“Sometimes I get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.” — Ansel Adams
Deadline: January 5. Green Spring Gardens in Alexandria is hosting a kinetic art show, Let It Move, January 24–March 22. This juried art show will feature the hanging kinetic works of emerging artists and art students. Artwork must be ready to hang from a single ‘S’ hook. More about the exhibit →
Torpedo Factory jury details
Deadline: January 28. All artists working in fine arts and fine crafts can apply to become members of the Torpedo Factory Artists Association, the first step to having a Torpedo Factory studio. The application process begins with online submissions by January 28. More about the jury process →
For details about another opportunity at the Torpedo Factory, the Visiting Artist Program, click here.
Re-runs: These announcements have appeared here before, but if you missed them, it’s not too late to apply!
Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival (deadline extended)
Deadline: December 13. The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival will be held May 15, 16, and 17, 2015. More about the festival →
BlackRock Center 2016 proposals
Deadline: December 19. BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, MD is currently accepting proposals for solo, themed and group exhibitions to be presented in 2016. Visual artists, independent curators, and coordinators of artist collectives and arts organizations who reside in Maryland, Washington, DC or Virginia are encouraged to submit Exhibition Proposals. Read the call to artists here →
Deadline: January 2, 2015. The Maryland Federation of Art invites all artists residing in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico to enter its 5th annual Focal Point, an open-juried all-photography competition. More about the photography exhibit →
Fairfax County artists
Deadline: January 14, 2015. The Arts Council of Fairfax County awards Strauss Artist Grants to support and encourage Fairfax County’s finest creative artists in all disciplines. More information about the Strauss Artist Grants →
Hamiltonian Artists Fellowship
Deadline: March 2, 2015. The 8th annual open call to the Hamiltonian Artists Fellowship is now open. Advancing the professional development of emerging visual artists, the two-year program serves as a steppingstone for the next generation of contemporary artists in Washington, DC. More about the Hamiltonian Fellowship →