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Artist Opportunities #228
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Artist Opportunities #228

This week's image is by Art League instructor Rebecca Adams.
This week’s image is by Art League instructor Rebecca Adams.

Here are this week’s calls for artists and other opportunities collected for you. Click here to view recent posts in this category. Good luck!

“‘But for to assaye,’ he seyde, ‘it nought ne greveth;
For he that nought nassayeth, nought nacheveth.’”
— Geoffrey Chaucer
(“To attempt, he said, should not grieve us: nothing ventured, nothing gained.”)

Alexandria Art Market

Deadline: ASAP, accepted throughout the season. Join Del Ray Artisans in its 5th season of monthly outdoor art markets on the lawn area of the Del Ray Artisans gallery. These markets give artists an opportunity to sell their original handmade artwork and provide them with consistent exposure to the community. There will be six (6) monthly markets on the 2nd Saturday of the month (May through October) from 10am to 4pm, rain or shine. More about the market (PDF) →

Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics

Deadline: July 15. This juried competition is open to all artists worldwide with entries in functional, sculptural, and tile ceramics. Prizes total $30,000. Entry and more info here →

Cheap Thrills

Deadline: August 1. Anacostia Arts Center is now accepting submissions from DMV artists for a curated group show featuring works under $500. Visual artists who work in any media are encouraged to submit. More about the exhibit →

Labor Day Art Show

Deadline: August 3. The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture invites artists to submit work to the 44th Annual Labor Day Art Show in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park in Glen Echo, MD. More about the art show →

Loudoun photography exhibit

Deadline: September 19. The Friends of Claude Moore Park (FCMP) invite you to participate in the 7th Annual FCMP Photography Expo “Natural Spaces and Old Places” to be held on September 27, 2014. Photographers of all levels and ages are encouraged to enter their favorite photos into the juried competition in five categories: Roots and Buds, Wild Creatures, Winged Wonders, Natural Landscapes, and History and Heritage. More about the exposition: rules → | entry form →

VMFA Fellowships

Deadline: November 7. Fellowships from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts are offered for professionals, graduate students, and undergraduates. Applicants must be legal residents of Virginia. More about VMFA fellowships →


Re-runs: Don’t miss these opportunities previously posted here!

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 →

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 sessions: July 17, August 15, August 28, or September 13. 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 →

Cancer survivor artwork

Deadline: August 1. The American Society of Clinical Oncology is producing the annual Expressions of Hope wall calendar for 2015 as a way for anyone who has been affected by cancer – patients, friends, families, caregivers – to share their emotions through art and inspire hope in others. Entry form and more information →

Sculpture proposals: Bloomington, IN

Deadline: August 1. The Crescent Bend Neighborhood Association in partnership with the City of Bloomington is issuing a Call to Artists to submit proposals for consideration for a site-specific sculpture commission. Download the call for artists (PDF) →

Food

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) →

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 →

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