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Artist Opportunities: July 31, 2012

Read below for details on upcoming deadlines! Past opportunities posts can be found here.

2012 Mid Atlantic Juried Exhibition – PA
Deadline: August 3, 2012. Hoyt Mid Atlantic Juried Art Exhibition held October 9 – November 2, 2012. Open to artists 21 and over living in the Mid Atlantic States: DE, MD, NJ, NY, OH, PA, VA, WV, and Washington DC working in 2D and 3D media. Cash prizes of $1,500. Entry by slide or digital images on CD. Entry fee. Juror: F. Lennox Campello, Art Critic. Click here for the prospectus.

Gallery B call for proposals
Deadline: August 10, 2012. The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District and Bethesda Urban Partnership manage Gallery B in downtown Bethesda! The gallery, a non-profit arts space, is available to interested artists and arts organizations for one-month rentals. All media including, but not limited to, painting, photography and sculpture is eligible to use the space. Gallery B does not take a commission on any artwork sold during the exhibition. To be considered for a solo or group exhibition in 2013, please complete this application (PDF). Click here for more information about Gallery B.

“Fresh Impressions” Juried Exhibition at Projects Gallery
Deadline: August 20, 2012. Exhibition Dates: October 5-27, 2012. Artists are invited to submit examples of contemporary printmaking for review by an expert jury. Today’s technologies and mixed media approaches challenge age-old forms of printmaking, creating new genres and new forms. It is a goal of “Fresh Impressions” to help introduce young artists or those new to the area with a sincere interest in printmaking or print media as a creative process. Open to all non-student artists. Click here for more information on Projects Gallery, “Fresh Impressions,” and how to apply.

Strokes of Genius — Maryland Federation of Art
Deadline: August 22, 2012. MFA invites all artists residing in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to enter its Strokes of Genius all-painting competition. Any original work created through any painting media (inc. oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolor, encaustic, etc.) and following entry guidelines will be considered by the juror. The selected works will be on exhibit in the MFA’s Circle Gallery.

  • Exhibition Dates: November 2 – 24, 2012
  • Submission Deadline: August 22, 2012
  • Juror: Mark Karnes, Professor, Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Download printable prospectus (pdf)

Franz and Virginia Bader Fund Grants
Deadline: September 15, 12. The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund invites visual artists (excluding filmmakers, video artists, and performance artists) to apply for grants to enable recipients to develop their talent and concentrate on their art. Artists must be 40 years or older, and must live within 150 miles of Washington, DC. Three grants totaling $60,000 were awarded in 2011. Applications must be postmarked no later than September 15, 2011.  Application forms are available for download from  www.baderfund.org.  Send email inquiries to grants@baderfund.org or call 202-288-4608. Please note that the Franz and Virginia Bader Fund no longer accepts slides. All images must be submitted in digital form. For details, see the application form, which may be downloaded from the Fund’s website.

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