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Artist Opportunities #238

Jesse Turnbull - M’aidez
A still from M’aidez, a stop-motion animated short by Art League instructor Jesse Turnbull.

See below for exhibits, fairs, and fellowships to apply for. Click here to view past opportunities posts. Good luck!

“Rocket science is tough, and rockets have a way of failing.” — Sally Ride

Chalk artists

Deadline: September 27. Announcing the 2nd Annual Battle of the Artists, a street painting festival held on Battle Street in historic Old Town Manassas, VA. Artists are being sought to create art on the pavement using chalk pastels. There is no entry fee, and all art supplies are provided. $100 will be awarded to the “People’s Favorite” painting. This event takes place in the middle of the Manassas Fall Jubilee. Thousands of people will be in attendance. More about the event →


Deadline: October 3. Back by popular demand, this small works show at the Target Gallery is a juried exhibition that invites artists to submit work that cannot exceed 5” in any direction. This is an all media exhibition open to all artists nationally and internationally. More about the exhibit →

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 →

Bethesda Arts Festival

Deadline: December 5. The Bethesda Fine Arts Festival (May 9–10, 2015) features 130 booth spaces. The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District advisory committee will select the artists. All original fine art and fine craft is eligible to apply. More about the festival →

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