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Opportunities for Artists

Organizations in DC and New York are looking for artists to submit art, fill studio space, and participate in a project. Details below.

Photographers Wanted — Exposure 2011
Deadline: December 20, 2011. You’re invited to participate in Artists Wanted’s 3rd annual photography competition: EXPOSURE, an international call for photographers of all backgrounds who speak in the language of lenses and aperture. Submit your images for the opportunity to earn over $50,000 in awards, including a $10,000 grant and your own solo exhibition at the Aperture Foundation in New York City. Details here.

Request for Proposals — Glen Echo Park yurt studio
Deadline: February 1, 2012. The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture is seeking a visual artist to join the Park’s Resident Artists and to lease one small yurt studio space. Resident visual artists contribute to the creative community at the Park through active studios, classes, public events and art sales. The available yurt is a unique circular studio in a high visibility area of Glen Echo Park, along the pathway from the main parking lot. The studio is approximately 201 square feet, and is available for a 1-2 year lease starting on March 1, 2012. For images of the studio visit our Facebook page. To schedule a tour of the facility, contact Meredith Forster at 301.634.2223. Details here.

Call for Artists 62-plus — Art Cart
Deadline: see below. Art Cart: Saving the Legacy will select professional visual artists from the Washington, D.C. and NYC Metro areas for a nine-month project (September 2012-May 2013). This is run by the Research Center for Arts and Culture at the National Center for Creative Aging to help organize and document the artists’ work. Artists receive honoraria for public forums. To receive more information, please send your contact information to rcac@creativeaging.org or leave it at 202-895-9489. Info materials will be sent in January for a February deadline.

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