1303 Orleans Street Baltimore, MD 21201

East Children’s Area Interior Wall

Project budget up to $10,000


In an effort to brighten and beautify Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Children’s Area at the Orleans Street Branch, Baltimore-based artists and designers are invited to submit a proposal.


  1. Create a welcoming, vibrant space for children and families
  2. Brighten and beautify children’s area
  3. Highlight area artist/artist team


Mural location is the East Children’s Area wall, which measures 25ft wide and 16ft tall with vertical facing recessed lighting.

No specific subject matter is required and all complete proposals will be reviewed, however, submissions should reflect something appealing to the area, library and its customers. 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 on: May 10, 2018 at 6pm. Artists may also submit questions to smccann@prattlibrary.org, questions should be submitted by May 10th for answer at the info session.

● Submissions due by May 31st, 2018
● Notification of winning design by July 2018

● Work to commence July/August 2018

When submissions are received on May 31st, jurors from the arts community and library staff shall decide on either one artist or artist groups for awarding of the project (depending upon the submission received). The jurors will include members of Baltimore’s artist community and Orleans Street Library staff.

Submission Instructions:
E-mail submissions to smccann@prattlibrary.org

1. Eligibility Requirements
Open to artists and designers living and working throughout Baltimore City.

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Community Art Grants support Baltimore City artists and neighborhoods who work together to enliven underutilized public spaces through high-impact, community-driven public art projects.

Eligible projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Public art projects – large in scale or in multiples including 2D visual art such as murals, and 3D visual art such as sculptures.
  • Performance art projects such as music, dance, theatre and parades
  • New media art forms including projection mapping, lighting, and soundscapes
  • Temporary public art projects sited on vacant lots within the Baltimore City limits
  • All projects must be free and open to the public and exist in outdoor, publicly accessible space.

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Chris White Community Development Corporation and Delaware Art Museum

Wilmington, Delaware

Teaching Artist and Curator in Residence Request for Proposals

Residency Description

Through a dynamic partnership with the Chris White Community Development Corporation, a teaching artist/curator will engage with the Delaware Art Museum and Chris White Gallery for a one-year residency from September through August. This unique program affords a teaching artist/curator an opportunity to gain on-site experience working within the various communities the Delaware Art Museum and Chris White Gallery serve. Valuable skills in setting curricula, developing partnerships, engaging with artists, and exhibition planning and execution will be supported and gained through an extensive mentorship program with Chris White Gallery Committee Members and staff in the Delaware Art Museum’s Curatorial and Learning & Engagement departments.

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VERSA brings contemporary art and dialogue to Chattanooga, Tennessee. We exhibit artists whose work facilitates critical discourse. Our goal is to foster experimentation, collaboration, and cross-disciplinary exchange.

Proposal Process:

In an email attachment as a .pdf or .zip file please submit the following:

  • Contact information (Name, email, phone number, and website)
  • Artist biography and statement
  • CV (no more than 2 pages)
  • Written proposal statement
  • Image list (5 -10 images) with titles, dimensions, mediums, and dates (Preferred 690 pixels x 690 pixels at 300 dpi)

All inquiries and submissions should be sent to: contact@versagallery.org

Submissions will be reviewed by the VERSA team and selected applicants will be contacted by one of the team members.

Thank you for your time and interest!


The application is available via SlideRoom, here 
This opportunity is particularly for emerging artists without commercial representation who push boundaries in terms of form and content, employ alternative methodologies and want to expose their practice to new audiences. Vox Populi is interested in highlighting work in all media that is ambitious, timely and risk-taking.

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The Theatre Arts Program at Coppin State University will hold open auditions for its Second Annual Theatre Scholarships Screening.  The event is scheduled Saturday, May 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Theatre Lab, located on the lower level of the Grace Hill Jacobs Building on campus.

To be eligible for theatre scholarship awards, auditionees must:

  • Be a US citizen
  • Major in theatre
  • Be admitted to Coppin State University
  • Be a new (high school or transfer) or continuing student
  • Demonstrate financial need (via the Office of Financial Aid)
  • Maintain an overall cumulative 2.0 grade point average
  • Make measurable progress toward the degree goal

For the audition, eligible candidates should prepare two contrasting monologues (example: one comic, one serious or one classical piece, one modern selection), not to exceed a total of three minutes. Auditionees should bring a headshot and resume if available.  Singers should be prepared to sing as one of the two selections.  Those interested in design/technical theatre should bring samples of their work to present to the scholarship committee as part of a formal interview. For more guidelines and tips, go to the Coppin Repertory Theatre website at www.coppinrep.com/scholarships  

Candidates must apply for admission to Coppin State University. Before any scholarship money can be awarded, all candidates must be admitted. To apply for admission, go to www.coppin.edu/apply

For more information about the theatre scholarships or the theatre arts program, contact Dr. Garey Hyatt at (410) 951-3369 or e-mail ghyatt@coppin.edu

Gallery CA and Waller Gallery

Strength in Practice

June 1st – July 19th

Opening Friday, June 1st , 2018 6-10pm

“Strength in theory is based on physicality or mental fortitude. Strength in practice is not so easily evaluated.” – Curator Joy Davis

The exhibition “Strength In Practice” (June 1, 2018 –July 19, 2018) will contribute to conversations about mental health, body image, gender, violence, peace, and perception. The exhibition is not attempting to define a word, but unpack the world’s anxieties about a concept that could be equated with words like love and justice.

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