The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is excited to announce the 11th annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize.  Applications are now being accepted for the prestigious competition which awards a$25,000 fellowship to a visual artist or visual artist collaborators living and working in the Baltimore region.  The deadline for submission is Monday, January 4, 2016.  The application is available at www.artscape.org/applications.   An exhibition of the finalists’ work will be featured in the Thalheimer Galleries of The Baltimore Museum of Art.  An award ceremony and reception takes place Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 7pm at The Baltimore Museum of Art, located at 10 Art Museum Drive.  The prize is held in conjunction with the 35th annual Artscape, America’s largest free arts festival.

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Gallery detail from one of our 2015 Juried Exhibitions, Move, Maneuver. Track and Trapise, curated by Karyn Miller

Gallery detail from one of our 2015 Juried Exhibitions, Move, Maneuver. Track and Trapise, curated by Karyn Miller.

School 33 Art Center is now accepting submissions from artists for our 2016 juried group exhibitions. Applications are to be received no later than Monday, February 1, 2016, at 11:59 am.

This call for entry is open to visual artists working in any medium. Through this open call, School 33 aims to present new work by emerging and established artists from the United States and abroad.

Our jurors, Jose’ Ruiz and Cynthia Connolly, will select artists based upon individual artistic merit and curatorial vision.

To apply, and to learn more about the call, our jurors, and School 33, please visit the following link: http://bit.ly/1m1iuiM .

Please contact Melissa Webb, Exhibitions Manager with any questions- mwebb@promotionandarts.org


Gallery CA is pleased to announce the open call for entries for the Greenmount West Salon Show, held at Gallery CA. The Gallery is seeking work that highlights the talent, diversity, and skill of artists living and working in and around the Greenmount West nieghborhood in Central Baltimore. This show is open to all visual art mediums, levels of skill, ages, and scenes.

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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Inc. (BOPA) is pleased to present the Fred Lazarus IV Artscape Prize.  This prize will award $1,000 to a Baltimore City student artist. The award recipient will also receive a stipend to produce a solo exhibition, with mentorship from BOPA staff.

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Deadline:  December 31, 2015 12:00midnight EST

Indigo Magic is an exhibition that uses indigo as a lens to witness the myriad of ways in which indigenous African content and traditions show up in African American contemporary art forms. Indigo is more than a hue. Its magical essence is drawn from its history and its alchemy. Indigo is evident in the documentation of the Pharaohs in ancient Egypt, the royal courts in Nigeria, and the Tuareg nomads of Northern Senegal. It has been used as medicine, artist paint, and cosmetic embellishments. It is in the music, the melodies, and the mood. In this case indigo is the muse of the artist directed by its connection to the spirit of Africa.

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