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Artist Opportunities #237

New Jersey Avenue 2012 by painting instructor Bryan Jernigan.
New Jersey Avenue 2012 by painting instructor Bryan Jernigan.

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“To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.” — Kurt Vonnegut

Political art

Deadline: October 3. Lines Drawn: America’s Artists Look Beyond the Politics of Red and Blue is a juried exhibit of artwork that relates to, or provides evidence of, the failure of our elected officials to address social, economic and/or political issues. The winning submissions will be exhibited and offered for sale at Charles Krause/Reporting Fine Art Gallery in DC. More about the exhibit →

Fisher Gallery

Deadline: November 7. The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center invites proposals from artists or art groups to present exhibitions in the Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery for the calendar year 2015. Artists must reside in the Northern Virginia/Maryland/District of Columbia Metropolitan area. Exhibitions may be solo or group. Read the call to artists →

Black History Month

Deadline: December 7. “Light of the Ancestors” is an art exhibit during Black History Month at Pepco Edison Place Gallery in DC. The curator is Carolyn S. Goodridge. More about the exhibit →


Last chance! The exhibits below appeared here before. Their deadlines are in the next week.

Small Artwork

Deadline: September 10. The Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) invites all artists residing in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico to enter its 12th Small Wonders competition. More about Small Wonders →

Photography competition

Deadline: September 12. The Delaplaine Art Center, located in historic downtown Frederick, Maryland, announces the 2014 National Juried Photography Exhibit. More about the exhibit (PDF) →

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. More about the exhibit →

Smithsonian Craft Show 2015

Deadline: September 14. Applications are now open for the 33rd annual Smithsonian Craft Show, taking place in April 2015. More about the Smithsonian Craft Show →


Deadline: September 14. “World Aesthetic” at Gallery Underground is a national juried landscape show inspired by travels near and far; at home and abroad; continental and intercontinental; places real or imagined. More about the exhibit →

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