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Upcoming Calls for Entry

  • Stormy Weather: Open for Entry August 28
  • Focal Point: Fine Art of Creative Photography: Open for Entry October 16
  • Art on Paper: Open for Entry November 21

Exhibition Opportunities

Small Wonders

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
  • Download printable prospectus (pdf)

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.

Eligibility

  • Only residents of the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Canada are eligible to enter.

Work

  • A maximum of 6 original works created within the past 3 years may be entered.
  • Works previously exhibited in a juried show at Circle Gallery are not eligible.
  • 2-D work may not exceed 11” in any one dimension including outer edge of frame.
  • 3-D work may not exceed 7” any one dimension.

Entries and Submission Fees

  • Entries must be submitted online.
  • Entry fees are $35 (MFA members, $20) for one or two entries and $5 each for up to four additional entries. Entry fees are in US$ and 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.

 

Proceed to MFA Log In for Online Entry

 

Closed Calls / Notifications

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
  • Download printable prospectus (pdf)

Fiber Options

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)

American Landscapes: Art of the Americas

MFA invites all artists residing in United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico to enter American Landscapes: Art of the Americas, a juried fine art exhibition for work depicting the Americas - North America, Hawaii, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Any 2-D and 3-D work following exhibition guidelines will be considered by the juror. Selected works will be exhibited at MFA Circle Gallery.

  • Exhibition Dates: August 15 - September 14, 2014
  • Show Chair: Richard Niewerth
  • Submissions Deadline: June 19, 2014
  • Juror: Peter Van Dyck, Professor Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
  • Download printable prospectus (pdf)

 

Artist Opportunities

Additional Exhibition Opportunities

The MFA Board of Directors may partner with other businesses and organizations that want to provide direct support for our Mission, which includes providing opportunities for artists to exhibit their work. For more information, contact Joann Vaughan, 410-268-4566 or jvaughan@mdfedart.org

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