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Artist Opportunities: August 13, 2013

Artist opportunities

See below for info on upcoming exhibits and studio space. You can click the banner above to view past opportunities posts. Good luck!

Studio space — Rockville
Capitol Arts Network (Rockville, MD) is considering expanding by adding 16 new studios to increase our current population of 36 resident artists in 24 studios.  These new studio spaces are in an adjacent annex that is conveniently located for teaching in our classroom, attending gallery events, and interacting with our current roster of artists and visitors.  They are generously sized and priced right for immediate occupancy once completed. For more information, see their Facebook post here.

Studio space — Alexandria
Three art studios available with onsite free parking and 24/7 access. Each artist has a key to the building’s main entrance and a studio key. All studios have full spectrum lighting with a color temperature matching sunlight. The building has nine studios ranging in size from 197 to 1,064 sq. ft. and a larger industrial space is available for a commercial artist or group of artists. Near intersection of Duke Street and S. Quaker Lane (2.5 miles from Torpedo Factory). Contact Liz Boynton 703-759-4227, cell 703-638-8369, ehboynton@gmail.com.

Emulsion at East City Art
Deadline: September 9. East City Art’s “Emulsion” seeks to combine the culturally different yet geographically close regions of Washington and Baltimore and to combine a wide array of art forms and mediums from two-dimensional work to performance based pieces. This call for entry is open to all residents of the Washington-Baltimore combined statistical metropolitan area as defined by the US Census. This is an opportunity for artists from the central Mid-Atlantic to showcase the extraordinary diversity in regional contemporary art. For details and the full prospectus, click here.

Photography competition
Deadline: September 15 (early bird discount through August 25). FotoDC’s International Awards Competition is looking for extraordinary work! Now in its sixth year, the FotoDC International Awards Competition continues to innovate and find new ways to engage and honor photographers from our region and around the world. For more information and to enter, click here.

Smithsonian Craft Show
Deadline: September 15, 2013. The annual Smithsonian Craft Show is a juried exhibition and sale of contemporary American crafts. Three jurors who are experts in the field and newly selected each year choose 121 artists from a large pool of applicants. Acceptable media categories: basketry, ceramics, decorative fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable art, and wood. For more information and to apply, click here.

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