Each year, USGBC Maryland recognizes exceptional green building projects and outstanding green building leaders at the Annual Wintergreen Awards for Excellence in Green Building.  We are looking for a local Maryland Artist who can help create a unique award piece that incorporates sustainable materials while representing the USGBC Maryland’s membership, community and mission.  Please see additional criteria below regarding award creation and selection:

Inquiry: Local Maryland artist to create self-supporting/ self-standing single unit award.

Materials: Incorporate local/ recycled/ sustainable/ reclaimed elements & materials.  Award must be durable for transportation/ mailing.  Exclude glass from creation.

Quantity: 32 total awards, with the possibility of several more

Budget: ~$150 each (negotiable)

Size:  Base – No larger than 5″; Height – 7″ max

Plaque: Award must have space for engraved, plastic plaque — Plaque size: ~1-1/2″ x 4-3/4″.  Plaques will be provided by USGBC MD.  It will be the artist’s responsibility to secure plaques on the awards.

Timeframe:  **Awards required by January 2014.

Please reply back by Monday, 8/12/13, if you would be interested in this great opportunity.

We would like to request sketches of award ideas by Monday, 8/26/13.  Once an artist & award is chosen, we will request a mock-up for review by the committee.   

The 2nd annual Station North Salon Show is an unjuried all-inclusive exhibition of visual art created by artists from the greater Baltimore region. Please see below for participation guidelines and consider submitting your work on July 26th or 27th!

  • Art on view: August 2nd – August 30th, 2013
  • Art Drop Off: Friday, July 26th 5-8pm & Saturday, July 27th Noon-5pm at Single Carrot Theater, 1727 N Charles Street
  • Art Pick Up: Friday, September 6th 5-8pm & Saturday, September 7th Noon-5pm (location TBD)

Venues include:

• Liam Flynn’s Ale House
• Joe Squared
• Bohemian Coffee House
• Station North Arts Cafe
• Charles Theater
• The WindUp Space
• Station North Chicken Box
• Single Carrot Theater

Click here for more information!

The Small Business Resource Center (SBRC) is offering FREE workshops in a variety of topics this summer, including accounting, cash flow statement, basic digital photography, developing a business plan, mobile marketing, etc.

 ONLINE WORKSHOP REGISTRATION

You must register in order to attend.

View and register for all SBRC Workshops @

http://www.eventbrite.com/org/2092375817

 Workshop Location

 Small Business Resource Center

1101 East 33rd Street

Suite C 307

Johns Hopkins @ Eastern Campus

Baltimore MD 21218

443-451-7160

www.sbrcbaltimore.com

 

The Arts Program at University of Maryland University College announces a call to all artists in the region of Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C., to submit entries for an exhibition scheduled for November 3, 2013–January 26, 2014, in the Main Gallery at the Inn and Conference Center in Adelphi, Maryland. The exhibition will include a full-color catalog with the works of all participants.

Current residents age 18 or older who live in the region and work in painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, fiber, glass, ceramics, wood, metal photography, and/or mixed media are invited to submit work for consideration. Best-of-Show will receive a solo exhibition in the 2014 season and a full-color catalog (approximately 40 pages) with invitations, press materials, an online exhibition, a reception, etc. Other prizes will also be awarded.

The jurors are Nona Martin, manager of public programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum; Faheem Majeed, artist and director of undergraduate studies for art and art history at University of Illinois at Chicago; and Amy E. Raehse, executive director and curator at Goya Contemporary.

All work submitted must be original (no reproductions). All work must be suitably prepared for installation. The curator reserves the right to deny entry if any work is deemed not suitable for display or too difficult to install or has been altered from the image submitted for consideration. Entries must have been completed between 2010 through 2012.

Initial submissions must be high-resolution digital images of the works; no other format will be accepted. The application is available online at www.umuc.edu/art. The entry cost is $25 for up to two entries and an additional $10 for a third entry. See application for details! The deadline for submissions is Sunday, August 11, 2013. Questions? Contact Eric Key, director of the Arts Program, at 301-985-7937.

 

Maryland Art Place (MAP) is seeking artists working in a diverse range of media for a Regional Juried Exhibition, opening September 19, 2013. The exhibition is intended to explore the contemporary, cultural climate of Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania. Submissions will initially be vetted by MAP’s Program Advisory Committee and juried by Kristen Hileman, the Curator of Contemporary Art and Department Head at the Baltimore Museum of Art.More information and submission details on MAP’s website.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, July 5, 2013 by 5pm

Art War Entrants Sought

Local artists will go brush-to-brush to compete for cash and other prizes during Art War, a new addition to this year’s Salisbury Festival on Saturday, April 27. Student, amateur and professional artists will have five hours, starting at 10 a.m., to create a piece live in front of festival-goers. Those attending the festival will vote on which work they like best. Winners will be announced at 4 p.m. The first-place artist receives a solo show at a Salisbury University Art Galleries location. Gift certificates and cash prizes are available for second and third place. Each artist is given a 10-foot-by-10-foot space in which to create. Indoor and outdoor spots are available. Setup begins at 9 a.m. Artists must bring their own supplies, including tables and chairs. A drop cloth and basic lighting are provided. Entries may be comprised of any material that is not hazardous, illegal or damaging to the provided space. SU Art Galleries sponsors the competition. The entry fee is $20. Interested artists must sign up by Friday, April 19, at www.salisbury.edu/universitygalleries. Entrants should include three to five images of past work in jpg format, at a resolution no higher than two megabytes per file, along with a one-paragraph description of the art they plan to create during the event. For more information call 410-548-2547 or e-mail University Galleries Director Liz Kauffman at eckauffman@salisbury.edu.