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Artist Opportunities #271

Photograph by Art League instructor Andargé Asfaw.
Photograph by Art League instructor Andargé Asfaw.

Every Tuesday, we gather a variety of artist opportunities around the DC area and beyond. Find one below and enter today — good luck! Click here for recent opportunities posts, and submit your opportunity listing here.

Photography fellowship

Deadline: May 29. The Aaron Siskind Foundation is offering a limited number of Individual Photographer’s Fellowship grants of up to $10,000 each for artists working in photography and photo-based art. The Foundation seeks to support artists/photographers who demonstrate a serious commitment to the field, who are professionally active or employed in the field. More about the grants →

Street painting festival

Deadline: May 30. “Battle of the Arts” is a street painting festival to be held on June 6 in Manassas, VA. No fee, all materials provided. Click to download the PDF prospectus and application.


Deadline: June 1. The International Guild of Realism is proud to announce a “call for entries” for our upcoming 10th Annual Exhibition. This exhibition will be held at the prestigious Principle Gallery in historic Alexandria, VA, from August 18 through September 18. More about the exhibit →

Water media

Deadline: June 6. Central Virginia Watercolor Guild is seeking watermedia artists to enter their 24th annual show, to be held in Charlottesville in September at the McGuffey Arts Center. More about this exhibit →

Small works

Deadline: July 1. The ArtBeat Gallery in Manassas, VA announces its first annual small artworks exhibit! This will be a juried show, open to all artists over 18 years old and residing in the Commonwealth of Virginia. All media are eligible, including photography, sculpture, and textiles. More about this exhibit →

National pastel exhibit

Deadline: July 15. The Maryland Pastel Society’s national juried “Shades of Pastel” Exhibition will be held October 5 – 28, 2015 at Hill Galleries at the Old Naval Hospital in Washington D.C. More than $6500 in cash and merchandise awards are to be awarded. More about this exhibit →

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