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Artist Opportunities: May 21, 2013

Artist opportunities

See below for calls to artists and fellowships with upcoming deadlines. You can click the banner above to view past opportunities posts. Good luck!

Street painting festival
Deadline: May 25, 2013. Announcing Battle of the Artists, a street painting festival being held on Battle Street in historic Old Town Manassas, VA. Artists are being sought to create art on the pavement using chalk pastels. There is no entry fee, and all art supplies are provided. $200 will be awarded to the “People’s Favorite” painting. Participating artists are also invited to exhibit and sell artwork during the festival. For details and to apply, click here.

Maryland Art Place
Deadlines: June 15 (Impact) and July 5 (regional juried exhibition). Maryland Art Place is accepting applications for its second IMPACT project of 2013 and for the 2013 Regional Juried Exhibition. For the IMPACT project, the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore is offering their courtyard for an artist or team of artists to create an original outdoor installation. The courtyard is roughly a 72’ x 47’ open space; a small area or the entire courtyard may be incorporated for this installation. The 2013 Regional Juried Exhibition is intended to explore the contemporary, cultural climate of Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania and will be juried by Kristen Hileman, Curator of Contemporary Art and Department Head at the Baltimore Museum of Art. For more on both of these opportunities, click here.

Deadline: July 1, 2013. “Disaster/Resilience”at the Harwood Art Center in Albuquerque, NM (October 2013) is open to artists from all countries, working in any media and representing diverse creative fields, including drawing, painting, printmaking, jewelry making, fashion, design, architecture, digital media, etc. We encourage submission of new and/or experimental works addressing contemporary social justice issues and, particularly, the theme(s) of “Disaster/Resilience.” For details and to apply, click here.

Virginia artist fellowships
Deadline: November 8, 2013. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is now accepting applications for their Visual Arts Fellowships for 2014-15. For details and to apply, click here.

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