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Artist Opportunities: September 4, 2012

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Corcoran Community Art Fair
Deadline: September 7, 2012 (Friday!). The Corcoran’s first annual Community Art Fair is a juried exhibition and sale of fine arts and crafts made by DC-area artists. The fair will take place in the Corcoran’s North Atrium as part of Community Day at the Corcoran, Saturday, October 20, a day-long celebration of art and creativity. A panel of Corcoran College of Art + Design faculty will serve as the expert jurors and will select applicants based on the quality of their work and artist statement. For the application, click here.

“Upheaval” photography exhibit at Target Gallery
Deadline: September 10, 2012. The deadline has been extended from September 3. In celebration of Fotoweek DC (November 9-18), the gallery will host a juried photography exhibition that explores the theme Upheaval; whether in our own lives or throughout the world — illness, political unrest, and natural disasters are examples.  This is a media specific photography exhibit that is open to all artists nationally and internationally. To apply to this show, and see other upcoming opportunities at Target Gallery, click here.

Franz and Virginia Bader Fund grants
Deadline: September 15, 2012. The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund welcomes applications from visual artists aged 40 years or older, who live within 150 miles of Washington, D.C., and can demonstrate that they have the potential to benefit as artists from a grant. More details are here.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowships – Visual Arts and Art History
Deadline: November 9, 2012. The VMFA Fellowship program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists and as well as full-time students in the arts and art history who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen disciplines, and as such has awarded over $4.4 million in fellowships to Virginians since 1940. VMFA is now accepting applications for the following 2013-14 fellowships: •$8,000: Professional artists. •$6,000: Graduate students in the visual arts or art history. •$4,000: Undergraduate students in the visual arts (includes college-bound high school seniors). For detailed eligibility criteria, an application, and a printable PDF flyer visit: www.VMFA.museum/Fellowships

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