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Artist Opportunities #240

Painting by Art League instructor Tania Karpowitz.
Painting by Art League instructor Tania Karpowitz.

Here is your weekly digest of upcoming exhibits, deadlines, residencies, and everything else we can find. Click here for recent opportunities posts. Good luck!

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” — Wayne Gretzky

Small Artwork

Deadline: October 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 →

Large Artwork

Deadline: October 10 (extended from October 3). “Large Works” at The Art League is open to all current members. For details and size restrictions, see the prospectus. More about the exhibit →


Dropoff: October 20–25. The 5th Annual Patricia Sitar Arts Expo is a juried exhibit at the Sitar Arts Center with the theme “In Movement.” Youth, young adults, and adults can all submit work. Details and requirements for the exhibit (PDF) →

Photographs by veterans

Deadline: October 24. On Friday, November 7th, Washington ArtWorks will open “A Time of Service”, a photography show featuring images taken by United States veterans and active duty service members during their time of service. All images will be accepted in this special exhibit – all veterans and active duty service men and women are welcome to send in their favorite images to be displayed. Photographers of all levels are welcome to submit – novice, hobbyists or professionals. More about the exhibit →

Stormy Weather

Deadline: October 29. From onset to aftermath and all in between, “Stormy Weather” is the theme of Maryland Federation of Art’s (MFA) open juried exhibition. Any original 2-D artwork depicting the sights, sounds, colors, impact, anticipation, and more will be considered. More about the exhibit →


Deadline: October 31. On Friday, January 2, 2014 Washington ArtWorks will open “White”, a juried gallery exhibition in both of their formal galleries – totaling over 2,000 square feet of exhibit space. 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. More about the festival →

Multiple eXposure Zine

Deadline: December 31. Attention writers, researchers, photographers, visual artists, and image-makers! The Multiple eXposure Project is a multimedia, multi/trans/inter-disciplinary artistic practice and research-based initiative that explores the many layers of image-making, participatory photography, visual ethnography, and performative encounter(s) between the image and the spectator. We are happy to announce that we will be publishing the very first issue of our collaborative zine and we are now accepting submissions until December 31, 2014. More about the project →

Volunteer portrait artist

Kali TV Online is an online media network focusing on Africans in the Diaspora, based in Falls Church. The network is starting a new show which is going to require a portrait artist who can volunteer as a host of the show. Anyone interested can contact Omar Kaseko via 240-374-2192 or kalitv@kalitv.com.

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