Artist Opportunities #648

Artist Opportunities #648

"Smiling Baby Buddha," and acrylic painting by Yasmine Iskander, is on view in July's 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.





Call for Artists, Juried Exhibition Grant Program, DC Commission on the Arts — D.C.

Deadline: July 28   The Juried Exhibition Grant (JEG) provides support for District-based artists to exhibit their work in a juried, themed visual art exhibition through grant awards and the use of CAH’s exhibition space located in the lobby of 200 I Street, SE. This Request for Applications (RFA) seeks works for an exhibition that will reflect on the Civil Rights Act of 1964 during its 60th year anniversary in 2024 and how DC artists have been influenced, both explicitly and implicitly, by the social progress and reform of the past 60 years. This landmark legislation aimed to prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. By exploring this significant milestone, the exhibition seeks to provide insight into the progress, challenges, and ongoing efforts towards achieving equity and social justice. Learn more here.


Call For Art, Create! Magazine Issue #41 — Philadelphia

Deadline: July 30   Create! Magazine is thrilled to announce the call for entries for issue #41, juried by Victoria Fry, founder of Visionary Art Collective, a New York City contemporary art and artist development company. Our calls for entry are open to all artists from every country. All styles and media are welcome. There are no educational requirements to apply to the open calls. Open Theme. Our guest curator will consider all submissions. For more information, click here.


Open Call, Solo Exhibition, The Untitled Space — New York

Deadline: July 30   The Untitled Space gallery invites artists to apply for a Solo Exhibition to take place at the gallery in Tribeca, New York this Fall/Winter 2023. The selected artist will be awarded a solo exhibition that will be presented as an in-person solo show at the gallery on Lispenard Street located in the Tribeca Arts District of New York City. For more information, click here.


Call for Entry, Artists Collective Spartanburg Fifth Annual Juried Exhibition — Spartanburg, SC

Deadline: July 31    Artists Collective Spartanburg in Spartanburg, South Caroline invites visual artists 18 years or older, residing in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia to enter their Fifth Annual Juried Exhibition in view at The Solomon Gallery September 13 – October 28, 2023. This annual event showcases that amazing diversity of work within this southern region. For more information, click here.


Call to Artists, Paint the Town Public Art Project — Bethesda, MD

Deadline: August 7   The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District and the Bethesda Urban Partnership announce a new public art mural project at the Norfolk Avenue Streetery located on Norfolk Avenue between St. Elmo Avenue and Cordell Avenue in downtown Bethesda, Maryland. Artists who are 18 years of age or older and residents of Washington, D.C., Maryland, or Virginia are eligible, and must have prior experience with the design and installation of large-scale murals. The selected artist will receive $20,000 to pay for their time and supplies. For more information, click here.


Sparkplug 2024 Application — D.C.

Deadline: November 12     The Sparkplug Artists’ Collective is a one-year program that serves as a much-needed resource for artists seeking to establish, reignite, or sustain a professional art career. The collective provides a fertile environment for continued artistic and professional growth by providing mentorship, support, workshops, critiques, juries, art excursions, and coveted art exhibition opportunities in The DC Arts Center’s Main Gallery. Each year, through an application and interview process, artists from wide-ranging backgrounds and experiences are invited to join the collective. For more information, click here.



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


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, 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, A Show of Heads, SlowArt Productions at Limner Gallery — Hudson, NY

Deadline: July 31  SlowArt Productions presents the annual thematic exhibition, A Show of Heads. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from October 12 – November 4, 2023. Open to all artists working in any media, this exhibition will include all interpretations and portrayals of the human head, from the traditional to the abstract and conceptual. All visions of the head, including partial and multiple heads, will be considered. For more information, click 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, Superfine Art Fair DC 2023 Applications Open — D.C.

Deadline: August 1   Superfine Art Fair comes back to DC, October 26-29! Colorful, creative, and accessible, Superfine Art Fair returns to the DMV area with 2000+ high quality artworks from 80 in-person artists, thoughtfully curated and priced from $50 to $5000. Booth space 80% sold out. Qualify for the fair and reserve your booth today! For more information, click here.


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

Deadline: August 1    Open exhibits at The Art League are not limited by media, process, scale or content. Member artists may enter current work made within the last five years. Approximately 100 artworks are selected based on the juror’s preferences and aesthetic taste. For more information, click here. For more information on becoming an exhibiting artist, 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, Artist/Scholar in Residence, Library of Congress — D.C.

Deadline: August 2    The Artist/Scholar in Residence program supports artists or scholars in the creation of new scholarly and/or artists works that imaginatively study, experiment with, and/or critique the Library’s digital collections, materials, and/or services. Proposed projects should center on one or more of the following groups: Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American and Pacific Islander, and/or other communities of color in the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, territories and commonwealths (Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands). For more information, click here.


Call to Artists, VisArts’ biannual F.E.A.S.T. Grant — Rockville, MD

Deadline: August 3   VisArts’ biannual F.E.A.S.T. (Funding Emerging Art with Sustainable Tactics) is a bridge between artists and the community. F.E.A.S.T. uses community-driven financial support to democratically fund projects that use art and creative thinking to impact the community. Funding for the project grant comes from the donations of attendees, who listen to and review a series of project proposals, and converse with the artists and thinkers behind each idea. This year’s F.E.A.S.T. is focused on the concept of REMEDIATION, as a practice and site of remembrance.  Remediation is defined as, “the action of remedying something, in particular of reversing or stopping environmental damage.” 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.


Opening for Event Manager, Wheaton Arts Parade & Festival — Wheaton, MD

Deadline: August 11    Wheaton Arts Parade (WAP) is seeking the services of an event planner to help produce the 7th Annual Wheaton Arts Parade & Festival on October 15, 2023. WAP will provide site plans and manage registration, including the identification of vendors, exhibitors, performers, parade participants, and volunteers. Contractor will manage all logistical aspects related to (1) the parade, (2) the festival art vendors, exhibitors and food/beverage vendors, and (3) the festival entertainment. For more information, click here.


Call for Entry, Existence as Protest, Rhizome DC — D.C.

Deadline: August 11    This group exhibition is open to trans, queer, gender non conforming and gender expansive artists of the DC area. The goal of this exhibition is to highlight the multifaceted nature of the trans, queer, and nonbinary experience: To vent our struggles, profess our joys and euphorias, and to be heard in our journeys. 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.


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, The Art League October Open Exhibit — Alexandria, VA

Deadline: September 1    Open exhibits at The Art League are not limited by media, process, scale or content. Member artists may enter current work made within the last five years. Approximately 100 artworks are selected based on the juror’s preferences and aesthetic taste. For more information, click here. For more information on becoming an exhibiting artist, click here.


Call for Entry, 37TH Annual Sculpture Celebration — Lenoir, NC

Deadline: September 6   Caldwell Arts Council invites you to join emerging and established sculptors to compete for a total of $11,000 in cash awards. Sculptors in any medium can enter up to 3 works, and registration includes free admission to the Sculptor Reception & Dinner. Early registration discounts apply. For more information, click here.


Call for Entries, 9th Annual Workhouse Glass National — Lorton, VA

Deadline: September 23   The Workhouse Arts Center is proud to announce a call for entry for its 9th Annual Workhouse Glass National Exhibition, juried by artist Kristina Logan. This is an “Open Call” for functional and/or sculptural glass artworks. For more information, click here.


Call for Entry, 2023 Foundwork Artist Prize

Deadline: September 26   The honoree will receive an unrestricted $10,000 grant and studio visits with jurors who include esteemed curators, gallerists, and artists. The honoree and 3 shortlisted artists will also be featured in interviews for further public engagement. Open to artists anywhere in the world with limited exceptions. Any media is eligible. Learn more 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)

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: [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].

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