artdc Patron Art Show


The forum has been a great source of info for me, and the artdc Gallery offers artists with patron status the opportunity to be a part of the annual patron show. It only costs $35 to become a patron... learn more here.



The UMUC Arts program invites entries of works by artists in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C., for the first Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibit, August 1 through October 16, 2011, in the Arts Program Gallery at the UMUC Inn and Conference Center, Adelphi, Maryland.

Jurors for the exhibition will be Helen Frederick, professor, George Mason University; Helen Jackson, independent art consultant/curator; and Evangeline J. Montgomery, artist, retired program development officer, United States Department for the Arts American Program.

Prizes will be awarded for accepted works in four categories:

- President's Best of Show
- Jurors Choice Award
- Award of Merit
- Arts Program Honorable Mention

A full-color catalog of works by all participants will accompany the exhibit. All participating artists will receive 20 copies of the catalog to be provided at the opening reception.

The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2011. There is a $20 application fee, which covers up to four entries.

For more information and to apply, visit

Fire & Brimstone Floor (Saving Her Soul)


Fire & Brimstone Floor (Saving Her Soul)
Acrylic & Charcoal on Canvas
60 x 70 inches

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NY Gallery owner to jury National Small Works at WPG 
Washington Printmakers Gallery seeks entries for a juried printmaking exhibition, August 3-28, 2011 in Silver Spring, MD. First Prize: Solo exhibition, 2012, Second Prize: $200 Purchase Award from Graphic Chemical & Ink Co., other prizes awarded. Juror: Robert K. Newman, owner, Old Print Shop, New York, NY.

Open to artists nationwide age 18 years+ who are creating traditional, hand-pulled prints (no digital or photographic processes accepted). Work must be no larger than 170 square inches.

Early bird online special: $20/4 images. Regular Online: $30/4 images. CD: $40/4 images. Deadline: April 15 for reduced fee; May 15 for all entries. Visit for prospectus, or send a SASE to: WPG, Attn: NSW, 8230 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Questions? Please contact Annie Turner at or call 301.273.3660.

Call for Exhibition Proposals: “Intersections: Where Art Meets Science”
In collaboration with a college-wide initiative to celebrate the intersection of arts and science, the Department of Visual Arts and Design is calling for exhibition proposals for the Annex Gallery in The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center that address this theme. These exhibitions will be scheduled for the 2011–2012 academic year. Proposals are welcomed from individual artists, artist groups, and curators. Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. Current Montgomery College students are not eligible to submit proposals. Eligible works: The Annex Gallery is primarily linear wall space that can accommodate two-dimensional works up to 54” tall. Freestanding, pedestal, and wall hung three-dimensional works up to 75lbs. will also be considered. Video projections are not eligible.

Application procedure: Visit for proposal form and instructions. Submit the completed proposal form along with the requested materials to the Department of Visual Arts on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus. Mail or deliver all proposal materials in one envelope to: Lincoln Mudd Montgomery College, TP/SS Campus 7600 Takoma Avenue, CF-134 Takoma Park, MD 20912 Deadline: April 15, 2011

Strokes of Genius: A Fine Art Painting National Juried Exhibition: The Maryland Federation of Art invites all artists residing in the US and Canada to enter its all painting competition. Awards total $1500, inclusive of a $500 Caruso Painting Award for MFA members only. Juror: Daniel Shay, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.

Exhibit will be on view July 14 - August 7, 2011 at MFA Circle Gallery in Annapolis, MD. Any original work created through any painting media (inc. oil, acrylic, watercolor, encaustic, etc) will be considered. 1 or 2 entries: $35 (MFA members $20); additional entries $5 each. Up to 6 max. Deadline: May 4, 2011. Visit for prospectus, or send a SASE to: MFA Circle Gallery, 18 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401. Questions? Please contact Tiffany Jordan at or call 410-268-4566.

Strictly Painting 8: McLean Project for the Arts

Due April 11, 2011, 5pm; Juror: Jayme McLellan is an artist and curator living and working in Washington, DC. She is the founding director of Civilian Art Projects, a gallery representing emerging and established artists located in downtown Washington just north of Chinatown.

Exhibition Dates:  Jun 16 - Jul 30, 2011
Rules and entry form here