Every Tuesday, we gather a variety of artist opportunities around the DC area. Find one below and enter today — good luck! Click here for recent opportunities posts, and submit your opportunity listing here.
Deadlines vary. The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities offers several funding programs for individuals and nonprofit organizations located in the District of Columbia. More about FY16 grants →
Purchase for permanent collection
Deadline: May 3. Amazon Web Services seeks to purchase a wide range of original artwork in various media for their corporate office in Washington D.C. from artists who are either current students, alumni, or faculty of Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts (VCUarts) from all campuses or artists eighteen years and older who live, work, or have studios in the Metropolitan D.C. region. More about the project →
Receiving: May 4–5. For “The Influence of Fauvism” at The Art League, members are invited to explore this movement’s relationship to bold, bright color. Best in Show, as selected by the juror, receives $500. Click here for information on the exhibit and here for information on membership →.
DC photography competition
Deadline: May 22. FotoDC is holding two spring competitions for photographers: Faces of DC 2015 and Places of DC 2015. Judges will select cash prizes and images to appear in online and offline exhibits.
Red Bull Art of Can
Deadline: June 15. Red Bull Art of Can is a nationwide creative competition. We invite designers, animators, sculptors, and artists of all disciplines to create 3D art, physical or digital, using a can of Red Bull as inspiration. More about the competition →