Today's exhibit and contest opportunities, fresh from the DMV art community!
"Strokes of Genius" National Juried Show
Exhibit Dates: July 14-August 7, 2011
The Maryland Federation of Art invites artists living in the US and Canada to enter their original painted work. Selected pieces will be exhibited in Circle Gallery in Annapolis, Maryland. The show will be juried by Daniel Shay of the National Gallery of Art with the winner receiving a $1500 Caruso Award for Painting. Submissions are accepted online or by mail. Deadline is May 4th. Visit MFA's website for details.
UMUC's Bienniel Juried Art Show
Exhibit Dates: August 1-October 16, 2011
Artists living and working in Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. may submit entries for exhibit at the Arts Program Gallery at the UMUC Inn and Conference Center in Adelphia, Maryland. Jurors will be Helen Frederick of George Mason University, Helen Jackson, independent art consultant/curator, and Evangeline J. Montgomery of the United States Department for the Arts American Program. Deadline is May 15th. Applications and entry info can be found on UMUC's website.
Oil Painters of America's 2011 Eastern Exhibit of Traditional Oils
Event Dates: September 17-October 15, 2001
The 2011 OPA Eastern Regional Exhibition will take place at Addison Art Gallery in Orleans, Massachusetts. Oil painters are invited to submit works for a chance to win one of the organization's awards, totalling $11,500 every year. The best in show prize this year is $4,000. Applications are due by June 14th and can be found on the Juried Art Sevices website.