Opportunities

MAPortunities

Maryland Art Place offers a variety of opportunities to artists throughout the year ranging from exhibition open submissions and general calls for entry. Below is a listing of MAP's current opportunites. Artists and curators wishing to submit a proposal to MAP may do so through the “open submission” process which will be posted soon.

Maportunities

Artist Opportunities

Altered Realities: MAP's Fall Benefit Exhibition

Altered Realities:  MAP's Fall Benefit Exhibition

On View: September 14 – November 4, 2017

Application Deadline: Monday, July 24, 2017 at midnight

Maryland Art Place (MAPis accepting applications to exhibit in Altered Realities, MAP’s Annual Fall Benefit Exhibition. This exhibition will open Thursday, September 14 and will be on display at Maryland Art Place through Saturday, November 4, 2017.

Altered Realities focuses on uncanny interpretations of the everyday experience. Artists are encouraged to submit works of art that subvert the viewer’s perspectives literally or metaphorically. MAP is seeking to showcase artworks of all mediums with a preference towards submissions using technology and virtual reality (VR).

On October 28th, MAP will host a ticketed masquerade ball in partnership with Philathropik (philanthropik.org) where the exhibition will be highlighted.

General Guidelines & Information

  • There is no size requirement for this exhibition
  • Artwork drop off will take place September 5 – 9, 2017
  • All proceeds from artwork sales will be split 50/50 with the artists

Benefits to the artist: The selected artist will benefit in the following ways:

  • 1 free ticket to the fall benefit ($100 value)
  • Artist’s name highlighted by Maryland Art Place on website, social media & press release
  • Biographical information included in the exhibition

To apply please see the following application and required attachments: Please send your application to benefit@mdartplace.org by midnight on Monday, July 24, 2017

Application Fee: $10 for non-MAP members. This call is free for members. Submit your fee by clicking on “Get Involved”, “Donate” on MAP’s website and simply adjust the fee to $10. Please attach your payment receipt to your application. Checks can be made payable to: Maryland Art Place | c/o Benefit | 218 West Saratoga Street Baltimore, MD 21201

For more information on how to apply, click here.  For additional questions or inquiries, contact Naomi - naomi@mdartplace.org.

Call for Artists: La Quinta Mural

Maryland Art Place (MAP), in partnership La Quinta Inn & Suites, Baltimore Downtown, is pleased to announce an open ‘Call to Artists’. As an extension of MAP’s annual IMPACT Projects, MAP is working with La Quinta Inn to offer a unique opportunity for artists of the greater Baltimore metropolitan area. Collectively, MAP and La Quinta Inn wish produce a mural on the exterior of La Quinta Inn’s entrance this September. The work will be on permanent display on 200 W Saratoga Street in downtown Baltimore.

ABOUT IMPACT PROJECTS: IMPACT is an annual, public art program developed to extend Maryland Art Place’s reach to broader audiences bringing the work of living artists into the public eye. Each IMPACT project is unique and developed based on the partnering site.

ABOUT LA QUINTA INN & SUITES: “The La Quinta Inn & Suites Baltimore Downtown is a boutique style hotel with inviting architecture. … [La Quinta] is centrally located in downtown, just minutes from the world famous Inner Harbor, and easy walking distance from top attractions such as The Orioles Park at Camden Yards, the Baltimore Convention Center, and the Ravens M&T Stadium.” – La Quinta Inn & Suites, Baltimore Downtown

General Guidelines & Information

  • Mural is requested to be an abstracted or pattern based design.
  • Mural proposal must fit the size requirements of 140" L x 28.75" W, with 103" space in between each panel (where door is). 
  • Applicants must submit a project budget itemizing all material and labor expenses estimated for the mural.
  • Sketches and preliminary designs are optional, but helpful in the selection process
  • Artists can work individually or in artist group.

Benefits to the artist: The selected artist will benefit in the following ways:

  • Full budget for mural materials and labor expenses provided by La Quinta
  • Permanent installation of original mural on 200 W Saratoga Street
  • Artist’s name highlighted by Maryland Art Place on website and social media
  • To apply please see the following application and required attachments:

Deadline:  Please send your application to impact@mdartplace.org by close of business Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Application Fee: $10 for non-MAP members. Submit your fee by clicking on “Get Involved”, “Donate” on MAP’s website and simply adjust the fee to $10. Please attach your payment receipt to your application. Checks can be made payable to: Maryland Art Place | c/o IMPACT | 218 West Saratoga Street Baltimore, MD 21201 

For more information on how to apply, please click here.  Please send your completed application to impact@mdartplace.org.  

Our Mission

Maryland Art Place (MAP) inspires, supports, and encourages artistic expression through innovative programming, exhibitions, and educational opportunities while recognizing the powerful impact art can have on our community. MAP creates a dynamic environment for artists of our time to engage the public by nurturing and promoting new ideas. MAP has served as a critical resource for contemporary art in the Mid-Atlantic since 1981.

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Phone: 410.962.8565
E-mail: map@mdartplace.org