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Artist Opportunities: July 30, 2013

Artist opportunities

See below for information on upcoming exhibits and other announcements. You can click the banner above to view past opportunities posts. Good luck!

Arlington Arts Center space
Deadline: August 1, 2013 (Thursday). AAC invites Washington-area visual artists to apply for this prestigious six-year residency program, which supports artists by providing spacious and light-filled studios, subsidized rent, and a creative community of emerging artists working in diverse media. In addition to well-appointed spaces, studio artists enjoy tremendous exposure and the opportunity to exhibit their work biennially in AAC’s Wyatt Gallery. The available space is within our group studio, to be shared with two other artists. For more information, click here.

AWS call for art
Deadline: August 9, 2013. Amazon Web Services (AWS) located in Herndon, Virginia and headquartered in Seattle, Washington is issuing an AWSome Call for Art for the purpose of showcasing original art as well as purchasing artwork for its offices located at 12900 Worldgate Drive. For more information, click here to download a PDF.

Oil & acrylic painters
Deadline: August 16, 2013. Since 1991, the National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) has been showcasing the remarkable talents of thousands of oil and acrylic painters. NOAPS along with the Dunnegan Gallery of Fine Art and The Vine Gallery invite oil and acrylic painters to submit original work for the Best of America 2013 Exhibition. For more information, click here.

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.

Extreme Exhibit Makeover
Deadline: August 25, 2013. The Extreme Exhibit Makeover is a process of creating new exhibits in the Sandy Spring Museum through the collaboration of professionals from different fields – history, art, exhibit design, and so on – and a member of the local community. A $200 stipend will be paid to each participant. For more information, click here.

Photo contest
Deadline: November 29, 2013. Smithsonian Magazine is holding its 11th annual photo contest. Photographers may enter in any of five categories—the American Experience, the Natural World, People, Travel and Altered Images—and compete to win cash prizes. Judges will also be looking for the best photographs taken with mobile devices. For more information, click here.

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