Opportunities

Resource Bulletin

The Maryland State Arts Council Online Resource Bulletin

The MSAC Online Resource Bulletin, maintained by the Maryland Art Place, includes regional, national, and international exhibition opportunities, grants, fellowships, residencies, and information on available studio spaces in the area. The Resource Bulletin is updated on a weekly basis and maintains hundreds of listings of arts opportunities, organized by subject and deadline date. If you have information that you wish to have included in the Resource Bulletin, please send it to: naomi@mdartplace.org

Disclaimer: Maryland Art Place and The Maryland State Arts Council cannot, at this time, screen all bulletin submissions. Artists should carefully consider each listing before submitting materials or sending fees. Bulletin opportunities should be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the listing deadline. 
 
The Maryland State Arts Council Online Resource Bulletin is supported by the Maryland State Arts Council.
 

National & Beyond

Call for Art: Impressions 2018 National Juried Printmaking Exhibition: 10/31

Celebrating the continued vitality, diversity and validity of printmaking as a fine art medium and relevant form of expression in the 21st century, this exhibition will take place in the Sarah Silberman Art Gallery, housed in the Paul Peck Art Building, Montgomery College – Rockville Campus, Rockville Maryland. We are seeking original works in all printmaking media including intaglio, lithography, relief, screenprinting, monoprints, monotypes, digital prints, mixed printmaking media, and three-­dimensional prints. Works must be completed within the past two years.

This exhibition is open to Artist’s living or working in the United States. Currently enrolled Montgomery College students and past or present Montgomery College employees are not eligible. Scale of all works submitted should not exceed 48 inches in any dimension. Artwork to be displayed on a wall must have a hanging wire or some other suitable hanging device such as hang tabs. No glass, but plexi is acceptable. No fees.

DEADLINE: October 31, 2017

For more information and to apply, click here

Call for Art: Our World Is Kind Photo Contest 11/5

Science says that looking at kind images makes people happier, healthier and creates a more connected and kind world. You can help make the world a better place through your photography.

Take a picture of kindness where ever you see it and enter the Envision Kindness 2017 Photo Contest: Our World is Kind.

Open to all photographers. Win up to $1,300 in prizes!

No Entry Fee.

DEADLINE: November 5

Apply here. 

Call for Art: Work, Body, Leisure: 11/8

Open Call for proposals to participate in the program of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. This Open Call invites researchers and designers in the field of architecture to submit projects for the extended program of the Dutch Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2018, in response to the theme WORK, BODY, LEISURE, commissioned by Het Nieuwe Instituut.

With the title WORK, BODY, LEISURE, the 2018 Dutch Pavilion addresses the spatial configurations, living conditions, and notions of the human body engendered by disruptive changes in labor ethos and conditions. The project seeks to foster new forms of creativity and responsibility within the architectural field in response to emerging technologies of automation.The team of the 2018 Dutch Pavilion considers knowledge production in the field of architecture as a collaborative act. This Open Call seeks to engage researchers and designers in the field of architecture in the development and dissemination of innovative and critical ideas.

Deadline: November 8, 2017

For more information, click here.

Call for Artists: ArtePonte Photography Group Show: 11/10

Call for Photographers: 16th Venice Architecture Biennale: Group photography exhibition

An international photography group show held in Palazzo Corner Spinelli during the 16th Venice Biennale. Artists are invited to present their view of the world, re-interpretation architecture today. During the upcoming 16th Venice Biennale of Architecture, photographers are invited to send in their proposals for the exhibition on the theme "ARCHITECTURE CAPTURED" to be held during the 2018 Venice Biennale, in Palazzo Corner Spinelli a 15th-century palace located on the Grand Canal.

Exhibition dates  May 26 -  August 24, 2018.

DEADLINE:

1st Round of Applications- October 10th, 2017

2nd Round of Applications- November 10th, 2017

For more information about the theme, visit their website.

 

CALL FOR ENTRY: stARTup Art Fair LA 2018 11/15

Applications are now open for the 2018 stARTup Art Fair LA!

stARTup Art Fair return to Los Angeles on January 26-28, 2018 the same weekend as Art Los angeles Contemporary in Santa Monica.

stARTup provides a unique venue where artists can connect to the many curators, dealers, consultants, art writers, designers, and art buyers who come to LA for a fun weekend of art!

Application fee $25

Apply here. 

Deadline: November 15, 2017

 

ARTiculAction Biennial Edition: Ongoing

ARTiculAction is celebrating its twelve years long activity launching its 2017 biennial edition, that will once again explore new tendencies and trends in Contemporary Art by featuring hudnreds of visual artists, performers, and curators from all over the world.

ARTiculAction offers a unique opportunity to be published in their special issue, as well as online on several web platforms and social media. The mission of ARTiculAction is to promote artists and connect them with curators and gallerists as well as with the larger artists' community and art lovers. This is accomplished by artist profiling, art magazine publication with the intent to showcase diverse creative explorations via various media.

Eligibility: the competition is open to all artists, both national and international: each applicant may submit a maximum of three works or projects made in any technique, including Painting, Mixed Media, Installation,  Video Art & Short Film, Fine Art Photography, New Media Art, Public Art, Performance

To apply, click here

For more information, contact biennial.articulaction@post.com

 

Call for Submissions: Temporary Art Review: Ongoing

Temporary Art Review seeks new submissions from international contributors. Temporary Art Review is a platform for contemporary art criticism that focuses on alternative spaces and critical exchange among disparate art communities. Temporary is an international network, highlighting both practical and theoretical discourse through reviews, interviews, essays and profiles on artist-centered spaces and projects.

Reviews feature short-form criticism about exhibitions, events, publications and any other format that prompts a critical response.

Essays present in-depth research and/or experimental form on a variety of topics.

Interviews feature long-form conversations with artists, curators, community organizers and more.

You may pitch us your ideas at editor@temporaryartreview.com (please include two writing samples), or email a final text using the guidelines on our Contribute page. 

For more information, click here.

Call for Artists: Asian Americans United: Ongoing

Asian Americans United (AAU) presents Philadelphia Chinatown's 22nd Annual Mid-Autumn Festival on Saturday, September 23 from 12:45 - 7:00 PM at 10th and Arch Streets. The Mid-Autumn Festival attracts thousands to Philadelphia’s Chinatown to mark the Harvest Moon, celebrate old traditions, and establish new ones. AAU is looking for volunteers and performers. Email  to learn more and get involved.

DEADLINE: Ongoing.

VOLUNTEER: To get involved, or for further information, email volunteer@aaunited.org or maf@aaunited.org.

MORE INFORMATION: To learn more, click here.

Texas Contemporary 2018 : ONGOING

Texas Contemporary,  Houston's leading contemporary and modern art fair, brings top galleries to the area's discerning collector base. Texas Contemporary 2018 will feature 65 exhibitors and an innovative program of special projects and public installations.

Deadline: Applications are rolling but limited. Register your gallery for access to pricing, floor plans, and the ability to begin your application.

The fair runs October 4 -7  2018

Location: George R. Brown Convention Center 

For more info, please visit the link here

 

ART In Embassies Program: Ongoing

Established by the United States Department of State in 1964, the ART In Embassies Program is a global museum that exhibits original works of art by U.S. citizens in the public rooms of approximately 180 American diplomatic residences worldwide.

To submit images to ART staff for consideration in upcoming exhibitions please e-mail .jpg or .gif images of your works no larger than 50k in size, to: artinembassies@state.gov.

Find out more on the ART Embassies website

New American Paintings: Ongoing


Deadline: Ongoing

The Open Studios Press sponsors 6 juried competitions per year. Winners recieve full-color spreads in our nationally distributed periodical, New American Paintings. Our competitions are open to all artists working within the United States.

For more information visit New American Paintings' website.

Call for Artists: Phoenix Gallery: Ongoing

Phoenix Gallery, located at 1829 S. Halsted St., is an art and empowerment space that is now open in the Chicago Arts District. We are looking for a stylistically and culturally diverse group of artists that are interested in becoming a part of our creative family. The collective artists will be promoted and displayed throughout the calendar year, and artists who sign up for a year long term will also be featured in their own solo exhibition.

Please note that the collaborative is not commission based. Instead, there is a small monthly rental/promotional fee. There are varying rental lengths available, and you do not have to be a Chicago resident in order to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing

Interested parties should send an artist statement, a resume/CV, and at least 5 samples of work to artists@phoenixgroupchicago.com.

Contact Phoenix Gallery at info@phoenixgroupchicago.com

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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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