CALL FOR ENTRY: Maryland Art Place (MAP) is seeking artists for “UNDER $500” our upcoming benefit exhibition and artwork sale. Scheduled for Friday, December 11 and Saturday, December 12, 2015, this two-day event is intended to promote the sale of artwork by artists in the Maryland region. The exhibition will include 1-3 works by each artist with each individual piece retailing for $500 or less. Proceeds from the sale of artwork will be split 50/50 with each artist or an optional 100% donation in support of MAP.


MAP envisions this to be a great opportunity to get your work noticed and purchased by area buyers & collectors just in time for the holidays! Participating artists will receive one free ticket to the opening event on Friday, December 11. Selected artists will be issued an UNDER $500 Profile Form in an effort to simultaneously promote the artwork and artist during the event. There is a $10 dollar application fee for non-Map Members.

Week of Late October/Early November –Call For Entry November 28, 2015- Call For Entry Deadline December 2, 2015- Artists Notified of Selection December 8, 2015 10am-5pm– Artwork Drop Off



Artist name:
City: State: Zip: Phone: Email: Website(s):

NOTE: Proposals should be emailed to no later than Midnight, Saturday, November 28, 2015. Subject line: Under $500 Application.

Submission Guidelines
To apply please submit the following information to, subject line UNDER $500 Application before Midnight, Saturday, November 28, 2015 and pay the $10 dollar application fee. Free for MAP members.

  1. Complete contact information:
    1. name
    2. address
    3. phone number
    4. email
    5. website
  2. Resume (2 page maximum)
  3. One paragraph artist statement
  4. 1 to 3 imageslabel each image with LastName_Title_Medium_DateCreated.example: Carter_Untitled#1_oiloncanvas_2015.jpeg
  5. Image List including the artworks dimension.
  6. Pay $10 Application fee either online at: Click & Pledge

Or mail check to:
Maryland Art Place

c/o UNDER $500
218 West Saratoga St. Baltimore, MD 21201

Please Note there is no application fee for current MAP members.


QUESTIONS/INFORMATION: 410.962.8565 or email

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