Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Call for Entries: SOLOS 2011

Deadline Extended: Thursday, July 8, 2010 (received)

Each year, 10 to 14 artists from across the mid-Atlantic region (living or working in Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware, or Pennsylvania) are selected for solo exhibitions to take place in one of Arlington Art Center's seven separate gallery spaces, or outside on the grounds. Proposals that specifically take into account AAC's space, layout, and surrounding environs are encouraged. Proposals for outdoor sculpture or installations are welcome. Any existing works must have been completed within the last 3 years in order to be considered.

Submissions will be reviewed by the curators, artists, and other arts professionals who make up the AAC Exhibitions Committee. This process will be led by special guest panelists Michael Pollack, a notable DC area art collector and Melissa Keys, an international independent curator.

Details here.

ArtBank 2010 Call to Artists

The theme is: District Identities Depictions of Washingtonian Life, Landscapes, and Cultural Legacies. The DC Arts Commission is seeking two and three-dimensional works including prints, drawings, mixed media compositions, paintings, photographs, ceramics, moveable sculptures, digital media, and video art.

Special attention will be given to innovative and dynamic photography, to meet the strong demand for photographs amongst government agencies. For assistance in preparing applications, there are free workshops on Wednesday July 21st from 1-2PM and July 28th from 6-7:30PM at the DCCAH Office, 1371 Harvard Street, NW 20009 (located 2 block south of the Columbia Heights Metro Station).

This call is open to all artists who reside or maintain studio space in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. However, preference will be given to District residents.

Deadline is Monday, August 2nd, 2010 at 7PM (not a postmark date, all materials must be received by then)