Small Wonders is Maryland Federation of Arts 14th annual celebration of the mantra that good things come in small packages – MFA invites all artists residing in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico to enter any original 2-D work 11″ or smaller and 3-D work 7″ or smaller.

Juror is Amanda Burnham, Associate Professor at Towson University in Baltimore, MD. She holds a BA from Harvard University and a MFA from Yale University.

Works selected will be on exhibit in the MFA Circle Gallery from December 2-23, 2016.

Cash awards total $1000.

Entry deadline is September 22.   Please visit the entry page here.

For more information, contact


Situated in the heart of Bethesda MD, Waverly Street Gallery is a co-op of professional painters, sculptors, ceramists, jewelers and photographers. The gallery now has openings for new members in any of the visual arts.

For information and an application form please visit:

Deadline: September 15, 2016

If you have further questions please contact Kanika Sircar or Pat Silbert


F.E.A.S.T. at VisArts 2016 (Funding Emerging Art with Sustainable Tactics) is a bridge between artists and the community. F.E.A.S.T. is a public meal designed to use community-driven financial support to democratically fund projects that use art and creative thinking to impact the community.

F.E.A.S.T. at VisArts 2016 will take place on September 25th on the Rooftop at VisArts in Rockville, Maryland, 11:30 to 3:00 PM. Diners listen to and review a series of project proposals and converse with the artists and thinkers behind each idea. Attendees cast a vote for their favorite proposal, and by the end of the event, the artist who garners the most votes is awarded a grant comprised of the event ticket money.

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  • Name of show: Saint Pablo Art Show
  • Location: 2260 Cecil Ave, Baltimore, MD
  • Show Time: OCTOBER 15, 2016 5pm-10pm

There is a $25 deposit required to be able to showcase in the show.

If you’re interested in doing body painting, just let us know. Bring your drop cloth, paints, and model and we’ll have a place for you to set up at the show!

Vendors: We will provide a table for you to vend and you take 100% of all sales.

You can pay the deposit online at or we can meet up for payment. The deposit is DUE by OCTOBER 1st, 2016 and artist slots are filled on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS.

Looking forward to having you apart of this EXPERIENCE!

If you have any questions you can email:

Deadline: September 30, 2016
Donate a cup and you could win a Solo Show!
Clayworks is looking for your generous cup donations in support our artistic programming. The cups are given out of kindness, but will also provide you an opportunity to win a Solo Exhibition in our gallery next year.

The visiting public, both actual and virtual, will be able to vote for their favorite ones. The top five artists will then be invited to submit more images that will subsequently be juried by our Resident Artists and one lucky artist will be offered a solo show in 2017.Drop off or send in your cup today! For more information connect with our Exhibitions Director, Mary Cloonan at

A brief interview with 2016 Open Studio Tour artist: Kathy Strauss


Kathy Strauss in her studio.

Can you tell us a little bit about the work that you do in your studio?
I am a fiber artist and printmaker, and my work is largely informed by my other career as a laboratory scientist. Recently I have been making block prints embroidered with structures related to the printed image, along with monotypes layered with mathematics that describe the image.
Undercurrents 6, Oyster Toad by Kathy Strauss


What drew you to the medium(s) that you are currently working with?

I love the immediacy of monotypes, and I love making block prints and then seeing how many variations on each of the same print I can make by the addition of embroidery.