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Artist Opportunities #234

This week's image is by The Art League's new photography instructor, Barbara Southworth.
This week’s image is by The Art League’s new photography instructor, Barbara Southworth.

Here are all the new opportunities we could find this week. You can click here for recent posts in this category. Good luck!

“I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.” — Sylvester Stallone

Art in City Hall last chance!

Deadline: Friday, August 22. This edition of Art in City Hall is open to Members of The Art League, Del Ray Artisans, the Torpedo Factory Artists’ Association, Empowered Women International and Convergence Art Center. Enter online here →

Exhibit in Alexandria

Exhibit: September 26–27. Artists who are interested in exhibiting art at the Snyder Center on South Van Dorn Street are invited to contact Ed at ed@edfunkphotography.com. The exhibit is scheduled for September 26 and 27. Cost per exhibitor is only $25.00 and includes a large table in each space.

Art materials

Event: August 23. Deadline to reserve vendor spot: August 20. More than 20 vendors, along with many artists in the Torpedo Factory’s 82 studios will be selling or trading a variety of art supplies for use across all visual media. Details on the Torpedo Factory’s website →

Chalk art

Deadline: August 29. The Golden Triangle BID is looking for an artist to create a temporary chalk illustration on a designated sidewalk. Read the call to artists here →

Día de Los Muertos

Deadline: September 12. This exhibit at Arlington Arts Center is open to artists living in Virginia, Maryland, DC, Delaware, Pennsylvania, or West Virginia. Artworks submitted should respond to the theme of Día de Los Muertos. More about the exhibit →

Window Wonderland in Baltimore

On behalf of Harbor East Management Group, Maryland Art Place is pleased to announce the third annual “Window Wonderland” project, a storefront, holiday initiative within the Harbor East corridor. Collectively, MAP & Harbor East are seeking unique, holiday presentations/installations to be placed in a variety of retail locations. Storefront installations will be on view from Friday, November 14, 2014 – Friday, January 2, 2015. More about the project →


Deadline: September 26. This exhibit at Arlington Arts Center will examine games and play through the lens of contemporary art. AAC is looking for artists working in a variety of media. Out-of-the-box exhibitions concepts that employ new technologies like augmented reality and mobile applications are also encouraged. More about the exhibit →

Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival

Deadline: December 7. The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival will be held May 15, 16, and 17, 2015. It is a competitive, juried, outdoor event that showcases the best contemporary fine art and craft from around the country. More about the festival →

Metal & jewelry artists

Deadline: February 15, 2015. For the traveling exhibition “Co:Operation Garnish,” organizers are asking metalsmith and jewelry artists to form two-person working partnerships. Read the details here →

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