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Artist Opportunities: December 3, 2013

Julie Booth - story cloth
This week’s banner image is a detail from a story cloth by Art League instructor Julie Booth.

See below for deadlines, calls for artists, contests, and more. You can click here for past opportunities posts. Good luck!

Last chance! Art in City Hall
Deadline: 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 →

Last chance! 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 →

Ceramic World Cup
Deadline: December 13 (early deadline December 6). The 2014 Ceramic World Cup Tournament is a national, juried exhibition. Thirty-two artists will be chosen to display three cups at HYART Gallery in Madison, WI. The exhibition will be promoted before and during the 47th annual NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) conference in Milwaukee, WI, which will take place from March 19-22, 2014. More about the competition →

Benefit show at Arlington Arts Gallery
Deadline: December 14. The Art of Giving: This is a benefit show, where the proceeds from the gallery’s commission sales will go to help the Toys For Tots organization. If an artist wishes to include more of their sales to the benefit, please indicate so on your entry. All artists are invited to enter original artworks in any media for exhibition which will be on view at the Arlington Arts Gallery from December 15 through December 31, 2013. More about the exhibit →

Jacksonville Jazz Festival poster competition
Deadline: January 6, 2014. Would you like to be the artist for the 2014 Jacksonville Jazz Festival Poster? Mail or e-mail a photo of your entry today for your chance to win recognition as the official 2014 Jacksonville Jazz Festival poster artist, a $1,500 cash prize, a complementary booth at the festival and other festival perks. More about the competition →

Hamiltonian Fellowship
Deadline: March 1, 2014. The 7th annual open call to the Hamiltonian Artists Fellowship is now open. Advancing the professional development of emerging visual artists, the two-year program serves as a critical steppingstone for the next generation of contemporary artists in Washington, DC. More about the fellowship →

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