Call For Artists
Upcoming Calls for Entry
- Focal Point: Fine Art of Creative Photography: Open for Entry October 16
- Art on Paper: Open for Entry November 21
MFA invites all artists residing in United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico to enter Stormy Weather, a juried art exhibition depicting the sights, sounds, colors, impact, anticipation and more of weather and its impact. Any 2-D a work following exhibition guidelines and meeting size requirements (44 inches maximum dimension) will be considered by the juror. Selected works will be exhibited at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis MD 21401
Exhibition Dates: January 15 - March 15, 2015 Show Chair: David Diaz
Submissions Deadline: October 29, 2014
Maximum Size: 44 inches any direction
Jurors: Emily Gracey, meteorologist and reporter Fox 45 News, Baltimore; Barry Shauck, Assistant Professor and head of Art Teacher Education, Boston University College of Fine Art, Boston.
Terms of Entry For Exhibitions
All work and entries must comply with MFA Exhibition Guidelines. Detailed Exhibition and Presentation Guidelines can be accessed HERE, and also during the online entry process.
- Only residents of the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Canada are eligible to enter.
A maximum of 6 original works created within the past 3 years may be entered.
Works may not exceed 44 inches in width or width, including the frame, unless otherwise specified for a particular exhibit.
All work must be signed by the artist and all photographs and hand-pulled prints must be numbered.
Entries and Submission Fees
Entries must be submitted online.
Entry fees are $35 (MFA members, $20) for one or two entries and $5 each for up to four additional entries. Entry fees are non-refundable.
To enter online, you will need an MFA account that includes an email address and a password. There is no charge to create an MFA account
Images must be in JPEG files less than 2MB with the recommended longest pixel dimension between 1600 and 2000 pixels (maximum).
Images of accepted works may be used at the sole discretion of MFA for promotional purposes including but not limited to the invitation, catalog, web site or on a subsequent year's prospectus. Image will include attribution whenever possible.
Closed Calls / Notifications
The Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) invites all artists residing in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico to enter its 12th Small Wonders competition. Any original 2-D or 3-D work meeting exhibition guidelines and size restrictions, will be considered.
Exhibition Dates: November 28-December 28, 2014
Show Chair: Carol Donahue
Submissions Deadline: September 10, 2014
Juror: Marcus Civin, MD Institute College of Art
Strokes of Genius
MFA invites all artists residing in United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico to enter Strokes of Genius: National Juried Painting Competition. Original works created through any painting media (including oil, watercolor, ink, acrylic, gouche, pastel, encaustic, etc. ) and following exhibition guidelines will be considered by the juror. Selected works will be exhibited at MFA Circle Gallery.
Exhibition Dates: Octobert 15 - November 22, 2014
Show Chair: David Diaz
Submissions Deadline: August 21, 2014
Juror: Kim Lodier, Painter and Pastelist
MFA invites all artists residing in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico to enter its 3rd Biennial Fiber Options, an open-juried fine art competition for artists working with fiber including all artwork created from natural or synthetic fibrous materials. Any 2-D or 3-D submission following exhibition guidelines will be considered by the juror. Selected works will be on exhibition in MFA's Circle Gallery.
- Exhibition Dates: July 18 - August 10
- Show Chair: Kass McGowan
- Submissions Deadline: May 22, 2014
- Notification Deadline: June 19
- Juror: Aaron McIntosh, Professor Fiber Department Maryland Institute College of Art
- Download printable prospectus (pdf)
Additional Exhibition Opportunities
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