Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Artwork for Dulles

The airport is looking for some proposals to add artwork to some of the Dulles Metrorail stations.

Deadline is August 4, 2006 and the prospectus can be downloaded here.

What's a Studio?

ArtDC wants to know.

What is a studio, and why do you need one? There's a topic about it here.


Chalk4Peace is a young person's global art project planned for Sept. 16-17, 2006 with the goal to have one million young artists of all ages using sidewalk chalk to create their visions and messages of Peace.

To create a Chalk4Peace event in your neighborhood. Contact: John Aaron, Director or visit, or call 703-528-4800 to find out more about how you and your community can be part of the project.

The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund

Deadline: September 15, 2006

The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund welcomes applications from visual artists aged 40 years or older, who live within 150 miles of Washington, D.C. and can demonstrate that they have the potential to benefit as artists from a grant.

The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund does not, however, accept applications from filmmakers, video artists, and performance artists. In 2005 the Franz and Virginia Bader Fund awarded three grants of $15,000 each.

The deadline for applications is September 15, 2006. Application forms may be downloaded from the fund's web site: or may be requested by sending an email to or by calling 202-288-4608.