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

Call for Submissions: YOU EFF OH: Deadline: August 31

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: YOU EFF OH

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, August 31 by Midnight

On View: Thursday, September 22 - Saturday, November 19, 2022

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 22 | 6 pm to 9 pm

Virtual Application

Full Prospectus

Maryland Art Place 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 deadline for submission is Wednesday, August, 31 by Midnight. The exhibition will take place at MAP running from September 22 through November 19 with an opening reception on Thursday, September 22 from 6 pm to 9 pm (in conjunction with this fall’s Bromo Arts District Artwalk).

DEADLINE: The deadline for submission is Wednesday, August 31 by Midnight

  • Must have artwork available during the exhibition period (September 22 - November 19)
  • Artwork must address either space, alien life, UFOs, technology or other related subjects
  • There is no Fee to apply!
  • All media welcome

Submission Guidelines:  to submit to YOU EFF OH please include the following materials using this google form or email your submission to submissions@mdartplace.org

Application Materials:

  • 1 - 3 available artworks (any media welcome)
  • Image list outlining title, media, dimensions, brief description, and year
  • A CV or Resume
  • Artist Statement
  • Artist Bio
  • Your website and/or Instagram
  • *Include YOU EFF OH Application in the email header

Please send all application materials to sumbmissions@mdartplace.org or complete the google form HERE

TIMELINE, 2022

July 28:
Release Call
 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Application Deadline
 
Week of September 5:
Artists notified of Acceptance
 
Friday, September 16 & Saturday, September 17:
Artwork Drop off
 
September 22:
Opening Reception
 
September 22 - November 19:
Exhibition on View
 
September 23 - September 26:
Artwork Pick up
 

For full prospectus, application form and eligibility click HERE or visit www.mdartplace.org

To apply please see the full list of application materials, eligibility, and required attachments: Please send your application to submissions@mdartplace.org OR fill out the google application form HERE by midnight, Saturday, August 31, 2022 Application Deadline.

Questions? Contact: Caitlin@mdartplace.org

Call for Entry: CyberWire: Creating Connections: Deadline: August 27

Call For Entry: CREATING CONNECTIONS

An Acquisition & Print Replication Project

Application Deadline: Saturday, August 27, 2022 

Application Form

Full Prospectus

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 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 CyberWire’s 9th Annual Women in Cyber Security reception on October 20, 2022.

ABOUT “CREATING CONNECTIONS”: We live in a time where cyberspace has become inextricably linked to the lives of individuals and organizations of all kinds. Cyberspace is the medium of global commerce and communication, and it is one of the most important factors in the social, political, and technological changes we see occurring today. The CyberWire provides concise and relevant daily briefings on the critical news happening across the global cybersecurity domain. In an industry overloaded with information, we also help individuals and organizations rapidly find the news and information that's important to them. 

The aim of CyberWire’s reception is to facilitate connections among women working in cybersecurity and would like to acquire a work of art that reflects the theme of “creating connections.” Inherent in the idea of connections is the idea of networks—social networks, computer networks, and support networks—which may be an important point of departure for acquired or commissioned work. This opportunity is open to female and female-identifying artists living and working in the greater Baltimore metropolitan area. The selected artist(s) will be joining a wonderful roster of artists as this program has developed over the last five years. They are Claire Girodie (2014), Anna and Caroline Zellhofer (2015’), Lindsey McCulloch (2016), Carmen Martini (2017), Shanthi Chandrasekar (2018), and Jackie Hoystead (2019). Note: there was a break in this program due to Covid-19.

General Guidelines & Information

  • MAP only accepts 2-d works for reproduction - photography, painting, mixed media or similar welcomed.
  • All works must be no less than 4 X 4” and no more than 24 X 20”.
  • The reproduction edition will be decided on, and agreed upon at a later date, but will not exceed 500.
  • All reproductions will receive a ‘chop or seal’ noting the CyberWire as the publisher.
  • All reproductions will be printed on an agreed-upon archival fine art paper, expense absorbed by the CyberWire.
  • **Artist agrees to not reproduce the selected artwork at the agreed-upon dimensions of this project as this will devalue the edition. Likewise, CyberWire agrees not to reproduce the image after the edition has ended.
  • The CyberWire will cover scanning fees/photography associated with the reproduction.
  • Artist agrees to use of artwork images for press and promotional purposes related to this project and event.
  • Artist will remain the owner of image copyright.
  • Artist is invited to attend the Women in Cyber Security reception on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC.

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

  • $1,000 Cash Award 
  • Increased visibility of the artist’s name and artwork through:
  • Press announcements
  • Highlighted on MAP and CyberWire’s websites
  • The gifting of artist reproductions to attendees of the Women in Cyber Security reception
  • Acknowledgment at Women in Cyber Security reception on October 20, 2022

To apply please see the prospectus and required attachments: Please send your application to imprint@mdartplace.org OR fill out the google application form HERE by close of business Saturday, August 27, 2022, Application Deadline

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 Benefit | 218 West Saratoga Street Baltimore, MD 21201

Member of MAP? Your submission fee will be waived. Please make a note on your submission that you are a member!

TIMELINE

July 28:
Release Call
 
Saturday, August 27, 2022
Application Deadline
 
Week of September 12
Artist Studio Visits/Interviews (VIRTUAL ONLY)
 
September 30
 Awarded Artist Announced
 
September 23 – October 19
Printing/Production
 
Thursday, October 20, 2022 
Women in Cyber Security Reception

 

For the full prospectus, application form and eligibility click HERE or visit www.mdartplace.org

To apply please see the full list of application materials, eligibility, and required attachments: Please send your application to imprint@mdartplace.org OR fill out the google application form HERE by close of business Saturday, August 27, 2022 Application Deadline.

IMPACT: At Hotel Indigo

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.

Hotel Indigo, Baltimore Downtown is a boutique hotel located in Baltimore, MD. MAP has been working closely with the hotel since it opened, selecting and installing the hotel’s permanent artwork collection including works by Jared Ragland, Gary Kachadourian and Christos Palios. Hotel Indigo and MAP share the same vision of supporting working artists in the region, and both look forward to their continued partnership and the rotation of quarterly exhibitions. For more information, visit www.baltimoreindigohotel.com.

General Guidelines & Information

  • Artist agrees that Maryland Art Place/Hotel Indigo may use images of the artwork for press and promotional purposes related to IMPACT.
  • All works must be no larger than 60 X 60
  • MAP only accepts 2-d works - photography, painting, mixed media or similar welcomed.
  • You may apply as an individual artist, or for an artist group on your behalf
  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. 

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

  • Exhibition opening reception at Hotel Indigo

Increased visibility of artist’s name and artwork through:

  • Press announcements
  • Highlighted on MAP’s website and social media platforms
  • Exhibition postcards

For more information on how to apply and to download the full prospectus, click here. Questions? Email caitlin@mdartplace.org.

 
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