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Artist Opportunities # 606

"Lava Flow", an oil on canvas painting by Helen Goodrum, is on view in the August 2022 Open 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.




Open Call for Artists, Estamos Aqui Exhibit at Blackrock Center for the Arts — Germantown, MD

Deadline: August 19   BlackRock Center for the Arts is now accepting entries for Estamos Aqui, an exhibition open to Latino artists over the age of 18 in Maryland, Washington, DC, or Virginia. Estamos Aqui celebrates the Latino artist, encompasses a range of experiences through visual imagery, and educates the Germantown community. The exhibition highlights culture, identity, language, ceremony, legacy, lifestyle, history, and family. And ask the question: What does that look like visually, through words and the fine art experience? For more information, and to enter click here.


Call for Digital Artists, 2022 Prince George’s County Film Festival — Prince Georges County, MD

Deadline: August 22   We are currently seeking digital media artists for our digital public art exhibition. Past completed/displayed work is acceptable: this is not a commission for new work. Selected artists will receive a $1,000 honorarium. Artwork themes should include wellness, nature, community, and/or technology. Please use this application to apply. Any questions reach out to publicart@pgahc.org.


Juried Open Call, HERstory, Girls Who Paint — Kensington, MD

Deadline: August 28   HERstory is a term for history written from a feminist perspective, emphasizing the role of women, or told from a woman’s point of view. What’s YOUR story? What’s HERstory? We want to know. As artists, we tell our personal narratives through our work. For this exhibition, we will be featuring the selected works along with the accompanying “story”. Although art speaks to everyone differently and is open to interpretation by the viewer, we desire to engage our exhibition visitors more fully with the uniquely compelling stories that drive you to create your personal works of art. This exhibition invites women identifying artists of all backgrounds to submit artworks. For more information, click here.


Call for Submissions, Reframing Recovery, VisArts Galleries — Rockville, MD

Deadline: September 2   September is National Recovery Month. VisArts invites individuals to submit photographs/images/designs/artworks that address the struggle of addiction, the process of recovery, portraits of those we have lost to addiction and portraits of those who’ve found a path forward through recovery. Submitted work will be reviewed for inclusion by VisArts’ Gallery Department and community partners. Selected work will be part of a five-night projected installation visible on the windows of VisArts’ Studio 156 beginning September 22, 2022. For more information, click here.


*International Residency Opportunity*                                                                          Costa Rica’s Hotel Belmar Artist Residency — Monteverde, Costa Rica

Deadline: September 10   Hotel Belmar, a leading eco-focused boutique hotel located in the cloud forest of Monteverde, Costa Rica, is launching an open call for its Artist Residency Program. The program brings established and emerging artists to the hotel to discover the wonders of the cloud forest and create art inspired by nature. For more information, click here.


Call for Artists, ‘Scapes, Falls Church Arts Gallery — Falls Church, VA

Deadline: September 11  Artists are invited to contemplate the ‘Scapes that inhabit their world, inner or outer, real or imagined, representational or abstract, macro- or microscopic. For more information, click here.


International Human Rights Art Festival Logo Contest

Deadline: September 15   The International Human Rights Art Festival, evolving from our original one-week performance festival into an international movement, having worked with creators from 86 countries and 37 US States, is changing our name to the International Human Rights Art Movement! And we need a new logo — so we have initiated a logo design contest, with cash prizes and permanent advertising for your work on our website! For more information, click here.


Call for Submissions, Power of Home Digital Art Contest

Deadline: October 15   Virginia Housing is celebrating its 50th anniversary by sponsoring a Power of Home digital art contest. The contest is open to all Virginians and will award a total of $20,000 to multiple winners across three categories – school-age students, adult amateurs and adult professionals. For more information, click here.


Call for Artists, Artsfairfax Sponsored Temporary Art Installations at Tysons Corner — Fairfax, VA

Deadline: December 31   From now through the end of the calendar year, Macerich and ArtsFairfax invite artists, artists teams, and arts organizations based in Fairfax County and the Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church to activate select retail storefronts and open spaces in the shopping center with visual art. The goals for this initiative are to create unique and interactive art environments, echo Tysons Corner Center as a contemporary and creative destination, and most importantly, to showcase the talents of local artists and arts organizations. For more information, click here.



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


DC Public Library Open Call, UNCENSORED 2022 — DC

Deadline: August 10   This year the DC Public Library’s UNCENSORED installation will be a large-scale banner raising  awareness of topics explored in Clint Smith’s bestselling nonfiction book How the Word Is  Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America. Submitted works may consider how censorship is another way of erasing memory or history  around issues that are uncomfortable for many Americans to consider. For more information, click here.


Call for Entries, The Grand Exhibition: An open art competition: Embodying Masonic Values – 2022 — Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: August 11   Embodying Masonic Values, sponsored by the Masonic Library & Museum of Pennsylvania, is an open art competition. All artwork entries must display a visual interpretation of some aspect of Freemasonry in Pennsylvania, whether it be philosophical, historical, scientific, social, fraternal, charitable, architectural, etc. Click here to learn more and enter.


Call for Entries, 2022 Quilts Unlimited — Old Forge, NY

Deadline: August 14   Each year, View holds the “Quilts Unlimited” exhibition which is open to all artists working in the fiber based quilting medium. View is a dynamic Center for Arts and Culture based in the Adirondack Region of New York State. For more information, click here.


Call for Submissions, 2024–2025 Exhibitions at Harford Community College — Bel Air, MD

Deadline: August 15   The Chesapeake Gallery is excited to invite artists, artist groups, and curators working in any medium or format to apply for the 2024-2025 exhibition seasons. Artists and/or curators are responsible for the transportation or shipping of all artwork to and from the Chesapeake Gallery. There is no application fee or commission on sold work. For submission requirements and questions questions contact Brad Blair,  bblair@harford.edu, or mail to: Brad Blair, Chesapeake Gallery Coordinator, Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Rd., Bel Air, MD 21015.


Call for Entry, September 2022 Open Juried Exhibit, The Art League — Alexandria, VA

Deadline: August 15   Artists may enter works made within the past five years. Open exhibits are not limited by theme, medium, process, or content. The Art League Award for Best-in-Show receives League credit for $1000 useable in the store, gallery, or school. Artist must be a current exhibiting artist member of The Art League gallery. For more information, click here. Learn about becoming an exhibiting artist here.


Call for Entry, CraftHiltonHead2022 — Hilton Head, SC

Deadline: August 16  Art League of Hilton Head invites you to enter CraftHiltonHead2022. Over $3000 in cash prizes will be awarded. All works of art selected by the three jurors will be on display at Art League Gallery in the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. This state-of-the-art gallery provides the finest exhibit space in the area with high tourist and community visibility. This exhibition is open to US Southeast (Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Virginia) artists, 18 years or older. Learn more here.


Call for Entry, Tell Me Your Secret… National Juried Exhibition — Fredericksburg, VA

Deadline: August 19   Secrets are everywhere. They can be harmless, like a secret meadow in a forest, or made with good intentions as not to hurt feelings, or worst of all, deceitful and devastating. Liberty Town Arts Workshop invites you to visually interpret your secret for this all-mediums exhibit. For more information, click here.


Call to Artists, Target Gallery’s 2022 Fall Salon — Alexandria, VA

Deadline: August 21   The Torpedo Factory Art Center welcomes back Target Gallery’s fall art sale this year to support affordable art buying for art lovers and collectors. For this special exhibition, we will have up to 100 original artworks for sale in Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, by artists local to the greater DC metropolitan region. Each piece will be priced no more than $500, 70 percent of sales proceeds go directly to the artists while the rest will go to support exhibitions and programs at the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Click here to learn more.


Call for Entries, Quilts=Art=Quilts —Auburn, NY

Deadline: August 27    Quilts=Art=Quilts is an international juried quilt exhibition at the Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, New York.  The Art Center has been a longstanding proponent of quilts as a visual arts medium and has been presenting quilts in a gallery setting since 1981. Jurors select quilts based on overall quality of design, visual impact and originality.  Prizes are awarded, including $1,000 for Best of Show. Learn more here.


Call for Entry, Creating Connections, Maryland Art Place — Baltimore

Deadline: August 27   Maryland Art Place (MAP), in partnership with the CyberWire, is pleased to announce an open ‘Call to Artists’. As an extension of MAP’s annual IMPRINT Project, MAP is working with the CyberWire to offer a unique opportunity to female and female identifying visual artists of the greater Baltimore metropolitan area. Collectively, MAP and the CyberWire wish to acquire and possibly commission, time permitting, plus license the image of a work of art. The image of that artwork will be reproduced in a limited edition and presented to the guests of the CyberWire’s 9th Annual Women in Cyber Security reception on October 20, 2022. For more information, click here.


Call for Art, Out of Hand: Tradition Meets Tech — Solomons, MD

Deadline: August 28    Out of Hand is dedicated to exploring digital-assisted methods of expanding traditional practices. The exhibition focuses on how artworks can utilize the process of tuning, refining, or altering subjects, their contexts, or materials through the lens of digital aids. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center invites emerging and established artists to submit original artworks to the ‘Out of Hand: Tradition Meets Tech’ exhibition. All media will be considered, including painting, printmaking, sculpture, performance, glass, fiber, digital, photography, installation, mixed media, and new genres. This exhibition will be open to the public from October 14, 2022 to January 22, 2023. Learn more here.


Call for Entry, YOU EFF OH, Maryland Art Place — Baltimore

Deadline: August 31   Maryland Art Place (MAP) is proud to announce a call for submissions for a group show YOU EFF OH,  an exhibition that addresses what artists think about alien life and how this topic influences their practice. The exhibition will take place at MAP running September 22 through November 19 with an opening reception on Thursday, September 22 from 6 pm to 9 pm. For more information, click here.


Call for Entry, The Changing Chesapeake: A Community Response Exhibition, St. Michaels, MD

Deadline: September 1   Although steeped in traditional culture, the Chesapeake long has been a place of change and evolution, and its history driven by response to that change. The Changing Chesapeake seeks submissions from students and adults alike, responding to changes they observe in the landscape and life around them. This is an open call for inclusion in an exhibition centered on community response to changes in the Chesapeake Bay region. Artists may be of any age, with no residency requirements. There is no cost to participate. Learn more here.


Call for Photography, 2022 International Alternative Processes — New York

Deadline: September 1   Soho Photo Gallery, New York’s longest running cooperative gallery, is excited to announce our 18th International Alternative Processes Competition. This year the Competition will return to the gallery, opening  on Wednesday, November 16 and closing on Saturday, December 3 2022.The opening reception is on Thursday, November 17th. There will also be a Zoom talk with juror Ann Jastrab on November 30th. For more information, click here.


Call for Muralist, Loudoun County Public Schools — Loudoun County, VA

Deadline: September 2   Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), with the Loudoun County School Board-appointed Douglass High School Commemorative Committee (DHSCC), seeks submissions for the design, creation, and placement of a mural on the outside wall of the gym adjacent to the basketball court at the Historic Douglass High School. Renovation of the school campus is ongoing, and the identified area for the mural will be in a highly visible location, adjacent to an outdoor basketball court and historic themed community playground nearby. For more information, click here.


Calls for Entry, Portraits by the People, Anacostia Community Museum — DC

Deadline: September 15   In celebration of the 55th anniversary of the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum, the museum is asking residents of Washington, D.C., to submit images of themselves and their communities to a new initiative, Portraits by the People. Select portrait submissions will be shown on the museum’s social media sites and as building projections during the museum’s 55th anniversary celebrations Sept. 15 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  Submit portraits here.


Call for Artists, Fanciful Picnic Tables at Sandy Spring Museum — Sandy Spring, MD

Deadline: September 15   Serving as a gathering place for the community, Sandy Spring Museum is installing a series of picnic groves with fanciful picnic tables, most of which will be designed by Maryland artists. We are seeking proposals from artists who would like to be selected to design and build a table. Anyone living within Maryland can apply, including amateur and professional artists, as individuals or as a group. For more information, click here.


Toward Equity in Publishing Professional Writing Development Program — DC

Deadline: September 15   Toward Equity in Publishing is a new initiative designed to remediate the inequitable conditions that precede and impede publication in the field of American art history. This professional development program is being launched by the peer-reviewed journal American Art, which is co-published by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and University of Chicago Press. It is open to applications from unpublished graduate students, untenured faculty, junior museum staff, and independent scholars who are producing research on American art history and related visual culture topics. To learn more and apply, click here.


Hillyer Call for Exhibition Proposals: 2023-2024

Deadline: September 16    Hillyer is accepting proposals for exhibitions to take place between January and December 2023. Through this competitive selection process, accepted artists are awarded a month-long exhibition in one of our three gallery spaces. To learn more, click here.


2023 Open Call for a Solo Exhibition at Target Gallery — Alexandria, VA

Deadline: September 18   Torpedo Factory Art Center invites artists living in the DC-metropolitan region to submit a proposal for a solo exhibition in Target Gallery, the Art Center’s contemporary exhibition space. The artist with the chosen proposal will receive an exhibition in Target Gallery from April 22 – July 16, 2023. The artist will receive a $3,000 stipend for the opportunity to cover artists expenses. For more information, click here.


Call for Entry, Into the Void a National Juried Exhibition — Fredericksburg, VA

Deadline: September 23   Put your Trypophobia aside and show us your perforated perfections, dotty dazzlements and round openings! Into the Void is a show about holes and voids. The holes can be in things, they can be dots, or even openings. Show us what comes to your mind when you think of A VOID. For more information, click here.


Call for Artists, 2022 Scenes in the City Plein Air Festival — Falls Church, VA

Deadline: September 24.  Falls Church Arts will hold its 12th annual Scenes in the City Plein Air Festival September 9-24. Artists will paint outdoors in Falls Church City, VA, from September 9 through 23. The Plein Air Festival competition and a Quick Draw event will be held on Saturday, September 24. For more information, click here.


OAS Art Museum of the Americas Call for Trans, Non-binary, and Gender-diverse Artist — DC

Deadline: October  31   OAS Art Museum of the Americas (AMA) of the OAS Secretariat for Hemispheric Affairs (SHA), announces an open call to artists of the region to submit works addressing gender identity and expression, in order to stage an exhibition at the AMA. This program aims to strengthen and increase the visibility of the social, economic, cultural, civil, and political rights of trans, non-binary, and gender-diverse people in OAS Member States. Winning entry will receive a prize of US $5,000. Winning artwork will be accessioned into the permanent collection of the OAS AMA | Art Museum of the Americas. For more information, click here.


Tour de Force Microgrants

Deadline: December 31   Tour de Force is a nonprofit organization that is committed to art and social impact. They support DMV-based artists, financially and logistically, by awarding monthly microgrants for ideas that have social impact, educational significance, and make the community better and more beautiful. They accept applicants on a rolling basis and the grants go towards a variety of projects, including, but not limited to, hosting classes or workshops, purchasing supplies, or the start-up costs for a community project. They believe in the transformative power of the arts, and as such, our goal is to help artists bring their ideas to life. For more information and to apply, click here.


Foundry Gallery Emerging Artist Membership Grant — DC

Deadline: December 31   One of Washington’s premier contemporary galleries, Foundry’s mission is to promote the work of young emerging and accomplished regional artists. We are seeking artists interested in gallery membership and the opportunity to learn how a co-operative gallery works. For more information and to apply, click 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.


Job Opening: Director of Marymount University’s Cody Gallery — Arlington, VA

Deadline: Until filled   The Director of the Cody Gallery provides management, leadership, and oversight of the operations, exhibitions, and other activities at Marymount’s Cody Gallery.  Under the leadership of the gallery director, Marymount’s mission and vision will be supported by curating a diverse representation of art, as a venue to promote contemporary discussions, and supporting Arlington community partnerships. The gallery director reports to the Director of the School of Design + Art and will work closely with the Development/Advancement Office at Marymount. This is a 12-month position. To apply, click here.



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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