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Artist Opportunities #225

Photograph by Alison Duvall
This week’s banner image is by photography instructor Alison Duvall.

Here are this week’s calls for artists and other announcements. You can click here for past opportunities posts. Good luck!

“It is the nature of the artist to mind exces­sively what is said about him. Lit­er­a­ture is strewn with the wreck­age of men who have minded beyond rea­son the opin­ions of oth­ers.”  — Virginia Woolf

Cleveland residency

Deadline: August 1. Micro Art Space is approaching its second season as a new short-term residency program & gallery space in Cleveland, Ohio. Artists chosen for the residency conclude their experience with a solo or two-person exhibition open to the public during the high traffic indoor art walk. Local, national, and international artists working in any medium are invited to apply for one-week, two-week, or four-week residencies. More about Micro Art Space →


Deadline: August 15. Artists are invited to enter a juried exhibit, “Feast Your Eyes: The Art of Food” at Annemarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center in Solomons, MD. The goal is to create a rich and varied exhibit that honors the complexity of our relationship with food. All media welcome; small to large-scale installations; new media encouraged; indoor and outdoor works accepted; cash awards. More about the Art of Food exhibit →

Video & New Media

Deadline: December 31. Open Call from Artisphere for works from multiple creative works in visual and new media, for local, national and international artists. More about new media at Artisphere →

Local public libraries

Several local library systems have exhibit spaces for local artists. Below are the libraries we could find information for. Let us know if you know of others! Follow these links for guidelines:

Delaplaine Visual Arts Center

The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center in Frederick, MD accepts exhibit proposals on an ongoing basis, scheduling two years out. More about exhibits at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Center →

Re-runs: Don’t forget about these opportunities previously posted here:

Sculpture at The Art League

Deadline: July 18. Our August sculpture exhibit is by digital entry only. More about this exhibit →

Solo exhibits at The Art League

Info session: Thursday, July 17, 6:00 pm. Deadline: September 26. Artists interested in a solo exhibit at The Art League in 2016 can submit their proposals in Fall 2014. Interested artists should attend an information session, submit their materials by September 26, and deliver their physical work to the Gallery for jurying on October 20. Required submission materials include five images, a resume, artist statement, and exhibit proposal. More about solo exhibits →

Printmaking exhibit

Deadline: July 31. “Ink, Press, Repeat 2014″: Since 2001, the University Galleries at William Paterson University has organized an annual juried printmaking exhibition featuring traditional and digital print media and book art. One artist will be selected to have a solo exhibition at the University Galleries. Select works will receive cash prizes. More about the exhibit →

Put a Bird On It

Receiving: Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1 at Del Ray Artisans. Prove that embellishment can be art! All artwork must incorporate a ‘bird’, either thematically or literally. Open to members and non-members. Read the call to artists (PDF) →

Urban Aspect

Deadline: August 22. The October 2014 show at Principle Gallery Alexandria will be a juried exhibition entitled “Urban Aspect,” featuring works of art that explore the myriad of themes and vistas found in urban life in all corners of the world. The theme is not restricted to any conventional ideas of cityscapes (though these are by no means discouraged), but rather is open so as to encourage creative and original subject matter and perspectives of urban life and locations. Juror: Jeremy Mann. More about the exhibit →

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