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Artist Opportunities #218

This week's banner image is by Art League instructor David Carter.
This week’s banner image is by Art League instructor David Carter.

Here are this week’s exhibit opportunities and more. Click here to view past opportunities posts. Good luck!

“In the realm of ideas, everything depends on enthusiasm; in the real world, all rests on perseverance.” — Goethe

Bethany Beach

Deadline: May 1. The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce announces that applications for the 36th Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival (September 6, 2014) are now open. Join over 100 skilled artisans against the beautiful backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean and the Bethany Beach boardwalk. This one-day show attracts more than 7,500 visitors. More about the festival →

Tabletop last chance!

Deadline: Friday, May 2, 6:00 pm. The Art League’s annual functional ceramics exhibit, open to all artists internationally and juried by potter Tony Clennell. More info and entry here →

Figurative art

Deadline: May 12. “Flesh & Bone” at Hillyer Art Space is a juried exhibition that examines contemporary figurative art. This is an all-media exhibition that invites artists — local and regional (within 150 miles of Washington, DC) — to submit work for consideration that includes the human figure as its subject. Juror: Judy Byron. More about the exhibit →

Hillyer also has an open call for proposals for the 2015/16 exhibition season, with a deadline of September 28. More info here →

Cooperstown national juried exhibit

Deadline: May 15. The annual National Juried Art Exhibition is open to artists working in all mediums residing in the United States. The show runs in the July/August time slot and coincides with the peak of Cooperstown’s summer tourist season allowing for prime public exposure. Juror: Sondra Freckelton. More info and entry here →

Photo Review contest

Deadline: June 30. Jennifer Blessing, Senior Curator of Photography at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, will be the juror for the 2014 Photo Review Photography Competition. The Photo Review, a highly acclaimed critical journal of photography, is sponsoring its 30th annual photography competition with a difference. Instead of only installing an exhibit that would be seen by a limited number of people, The Photo Review will reproduce accepted entries in its 2014 competition issue and on its website. More about the contest →

Marfa residency

The Artist in Residence program provides an opportunity for artists from the USA to work in a unique natural environment. Marfa is a small town in a sparsely populated area of far West Texas and artists should be prepared to spend a great portion of their time alone. More about the program →

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