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.
Call for Submissions, Degrees of Commitment: Climate, Ecosystems, and Society Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts — Gatlinburg, TN
Deadline: June 23 For this national juried exhibition, we are looking for works that foster awareness and caring for the environment, advocate for climate action, seek climate justice, or inspire sustainability. Submissions are not limited to work that deals only topically with climate change but work created in studio practices that work in harmony with the environment will also be considered. All media considered, including book arts, ceramics, drawing, fiber, glass, metal, painting, photography, printmaking, wood, mixed media, video, and installations. Learn more here.
Call for Submissions, STILL, Art Fluent — Online
Deadline: June 23 Beauty in the ordinary, in the stillness. Art is about capturing those moments that are gone again in a flash, moments that we find when we slow down. A fresh bouquet of flowers, a breathtaking sunset, a sense of joy witnessed. It’s about embracing the little things, the simple pleasures that often go unnoticed in the hustle and bustle of our busy lives. So, pause, take a breath, and soak in the stillness. Let yourself be captivated by the ordinary, for it is in those moments that you will find true beauty. Show us STILL from your perspective. For more information, click here.
Call for Submissions, Under the Big Top, Vestige Concept Gallery — Pittsburgh, PA
Deadline: June 24 Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages! Step right up for the grand delight of the summer art season! Sure to please the eyes and wow the hearts and minds, this wondrous spectacle of the greatest proportions large and small invites people from all ages to enjoy the illusory, the mind bending, the odds and ends of every fringe, and the angel and devil who sits on every shoulder. Exotic creatures, exotic attractions, and strange curiosities from faraway lands- the parade of artistic invention is calling artists to lend their vision to an “Americana carnivale” of high-flying imagination! We accept artwork from any medium*, including Student, Emerging, Mid-Career, and/or Professional Artists. Work should follow and/or challenge the theme of the exhibit, can be edgy and/or evocative, and above all, should be fun and attractive for audiences and collectors. Sculptural and 3D works are encouraged to apply. Learn more here.
Call for Entry, Nocturne, First Street Gallery 2023 National Juried Exhibition — New York
Deadline: June 26 First Street Gallery invites entries for our 2023 National Juried Exhibition, July 28 – August 26, 2023, in our new Gallery space in the Chelsea Art District of New York. Open to U.S. resident artists 18 years or older, not currently represented by the Gallery. Eligible media: original oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, prints, photography, mixed media, assemblage and sculpture in any medium. The Gallery does not take a commission on sales. For more information, click here.
Call for Submissions, 13th Annual “Animals” 2023 Online Art Competition, Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Deadline: June 26 Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their 13th Annual “Animals” Online Art Competition for the month of June 2023. 2D and 3D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s July 2023 online group exhibition. For more information, click here.
Public Art Opportunity, Marlow Heights Community Center — Marlow Heights, MD
Deadline: August 13 The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George’s Department of Parks and Recreation invites Artists (meaning both individual artists and artist teams) with interest and professional experience in creating public art and site-specific commissions, to submit qualifications for exterior public art features at the Marlow Heights Community Center. For more information, click here.
Re-runs: These were previously posted, but it’s not too late to enter!
Call for Entry, Strokes of Genius | The Best of Drawing
Deadline: June 20 We are pleased to announce the call for entries for Strokes of Genius | The Best of Drawing! Win prizes and publication by entering this exciting drawing competition, brought to you by Artists Network and Artists Magazine. Strokes of Genius 15 | The Best of Drawing is our only drawing-specific competition and your opportunity to be recognized as the best of the best in contemporary drawing! For more information, click here.
Innovative Grants for Artists and Photographers
Deadline: June 22 Innovate Grant is thrilled to introduce our newly increased award amounts of $1,800.00. Innovate Grant awards (2) $1,800.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition, (6) honorable mentions (3 in art and 3 in photo), will be featured on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. Learn more here.
Call to Artists, F. Scott Fitzgerald Art Poster Contest 2023 — Rockville, MD
Deadline: June 24 Maryland, D.C., and Virginia artists are invited to submit a poster design for the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival Poster Contest. An exhibition will be held for the winner and finalists at the F. Scott Literary Festival to be held in Rockville on Saturday, October 21, 2023. An honorarium/award of $1000 will be awarded to the winner; 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded $100 each. Each winner will receive a free ticket to the festival. For more information, click here.
Call for Entry, Love is destructive./I need you., Stamp Gallery — College Park, MD
Deadline: June 26 Love is destructive./I need you. concerns itself with the Ordinary Man’s falling out of love with life. Inspired by French Existentialist philosopher Albert Camus’s essay “The Myth of Sisyphus,” the exhibition follows the Ordinary Man’s descent into depression, desire for meaning, and finally his choice between rejecting or accepting the Absurd. For this exhibition, the Stamp Gallery is looking for work engaged with absurdist themes and our persistent struggle against an abundance of free will in a world with no tangible answers. Works in all media will be considered, with a preference for emerging and mid-career artists local to the DMV (DC, Maryland, and Virginia) region. Learn more here.
Call to Artists, Denbo Fellowship, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center — Hyattsville, MD
Deadline: June 29 The Denbo Fellowship is designed to offer artists from various artistic disciplines an environment conducive to individual and collaborative creative practice. This Fellowship will provide a unique opportunity to complete a new body of work at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center. One artist will be selected for the Fall fellowship (September 1st – Nov 15th). For more information, click here.
Prince George’s Arts & Humanities Council Announces Grants for Maryland Artists — Prince George’s County, MD
Deadline: June 30 The Grants for Artists program provides financial support accompanied by recommended, MSAC-supported professional development offerings tailored to meet the needs of artists working in various genres and media. For more information, click here.
Black Art Today Scholarship for Graduating High School Students
Deadline: June 30 The Black Art Today Foundation will award two $1,000 scholarships to two graduating high school students. Applicants must be residents of Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Montgomery County, or Prince George’s County. Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in the visual, performing, or literary arts including music, dance, theatre, or other performing arts at an accredited college and/or university in the United States. For more information and to apply, click here.
Call for Entry, Foundry Gallery Artists’ Choice: Regional Juried Group Show — D.C.
Deadline: June 30 This month-long group show at the Foundry’s industrial-style space in Washington, DC is open to painting, drawing, mixed media and photography by artists age 18 and up in the greater Washington area (you have to be close enough to deliver your work). One of Washington’s premier contemporary galleries, the Foundry promotes the work of emerging and accomplished regional artists. For more information, click here.
Call for Entry, 2023 Studio Gallery Fellowships — D.C.
Deadline: June 30 Studio Gallery is accepting applications for three fellowships to begin in August 2023. The fellowships are open to artists between the ages of 21 and 30 who reside in the DMV area. They last 1-2 years and provide a great opportunity for exhibiting work and receiving mentorship. To find out more details and apply, please click on The Alma Thomas Fellowship, The Christenberry Fellowship, and/or the Jennie Lea Knight Fellowship here.
Job Opening, Executive Director, Art Enables — D.C.
Deadline: June 30 Art Enables (www.art-enables.org), a vocational arts program and gallery dedicated to creating opportunities for artists with disabilities, seeks an Executive Director to steer its highly successful and unique model into its next era. For more information, click here.
Call to Artists, The Art League July 2023 Open Exhibit – Alexandria, VA
Deadline: July 1 Exhibiting Artist membership to The Art League gallery provides artists with the continual opportunity to have their work judged by esteemed local arts professionals, and to compete to exhibit their work in one of Washington’s largest art galleries. Open exhibits are not limited by theme, medium, process, or content. Exhibiting artist members may enter current work made within the last five years. For more information, click here.
Teaching Artists Wanted, Howard County Arts Council — Howard County, MD
Deadline: July 1 Howard County Arts Council is seeking applicants for teaching artist positions for the Fall 2023 class session, which will run from September 16 to November 17. Qualified individuals are invited to submit proposals for youth and/or adult classes or workshops in any performing or visual arts discipline. For more information, click here.
Call for Entry, emBody Exhibit 2023, The Art League — Alexandria, VA
Deadline: July 1 Exhibiting Artist membership to The Art League gallery provides artists with the continual opportunity to have their work judged by esteemed local arts professionals, and to compete to exhibit their work in one of Washington’s largest art galleries. emBODY, our themed exhibit for August, seeks artwork with an emphasis on the body, face, and gesture. Works may be a traditional or unexpected interpretation of the portrait genre, from self-portraits to abstract figurative work. For more information, click here.
Call to Artists, Foundation Arts Festival 2023 Loveladies, N.J.
Deadline: July 1 The Foundation Art Festival (FAF 2023) is a juried Makers retail show, curated by our Arts & Exhibition Committee. We look for unique products that promote the mission of the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences. We are looking for artists who create handmade, original work. Seasoned or new artisans that create unique, high quality handmade products are encouraged to apply. However, we are open to products that are designed by the artist & produced in small quantities within the continental U.S. All mediums are welcome. For more information, click here.
Job Opening, Gallery Director, Foundry Gallery — D.C.
Deadline: July 1 Foundry Gallery is a non-profit artist co-operative looking to hire a part-time Gallery Director for its 2118 8th Street NW, Washington, D.C. location. The candidate will be responsible for staffing the gallery on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM and will: greet visitors, represent the gallery and its artists, assist with art sales, follow up on sales leads, and implement marketing and promotion initiatives. For more information, click here.
Foundation Arts Festival 2023 — Loveladies, NJ
Deadline: July 8 The Foundation Art Festival (FAF 2023) is a juried Makers retail show, curated by our Arts & Exhibition Committee. We are looking for artists who create handmade, original work. Seasoned or new artisans that create unique, high quality handmade products are encouraged to apply. However, we are open to products that are designed by the artist & produced in small quantities within the continental U.S. All mediums are welcome. For more information, click here.
Job Opening, Studio Coordinator, Washington Glass School — D.C.
Deadline: July 9 The Washington Glass School and Studio is seeking candidates for position of full-time Studio Coordinator! Located just outside of Washington DC, WGS is a privately owned, public access art studio. Washington Glass School and Studio is dedicated to creating and promoting kiln-formed glass and mixed-media sculpture. For more information, click here.
Job Opening, Studio Coordinator at Washington Glass School — D.C.
Deadline: July 9 The Washington Glass School and Studio is seeking candidates for position of full-time Studio Coordinator! Located just outside of Washington DC, WGS is a privately owned, public access art studio. Washington Glass School and Studio is dedicated to creating and promoting kiln-formed glass and mixed-media sculpture. Learn more here.
Call for Entry, Collaborative Arts Resource Fellowship Program — D.C.
Deadline: July 10 The Phillips Collection, DC Public Library, and The Nicholson Project are partnering to pilot the Collaborative Arts Resource District Fellowship Program (CARD), a collaborative 12-week fellowship that connects artists with professional and financial resources to create and bolster sustainable art careers and foster the contemporary art community in the Washington, DC, area. Three awarded Fellows will receive tangible support to advance their craft, including a stipend, access to archives and art collections, connections to leaders and institutions in the Washington metropolitan area, mentorship opportunities, and the opportunity to publicly exhibit their work. For more information, click here.
Call for Entry, Artists Magazine 40th Annual Art Competition
Deadline: July 18 The Artists Magazine 40th Annual Art Competition honors work from outstanding artists working in a variety of art media. Enter to win more than $20,000 in cash prizes. This year’s Grand Prize Award is $3,000 and the winning artwork will be featured on the cover of the Jan/Feb 2024 issue Artists Magazine! For more information, click here.
Call for Entry, (Not) Strictly Painting, McLean Project for the Arts — McLean, Virginia
Deadline: July 22 McLean Project for the Arts is seeking mid-Atlantic artists (DC, VA, MD, PA, NJ, DE, WV) to submit works that relate to the concept of (Not) Strictly Painting to be exhibited both in the gallery. This year’s applicants are invited to submit up to 4 jpegs of paintings or works related in some way to painting completed in the last two years and not previously exhibited at MPA. Work that combines painting with other materials or is conceptual in nature is acceptable and encouraged as well. Time based media are welcome, but must be limited to 10 minutes. For more information, click here.
Call for Entry, Luminous, Falls Church Arts Gallery — Falls Church, VA
Deadline: July 23 Luminous is the theme for an art exhibit that will be on view Saturday, August 19–Sunday, October 1, 2023 at Falls Church Arts Gallery. For more information, click here.
Call for Entry, 2023 Hudson Valley Plein Air Festival — Montgomery, NY
Deadline: July 28 The Hudson Valley Plein Air Festival is a juried exhibition open to all painters in all mediums. The festival will include artist awards and an opportunity to sell work created during the event to the public. Artists may paint at locations of their choosing within the Hudson Valley map provided. The festival will conclude with an exhibition and sale of paintings created during the festival. For more information, click here.
Call for Entries, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society 44th Annual International Juried Exhibition — New Freedom, PA
Deadline: July 31 Pennsylvania Watercolor Society announces a call for entries for the 44th Annual International Juried Exhibition. First Place Award $1,750.00, plus additional cash and merchandise awards. For more information, click here.
Call to Artists, NoMa BID Artist/Designer Interest and Contact Form — D.C.
Deadline: July 31 The NoMa Business Improvement District (NoMa BID) in Washington DC is seeking talented local artists or design teams residing or working in the Capital region to submit basic qualifying and contact information to represent your interest in working with the BID on various public art projects to be installed in the coming year. Established professional artists and teams, AND those who are new to the field of public art are encouraged to apply. Learn more here.
Call for Entry, Quilts=Art=Quilts, Schweinfurth Art Center — Auburn, NY
Deadline: August 1 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. For more information, click here.
Call to Artists, 2023 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition — Gaithersburg, MD
Deadline: August 2 This exhibit of watermedia is open to all artists residing in the Mid-Atlantic states (NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA, WV, and DC) and all Baltimore Watercolor Society signature members regardless of residence. Entries must be original watermedia paintings completed in the last 5 years. For more information, click here.
Call to Artists, Capital Hill Art Walk — D.C.
Deadline: August 6 Local artists are invited to display their work in their own micro-galleries, at home-studios, on porches or in yards for the Capital Hill Art Walk, Saturday and Sunday, September 9 – 10, 2023 from noon- 5 pm. Most will have work for sale. It is free—no fees or commissions. Artists do not need to live or work on Capitol Hill but must have a Capitol Hill venue to stage their show—galleries and frame shops, excluded. For more information, click here.
Call for Entries, Embodying Masonic Values-2023, Masonic Library & Museum of Pennsylvania — Philadelphia
Deadline: August 10 For this 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. Selected artwork will be exhibited in the Masonic Temple in Philadelphia. Constructed in 1873, the Masonic Temple has become one of the great “wonders” of the Masonic world. Adorned with some of the finest artifacts of Freemasonry and magnificent lodge rooms based on themes of the ancient architectural world. The Masonic Temple connects us with our past by outwardly displaying our Masonic traditions and values. Located within the Masonic Temple is the Masonic Library & Museum of Pennsylvania, which houses thousands of texts and artifacts relating to the history of the fraternity in the Commonwealth and the founding of our great nation. For more information, click here.
Call for Artists, Gallery B Exhibition Proposals — Bethesda, MD
Deadline: August 10 The Bethesda Urban Partnership and Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District announce the “Call for Artists” for visual artists interested in renting Gallery B in 2024. They offer the opportunity for you to sell and receive exposure in downtown Bethesda with no commission on any artwork that is sold. Gallery B is now taking applications for 2024 exhibits for solo or group shows. For more information, click here.
Call to Artists, VSA Emerging Young Artists 2023: Interchange — D.C.
Deadline: August 18 The VSA Emerging Young Artists Program, a Jean Kennedy Smith Arts and Disability Program, showcases the work of visual artists with disabilities, ages 16-25, who reside in the United States. Fifteen winning artists are selected by a jury. Each winning artist receives a $5,000 award and has one of their submitted pieces selected to travel in a year-long national exhibition. Winning artists are required to attend an all-expenses-paid professional development workshop at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. February 26-29, 2024. This call for art asks artists to explore the connection of different ideas and pathways to each other. For more information, click here.
Call for Entry, 2023 Quilts Unlimited — Old Forge, NY
Deadline: August 20 Each year, View Center for Arts in Culture in Old Forge, New York, 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 Entry, Fleeting Moments, Athenaeum Gallery — Alexandria, VA
Deadline: August 22 The show will feature photographs that capture candid moments, revelatory interpretations, and brilliant reflections of the mundane—work commonly referred to as “street photography.” For more information, click here.
Call for Entry, Athenaeum Solo or Group Show: 2022-2023 — Alexandria, VA
Deadline: August 25 Artists who live or work in Virginia, Maryland, or the District of Columbia may submit a proposal for a solo show. A group of artists who live or work in the area may submit a proposal for a group show. A curator, living or working anywhere, may submit a proposal for a show featuring works by artists living or working in this area. For more information, click here.
Call for Entry, NCECA 2024 Juried Student Exhibition (NJSE) — Richmond, VA
Deadline: September 27 The 2024 NCECA Juried Student Exhibition is open to undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate students enrolled in the United States of America, Canada, and Mexico. All works must be primarily ceramic. Mixed media works will be accepted only when clay is the dominant material. For more information, click here.
Call for Entry, Teapots X, Baltimore Clayworks — Baltimore
Deadline: September 29 From juror Mike Jabbur: “As I consider applications, I have no preference for a single style or approach. I hope to see examples that emphasize practical form and function, sculptural exploration that maintains functionality, and metaphorical teapots that may not function at all—the so-called “teapot as sculpture.” I welcome teapots made with any clay bodies, firing methods, and forming processes. My hope is an exhibition that represents the diverse range of teapots being made in contemporary ceramics.” For more information, 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 [email protected].
Ongoing: These opportunities have rolling deadlines.
Studio Sundays Submissions, Create! Magazine
Every month Create! Magazine! picks several winning images of artists’ studio spaces and features them on their website and social media along with artists’ work and story. Submit a quality image of your workspace, studio or kitchen table where you make work for a chance to be featured. For more information and to submit, click here.
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 [email protected]. 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 [email protected].
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, [email protected]
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 [email protected], 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, [email protected].
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)
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: [email protected]. 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 [email protected].