Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Altria sponsors Minds Wide Open at The Art League

  • Innovative programs to develop new audiences and increase access to the arts.
  • Major sponsorships that bring thought-provoking, world-class cultural experiences to our communities.
  • Arts education programs that enhance the overall performance and development of middle school students, primarily in the greater Richmond, VA, public schools.

Altria is the generous sponsor of Minds Wide Open programming at The Art League Gallery from March 2010 through June 2010!

Come check out Minds Wide Open Events:

March 10-April 5 - The Art League Gallery: "
HerStory," All-Media Exhibit
March 10-April 5 - The Art League Gallery: Rosemary
Feit Covey, "Peep & Strip Show"
April 8-May 3 - The Art League Gallery: Fierce Sonia, "Paper Dolls"
May 1-May 30- The Target Gallery:
May 5- June 7 - The Art League Gallery Teresa Oaxaca, "Classical Realism: New Works"
May 5 - June 7 - The Art League Gallery: "Curves," All-Media Exhibit
June 3- June 6 - Target Gallery & The Art League Gallery: Female Shorts Film & Video Showcase

For more information please visit the Art League Gallery or Target Gallery for more info!

First Brazilian Army Comission Painting Contest

Saturday, March 27, 2010

MPA Call For Entries: Fantastic Journeys

Works inspired by the spirit of adventure, exploration or Utopian visions are sought. Fantastic Journeys will be juried by Beatrice Gralton, the Evelyn S. Nef Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. The exhibition will run from June 17 through July 31. Deadline for submission is April 12, 2010 at 5pm. For the entry form and more information, please visit www.mpaart.org or stop by McLean Project for the Arts located in the McLean Community Center at 1234 Ingleside Avenue in McLean.

Submission Deadline: April 12, 2010. 5 pm.
Exhibition Date: June 17 - July 31, 2010.

For submission guidelines, click here.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Mattawoman Creek Art Center Exhibition

Summer Art Festival at Mattawoman Creek Art Center!

Exhibitor cost per 10' x 10' space:
non-MCAC Members $50 before June 15th $60 after


Mattawoman Creek Art Center, located at Smallwood State Park in Charles County, Maryland is seeking artists of all media to exhibit their art.

The Mattawoman Creek Gallery are looking for applicants to submit an artist statement/resume, 15- 20 jpeg images via email/CD and a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE).

Deadline is August 15 to be considered for the next two calendar years.

For more information please contact MCAC 301-743-5159 or email mattawomanart@aol.com

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Call To Artists

Call for Entries- DCAC's Sparkplug: Sparkplug, a collective sponsored by DC Arts Center, is currently seeking new members interested in participating as curators or artists. See DCAC's website http://www.dcartscenter.org/sparkplug.htm for more information.

National Cherry Blossom Festival –DC: For the first time, the Festival has launched a graphic design contest --called “BLOSSOM!” It is open to amateur graphic designers, 18+ from the Metro DC area. For more information on the contest visit http://www.blossomdesignchallenge.strutta.com/.

Art in City Hall - All-Media Exhibit (No theme) – Alexandria, VA: Receiving: Saturday, March 20, 10 - 2 and pick-up of unselected work is Sunday, March 21, 10-2. Show runs March 22 - September 17, 2010. Work not picked up on Sunday, March 21 will be assessed a late fee. Access the call at http://www.thedelrayartisans.org/ArtinCityHall_Spring%202010.pdf.

Kelly's Art & Frame – Alexandria, VA: Deadline: March 22 - Any medium and any subject matter; acceptance is at the curator’s discretion. Show dates 3/29 – 4/21. Entry fees: $ 10 for up to 4 pieces by the same artist (3 framed pieces & 1 bagged and boarded). All artwork must be for sale. E-mail kellysartandframe@verizon.net for an entry form and complete details and visit http://www.kellysartandframe.com/ to see previous shows.

Never Think small! – Redux • A Small Works Exhibition - NY: Deadline: March 22 - Painting, prints, digital work, photography, collage, drawing, or any 3D work than can hang on a wall. Every artist in the exhibition will have a listing in the catalogue with one thumbnail image. Info at http://climategallery.com/

The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards – MD: Deadline: April 9, 2010. Up to 12 finalists will be selected to display their work in an exhibition in downtown Bethesda, and the top four winners will receive $14,000 in prize monies. For an application, please visit http://www.bethesda.org/arts/Trawick/TrawickApp10_BW.pdf or call 301-215-6660, ext.16.

Frame Masters Clearance Sale

Frame Masters
Clearance SALE!!!

March 19-27, 2010

Frame Masters is making room for new mouldings in new colors and new styles. Selling off our discontinued and remnants of perfectly good mouldings, mat boards, glass and etc, as well as framing supplies.

Save 20% to 50% off original and regular prices!

9 am to 5 pm Mon Thru Fri

9am to 3 pm Saturdays

Closed Sundays

Frame Masters
8305-B Merrifield Ave
Fairfax, VA 22031

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

34th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

34th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

The application deadline is April 1, 2010

The non-refundable fee for electronic applications is $40.00, payable online by credit card.

This prestigious annual show draws 23,000+ attendees; purchases totaled $3 million in 2009 from the participating exhibitors. Prizes for each category are given - $1,000 each.

At the 2009 Show there were 56 artists new-to-show. Ten of those 56 artists were emerging artists.

This juried exhibition and retail sale will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from November 11 to 14, 2010, with a preview party on November 10.

Please be prepared to pay for your application at the time you fill out the online application. If you prefer to pay by check rather than pay pal, please feel free to do so. Checks are to be made payable to PMA Craft Show and mailed to the address listed below.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show
PO Box 7646, Philadelphia, PA 19101

Click this link to apply www.juriedartservices.com