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Artist Opportunities: July 2, 2013

Artist opportunities

See below for upcoming exhibits to enter, studio spaces available to rent, and other announcements. You can click the banner above to view past opportunities posts. Good luck!

Shapes at The Art League
Deadline: July 12, 2013. Time is running out to enter The Art League’s annual sculpture exhibit! “Shapes” is digital entry only. To download the prospectus and entry form, visit the exhibit page here.

Lobby installation proposals
Deadline: July 31. The Carlton, A Condominium Unit Owners Association located in South Arlington, VA is seeking proposals for a major art installation in its main lobby.  This call is open to all local and regional artists in VA and Washington, DC. Proposals are due July 31. To receive an application, contact Gale Waldron at gwaldron1@verizon.net.

Photography exhibits
Deadlines: July 26/August 23. Washington School of Photography has upcoming exhibits of landscape and figure photography. For details on “Living Inspiration: The Land” (deadline July 26), click here. For details on “Form & Figure: Fine Art Nudes” (deadline August 23), click here.

Fermentation exhibit
Deadline: August 24, 2013. Convergence in Alexandria is calling artists to submit works that express, share or observe fermentation in a creative, personal, spiritual or global sense. All media considered including 2D, 3D, multimedia,
installations, and performance. Open to all artists. For more information and to enter, click here (scroll down for the call for art).

Stroke of Genius exhibit
Deadline: August 21, 2013. This national juried exhibit through the Maryland Federation of Art is open to any original work created through any painting media including, ink, oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolor, encaustic, etc. Selected works will be exhibited at MFA Circle Gallery November 1 – November 23, 2013. Click here for more information.

Two Studio Spaces in Old Town!
1) Space in the heart of Old Town is available August 1. Plenty of natural light from a skylight and windows make this a great location. Please call or e-mail Bill Fonvielle for more information: 703-768-8585, fonviellestudios@gmail.com.

2) Art studios are available in an old brick warehouse about 2.5 miles from the Torpedo Factory (near the intersection of Duke Street and South Quaker Lane). Free onsite parking and 24/7 access. Each artist has a key to the building’s main entrance and a studio key. Each studio has full spectrum lighting with a color temperature that matches sunlight. There are nine studios in the building, ranging in size from 197 to 1,064 square feet. There is also a larger industrial space available for a commercial artist or group of artists. If you would like to consider joining our artist community, please contact Liz Boynton: 703-759-4227, cell 703-638-8369, ehboynton@gmail.com.

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