Outside Artist Calls

Explore current opportunities for artists below:

The BloomBars: imPRINT exhibition- Deadline: Rolling (First evaluation Apply by Dec 19) Curators Robert Bettmann and John Chambers will select the artists for the exhibition. Selected artists will write an article about their work. Through the exhibition, and connected article publication, BloomBars and Day Eight will promote the work of the included artists. At the end of the BloomBars exhibition period, on May 5, the artwork included in the exhibition is to be made available for rental to the public for a period of four months at a cost of $10 dollars. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, and for best consideration applications are due by December 19th.

Bancroft Elementary School Public Art Call – Deadline December 31 Public art call for DC Elementary school with artist awards from $15,000 – $40,000.

January Open Exhibit @ The Art League – Deadline: December 15. The January Open Exhibit will be juried by online entry. Open exhibits at The Art League are not limited by theme, medium, process, or content. Artist must be a current exhibiting artist member of The Art League gallery to enter.

BlackRock Center for the Arts 2019 Gallery Exhibition Proposals 2019 – Deadline Feb 1 BlackRock Center for the Arts is now accepting proposals for solo, themed and group exhibitions to be presented in our gallery spaces in 2019. Visual artists, curators, and coordinators of artist collectives and arts organizations who are over the age of 18 and live or work in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, DC and West Virginia are encouraged to submit Exhibition Proposals

Target Gallery Solo Exhibtion- Deadline: February 4. This is an open call for proposals for an exhibition in the summer of 2018. This call is open to emerging or mid-career artists from North America working in all visual media. Proposals for exhibitions by both individuals and artist teams will be considered.

Howard County Arts Council Gallery Proposal – Deadline January 1 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. We also welcome proposals from curators and arts organizations.

Vendor Openings for Artists: Courthouse Art on the Plaza, Arlington, VA – Deadline: None • Vornado/Charles E. Smith companies are seeking local artists and specialty food vendors for their weekly Thursday event between 11:00 a.m. –  2:00 p.m. in Arlington in the plaza area of 2200 N. Courthouse Road near the Court House metro. These events will run through September. At least five artists are featured weekly and we have the capacity for up to ten participants. The artists sell, display and in some cases produce their art on site.