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Artist Opportunities #252

Dandelions III, encaustic, by Art League instructor Beverly Ryan.
Dandelions III, encaustic, by Art League instructor Beverly Ryan.

We’ve gathered a variety of artist opportunities around the DC area. Art Opps was on vacation last week, so we have two weeks’ worth to share!

Find one below and enter today — good luck! Click here for past opportunities posts, and submit your opportunity listing here.

“Go ahead, climb up onto the velvet top of the highest stakes table. Place yourself as the bet.” — Adyashanti

Video art

Deadline: January 17. Hothouse Video at Washington Project for the Arts is open to all single-channel video work. If selected, artists must provide all videos in an mp4 format. Six HD monitors are provided in a pre-set layout. Monitors are set at a low volume because of daily use, if needed headphones can be attached to TVs for better audio. More about Hothouse Video →

Women’s Works

Deadline: January 18. Women’s Works is a juried fine art exhibit, celebrating women artists and is presented annually by the Northwest Area Arts Council in Woodstock, Illinois. More about Women’s Works →

Bird-themed art

Deadline: January 21. All visual arts media will be considered for this exhibition at Washington ArtWorks. “Aviary” will be juried by Washington Post’s Science Graphics Editor and artist, Patterson Clark. More about “Aviary” →

Anacostia River photography

Deadline: January 23. Vivid Solutions Gallery seeks submissions to a group photography exhibition highlighting the Anacostia River, to be on view March 13 – May 1, 2015. The exhibit coincides with Celebrate the River, a celebration of the Anacostia River that will serve as the closing day festivities of The National Cherry Blossom Festival, taking place near the gallery in Anacostia Park on April 12. More about the photography exhibit →

Bethesda Painting Awards

Deadline: February 13. The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District invites eligible artists to enter the Bethesda Painting Awards. Artists must be 18 years of age or older and permanent, full-time residents of Maryland, Virginia or Washington, DC. More about the painting awards →

Paint Annapolis

Deadline: February 22. Paint Annapolis is a five-day juried plein air painting competition held June 8-14, 2015, that brings to Annapolis plein air painters from around the world. Artists are juried in to participate, and a judge awards prizes at the competition. More about Paint Annapolis →

Torpedo Factory loading dock mural

Deadline: March 31. This is an open call for artists to design and execute a mural to cover the exterior of the Torpedo Factory Art Center loading dock. More about the mural →

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