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Artist Opportunities: November 5, 2013

Photograph copyright Libby Cullen

See below for details on upcoming exhibits and other calls for artists (please note — the deadline for Art in City Hall has been extended!). You can click the banner above to view past opportunities posts. This week’s banner image: detail from a photograph of the National Gallery of Art’s moving walkway by Art League instructor Libby Cullen, whose next architectural photography workshop will visit the National Building Museum in December.

Good luck!

Virginia artists
Deadline: December 1. Artists residing in the state of Virginia are invited to submit works for the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art’s (MOCA) annual juried exhibition, “New Waves 2014.” More about the exhibit →

Art in City Hall
New Deadline: Friday, December 6. The Art League and the City of Alexandria, in conjunction with the Mayor’s initiative to promote the arts citywide in Alexandria, continue to support Art In City Hall. This juried exhibit enhances the environment of Alexandria’s City Hall and promotes the talents of local artists. The exhibit will be juried by an outside, independent expert in the arts, and will hang for eight months on the second floor of the Alexandria City Hall. Members of The Art League, Del Ray Artisans, the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association, Empowered Women International, and Convergence Art Center are invited to participate. This fall, the exhibit theme is “Intersections of Art and History.” More about the exhibit here →

Bethesda Fine Arts Festival
Deadline: December 6. The Bethesda Fine Arts Festival (May 10 & 11, 2014) features 130 booth spaces. The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District advisory committee will select the artists. All original fine art and fine craft is eligible to apply. More about the festival →

Myths & Legends
Deadline: December 6. This exhibit at the Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland celebrates works of art that bring to life fantastical myths, legends, fables, folktales, fairy tales, and the like. More about the exhibit (PDF) →

Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival
Deadline: December 7. The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival (May 2014) is produced by the Greater Reston Arts Center and is a competitive, juried, outdoor event showcasing the best contemporary fine art and craft from around the country. The Festival is held in the streets of Reston Town Center, an upscale, elegant, shopping destination. More about the festival →

Artists in Action
Deadline: December 13. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland seeks artists working in any media to submit proposals to set up a working studio space in the Main Gallery for 1-2 week periods. More about the call (PDF) →

Call for submissions
The Craddock-Terry Gallery at Riverviews Artspace is currently accepting submissions from 2D, 3D, performance, and video artists. The Craddock-Terry is a 2,500 square foot; street-level contemporary exhibition space in Lynchburg, Virginia’s revitalized downtown. The Exhibition Committee will consider artists for both solo and group exhibitions for 2014 and 2015. More about the gallery →

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