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Artist Opportunities: February 4, 2014

This week's banner image is a detail from a photograph of the National Gallery of Art's East Wing by photography instructor Libby Cullen.
This week’s banner image is a detail from a photograph of the National Gallery of Art’s East Wing by photography instructor Libby Cullen.

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

Creative Capital awards
Deadline: February 28. Creative Capital is now accepting online Letters of Inquiry for awards in Moving Image (formerly Film/Video) and Visual Arts. Creative Capital provides integrated financial and advisory support to artists pursuing adventurous projects in all creative disciplines. More about the program >

Paint Annapolis
Deadline: March 5. Paint Annapolis is a 4-day juried plein air painting competition that draws artists and art enthusiasts from across the country. The event will take place June 24-27 with receptions for artists, enthusiasts and collectors on June 27, 28 and 29. Thirty artists will be chosen by Submission Juror Ned Mueller. More about Paint Annapolis >

Fine Art & Creative Photography
Deadline: March 20. The Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) invites all artists residing in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico to enter its 4th annual Focal Point, an open-juried all photography competition. Following exhibition guidelines, any 2-D or 3-D work created in any form of photography will be considered. More on the exhibit >

Young Artist Fellowship
Deadline: March 24. The Touchstone Foundation for the Arts (TFA) Young Artist Fellowship program is open to Washington area artists between the age of 18-29 and is designed to help young and emerging artists to develop professionally through a two-year membership in the Touchstone Gallery, mentoring by established artists, participation in gallery group shows, and a culminating solo show at the end of the two year fellowship. More on the fellowship >

Re-runs

The following announcements appeared here previously, but we’re publishing them again in case you missed them:

Capitol Hill Art League
Deadline: February 18. The Capitol Hill Art League announces its 2014 DC metro-area juried open call exhibit, to be juried by American University professor Dr. Alida Anderson. The exhibit is open to 2D and 3D work; cash prizes will be awarded for best-in-show and second place. More about the exhibit →

3-D art
Deadline: February 18. For the juried exhibit “Dimensional Expressions” at Artful Dimensions Gallery in Fredericksburg, VA, artists in all media are invited to submit images of their 3-D artwork. Art League artist and instructor Kathlyn J. Avila is the juror for this exhibit. More about the exhibit →

Self-Portraits at Target Gallery
Deadline: February 24. Target Gallery presents Identification, an all-media self-portrait exhibition exploring alternative definitions of self through the juxtaposition of the artists’ objective and subjective identities. Artists are asked to submit a standardized 4×4 photo of themselves to exhibit along side of the artwork. More on the exhibit →

Art of Stewardship
Deadline: February 28. Howard County Conservancy is issuing a call for artists working in two-dimensional art/photography and outdoor sculpture; focusing on the artist as an environmental activist in stewarding our Earth. More on the exhibit →

Hamiltonian Fellowship
Deadline: March 1. 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 on the fellowship →

Annapolis Craft Festival
Deadline: March 4. The Fifth Annual Annapolis Arts, Crafts and Wine Festival, June 7 and 8 at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, showcases the prized works of over 200 artists employing a variety of media: painting, sculpture, ceramics, digital art, mixed media, printmaking, jewelry, fiber art, glass, wood, leather, metal and photography. More about the festival →

America’s Next Top Master Artist
Deadline: March 14. Kicking off on the Gateway Arts District Spring 2014 Open Studios Day, Project America’s Next Top Master Artist is an elimination-style exhibition presented in three rounds at Brentwood Arts Exchange. The winner receives $500 and a solo exhibition at Brentwood Arts Exchange. More on the exhibit →

Washington Craft Show
Deadline: April 1. The 27th annual Washington Craft Show, October 31 – November 2, 2014, sponsored by Crafts America, will be held at the Washington Convention Center in the heart of Washington, D.C. This prestigious show features 195 artists who are jury selected from all over the United States. More about the craft show →

Juried exhibit
Deadline: April 7. The South-Atlantic Juried Exhibition at the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education is open to all professional artists who reside in Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. More about the exhibit →

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