Call for Entries

The contest is organized by Andreu World company. In order to participate in the contest, each participant must design an item of furniture (seat or table). 

Deadline: November 28th, 2019

For more information, click here

The Lab.14 art contest is a call for submissions that is open to all kinds of artists. Works allowed in the art competition are paintings, photographs, drawings, sculptures, graphics, mix media and video (all visual works that can be reproduced through a picture are allowed). This is an opportunity for artists to win a cash prize and have the opportunity to exhibit their artworks in Venice and much more.

Deadline: November 29th, 2019

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 Appointed artists and special projects have become another permanent fixture within NordArt. The exhibition grounds include the historic aisles of the iron foundry Carlshütte with their 22,000 square meters of ground area, the charming ACO Wagenremise and an 80,000 square meters sculpture park. NordArt counts about 100,000 visitors every summer. Artists from all over the world can apply to participate in the exhibition. The selection of artworks takes place until the end of February 2020 by a jury. A list of selected artists and special projects will be published on our website by the beginning of March 2020. All invited artists will be informed and asked to confirm their participation and to send the documents for the catalogue. The delivery of selected artworks is scheduled for the end of April.

Deadline: November 30th, 2019

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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) announces its role as the regional affiliate for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation’s longest running-and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7-12. BOPA will serve as the affiliate for all counties in the state of Maryland for the art region. For the writing region, BOPA serves all counties excluding Anne Arundle, Prince George, and Howard County.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Through the Awards, students receive opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. Students across America submitted nearly 340,000 original works this year in 29 different categories of art and writing.

The Scholastic Awards look for work demonstrating originality, technical skill, and the emergence of a personal voice or vision. Regional recognition includes Gold Key awards, Silver Key awards, and Honorable Mentions. Gold Keys are automatically forwarded for consideration at the national level of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Five works of writing and five works of art from the region are selected by local judges as American Voices & Visions nominees, who are then celebrated in local exhibitions and ceremonies. 

Deadline: Sunday, December 1, 2019

For more information, please contact Sarah Doccolo, Arts Education Coordinator, at 410-752-8632.

The Maryland Municipal League (MML) announces a call to artists for a special project that reflects the spirit of Maryland’s cities and towns. This is a unique opportunity for visual artists, state-wide. MML wishes to commission the image of a work of art. The image of that artwork will be reproduced in a limited edition and presented as gifts within the League’s advocacy, development and other promotional efforts.

Deadline: December 5, 2019

General Guidelines & Information

  • Only 2-D works will be accepted for reproduction – painting, photography, mixed media or similar are welcomed

  • All works must be no less than 8X10” and no more than 24X20”

  • All reproductions will receive a “seal” noting the Maryland Municipal League as the publisher

  • MML will cover fees associated with reproduction

  • Artist agrees to use of artwork for press and promotional purposes related to this project

  • Artist will remain the owner of image copyright

  • Artist is invited to attend a Maryland Municipal League conference (either summer or fall) within a year of the artwork’s release

Benefits to the Artist

  • Stipend opportunity

  • Increased visibility of the artist’s name and artwork through:

    • MML’s internal outlets including website, ebulletin, Municipal Maryland magazine (potential audience 3,000+)

    • Gifting of artist reproduction to Maryland’s state legislature, business community partners of MML, nationally recognized keynote speakers and international guests

    • Potential for work to serve as a branded gift of the League

    • Acknowledgement during Maryland Municipal League conference session

Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

Applications will be reviewed and evaluated based on prior work demonstrating a mastery of the artist’s medium. Up to three finalists will be selected to meet with MML team to discuss their concept for capturing the essence of Maryland’s cities and towns.

For consideration, please send application and attachments to by close of business on December 5, 2019

The 2020 event will be the 36th year for this event and we are looking forward to another weekend of great art!
The show will open with the always fun Preview Party on Friday, May 15th.  On Saturday the 16th, at the close of the day, there will be music and a buffet dinner available for artists, guests, volunteers, and others from the community to enjoy.  The final day of the show will be Sunday the 17th.  There will be artist discussions and demos and also activities geared for younger artists throughout the weekend too.
For more information, click here

Artist Residency

Maryland Hall accepts applications for our One Year AIR Residencey on an ongoing basis. Rent is $300 for  Studio Space.  All residencies are currently full, however, we recommend that you apply to be put on a waiting list for the next jury process.


 Studio’s of (From left to right) Anne Chamberlain, Lindsay Pichaske, Elizabeth Kendall


Long-term studio spaces can accommodate artist residing in the Annapolis/Anne Arundel County region.  

Click here to download the AIR Application.

To learn about our Current AIR’s click here.

Exhibitions Call to Artists

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is seeking ongoing exhibition submissions from both local and regional artists for our three gallery spaces. We invite both student and professional artists to apply.

Dedicated to Art for All, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is the community’s arts center, providing lifelong, accessible engagement in the arts.


From left to right (View of Essence of Landscape by Lorraine Ellerson, Ripe by Jan Kirsh, gallery reception)

Maryland Hall’s goal is to present exhibits that engage audiences on many levels, from community exhibits to curated group and solo exhibits in several galleries: the Chaney Gallery, the Martino Gallery and the Openshaw Balcony Gallery. The gallery season features emerging and established artists in all media, from more accessible, traditional work, to work that questions contemporary culture, methods and ideas. The galleries are open to the public for viewing, artists’ receptions, and sales.

Applications must be completed and submitted by email to Exhibition Coordinator, Emily Kohlenstein, at additional questions call Ms. Kohlenstein at 410-263-5544 ext. 31.

Click here to download application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

*Potential exhibition candidates will be contacted for an interview*

Submission Deadline:None. We are typically booked a year and a half out for your reference.


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