The listings below are Artists Call near the DC Metropolitan Area.  The listing are done with Artists call for BADC at the top and then Artists Calls for the Metropolitan Area listed by date of application deadline, and then by Open Calls with no Deadline.  The “VIEW MORE INFO” will take you the Website that list the complete information about the Artists Call and to where you can submit your entry.   The line lists the Name of the Call, the organization listing the call, the location of the call, what type of call it is, who is eligible to apply, the last date you can apply, and any fee required to apply.   If there is no application Fee listed then there is no fee to apply.

All Open calls are listed Alphabetically by organization (ie “Nation Park Service”)

The date the item is posted on the WEB site is at the end of the line and the NEW! designation will remain for 30 days.


BADC Artist Call(s):

None at this Time


NEW! ART ALL NIGHT; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: DC Department of Small & Local Business Development; Location: Washington, DC; Opportunity Type: Exhibition; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: 9/23/2017;  (Posted 8/7//2017)


Washington Project for the Arts – Artist Compensation

NEW! (Posted 8/7/2017) WPA, WE PAY ARTIST; VIEW MORE INFO


Metro DC Calls by Deadline

 

NEW! WHEATON ARTS PARADE; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County; Location: Wheaton, MD; Opportunity Type: Show Work/Parade; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: Now thru September; Application Fee: None (Posted 7/20/2017)


NEW! BLACK AND WHITE; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Spectol Art Space; Location: Harrisonburg, VA; Opportunity Type: Award/Exhibition; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: 9/20/2017; Application Fee: $30 (Posted 9/17/2017)

NEW! THE 36TH ANNUAL SMITHSONIAN CRAFT SHOW 2018; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Smithsonian, National Building Museum; Location: Washington, DC; Opportunity Type: Exhibition/Sales; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: 9/24/2017; Application Fee: $75 (Late entry fee once selected Booth Fees apply) (Posted 9/18/2017)

INTERLUDE: UNFINISHED WORKS; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Torpedo Factory Art Center; Location: Alexandria, VA; Opportunity Type: Exhibition; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: 9/24/2017; Application Fee: $35 (Posted 8/7/2017)

SCULPTURAL BUS SHELTERS; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Hyattsville Community Development Corporation; Location: Hyattsville Maryland; Opportunity Type: Public Art; Eligibility: Artists in the Greater Metropolitan Washington, DC Area; Application Deadline: 9/29/2017 (Posted 8/11/2017)

NEW! POE & PUCK 27TH ANNUAL STRATHMORE JURIED EXHIBITION; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: The Mansion at Strathmore; Location: North Besthesda, MD; Opportunity Type: Award/Exhibition; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: 9/30/2017; Application Fee: $32 (Posted 9/13/2017)

FOUNDRY GALLERY CALL FOR JURIED MEMBERS; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Foundry Gallery; Location: Washington, DC; Opportunity Type: Gallery COOP Membership; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: 9/30/2017; Application Fee: Once selected $150/$115 per month (Posted 8/11/2017)

RFQ for Public Art: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial (Central) Library Grand Reading Room Ceiling; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: DC Public Library Foundation; Location: Washington, DC; Opportunity Type: Public Art; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: 9/31/2017; (Posted 8/7/2017)

NEW! 2018 S&R FOUNDATION WASHINGTON AWARD; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: S&R Foundation; Location: Washington, DC; Opportunity Type: AWARD; Eligibility: National (Cannot be a Student); Application Deadline: 10/5/2017  (Posted 8/31/2017)

CURATORS INCUBATER PROGRAM; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Maryland Art Place; Location: Baltimore, MD; Opportunity Type: Curatorial Opportunity; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: 10/6/2017 (Posted 8/11/2017)

NEW! INNER WORLD: ALL MEDIA NATIONAL JURIED ART SHOW; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Cade Art Gallery; Location: Arnold, MD; Opportunity Type: Award/Exhibition; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: 10/10/2017; Application Fee: $25 (Posted 9/17/2017)

NEW! A.W. MELLON POSTDOCTURAL FELLOWSHIP 2018-2020; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art; Location: Washington, DC; Opportunity Type: Residential Postdoctural Fellowship; Eligibility: International (must have received PhD between 2012 and 2017); Application Deadline: 10/15/2017 (Posted 8/31/2017)

NEW! THE SURREAL SHOW; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Spectol Art Space; Location: Harrisonburg, VA; Opportunity Type: Award/Exhibition (Photography, Digital, and Video); Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: 10/20/2017; Application Fee: $30 (Posted 9/18/2017)

NEW! FY18 PUBLIC ART BUILDING COMMUNITIES (PABC) (Cycle-2); VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: DC commission on Arts and Humanities; Location: Washington, DC; Opportunity Type: Public Art Grant; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: 10/20/2017  (Posted 9/13/2017)

LIVING SPACE FOR ARTIST; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: City Arts Apartments; Location: Baltimore, MD; Opportunity Type: Artist’s Apartments w access to Studios; Eligibility: Visual and Performance Artist; Application Deadline: before November, 2017  (Posted 3/13/2017)

NEW! VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS VISUAL ARTS FELLOWSHIP; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Location: Richmond, VA; Opportunity Type: Fellowship; Eligibility: USA Citizen and Virginia Resident; Application Deadline: 11/3/2017 (Posted 8/31/2017)

NEW! Portrature; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Spectol Art Space; Location: Harrisonburg, VA; Opportunity Type: Award/Exhibition (Photography, Digital, Video, or anything that can be displayed digitally); Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: 10/20/2017; Application Fee: $35 (Posted 9/18/2017)

VIRGINIA CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS SPONSORED FELLOWSHIPS; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization(s); Various through the Virginia Center for Creative Arts; Location: Amherst, VA; Opportunity Type: Fellowships; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: 1/15/2018; Application Fee: $30 (Posted 4/1/2017)

AMERICAN CERAMIC CIRCLE RESEACH GRANTS; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization(s): Americna Ceramic Circle; Locations: Williamsburg, VA; Opportunity Type: Grants; Eligibility: National; Application Deadlines: Annually 4/1/2018 (Posted 4/25/2017)


Open Calls

AMERICAN CERAMIC CIRCLE RESEACH GRANTS; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization(s): Americna Ceramic Circle; Locations: Williamsburg, VA; Opportunity Type: Grants; Eligibility: National; Application Deadlines: Annually 4/1/2018 (Posted 4/25/2017)

HENRY LUCE III CENTER FOR THE ARTS AND RELIGION A.I.R. PROGRAM; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion; Location: Washington, DC; Opportunity Type: Residency; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: Annually 5/15 /2017  (Posted 4/25/2017)

31 Galleries That Want To See Your Work in the US – ONWARD; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization(s): Various; Locations: Various; Opportunity Type: Exhibition; Eligibility: Various; Application Deadlines: Various (Posted 9/15/2016)

AIR STUDIO PADUKAH RESDENCY; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization(s): AIR STUDIO; Locations: Hyattsville.MD; Opportunity Type: Residency; Eligibility: National; Application Deadlines: Open (Posted 4/22/2017)

Residencies for Emerging Artists GO FOR IT!!; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Alliance of Artists Communities; Location: Various; Opportunity Type: Residency; Eligibility: Various; Application Deadline: Various; Application Fee: Various 

SUBMISSION FOR ALPER INITIATIVE FOR WASHINGTON ART; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Alper Initiative for Washington Art; Location: Washington; Opportunity Type: Exhibition; Eligibility: Washington Metropolitan Area; Application Deadline: Ongoing (Posted 1/22/2016)

Art in Embassies Program; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: US Department of State; Location: Washington, DC; Opportunity Type: Exhibition (Registry of Artists; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: Open (Posted 12/6/2016)

MORTON FINE ART POP-UP; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Morton Fine Art; Location: Washington, DC; Opportunity Type: Consideration for display; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: Open; Artist must submit resume and visuals by mail  (Posted 3/13/2017)

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART FELLOWSHIPS 2017-2018; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: National Gallery of Art; Location: Washington, DC; Opportunity Type: Fellowship; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: Various (Posted 1/22/2017)

GUIDELINES FOR ART SUBMISSION FOR THE NATIONAL MUSEUM ON WOMEN IN THE ARTS; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization:  National Museum on Women in the Arts; Location: Washington; Opportunity Type: Exhibition; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: Ongoing (Posted 1/22/2016)

ARTS IN THE PARKS; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: National Park Service; Opportunity Type: Art Placement/Art Residencies; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: Open

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY INTERNSHIP; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: National Portrait Gallery; Location: Washington, DC; Opportunity Type: Internship; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: Open

NEW MASTERS ART GALLERY OPEN CALL; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: New Masters Art Gallery; Location: Rockville, MD; Opportunity Type: Gallery Membership; Eligibility: Representational Art; Application Deadline: Open (3/12/2017)

CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR THE MEETING HOUSE; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization(s): Oakland Mills Interfaith Congregations; Locations: Columbia, MD; Opportunity Type: Exhibition; Eligibility: Mid-Atlantic Region Artists; Application Deadlines: Open; Application Fee: $30 (Posted 5/3/2017)

NEW! SOLO SHOW + CURATE AN INTERNATIONAL JURIED SHOW; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Spectol Art Space; Location: Harrisonburg, VA; Opportunity Type: Solo Exhibiton or Curatorial Opportunity; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: Open; Application Fee: $35 (Posted 9/18/2017)

NEW! ANYTHING ART GRANT; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Spectol Art Space; Location: Harrisonburg, VA; Opportunity Type: Grant; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: Open; Application Fee: $35 (Posted 9/18/2017)

STUDIO GALLERY MEMBERSHIP; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Studio Gallery; Location: Washington, DC; Opportunity Type: Gallery Membership (Monthly Dues and participation required, This is NOT a recommendation from BADC, read this article on Gallery Representation For Guidance click here); Eligibility: All ; Application Deadline: Ongoing; Fees: Monthly Dues and Participation required (Posted 3/13/2017)

CALL FOR VISUAL ARTISTS; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Takoma Park Arts and Humanities Commission; Location: Takoma Park, MD; Opportunity Type: Solo Exhibition; Eligibility: National; Application Deadline: On Going

OPPORTUNITY TO HANG WORK IN RESTAURANTS, BUSINESSES, ECT.; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization: Wallspace Exchange; Opportunity Type: Exhibition; Eligibillity: Local; Application Deadline: Ongoing (8/24/2015)

SEND IT TO THE WHITE HOUSE; VIEW MORE INFO; Organization(s): President Donald J Trump c/o The White House; Locations: Washington, DC; Opportunity Type: Exhibition; Eligibility: International; Application Deadlines: Open (Posted 5/1/2017)