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 willing […]

Exhibition Opportunities Nationwide

Courtesy of FindArtInfoBank.com: 27th Annual International Exhibition – TX Deadline: November 21, 2011. The Art and Art History Department, University of Texas at Tyler announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibit, January 17 – March 9, 2012 at the Meadows Gallery in Tyler, TX. Purchase award(s) and Cash awards. Juror: Karl Umlauf, […]

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 light […]

$2,640 raised for at-risk girls in SOHO program!

Last week, ACTion Alexandria undertook to raise $750 for the award-winning program “A Space of Her Own” (SOHO), run by The Art League and the Alexandria Court Service Unit. When that fundraising goal was broken hours after it was set, the goal was raised to $2,500 — and that was broken, too, setting a new […]

Travel Tuesday: See What You’re Missing

The Art League’s travel workshops have included trips to far-flung destinations including Barcelona, London, Provence, and the Bahamas, and more local spots such as Richmond. Apart from the potential for some sight-seeing, travel is a great way to find inspiration — just ask any of the instructors who have led workshops in the past: Visitors […]