Friday, July 17, 2009

Opportunity for Artists

Deadline: July 31st, 2009

DC's International Arts and Artists’ Hillyer Art Space is currently accepting submittals until July 31st, 2009 for its regional artists series of exhibitions beginning January through December 2010.


- Artists must be currently living or working from the Mid Atlantic Region (MD, DE, WV, VA, & DC).
- Artists seeking a solo show at Hillyer must not have been featured in a solo show in DC area within the last 10 years.
- All work to be included in Hillyer Art Spaces shows must have been made in the last 5 years.

For details and prospectus, please email Graham Boyle at or call the gallery at 202.338.0680.

Come to the opening tonight

Last night's talk on Frida Kahlo for the Finding Beauty In A Broken World: In the Spirit of Frida Kahlo exhibition at the Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery at Smith Farm in Washington, DC was standing room only and it went really well.

Tanya Gramatikova, Tribute to Frida Kahlo II

Tanya Gramatikova, Tribute to Frida Kahlo II

The Opening Reception & Awards is tonight, Friday, July 17, 2009, 5:30 - 8:00PM. Among the work is an amazing piece by Frida's grandniece on the subject of the missing, murdered women of Juarez that will take your breath away. Don't you dare miss it. Come by and introduce yourselves and say hello. This exhibition runs through August 29, 2009. Gallery hours: Wednesday - Friday, 11am - 5pm, Saturdays, 11am-3pm, and by appointment.

See ya there!

Grants for Artists

Deadline: July 31, 2009

The Ruth Chenven Foundation in Takoma Park, MD awards up to $1,500 to visual and craft artists living and working in the U.S. Funds are to be used in the planning or a craft or visual arts project. Film projects are ineligible. For more information, contact:

The Ruth & Harold Chenven Foundation
7505 Jackson Ave.
Tacoma Park, MD 20912

Opportunity for Artists

Deadline: August 15, 2009

The Gallery at the University of Maine at Farmington is planning a juried exhibition of works conceptually in keeping with the mood and spirit of Edgar Allan Poe. To open in October, 2009. All media welcome. Please submit entries in the form of a URL link or send dvds (Please format still images as jpgs @ 150 dti; time-based media on Quicktime.) to:

Elizabeth Olbert
The Gallery at UMF
246 Main St.
Farmington, ME 04938