The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) has partnered with the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) to commission a new piece of public artwork for the interior of the Penn-North Metro station. The deadline to apply is Friday, July 6. Learn more here:

The addition of new artwork is a part of the planned station improvements funded and made possible by North Avenue Rising, a $27.3 million project funded by the US Department of Transportation, Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) and the Maryland Department of Transportation.

Made In Baltimore is creating Baltimore’s first ever all-local product lookbook, and we want to feature your goods. This publication will be printed in the thousands and distributed to retailers and consumers throughout the Baltimore region.  This is an opportunity to reach thousands of new customers (and be featured in a classy publication as well!).

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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and the Baltimore Office of Sustainability’s Baltimore Green Network welcome proposals for sculptures and installations to be installed as part of the 2018-2019 season of the Lots Alive outdoor sculpture program. Winning proposals will be eligible for grants up to $5,000.

Lots Alive supports the creation of temporary outdoor sculpture sited on vacant lots within the Baltimore City limits. For this grant cycle, seven vacant lot sites have been identified for artist activation in the Park Heights neighborhood (on Park Heights Ave). Each project is expected to be installed for 12 months.

Designed in partnership with Mayor Catherine Pugh’s Baltimore Green Network, Lots Alive aims to breathe life into underutilized vacant spaces through creative interventions.

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School 33 has a studio residency opening up on October 1st, 2018! Our residents become part of a robust community of professional artists, are able to take advantage of critiques and mentorships with professors, curators, and critics – open studios during our bi-monthly events – our annual Open Studio Tour – and our Studio Resident Biennial Exhibition. Residencies are from 3-5 years in length. visit for more info and to apply!! Deadline- July 15, 2018.

VisArts welcomes artists ages 17 – 27 in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area to submit their application for NextGen 5.0our fifth exhibition in our Kaplan Gallery from July 11 – August 19, 2018. NextGen 5.0 is an opportunity for aspiring artists with little to no experience exhibiting their work in a professional gallery. VisArts is a non-profit organization whose mission is to transform individuals and communities through the visual arts. VisArts provides children, teens and adults with opportunities to express their creativity and enhance their awareness of the arts. Applicants should have little or no experience exhibiting in a professional gallery.

Previous NextGen participants are ineligible. Previous NextGen applicants who were not selected may re-apply for this year’s exhibition

Deadline: June 8

Entry Fee: $10

To apply, click here

2018 National Small Works Competition and Exhibition at Washington Printmakers Gallery in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington DC.

Eligiblity: Hand-pulled prints, screen prints, digital prints, photographs, and three-dimensional work – including artist books – with print components, completed within the past two years. Image may be no larger than 100 square inches, with framed size of 256 square inches or less. 3D works are limited to 250 cubic inches. Open to artists 18 years and older.

Entry Fee: $35 for up to four entries.

Juror: Susan Goldman, master printmaker, film maker, and founding director of Lily Press LLC, a printmaking and education center in Rockville MD

Exhibition: August 1 – 26, 2018

Grand Prize is a 2019 Solo Exhibition. Other prizes include art materials, gift certificates, and a $250 award for Best Screenprint. Exhibition catalogue.

Entry Deadline: June 7, 2018

To apply and find more info, click here.