From Germany!

The intoxicating dance work Der Bau (The Burrow), created by Berlin-based choreographer Isabelle Schad and French artist Laurent Goldring, is inspired by Franz Kafka’s unfinished novella of the same title.

With a mix of lush, ferocious, and sometimes spare movement, performed nude, Schad uses an animal’s burrow as a metaphor for the human body.

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The City of Baltimore, the Baltimore Public Art Commission, and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts in collaboration with the Baltimore City Department of General Services and Enoch Pratt Free Library is seeking applications qualified artists or teams to develop a permanent public art commission for the newly renovated Waverly Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

Applications due: Feb 28, 2016

Project budget: $30,000

More information and application


Target your art toward a specific commercial market, audience and/or retail company. Learn how to develop and market your arts business for mass production. This testing ground class will let you present proto-types, learn about patents, and the latest resources for commercial artists.

The class will be on Tuesdays  from 7-9 pm at Catonsville Community College starting March 1 to March 22. Another one will be starting in May. To register for the class please visit http://www.ccbcmd.edu/Programs-and-Courses-Finder/course/SBA/973

More information at http://mapceh.wix.com/manufacturing-arts




The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces the semifinalists for the 11thannual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize.  The competition awards a $25,000 fellowship to assist in furthering the career of a visual artist or visual artist collaborators living and working in the Greater Baltimore region.  For 2016, 39 individual artists have been selected as semifinalists.

Laura Amussen, Parkville, MD

Theo Anthony, Baltimore, MD

Stephanie Barber, Baltimore, MD

Michael Benevenia, Baltimore, MD

Darcie Book, Baltimore, MD

Amy Boone-McCreesh, Baltimore, MD

Dustin Carlson, Baltimore, MD

Vincent Carney, Baltimore, MD

Carolyn Case, Cockeysville, MD

Lynn Cazabon, Baltimore, MD

Julia Celebrado-Royer, Baltimore, MD

Zoë Charlton, Baltimore, MD

Larry Cook, Landover Hills, MD

Erin Curtis, Washington, DC

Lania D’Agostino, Baltimore, MD

Thomas Dahlberg, Baltimore, MD

Adam Davies, Washington, DC

FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture, Baltimore, MD

Emily Francisco, Washington, DC

Helen Glazer, Owings Mills, MD

Marian Glebes, Baltimore, MD

Joshua Haycraft, Baltimore, MD

Magali Hebert-Huot, Baltimore, MD

Lillian Hoover, Baltimore, MD

Jason Hughes, Baltimore, MD

Laura Judkis, Baltimore, MD

Andrew Keiper, Baltimore, MD

Eric Kruszewski, Washington, DC

Nate Larson, Baltimore, MD

Jonathan Latiano, Baltimore, MD

Sung Min Lee, Baltimore, MD

Ben Marcin, Baltimore, MD

Gregory McLemore, Baltimore, MD

Kristin Mcwharter, Baltimore, MD

Jonathan Monaghan, Washington, DC

David Page, Baltimore, MD

Christos Palios, Baltimore, MD

George Tkabladze, Manassas, VA

Anna Tsouhlarakis, Washington, DC


The Maryland Science Center seeks artists to participate in a two-day event on Sunday, May 15 and Monday, May 16, 2016. The event is designed to encourage children to engage in creative pursuits and actively participate in new experiences. Participating artists will be paired with teams of science center educators to develop activities that highlight creativity and tie science to each artists’ work. During the event, artists will be on-site showing their work and offering support alongside museum staff, as visitors participate in the developed activities.Click here for more information regarding event logistics.

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