Category Archives: Artist Resources / Calls For Artists

In an effort to brighten, beautify and enhance visibility of Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Washington Village Branch, Baltimore-based artists and designers are invited to submit a proposal.

No specific subject matter is required and all complete proposals will be reviewed. The Pratt does request that the word library appears on the Southern-most end of the wall. The final project may be a painted mural, printed or other media that appropriately fills the space. The library is open to a variety of materials. This submission should include every aspect of the design and install process. To learn more about the library, its patrons and those in the community, please attend the info session.

Artists may also submit questions to smccann@prattlibrary.org, questions should be submitted by August 9th for answer at the info session.

● Submissions due by August 17th
● Notification of winning design by September 15, 2018
● Work to commence September 2018

Visit the link for the full RFP: http://www.prattlibrary.org/uploadedFiles/www/about/Washington%20Village%20RFP.pdf

Maryland Artists, Performers, Writers!
 
Are you or a loved one affected by a mental illness or substance use disorder? Does your art explore these topics in any way, shape, or form, or offer a path for healing in regards to these sorts of hardships? Do you seek a performance or exhibition opportunity to share your art and/or story on these topics?
 
Then this may be for YOU.
 
The New Day Campaign is an initiative led by artist, curator, and organizer Peter Bruun that is dedicated to using arts programming and public engagement to challenge stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness and substance use, making the world a more healing place. In 2018 and 2019, the New Day Campaign is presenting a number of exhibitions and events throughout Maryland as part of its Dusk & Dawn series, aimed at awakening hope and healing for those hurting from behavioral health challenges.
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The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District is currently seeking proposals for a large scale mural on the Norfolk Avenue facade of the Triangle Towers apartment building at 4853 Cordell Avenue in Bethesda, MD.
 
The wall designated for the public mural is approximately 70 feet wide and 100 feet tall. A $50,000 stipend will be provided to the selected artist to pay for supplies and the artist’s time. Necessary lifts and scaffolding will be provided and associated fees will not be the responsibility of the selected artist.
 
Artists must be 18 years of age or older and be residents of Washington, D.C., Maryland or Virginia to apply. Artists must also have prior experience with the design and installation of large scale murals and are asked to submit a detailed, site-specific proposal for the Triangle Towers Mural. The deadline to apply is September 1, 2018.
 
Special thanks to our partners Southern Management and the Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission for making this new public art project in downtown Bethesda possible.
 

 

Categories:

Eligible projects can be submitted to any of the AIA Baltimore Excellence and Design Awards categories with the exception of Unbuilt Architecture—projects must be built to be eligible. The award will be given at the jury’s discretion.

Selection Guidelines:

Preference will be given to submissions that clearly define their alignment with the following values:

New in 2018, the Social Equity Design Award is held in partnership with the Neighborhood Design Center in honor of their 50th anniversary. NDC is a nonprofit organization founded in 1968 by AIA Baltimore members after Whitney M. Young’s speech at the AIA National Convention

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Saturday, October 13, 10am – 6pm

Sunday, October 14, 10am – 6pm

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts is proud to announce School 33 Art Center’s 30th Annual Open Studio Tour! An annual city-wide event, Open Studio Tour has brought together professional artists and the general public, giving collectors and art lovers the opportunity to visit the studios of visual artists. Traveling from throughout Maryland and the surrounding region to visit the studios of artists in Baltimore, visitors get a chance to meet the artist, see their work and a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their working processes. On October 13th and 14th, take the opportunity to share your work with the public and with other artists during this event.

If you have a studio at either Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower or School 33 Art Center, please do not use this application. Email Flannery Winchester at fwinchester@promotionandarts.org for information on how to register.

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A unique opportunity for Maryland artists to showcase their work in the natural beauty of Lake Roland, Art on the Trail returns in 2018/19 to continue celebrating the combination of art and nature with engaging installations that are stimulating and thought provoking. Park visitors can view these sculptures as they hike along the Red and Blue Trails just beyond the Light Rail tracks. Please view and download the Art on the Trail Application and the Art on the Trail Guidelines.

Please follow this link for more details on some of our most recent installations and this link to download a map of the trail indicating the location of all the Art On The Trail installations. Enjoy!

Check the Artists Information 2016/2017 and Artist Information 2017/2018 for detailed information about the artists and their installations.

The Baltimore Office of Sustainability’s Green Network, in partnership with the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, is hosting a sculpture contest for seven vacant, city-owned lots along Park Heights Avenue in the Lots Alive contest.   The winning sculptures will be eligible for grants up to $5,000 and the deadline for submission is Saturday, July 28.

The seven winners will be installing temporary outdoor sculpture on city-owned, vacant lots along Park Heights Avenue. All projects will need to be installed between Sept. 22-Oct. 5, 2018.  Projects must be removed by Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019.   These visual art projects will be designed to enhance and beautify the community as well as bring visitors to the Park Heights neighborhood.

This RFP is open to artists, designers, architects, and community residents over 18 years of age and living in Baltimore City. To apply, artists must create an online account and upload their proposal at https://promotionandarts.submittable.com/submit/46445/2018-lots-alive-request-for-proposals-for-temporary-public-art-in-vacant-lots.

For more information, go to http://promotionandarts.org/grants/lots-alive.  For more information, please contact Chris Brooks at Baltimore Office of Promotion or cbrooks@promotionandarts.org and The Arts at 410-752-8632 or Kim Knox, Greening Coordinator at 410-396-5902 or kimberley.knox@baltimorecity.gov.