Artist Opportunities

Lexington Market Calls for Artists

The new Lexington Market is looking for artists! As part of the development of a new Lexington Market, including a new plaza, two Calls for Artists have been released seeking permanent, site-specific, integrated artworks. Both calls are open to artists living and working in Maryland and its contiguous states: Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Artists living and working in Baltimore and across Maryland are especially encouraged to apply. Artists may apply individually or as a team. 

The full application with additional information is available here and is due by Tuesday, March 23, 2021.  

The Calls for Artists are supported by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City, Lexington Market, and Seawall. 

Fair Housing Month Exhibition Student Artwork Call

Calling all Baltimore City student artists! What does home mean to you?

Submit your artwork for display at an outdoor exhibition!

The 2021 Fair Housing Month Exhibition Student Artwork Call for Entry seeks student art from Elementary School, Middle School, and High School students in Baltimore City for the 2021 Fair Housing Month Student Exhibition in April 2021. Students are encouraged to create artwork based on home, community, and housing discrimination. 

The exhibition will be a dynamic curated outdoor art event installed in the Parks and People Foundation location at 2100 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21217 from Thursday, April 1, until Saturday, May 1, 2021. The deadline for submissions is Monday, March 1, 2021.

Submit Your Artwork Here!

The 2021 Fair Housing Month Exhibition Call for Artists is supported by the Maryland Center for History and Culture and the City of Baltimore.

Request for Qualifications: P. Flanigan & Sons, Inc. Mural Project

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) in collaboration with P. Flanigan & Sons, Inc. (PFS) seeks a Baltimore-based artist or artist team to design and produce unique, site specific mural artwork to beautify the streetscape at 1320 Monroe Street in the Bridgeview-Greenlawn community of West Baltimore. Apply Today!

The selected artist will engage community residents and stakeholders in the development of mural art design for installation. Project goals include community building, and beautification through public art.

Location: 1320 Monroe Street, Baltimore, MD 21217 

Applications are due on Monday, March 15, 2021. The RFQ is available here.

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External opportunities available for artists are posted on the homepage of this blog and updated frequently.