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Artist Opportunities: February 25, 2014

This week's banner image is a detail from In Love With a Ghost, oil on paper, by Art League instructor Matthew Pinney.
This week’s banner image is a detail from In Love With a Ghost, oil on paper, by Art League instructor Matthew Pinney.

See below for details about upcoming exhibits. You can click here to see past opportunities posts. Good luck!

Portraits of Pop Culture

Receiving: March 3 and 4. All area artists can enter this exhibit at Del Ray Artisans. Artists are invited to create portraits of politicians, pundits and other well-known people. All media art is accepted in this show, from traditional portraits and sculptures, to your own lampoons and caricatures. More about the exhibit (PDF) →

#WeTweetArt 2.0

Installation: March 9. artdc is revisiting this unique social media-connected exhibit with an open call for DC-area artists. Artists install one work each (see details for size restrictions) and discuss and share the exhibit online. The artists must be on Twitter and they all must tweet @artdc about their work in the exhibition. More about the exhibit →


Receiving: March 10 and 11. This is The Art League’s second exhibit in our 60th anniversary series celebrating art movements of the past six decades. Artists should use the artists of the Washington Color School as inspiration, though works do not need to be abstract. Please note that receiving dates are one week later than the usual time due to the biennial Ikebana exhibit. More about the exhibit →

Portrait competition

Deadline: April 1. ArtFields is proud to present the second annual ArtFields Portrait Contest on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 10 AM-3 PM at The Bean Market in Lake City, SC. Twenty-four artists will have the opportunity to compete for “Best in Show” and a $1,000 cash prize by creating portraits of local farmers who will serve as models for the event. Artists at all levels from the 12 Southeastern states (AL, AK, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV) are eligible to participate. More about the competition →

Virginia artists

Deadline: May 16. Virginia residents 18 and over are invited to submit to a juried art show presented by the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews, Virginia. Over $3,000 in prizes are available. More about the exhibit → (link updated 2/26)

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