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Artist Opportunities #596

"You And Me", by Keonghee Cho, is currently on view in the "Screen Dream" April Themed Exhibit.

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

 

Opportunities

 

Call for Entry, FY22 Marion Barry Jr. Legacy Mural Project — D.C.

Deadline: April 22  The District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities is seeking qualified artists or design professionals to design, fabricate and install the Marion Barry Legacy Mural, interactive kiosks and/or display cases, as well as final placement of the 8 ft. plaster model of the Mayor Marion Barry Statue (to be supplied) in the lobby of the recently dedicated Mayor Marion S. Barry Jr. Building located at 441 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC. For more information, click here.

 

Call for Artist, Turning Tides, Target Gallery — Alexandria, VA

Deadline: April 24   Target Gallery invites artists working in all visual media to apply to Turning Tides, a group exhibition that presents work about climate change. This exhibition aims to illuminate the issue, with the variety of artworks represented with different styles and approaches coming together in a dialogue . The subject matter, media, and concepts for artwork is open to interpretation but the overall connecting theme must be about, relate to, or be a direct cause/effect of climate change. For more information and to enter, click here.

 

2022 WJA Cindy Edelstein Jewelry Design Scholarship — New York

Deadline: April 30  The Women’s Jewelry Association established the Cindy Edelstein Jewelry Design Scholarship in memory of one of the jewelry industry’s most beloved and respected members who died suddenly in 2016 of cardiac arrest. Edelstein was a champion of the jewelry design community and especially understood the unique challenges that newcomers to the field faced. For that reason, the scholarship is targeted to emerging fine jewelry designers or artisans, and memorializes her tireless pursuit of educating, mentoring, and coaching these entrepreneurs. In memory of Edelstein’s equally unwavering commitment to WJA and the careers of women, only women who are current WJA members are eligible to apply. The recipient can pursue either design or business courses, providing they are focused on improving her artistry and/or her designer jewelry business. To apply, click here.

 

The Gabriel Love Foundation Student Scholarship — New York

Deadline: April 30    The WJA-Gabriel Love Foundation Student Scholarship in partnership with Gabriel & Co. is a $5,000 scholarship awarded to a deserving female student enrolled in design or non-design courses through a jewelry, metalsmithing or watch program at an accredited college, university, or training school (between August 1, 2022 and July 31, 2023). This scholarship has been established to help provide funding for students to achieve professional growth within the jewelry and watch industries and in their communities at large. Consideration will be given to students who are able to clearly articulate a desire to participate in charitable efforts in the future or how they will use their career in jewelry/watches to improve communities. Applications for this scholarship are open to members and non-members of the Women’s Jewelry Association. To apply, click here and scroll down.

 

Call for Entry, Through These Eyes, Target Gallery — Alexandria, VA

Deadline: May 6  Target Gallery will be hosting a pop-up video exhibition in Studio 9 of the Torpedo Factory Art Center during the summer of 2022.  Artists working in video and animation art are invited to apply to Through These Eyes, an exhibition highlighting video and animation and will focus on perspectives of underrepresented identities. We invite artists and animators making work with themes on BIPOC identity, LGBTQIA+ identity, and physical or mental disabilities to submit video work, film shorts, stop-motion, or animation to be entered for consideration. For more information and to enter, click here.

 

Open Call, Quaranta: The Spaces of Quarantine, Virginia Center for the Book — Charlottesville, VA

Deadline: May 31    What many of us once saw as a pandemic with a possible timeline has emerged as “the age of the pandemic” which means living with indefinite durations of relative separation or confinement. We are looking to reexamine the Quaranta call to extend through this ongoing time of uncertainty. We extend this invite to all Virginia artists whose work has been both an outlet and an expression of the way the pandemic has forced us inside: inside our studios, inside our houses, inside ourselves. For more information and to submit artwork, click here.

 

 

Re-runs: These were previously posted, but it’s not too late to enter!

Open Call for Resident Artists at Torpedo Factory Art Center — Alexandria, VA

Deadline: April 19   Torpedo Factory Art Center is accepting applications for Resident Artists—individuals or groups of up to four—who will earn three-year leases in one of the Art Center’s studios. Visual artists at all levels of their respective careers, who are over the age of 21, are eligible to apply for the 2022 studio jury. For more information, click here.

 

Call for Entry, The Trawick Prize Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards — Bethesda, MD

Deadline: April 25    The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District invites eligible artists to enter The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards. Artists must be 18 years of age or older and permanent, full-time residents of Maryland, Virginia or Washington, D.C. The selected artwork will be on exhibit in September 2022 at Gallery B in downtown Bethesda, MD. All original 2-D and 3-D fine art including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, fiber art, digital, mixed media and video will be accepted. To learn more and submit, click here.

 

Craig Kraft Studio’s Emerging Artists Small Project Grants — D.C.

Deadline: April 30   Craig Kraft Studio is accepting applications for a series of small project grants for emerging artists. Applicants from Wards 7 and 8 will be prioritized, though artists from other areas are encouraged to apply. For more information, click here.

 

Call for Submissions, 2022-2023 Emerging Artist Studio Opportunity, Howard County Arts Council — Ellicott City, MD

Deadline: April 30  The Howard CountyArts Council is currently seeking applications from emerging and mid-career artists, for whom a short-term studio placement may make a significant difference to their career development or completion of a project. The selected artist will fill one available artist studio space, approximately 216 square feet, sharing access with two other artists in adjoining studios, for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.  Learn more and apply here.

 

Call for Entry, NextGen 9.0, VisArts — Rockville, MD

Deadline: *Extended to May 1   VisArts welcomes artists ages 17 – 27 in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area to submit their application for NextGen 9.0. This exhibition will be presented in the VisArts Kaplan gallery from June 3 – August 7, 2022. This will present a unique opportunity for aspiring artists with little to no experience to exhibit their work in a professional gallery. Programming for this exhibition will include conversations with other emerging artists, critiques with local curators/arts administrators who work with young artists, along with other professional development opportunities. For more information, click here.

 

Artist in Residence 2022-2023, The Delaware Contemporary — Wilmington, DE

Deadline: May 1    The Delaware Contemporary (TDC) established an artist-in-residence program in 1992 to bring Delaware communities together with contemporary artists. Unlike the artist-in-residence program which was designed for established artists, the redesigned Residency Program extends the residency opportunity to all types and forms of creative producers, and significantly increases the duration of the residency from one-two months to a full year/twelve-month residency. The twelve-month residency will allow the residents to fully engage with the community and to produce a comprehensive body of work for exhibition and documentation. To learn more and apply, click here.

 

Call for Entry, Plein Air Plus 2022 — Long Beach Island, NY

Deadline: May 1  The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the seventh Plein Air Plus Competition and Exhibition on Long Beach Island, New Jersey.  Our Paint Out is over a two-month period, allowing artists to visit and paint the scenic, seashore environment of Long Beach Island  to paint. Finished paintings will be shown in the exhibition Island Life in September. For more information, click here.

 

Call for Artists, Mary B. Howard Invitational Exhibition, Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art — Reston, VA

Deadline: May 3    Every two years, Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (Tephra ICA) presents the Mary B. Howard Invitational, a group exhibition featuring the work of regional contemporary artists.  For each iteration of the show, Tephra ICA works with a guest curator to produce the exhibition through an open call for artists. This program values exhibition-making as a meaningful collaboration between artist and curator and a generative process that feeds the development and public presentation of innovative new work. For more information, click here.

 

Call for Entries, Future Places 7th Annual Juried Exhibition — Harrisburg, PA

Deadline: May 4    What does a better future look like to you as an artist? Susquehanna Art Museum is challenging artists to render their vision of a promising future for its exhibition Future Places. We believe that artwork addressing this theme will bring the viewer one step closer to imagining a better world. Allow your unique creativity to describe a place where artist and viewer can thrive. Applicants are encouraged to depict spaces where innovation is valued and essential. Submissions may illustrate imaginative landscapes, technology, ecology, and architecture, as well as demonstrate concepts and values that are important in the social systems of the future. The exhibition is meant to inspire viewers to consider the state of humanity while incorporating hope of what may come. Learn more here.

 

First Annual Lab Gallery Curatorial Development Project at Brentwood Art Exchange — Brentwood, MD

Deadline: May 6   Brentwood Arts Exchange is proud to announce this ambitious new project, welcoming independent curator Irene Clouthier to lead a group of selected curators to create several exhibitions in our Lab Gallery over the 2022-2023 season . Irene Clouthier has over 15 years of curatorial experience and has been a successful working artist for over 30 years. Her insight and attention to cultural diversity will provide young curators an opportunity to transform conceptual ideas into tangible exhibitions. This project will also help young curators to navigate the process of communicating with established artists, scheduling, and the responsibilities and working closely with a professional art center.  Learn more here.

 

H2O National 2022 — Virginia Beach, VA

Deadline: May 10  The Virginia Beach Art Center presents a nation-wide showcase which features water, water, everywhere! It has no taste, no smell, no color, yet we can’t live without it.  Artists from Alabama to Wyoming are invited to show our relationship to water through visual media. All media welcome! For more information, click here.

 

Call for Entries, H2O National 2022 — Virginia Beach, VA

Deadline: May 10    The Virginia Beach Art Center presents a nation-wide showcase which features water, water, everywhere! It has no taste, no smell, no color, yet we can’t live without it.  Artists from Alabama to Wyoming are invited to show our relationship to water through visual media. All media welcome. For more information, click here.

 

Call for Submissions, Public Art Across Maryland New Artworks Grant, Maryland State Arts Council

Deadline: May 13   The Public Art Across Maryland New Artworks program supports independent artists and organizations planning and creating new public artworks with communities in Maryland. The program supports community visioning activities and planning processes to develop a public art proposal as well as funds to create and install the final public artwork. The resulting artwork may be in any media, temporary or permanent, and be located inside or outside. The artwork must be free and publicly accessible to all. The grant awards Planning Grants up to $5,000 and Project Grants up to $20,000. Independent artists as well as arts organizations are encouraged to apply. For more information and to apply, click here.

 

Call for Submissions, Inaugural David C. and Thelma G. Driskell Award for Creative Excellence — College Park, MD

Deadline: May 15    The University of Maryland’s David C. Driskell Center for the Study of Visual Arts & Culture of African Americans & the African Diaspora is pleased to announce the inaugural competition for The David C. and Thelma G. Driskell Award for Creative Excellence. The Award is designed to provide emerging scholars and artists with access to the center’s collections in order to conduct new research or create new artistic work that furthers the center’s mission of expanding and deepening the field of African diasporic studies in the visual arts. he awardee will receive a stipend of $5,000 and lodging on or near the University of Maryland campus for the duration of their award period. For more informationand to apply, click here.

 

Call for Entry, The Hooper Prize

Deadline: May 17   The Hopper Prize is accepting entries for Spring 2022 artist grants. We are offering 2 grants of $3,500 and 4 grants of $1,000 ($11,000 USD total prize money). All media eligible. Jurors: Jody Graf, Assistant Curator, MoMA PS1 and Pamela Meadows, Curator, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. 30 artists will be selected for a shortlist. Additional exposure is available via our online Journal and Instagram feed reaching 63k. For more information and to apply, click here.

 

PaperWorks 2022, B.J. Spoke Gallery — Huntington, NY

Deadline: May 22    This call is open to artists who use paper as heir primary medium. Works made on paper, of paper, or about paper: cut paper, folded paper, woven paper, glued paper, drawings, paintings, pastels, printmaking, photographs, paper sculpture, 3D, bound books, collage, mixed media, video, and installation will be accepted. For more information, click here.

 

Call to Artists, Paperworks 2022, B.J. Spoke Gallery — Huntington, NY

Deadline: May 22  Paperworks 2022 is an international, juried competition for artists
creating work on, with, or about paper.  Accepted media includes works made on paper, of paper, or about paper: cut paper, folded paper, woven paper, glued paper, drawings, paintings, pastels, printmaking, photographs, paper sculpture, 3D, bound books, collage, mixed media, video, and installation. For more information and to enter, click here.

 

Call for Entries, Potomac River Life, Athenaeum — Alexandria, VA

Deadline: May 26    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Clean Water Act, The Athenaeum Gallery invites DC, Virginia, and Maryland artists to explore concepts related to the Potomac River, its vital role in the regional ecosystem, and the importance of working toward a clean, healthy river. We are looking for a wide variety of interpretations on the theme – but everything accepted will be a plausible fit to “Potomac River Life.” Work can be literal or abstract. Learn more here.

 

Open Call, Teeny Tiny Trifecta 5, Second Street Gallery – Charlottesville, VA

Deadline: June 19   Second Street Gallery is now accepting submissions for our fifth annual Teeny Tiny Trifecta Juried Exhibition and Fundraiser, to be held in the Main Gallery from September 2 to 30, 2022. The exhibition is open to all artists, with preference given to artists living in Charlottesville and the state of Virginia. Learn more and enter here.

 

Call for Entry, Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture — Glen Echo, MD

Deadline: June 30   The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture requests proposals from individuals or groups of artists to present exhibitions in the Popcorn Gallery, Stone Tower Gallery, and Park View Gallery at Glen Echo Park for the calendar year 2023. All Partnership galleries serve the artists and the public in connecting patrons to high-quality artwork, and they generate revenue for both the artists and the Partnership. For more information and to apply, click here.

 

Call for Artists, The Delaware Contemporary’s Artist Registry – Wilmington, DE

Deadline: August 1, 2022   The Delaware Contemporary’s Artist Registry promotes working artists of our region through exhibitions, residencies, and commissioned projects. The Artist Registry is available to artists within a 250 mile radius of Wilmington, DE and will be the tool by which The Delaware Contemporary will collect, review and select artists for juried and curated exhibitions and projects. By submitting an application for the Artist’s Registry, The Delaware Contemporary will have access to an artist portfolio for the 2021 – 2022 season. During each season, artist portfolios will be regularly reviewed for upcoming opportunities including exhibitions, programs, and special events, as well as selected to be highlighted on the museum’s social media platforms. Learn more here.

 

Instructors Wanted at The Art League — Alexandria, VA

Deadline: Until filled   The Art League is looking for skilled instructors in all visual arts disciplines. We’re particularly keen to recruit new hires for our sculpture, stained glass, and watercolor departments. Preferred applicants will have a personable and patient disposition, excellent communication skills, and the ability to teach their medium to groups of beginning, intermediate, and/or advanced level students. Class sizes range, depending on enrollment, from around 5 to 30 students. Experience teaching is helpful but not an absolute requirement. To apply, send a cover letter with statement of intent, resumé, and 6-10 tiffs or jpegs of current work to Ariane D’Souza via email at arianed@theartleague.org.

 

Call for Interns and Teachers, The Art League Summer Camp – Alexandria, VA

Deadline: Until filled   Summer camp at The Art League provides a week-long experience in art with each day bringing a new medium or project for youth, ages 5 and up. We are looking for interns and teachers to instruct and engage young artists in drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture. Send a resume and a letter of interest noting any teaching and/or experience with children to Keeley Rae Pestwich at keeleyraep@theartleague.org.

 

 

Ongoing: These opportunities have rolling deadlines.

 

Call for Artists, Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council

Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council (PGAHC) is featuring county artists at its newest art space Arts’tination at National Harbor, the premier arts and entertainment destination in our regions Located at 162 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD. Arts’tination is dedicated to supporting local artists and curating immersive creative experiences. PGAHC is recruiting artists to show and sell their work and/or to conduct arts related workshops for the public. Artists should submit work samples and inquires to pablo@pgahc.org. For more information please visit https://www.pgahc.org/artstination.

 

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants

These monthly grants range from $500–$3,000, with the average amount being $1,700. Visual and performing artists whose work is of a contemporary, experimental nature and who have a US Tax ID Number can apply. For more information, click here.

 

Call for Art, Links Bridge Vineyards—Thurmont, MD

Links Bridge Vineyards, a small artisan style winery located just outside of Frederick, Maryland, is looking to feature the artwork of various artists on the walls of their tasting barn for two weeks at a time. To learn more, call Joan Cartier 301-602-5733 or email her at linksbridgevineyards@gmail.com.

 

Pyramid Atlantic Workshop Proposals – Hyattsville, MD

Pyramid Atlantic offers year-round workshops in printmaking, papermaking, book arts, and hybrids thereof. We offer multi-week, daytime, evening, and weekend intensives for adults in our fully equipped studios. As part of a robust and diverse schedule of offerings, we welcome unsolicited workshop proposals, and hope that you will consider applying! Workshop proposal reviews are ongoing, but for best consideration, submit class proposals by the following dates: 1/15 for Summer Workshops; 4/1 for Fall Workshops; 7/1 for Winter Workshops; 10/1 for Spring Workshops. Questions? Email Gretchen, Artistic Director, gschermerhorn@pyramid-atlantic.org

 

Call For Stories About Women in the Arts, Maryland State Arts Council

2020 has been dedicated to the Year of the Woman in Maryland. Do you have an inspiring story about vital contributions of women-identifying people who are artists, arts administrators, or cultural workers? Perhaps an exhibition, performance or project featuring women? Share it with the Maryland State Arts Council for potential use in marketing and communications! Send your ideas to msac.commerce@maryland.gov, and include “Year of the Woman” in the subject line. Satff will contact senders whose stories are selected for inclusion in future newsletters, eblasts, or social media postings. Learn more about Maryland’s year of the Woman here.

 

Call For Artists, Busboys and Poets

Busboys and Poets is looking for submissions from Maryland and Virginia artists as it expands to new locations in both areas. Submissions can include drawings, painting, photography, sculpture, mixed media, assemblage, fiber, quilts, etc. Art images reflecting life in the city, family, portraits, whimsy, abstraction, social uplift and life experiences within diverse cultures are encouraged for submission. For more information, click here.

 

Alterwork Studios Online Residency

This residency was designed to give emerging contemporary artists an online platform to create new work and explore their practice. Over the course of four weeks, artists will be encouraged to experiment and explore their concepts and move their work forward in the contemporary art world. Learn more here.

 

Accepting Artwork for Curatorial Review by AIWA

The Alper Initiative for Washington Art features five exhibitions per year in the newly constructed first floor space in the American University Museum. We accept submissions, on a rolling basis,  from Washington artists of all ages and backgrounds, and working in diverse media. The museum’s Director and Curator, Jack Rasmussen, will select curators who will review these submissions for potential use in Alper Initiative exhibitions. For more information click here.

 

Call For Entry Hamilton Arts Collective Guest Artist Exhibition – Baltimore, MD

The Hamilton Arts Collective (HAC) and the Hamilton Gallery seek applications from artists for month-long Guest Artist exhibitions at Hamilton Gallery located at 5502 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD. The selected guest artists will be invited to exhibit a selection of their current work in Gallery I of the Hamilton Gallery. The Guest Artist exhibition is featured in Hamilton Gallery communications and will be promoted by the HAC and Hamilton Gallery. This is an open call to artists residing within 60 miles of Baltimore City. Baltimore residents are encouraged to apply. Click here to learn more.

 

Howard County Arts Council Quarterly Call For Artists – Ellicott City, MD

The Howard County Arts Council gallery program was established to enhance the public’s appreciation of the visual arts, provide a venue to exhibit the work of local, regional, and national artists in a professional space, and provide leadership in the arts by presenting a broad spectrum of arts in all media from both emerging and established artists. Artists, ages 18 and older, working in all media and styles including time-based and installation artists, are encouraged to apply either individually or as a group. Proposals from curators and arts organizations are also welcome. Click here to learn more.

 

Exhibit at Hotel Indigo Downtown Baltimore — Baltimore, MD

The Maryland Art Place (MAP) is working with Hotel Indigo in downtown Baltimore to offer rotating exhibitions in the hotel’s library and Poets Modern Cocktails and Eats restaurant. This opportunity is open to visual artists living or working in Maryland. ’s public art partnership projects (MAP), in partnership with Hotel Indigo, is pleased to announce an open call to artists. MAP will curate four exhibitions a year based on submissions entered through a rolling basis. Click here to learn more.

 

Solo or Group Shows in Athenaeum Gallery – VA

The Athenaeum Gallery in Alexandria, Virginia exhibits visual arts created solely by artists living or working in the region (DC, Maryland and Virginia) and strives to present visitors with a wide variety of excellent art and unique experiences.  In addition to the shows curated by the Gallery Director, the Athenaeum Gallery invites artists and curators to submit show proposals. For more information, click here.

 

The Creativity Grant Program State of Maryland (MD)

Deadline: Rolling. The purpose of the Creativity Grant Program is to strengthen the vitality and sustainability of artists and small organizations to maintain a strong and stable arts infrastructure in the State of Maryland. The Creativity Grant also provides opportunities to serve the growing needs of relevant arts projects and collaborations within Maryland communities. For more information regarding eligibility and funding timelines, please review the Creativity Grants Guidelines. For more information about the program, and to apply visit the Creativity Grant Program State of Maryland website.

 

Artist/Writers: Cover Art for Academic Medicine

Deadline: Rolling. Submit original works of art inspired by, but not necessarily representative of, an academic medicine experience from any perspective: caregiver, researcher, teacher, learner, or patient (for example, learning how to be a physician or scientist, caring for patients, exploring research questions, making a new discovery, being a research participant, teaching, or being cared for in a teaching hospital). The journal welcomes photography, sculpture, painting, textile work, and other visual media. Images may be cropped or resized to fit into the allotted cover space. Artists must also submit a related Cover Art essay as a narrative companion to the artwork, to explain the connection between the work and the “academic medicine experience.” The related narrative should be 250 to 600 words and is subject to editing. To apply for this opportunity, and to learn more, visit the Academic Medicine website.

 

The Awesome Foundation Accepting Applications for Art Projects

Deadline: Open. The Awesome Foundation for the Arts and Sciences is a worldwide network of people devoted to forwarding the interest of “awesomeness in the universe.” Established in 2009, the foundation distributes $1,000 grants on a monthly basis to projects and their creators. The money is pooled from ten or more self-organizing “micro-trustees.” The chapters are autonomous and organized by the trustees around geographic areas or topics of interest. Apply on the Awesome Foundation website.

 

Call for Artists: Maryland Art Place Seeks Proposals for Rotating Exhibition Partnership with Baltimore’s Hotel Indigo (MD)

Deadline: rolling. Maryland Art Place (MAP), in partnership with Hotel Indigo is pleased to announce an open ‘Call to Artists’. As an extension of MAP’s annual IMPACT public art partnership projects, MAP is working with Hotel Indigo to offer rotating exhibitions in Hotel indigo’s library and Poets Modern Cocktails and Eats. This opportunity is available to visual artists living or working in Maryland. Maryland Art Place will curate four exhibitions a year based on submissions entered through a rolling basis. Guidelines and information here.

 

Peripheral ARTeries – Biennial Contemporary Art Publication

Deadline: Rolling. Peripheral ARTeries is looking for artists to be featured in the new special Biennial Edition of their art publication, that comes to its 10th edition. This opportunity is great for both established and early career artists who need a boost to their artist portfolio. The 10th edition will once again explore and show current trends and tendencies in Contemporary Art: Peripheral ARTeries cultivates a spirit of openness through a unique collaborative and participatory approach.Each artist may submit a maximum of three works or projects made in any technique: painting, drawing, video art, experimental cinema, fine art photography, experimental media, mixed media, installations, public art, performance. The call is open to all proposed kind of art and media capable of challenging the viewers’ traditional perspective on art itself. To submit, visit the Peripheral ARTeries website.

 

Exhibit at Hotel Indigo (VA)

Artists works will displayed in the hotel’s gallery (220 S Union St, Old Town Alexandria) for a six-month period. Two-dimensional, framed works only. Artists will install the work using the hotel’s mounting hardware. Labels will be provided by the hotel. All sales handled by artist, no commission. Preference for local or locally influenced selections but not required. The space measures approximately 7’10” by 8’3.″ If interested, contact Kate Ellis, General Manager, kate.ellis@ihg.com.

 

The New Project Studio – Ongoing Opportunity (VA)

Ongoing. Located in Studio 8, the New Project Studio is a community-focused arts incubator space that offers a short-term location to test new program ideas, spotlight underrepresented voices, and enhance community engagement. Projects rotate on a regular basis. For more information, click here.

 

Public Arts Grants & Opportunities (VA)

Ongoing. The City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts provides grants for nonprofit arts organizations as well as individual artists. See all current opportunities and online applications here.

 

Residency: Maryland

Deadline: ongoing. Montgomery College, Rockville and Germantown Art Department is seeking proposals for its Artist-in-Residence Program, encouraging proposals that cultivate collaborative work between artists and students.

 

Looking for artists: Foundry Gallery (DC)

Deadline: ongoing. Foundry Gallery is seeking a few artists in the greater Washington, DC area. If interested in applying for membership please send up to five images (jpg attachments) and an email letter to: membership@foundrygallery.org. The oldest cooperative in Washington, the gallery holds monthly solo and members’ group shows at its beautiful space north of Shaw near the 9:30 Club.

Looking for artists: Printmakers (DC)

Deadline: ongoing. Washington Printmakers Gallery is seeking artist members specializing in printmaking, photography and book arts. An active cooperative for over 30 years, the gallery holds monthly solo and members’ group shows in its lovely space in upper Georgetown. Distant and shared memberships are available. If interested in applying for membership please email washington.print1@gmail.com.

Summer Art Camp Interns Wanted at The Art League — Alexandria, VA

Deadline: Until Filled  The Art League has internships available during the summer. This is a great opportunity for high school graduates or college students to meet their collegiate internship requirements, or provide a valuable experience and references. Interns for those who work more than 200 hours will be given a stipend. They may also be approved to teach paid sessions towards the end of the summer if they meet the appropriate criteria. To learn more and to apply, contact Keeley Rae Prestwhich at keeleyraep@theartleague.org.

 

 

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