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Artist Opportunities #294

Painting by Art League instructor John Murray.
Painting by Art League instructor John Murray.

Our apologies for missing last week’s installment. Our blog is now up and running, so enjoy this extra-large opportunities post!

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.

All Media

Deadline: November 7. Terrault Contemporary in Baltimore, MD is excited to announce its its first Juried Exhibition, “Special Combo.” All mediums will be considered, but must not exceed 60″ in any dimension. More about “Special Combo” →

Postcard exhibits

Deadline: November 9. Ugly Art Room, the roving curatorial art project, has moved from Brooklyn, NY to Corvallis, OR. For its inaugural Pacific Northwest exhibition, a postcard show (“Paradise”) will explore the theme of travel, place and presentation. More about “Paradise” →

Deadline: January 4, 2016. “Women Do It!” is a traveling postcard exhibit open to artists of all genders and ages. It is non-juried; all theme-related postcards will be accepted. This exhibit travels to the Torpedo Factory in February. More about “Women Do It” →

Howard County Arts Council

Deadline: January 1, 2016. General exhibition applications for Howard County Arts Council galleries are reviewed on a quarterly basis. All artists ages 18 and over are eligible to apply. More about HCAC general exhibitions (PDF) →

Drop-off: January 7, 2016. For the HoCo Open 2016 exhibit, all artists in Howard County are eligible. More about HoCo Open 2016 →

The Cube

Deadline: January 18, 2016. The Cube is an experimental and installation space programmed by Visual Art Exchange in Raleigh, NC. The space, a roughly 20×20′ box, is equipped with several electrical outlets and track lighting. More about the Cube →


Re-runs: The announcements below have appeared here previously, but their deadlines still haven’t passed:

VMFA Fellowships

Deadline: November 6. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is committed to supporting professional artists as well as art and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline. Only current legal residents of Virginia are eligible. More about the fellowships →

Public art

Deadline: November 8. The City of Alexandria, Virginia invites artists and artist teams to submit their qualifications to be considered for a public art project as part of the Simpson Park Playground and Passive Space Renovation. Read the Request for Qualifications →

Being Her Now

Deadline: November 9. What does it mean to be a woman in the twenty-first century? All forms of media will be considered for this exhibit at Salisbury University in Salisbury, MD. More about this exhibit →

Photography exhibit

Deadline: November 18. For “Simply” at the Center for Fine Art Photography, photographers are asked to capture the everyday in an extraordinary way. All subject matter accepted. All capture types and photographic processes are welcome. More about this exhibit →

Photography exhibit

Deadline: November 19. The Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) 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. Following exhibition guidelines, any original 2-D or 3-D work created in any form of photography will be considered. More about Focal Point →

Vivid: Abstract Expressions

Deadline: November 30. This exhibit at ArtSpace Falls Church is an all-media, juried show open to all artists. The theme is “Vivid: Abstract Expressions.” For more information, see page 2 of the catalog here.

Fairfax County Artists

Deadline: January 6, 2016. The Arts Council of Fairfax County is pleased to announce the annual Strauss Artist Grant program for individual artists. Artists in all disciplines including visual arts, creative writing, theatre, dance performance, choreography, film, new media, music composition, and music performance are eligible to apply. More about the Strauss Artist Grants →

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