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Artist Opportunities #226

This week's banner image is All-Seeing Eye by Art League instructor Tina Chisena.
All-Seeing Eye, by Art League instructor Tina Chisena, keeps a lookout for artist opportunities.

Here are exhibit opportunities in the area and around the world. You can click here for past opportunities posts. Good luck!

“Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working.” — Pablo Picasso

Hyattsville Arts Festival

Deadline: June 28. The Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival will be Saturday, September 13. Only original artwork, photography, handmade jewelry, and handmade crafts are allowed. Click here for the 2014 exhibitor application →

War of 1812 Festival

Deadline: June 30. Undaunted Weekend (August 23, 2014) commemorates the War of 1812, the March Across Prince George’s County, and the Battle of Bladensburg with lectures, festivals, food, tours, and more. About 20 arts and crafts vendors will be featured — half of the slots are scheduled for Gateway Arts District vendors, while the remaining can come from Prince George’s County and surrounding areas. Artists and craft workers need NOT be 1812 related, but participants which include traditional crafts, historic trades, general American patriotism, and/or the heritage, history and culture of the region and Maryland are strongly encouraged. See the vendor application →

InLight Richmond

Deadline: July 15. 1708 Gallery in Richmond, VA invites artists working in all media and disciplines, including performance, to submit proposals for InLight Richmond 2014, 1708 Gallery’s 7th annual one-night, public exhibition of light-based art and performance. More about InLight Richmond →

Strathmore residency

Deadline: September 8. Emerging artists will be in residence in the Mansion at Strathmore from January – August 2015. During this time, each artist will have the opportunity to develop an audience in the DC metropolitan area, perfect their craft, create and implement an outreach, educational, or special event proposal for Strathmore’s consideration, and premiere a new body of artwork commissioned by Strathmore in a culminating exhibition. Find more info about the residency at the top of this page →

Studio space: Alexandria

Click here for information about studio space at Studio 4 in Old Town →

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″: One artist will be selected to have a solo exhibition at the University Galleries at William Paterson University. Select works will receive cash prizes. More about the exhibit →

Cleveland residency

Deadline: August 1. Local, national, and international artists working in any medium are invited to apply for one-week, two-week, or four-week residencies at Micro Art Space in Cleveland, Ohio. 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. All media welcome. More about the Art of Food exhibit →

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. 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) →

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