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Artist Opportunities: October 16, 2012


See below for upcoming deadlines and other opportunities. Be sure to make it to the Gallery this Thursday for Art Insurance 101, the latest in our Fall Lecture Series! You can click the banner above for past opportunity posts.

Art Insurance 101: An Overview for Artists and Collectors
Thursday, October 18, 7:00 pm in The Art League Gallery. Jane Stapleton and Beth McGurk of Art Ingenuity Insurance present a timely discussion of methods for artists interested in obtaining insurance for their own work and collectors seeking to insure their collections. Please RSVP for this free event to gallery@theartleague.org or 703-683-1780.

Pottery Show, Sale, and Talk
Friday–Sunday, October 26–28. Hill Center’s Pottery on the Hill includes a free talk on by Louise Allison Cort, the Curator for Ceramics at the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Her free talk, “Pots and People,” will be at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 27. For more information about the weekend’s events, click here.

Fellowships at Salem Art Works
Deadline: November 1, 2012. Salem Art Works in Salem, New York is accepting applications from artists in all mediums for 2013 Fellowships. For more information, click here.

Michael Shane Neal Portrait Painting demo
Saturday, November 3. Cost: $60 for non-members of the Maryland Society of Portrait Painters. Portrait artist Michael Shane Neal will give a painting demonstration after the Annual Meeting of the Maryland Society of Portrait Painters — Saturday, November 3rd from 12:30-4:30 pm at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, Maryland. For more information, click here.

Call for Proposals
Deadline: December 7, 2012. Beginning October 17, the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center invites proposals for exhibitions in the Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery. Open to artists and organizations throughout the Northern Virginia and the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area. Exhibitions may be group or solo. For details and a link to the entry form, click here.

And in case you missed them in earlier posts, the deadlines for these exhibits still haven’t passed:

Maryland, DC, & Virginia artists
Deadline: October 29, 2012. OPTIONS 2013 is the fifteenth Washington Project for the Arts biennial exhibition of unrepresented artists from MD, DC, and VA. Open to artists working in any media, OPTIONS highlights the breadth and diversity of artistic practice in the area. Gerald Ross, curator for OPTIONS 2013, encourages submission of works in all media, including (but not limited to) film, video, performance, sound, new media, painting, photography, sculpture, and drawing. A catalogue will be produced to accompany the exhibition. Participating artists will receive a $300 stipend. For more details, click here.

Photography exhibit
Deadline: November 14, 2012. Artists residing in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada are invited to enter Focal Point: Fine Art and Creative Photography at the Maryland Federation of Art. The selected works will be on exhibit in the MFA’s Circle Gallery from February 1 through February 24, 2013. For more details, click here.

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