists who are Read more →

Local Arts Opportunities!

From FindArtInfoBank.com! Barry Goldwater Commemorative SculptureDeadline: July 29, 2011. The Arizona Historical Advisory Commission is seeking proposals for a commemorative, site-specific sculpture of Barry M. Goldwater for placement in National Statuary Hall, U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. The RFP requirements may be viewed atwww.spo.az.gov/docs/Notices/Solicitations/AHAC-Goldwater2012.pdf. Please review carefully before submitting a proposal. Arizona Capitol Museum, 1700 W. Read more →

Maryland Individual Artist Awards!

  Do you have what the Maryland State Art Council is looking for? If ya do, there’s a grant waiting for you! Every year, the MSAC chooses a few categories and puts out a call for entries.  2011’s categories are: non-classical music composition non-classical music solo performance playwriting visual arts: crafts visual arts: photography Read more →

We’re On DCist’s Agenda!

We found a nice little write-up in DC’s popular local blog DCist about our featured artist, Frances Borchardt. DCist blogger Kerrin Kastorf reviewed Borchardt’s brand new show, “Prints in Pieces: Views of South County, open now in The Art League Gallery.  “We all know that Maryland is blessed with one of the most beautiful Read more →

Frances Borchardt is a hit!

The local media has fallen for Frances Borchardt and her photo-filled printer cases! And it’s no wonder; the pieces each invoke memories of Maryland, our neighbor to the north, with images of rustic farms, girls-next-door and Old Bay-dusted crabs, ready for crackin’. Even better, the antique wood of the cases has inspired more than Read more →