Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Call for Entry: Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibit

Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibit - MD
Deadline: May 15, 2011.

The UMUC Arts program invites entries of works by artists in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C., for the first Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibit, August 1 through October 16, 2011, in the Arts Program Gallery at the UMUC Inn and Conference Center, Adelphi, Maryland. Details at

Prizes will be awarded for accepted works in four categories:
President's Best of Show
Jurors Choice Award
Award of Merit
Arts Program Honorable Mention

A full-color catalog of works by all participants will accompany the exhibit. All participating artists will receive 20 copies of the catalog to be provided at the opening reception.

The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2011. There is a $20 application fee, which covers up to four entries.

Eligibility Requirements
The Biennial exhibit is open to artists, 18 years or older, who reside in Maryland, Northern Virginia or Washington, D.C.

All entries must be for original works (no reproductions), completed between 2009 through 2011. The following mediums will be considered: painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, fiber, glass, ceramics, wood, metal, photographs and mixed media.

Works submitted for consideration 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.

How to Apply
To apply, please complete the online application form. All entries must adhere to the terms and conditions provided below.

Schedule and Deadlines
Submission deadline May 15, 2011
Selection of artists May 22-28, 2011
Notification to artists June 3, 2011
Artworks received July 11, 2011
Exhibition opens August 1, 2011
Artists reception August 6, 2011
Exhibition closes October 16, 2011
Artwork pickup October 17-22, 2011

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