The Arts Program at University of Maryland University College announces a call to all artists in the region of Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C., to submit entries for an exhibition scheduled for November 3, 2013–January 26, 2014, in the Main Gallery at the Inn and Conference Center in Adelphi, Maryland. The exhibition will include a full-color catalog with the works of all participants.
Current residents age 18 or older who live in the region and work in painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, fiber, glass, ceramics, wood, metal photography, and/or mixed media are invited to submit work for consideration. Best-of-Show will receive a solo exhibition in the 2014 season and a full-color catalog (approximately 40 pages) with invitations, press materials, an online exhibition, a reception, etc. Other prizes will also be awarded.
The jurors are Nona Martin, manager of public programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum; Faheem Majeed, artist and director of undergraduate studies for art and art history at University of Illinois at Chicago; and Amy E. Raehse, executive director and curator at Goya Contemporary.
All work submitted must be original (no reproductions). All work must be suitably prepared for installation. The curator reserves the right to deny entry if any work is deemed not suitable for display or too difficult to install or has been altered from the image submitted for consideration. Entries must have been completed between 2010 through 2012.
Initial submissions must be high-resolution digital images of the works; no other format will be accepted. The application is available online at www.umuc.edu/art. The entry cost is $25 for up to two entries and an additional $10 for a third entry. See application for details! The deadline for submissions is Sunday, August 11, 2013. Questions? Contact Eric Key, director of the Arts Program, at 301-985-7937.