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Artist Opportunities: October 1, 2013

Mosaic by Art League instructor Gene Sterud

See below for details on upcoming exhibits to enter and other announcements.  You can click the image above to view past opportunities posts. (This week’s banner: detail from a mosaic by Art League instructor Gene Sterud.)

This week, a roundup of opportunities already featured in recent weeks whose deadlines still haven’t passed:

Large Works @ The Art League
Deadline: October 4, 2013. This year, The Art League’s Large Works show will be juried by digital entry only. See the exhibit page for the full prospectus. More about Large Works >

Corcoran Community Art Fair
Deadline: October 5. The Corcoran’s second annual Community Art Fair is a juried exhibition and sale of fine arts and crafts made by D.C.-area artists. More about the art fair >

Seed pack art contest
Deadline: October 6, 2013. Every year, the Hudson Valley Seed Library creates a limited edition custom seed pack for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society based on the Philadelphia Flower Show theme. All 2-D and flat/relief 3-D mediums are accepted excluding photography. This includes but is not limited to painting, collage, paper cutting, carving, plant matter, encaustic. All works must be 8″ x 8″ square. More about the contest >

Flashpoint Gallery call for proposals
Deadline: October 18, 2013. Flashpoint Gallery in Northwest DC is accepting exhibition proposals for the 2014–15 season. Artists and independent curators presenting work in any medium may apply. More about the call for proposals >

Call for public sculpture
Deadline: October 25, 2013. The Howard County Arts Council is seeking up to 12 artists to participate in its ARTsites Public Art Competition for a temporary outdoor exhibit from May 2014 – July 2015. The competition is open to all professional visual artists, aged 18 and older, with public art experience that is commensurate with this project’s scope. More on ARTsites >

Call for public sculpture (2)
Deadline: November 1, 2013. The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center in Portsmouth, VA is calling for proposals for a 2014 Outdoor Sculpture Display. More on the call for artists >

Deadline: November 29. Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, MD has issued an open call for proposals for residencies starting the winter of 2014.  Artists may be visual, literary, performing, or multidisciplinary. More about the residency >

Hillyer Art Space
Deadline: November 22, 2013. Hillyer Art Space invites artists to submit to its current Open Call for Artists for the 2014-2015 exhibition season. Artists must live the DC Metro area and can’t have had a solo exhibition within the past three years. More about Hillyer Art Space’s Open Call for Artists >

Studio space: Alexandria
Art studio 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,

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