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Artist Opportunities #232

Drawing by Alex Beck
Image by Alex Beck, a new Art League instructor who will be teaching Gesture Drawing.

Here are new exhibits and more to apply for. You can click here to view past opportunities posts. Good luck!

“The art form is to become one with the hurdle, to make it your friend.”
— Renaldo Nehemiah, world-record hurdler

Arts Club of Washington

Deadline: September 1. The Arts Club of Washington has a call for artists for the 2015–16 exhibition season. Exhibitions are scheduled monthly from September 2015 through May 2016. Read the full call for artists →

Online “Residency”

Deadline: September 1. The Digital Fabrication Residency is a hands-on online intensive incubator for visual artists, designers and creatives with the desire to incorporate digital fabrication into their work to achieve highly specialized production for individual projects and public art commissions. More about the residency →

Franz & Virginia Bader Fund

Deadline: September 15. The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund makes grants to visual artists aged 40 and older who live within 150 miles of Washington, DC. At least one grant is awarded annually. More about the Bader Fund →

Alexandria Animals Pet Photo Calendar Contest

Deadline: September 15. The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria’s (AWLA) annual fundraiser is a great way to support the AWLA while getting a chance to show off your animal companions! Entries and voting takes place from July 15 to Sept. 15. Prizes are awarded based on fundraising totals. More about the contest →

Portrait Competition

Deadline: November 30, 2014. Entry is open for the 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition at the National Portrait Gallery. The work entered should be understood as a portrait in the broadest sense. It may be a traditional, representational work or it may be a more experimental or conceptual portrait, but it must be based on the artist’s direct contact with any living individual(s). Self-portraits will be accepted. Each artist may enter only one portrait, and it must have been completed after January 1, 2013. Entries will be accepted in all visual arts media. More about the portrait competition →


For many more opportunities with deadlines that haven’t passed, see last week’s post.

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