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This Week: We are featuring online events that you can participate in from the comfort of your own couch plus a few calls for entry to get involved locally and nationally. Stay home, stay healthy, stay engaged in the arts.

BmoreArt’s Picks presents the best weekly art openings, events, and performances happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas. For a more comprehensive perspective, check the BmoreArt Calendar page, which includes ongoing exhibits and performances, and is updated on a daily basis.

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UPCOMING BMOREART C+C ZOOM EVENT:

BmoreArt at Erin Cluley Gallery | with Jackie Milad and Erin Cluley on Thursday, May 6: 6:30 PM

Join BmoreArt for a visit to the Erin Cluley Gallery in Dallas, Texas where the mixed-media work of Baltimore-based artist Jackie Milad is on exhibit. Our conversation will explore the evolution of the artist’s work, how galleries work with artists from across the country, the influence of Baltimore upon the creativity and ambition of both Milad and Cluley, and the importance of building relationships across the art world.

Zoom RSVP here.

A Landscape Show Artist Conversation
Wednesday, April 21 • 6 p.m.
presented by C. Grimaldis Gallery

With exhibiting artists Henry Coe, Andrea Sherrill Evans, Erin Fostel, and Raoul Middleman

In conjunction with C. Grimaldis Gallery’s current group exhibition A Landscape Show, we will be hosting a virtual panel conversation with four of our exhibiting artists to talk about their studio practices and answer questions about the role of the landscape genre within contemporary art. Each participating artist is based locally or regionally, and will offer new perspectives on the changing Mid-Atlantic and Baltimore City landscapes.

Please join us on Wednesday, April 21st at 6 p.m. on Zoom for this virtual conversation. We look forward to your presence and participation!

 

 

BMA Violet Hour: Stephanie Syjuco and Savannah Wood
Wednesday, April 21 • 6-7 p.m.
presented by Baltimore Museum of Art

Free, Virtual Event

Join us for a spirited discussion featuring conceptual artist Stephanie Syjuco and artist and cultural organizer Savannah Wood, inspired by the exhibition Stephanie Syjuco: Vanishing Point (Overlay), currently on view at the BMA. The conversation will be preceded by an exhibition presentation led by BMA Associate Curators of Contemporary Art Jessica Bell Brown and Leila Grothe.

Watch live on Facebook and YouTube.

Stephanie Syjuco works in photography, sculpture, and installation, moving from handmade and craft-inspired mediums to digital editing and archive excavations. Recently, she has focused on how photography and image-based processes are implicated in the construction of racialized, exclusionary narratives of history and citizenship. Born in the Philippines, she is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and has exhibited widely, including at The Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, among others. She is an Associate Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and resides in Oakland, California.

Savannah Wood is an artist and cultural organizer with deep roots in Baltimore and Los Angeles. Through her work with L.A.-based arts organization Clockshop and Theaster Gates Studio in Chicago, Savannah has worked with incredible archives, interpreting their contents for the wider public. She recently relocated to Baltimore to create programming and infrastructure that will increase access to the Afro-American Newspapers’ extensive archives. This work is supported in part by a Robert W. Deutsch Foundation Fellowship.

Savannah is interested in uncovering obscured histories, tapping into ancestral magic, and forever learning more about human nature. She makes photographs, clothing, and plant-based sculpture.

Read BmoreArt’s review of Vanishing Point (Overlay)

 

 

Authenticity and Identity Panel Discussion
Wednesday, April 21 • 7-8 p.m.
presented by Adas Israel Congregation

Join exhibition director Robert Bettmann for a panel discussion on the topic of artistic identity and authenticity, featuring artists Kim B Miller, Regie Cabico, and Terence Nicholson. The panel will begin at 7 p.m. and conclude at 8 p.m. US EST.

This online event is occurring as part of the Jewish Authenticity and Identity visual arts exhibition. Authenticity and Identity investigates contemporary identity through more than 70 works of painting, sculpture, photography, and printmaking by contemporary Israeli artists, European artists, and artists from around the United States, including many from the Washington, D.C. region.

Issues considered by the Jewish artists in the exhibition may be similar to those experienced by other segments of creatives. Join Robert Bettmann and invited artists guests to discuss.

 

 

Spring 2021 Exhibitions, Stretched | Virtual Artist Talk
Thursday, April 22 • 6-7:30 p.m. | Ongoing through June 5
presented by Arlington Arts Center

Arlington Arts Center is pleased to announce its spring exhibitions, including the group exhibition Stretched and Ryan McCoy: From an Abyss in the Wyatt Resident Artists Gallery.

The exhibitions will be open to the public during AAC’s regular gallery hours, Wednesday through Saturday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Online programs, including an artist talk with resident artist Ryan McCoy and a series of artist talks with the artists included in Stretched, will take place in conjunction with the exhibitions.

AAC is pleased to reopen its galleries after an extended winter closure. Visitors will be required to wear masks and maintain six feet of distance from others while inside AAC’s building. For more information on public hours and AAC’s plan for a safe reopening, check out our website.

IN THE MAIN GALLERIES

Stretched

March 27 – June 5, 2021

Featured Artists: Amna Asghar, Rushern Baker IV, Erick Antonio Benitez, Mark Joshua Epstein, Saskia Fleishman, Jen Noone, Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann, Madeline A. Stratton, and Rives Wiley

Stretched presents an expanded perspective on contemporary painting, featuring nine artists whose work is rooted in but transcends the medium. The exhibition includes two-dimensional work by Amna Asghar, Rushern Baker IV, Saskia Fleishman, Jen Noone, and Rives Wiley, shaped and sculptural work by Mark Joshua Epstein and Madeline A. Stratton, and new immersive installations created for the exhibition by Erick Antonio Benitez and Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann.

Ranging from work on canvas to large-scale installation, the exhibition emphasizes the expansive and multi-faceted approach taken by contemporary artists who work with paint as part of their practice. These diverse approaches include incorporating unconventional materials and techniques into their work and expanding beyond the canvas into three-dimensional objects and installations.

These artists look to the central role played by painting throughout art history, including the legacy of modernist abstraction and the tradition of Chinese landscape painting, to name just two influences visible in the exhibition. In addition to these art historical threads, all nine artists incorporate and reflect visual influences from popular culture and digital aesthetics. Although nearly every work in the show is entirely analog in its physical construction, the visual influence of digital devices and online space proliferates throughout the show.

The diversity of techniques, influences, and materials visible in Stretched reflects a long tradition of artists who approach painting as a starting point for broad experimentation, while demonstrating the ways contemporary artists have continued to expand painting within and beyond the canvas.

 

 

LIVE Artist Talk: Decolonizing the Constellations
Thursday, April 22 • 5:30-6 p.m.
presented by The Walters

People in cultures throughout history have gazed up at the night sky and seen their own imagined, culturally specific images in the glowing points of stars. Baltimore artist René Treviño explores how many features of our culture, even supposed natural phenomena, are framed in terms of European ideas and concepts. In a recent series of paintings, one of which is included in the Walters exhibition Translations and Transitions / Traducciones y Transiciones, Treviño challenges this Eurocentric view with a creative reimagining of the constellations, pointing out how the web of stars can be configured and reconfigured—as can our cultural canon. Treviño talks with Ellen Hoobler, William B. Ziff, Jr. Associate Curator of the Art of the Americas, about his work and recovering Indigenous traditions.
About the Artist: René Treviño was born in Kingsville, TX. He received his BFA in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in 2003 and his MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2005. His work has been exhibited at the Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT; Baltimore Museum of Art, MD; Goliath Visual Space, Brooklyn, NY; White Box, New York; Delaware Center for Contemporary Art; Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA; Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, Baltimore, MD; and Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. His work was also included in the 2007 WPA/Corcoran OPTIONS Biennial in Washington, DC, and was awarded a 2009 Baltimore Creative Fund Individual Artist Grant and won the 2009 Trawick Prize. His work has been featured in Art Papers, New American Painters, Baltimore Sun, Baltimore City Paper, Philadelphia Enquirer, Washington Blade, Washington Post, as well as several online publications. Treviño currently lives and works in Baltimore, MD and teaches at MICA and Towson University.

 

 

Amidst | Virtual Artist Talk
Thursday, April 22 • 6 p.m.
presented by STAMP Gallery

This spring the Stamp Gallery at the University of Maryland, College Park, presents Amidst, featuring three artists in the second year of MFA candidacy in the Department of Art at the University of Maryland, College Park: Martin Gonzalez, Elizabeth Katt, and Alyssa Imes.

In the artists’ own words: “Our show came from a discussion of where and when we currently are.  We are in the middle of our graduate school experience. We are in the middle of a global pandemic which has changed everything in the past year. So, we decided on the word, Amidst.  We are Amidst all the peaks and valleys that come with pushing ourselves in creative directions. We are Amidst the pandemic with all of its uncertainty, challenges, and changes.  We are Amidst our angst.  We are Amidst our perseverance. We are Amidst and that can be an uncomfortable place to be.”

This exhibition will include an artist talk on April 22, 2021. There will also be an in-gallery art-based activity series for visitors to further explore topics around the “new normal.” Visit the Stamp Gallery’s website and social media for an up-to-date schedule of events at thestamp.umd.edu/gallery

 

 

An Artist Conversation with Mahsa R. Fard 
Thursday, April 22 • 6:30 p.m.
sponsored by Julio Fine Arts

The Julio Fine Arts Gallery presents An Artist Conversation with Mahsa R. Fard, in connection with this year’s common text, Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen. Iranian artist and recent graduate of the LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Mahsa R. Fard often finds herself painting manmade, large-scale structures such as cities, stadiums, and apparatuses. Ever conscious of the dominance of a rigid patriarchal gaze both in the public and private sphere, her paintings address many parallel themes to those raised in Jose Antonio Vargas’s book, such as fundamental questions of access—to public and private space, to opportunity, to place and homeland. Mahsa R. Fard currently lives and works in Baltimore, MD.

This event is Co-Sponsored by Messina and the Julio Fine Arts Gallery. The Gallery is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council, msac.org

 

 

BCO in the Open Air
Thursday, April 22 + Friday, April 23
@ Immaculate Conception Church

We are thrilled to present BCO in the Open Air again at the Immaculate Conception Church in Towson on Thursday, April 22nd, and Friday, April 23rd! We are truly overjoyed to have the opportunity to employ artists and to present live music. Bring your own chair and join us for this joyful, outdoor concert of operatic hits!

WHERE: the parking lot of Immaculate Conception Church (200 Ware Avenue, Towson, MD 21204)
TICKETS:

$20 for a pod of one person
$35 for a pod of 2
$45 for a pod of 3
$50 for a pod of 4

*This is a bring-your-own-chair event. Limited drive-in spots available. Please only buy tickets for members of your household, up to 4. (See notes below.) Ticket sales close at 5 p.m. on the day of performances.

Estimated run time: 45-50 minutes without intermission.

 

 

ILLUSTRATION PRACTICE MFA | Virtual Reception
Friday, April 23 • 5-7 p.m.
presented by MICA

ILLOEVO 2021 is a virtual show of work by the MFA Illustration Practice graduates of 2021. Please join us in celebration at our opening night April 23 on Gather! Please check out micaillustrationpractice.com/illoevo-2021 to link to the ILLOEVO 2021 Opening. Hope to see you there!

 

 

MICA MFA FILMMAKING THESIS SHOWCASE
Friday, April 23 + Saturday, April 24
presented by MICA + SNF Parkway

Streaming live in partnership with the SNF Parkway Theatre in Baltimore, the Maryland Institute College of Art MFA Filmmaking Class of 2021 will present a virtual broadcast of our Thesis Films. Free and open to the public, we invite you to enjoy our films on the 23rd and 24th of April, at 7 p.m. This year’s theme titled: In Place, Insight, and In Time features three Documentaries, an Episodic Pilot and three Narratives. Each block will be followed with a live Q&A featuring the graduating filmmakers.

Free & Open to the Public:

Pre-order for NIGHT #1 – Friday 4/23 – 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Pre-order for NIGHT #2 – Saturday 4/24 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Our films show a diverse range of storytelling, emotional depth and filmmaking styles that have something for everyone: A thriller about a possessed rug; an aging glass maestro and his legacy; a laugh out loud night of debauchery; a transgender woman faces her trauma; gentrification within our nation’s capital; isolation of a Turkish native living in the US; a married couple partnering as entrepreneurs; and finally the relationship between a man and his grief.

In spite of an unprecedented year of challenges for us all, each film represents an expression of our passions, concerns, hopes and dreams, as we look toward carrying our creative momentum into realizing a brighter future and stronger Baltimore and filmmaking community. We would be honored to have you join us.

 

 

BIARTISAN EFFORT – A Collaborative Exhibition | Virtual Artist Talk
Saturday, April 24 • 2-5 p.m.
presented by MAKE Studio

April ushers in celebrations of Autism Acceptance Month at Make Studio, where 75% of our artists identify as autistic persons and/ or people with autism. To mark this important month, we’re launching a new online exhibition for the month featuring a duo of pieces by participating artists (one piece created pre-COVID 19 and one made during the pandemic). We will also be sharing videos and other features from the artists throughout the month. (We recommend checking it out on your desktop for the best viewing experience!) Also beginning in April and carrying us further into spring, a new group show entitled BIARTISAN EFFORT – A Collaborative Exhibition features MICA students and Make Studio artists, who have been meeting online regularly since fall 2020 to show and discuss work, make artistic matches, and collaborate on pieces and environments specifically for the show. BIARTISAN EFFORT will also include Zoom-based artist talk and a closing workshop/ reception in May. Check out our social media handles and website at www.make-studio.org for details. There will be a socially distanced indoor/outdoor reception for both shows in our Showroom Gallery on April 24 from 2-5 p.m.

 

 

Fruiting Bodies
Saturday, April 24 • 6-9 p.m.
@ Current Space

Current Space is proud to present Fruiting Bodies, a solo exhibition by Amy Reid. Join us Saturday, April 24 from 6-9 p.m. for the opening reception!

Fruiting Bodies is part of series of an ongoing investigation titled Unearthing Queer Ecologies. The title references the term Queer Ecology which scholar Catriona Sandilands describes as “recognizing that people often regard nature in terms of dualistic notions like “natural and unnatural,” “alive or not alive” or “human or not human,” when in reality, nature exists in a continuous state.” This project pays homage to this idea by sonically and visually revealing the growth and life of plants that have been deemed “queer” by culture and organisms that are “queer” in the very nature of their DNA such as; lavender, pansies and various mushroom species.

Technology is often perceived as creating a disconnect with nature as well as disengaging society from the present moment. This project uses bio-sonification, an innovative process in generating sound, as a way of using technology to physically and creatively connect with “non-human” organisms. This process can be achieved through the use of electrodes and the hardware, Plantwave, which picks up subtle fluctuations on the surface of these organisms as they grow. Through the use of an interface or DAW, these fluctuations are then translated into MIDI which provides information that can be sent into analogue and digital synthesizers thus producing sounds.

The sounds and audio-responsive visuals celebrate the histories that lie beneath a culture with a rich history that has often been overlooked and regarded as unnatural. Fruiting Bodies challenges this notion and blurs the lines between natural and synthetic realms by interpreting information through video projection, sound, growing organisms, and sculpture.

This project is supported by a Rubys Grant from the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation.

 

 

sunday brunch | screening + discussion with lynn silverman and jason sloan
Sunday, April 25 • 1 p.m.
presented by Intermission Museum of Art + Goya Contemporary Gallery

Intermission Museum of Art (IMA) is proud to partner with Goya Contemporary Gallery in Baltimore, Maryland, to bring you Sunday Brunch, a Screening and Discussion with Lynn Silverman and Jason Sloan on Sunday, 25 April 2021 @ 1 p.m. This event will be hosted by, John Ros, Co-Founding Director and Curator at IMA and Amy Eva Raehse, Executive Director and Partner at Goya Contemporary & Goya-Girl Press to celebrate the artists’ collaborative work, “Interior Lights”, 2019, featured in the exhibition “pulse and rhythm,” on view from 01-30 April 2021 as part of IMA’s inaugural Volume I Series.

The Zoom Event will feature an online screening of “Interior Lights”, 2019, followed by a discussion between the artists and hosts.

 

 

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Mr. Trash Wheel’s Recycle Mosaic | Call for Participants
deadline April 29
sponsored by Waterfront Partnership’s Healthy Harbor Team

Mr. Trash Wheel has spent another year gobbling up trash in the Inner Harbor, let’s show him some love! All you need is some trash and a can-do attitude! Help us create an original work of art on the Inner Harbor promenade wishing Mr. Trash Wheel a Happy Birthday.

When you register below, you will be assigned a square and tasked with piecing together a collage using recycled materials found around your home. After creating your square, drop it off with the Mr. Trash Wheel team in Baltimore’s Harbor East neighborhood. When all the squares are collected they will be put together on display in front of Mr. Trash Wheel and shared on social media.

STEP 1 SIGN UP
To participate in Mr. Trash Wheel’s Recycle Mosaic please register HERE. You will receive an email with your assigned mosaic square after registration.

STEP 2 COLLECT TRASH
Anything you would throw out you can use!
Examples on what to use: plastic bags, straws, newspaper, chip bags, water bottles, etc.
Examples on what not to use: Apple stem, banana peel, anything left over from food.

STEP 3 CREATE YOUR MOSAIC SQUARE
Now it’s time to construct your square. Use your assigned image as a guideline when placing the shapes and colors on your square. The idea is to replicate the image, so the challenge is to use recycled materials closely resembling the colors and patterns. Artistic liberties can be made! Feel free to add a little paint or marker here and there.

For your base, create an 12″ x 12″ square using cardboard or other strong material (maybe you have some Amazon boxes lying around?). Then, use tape, glue, staples, zip ties, or other means to attach trash to your base. Be as detailed and intricate as you like.

IMPORTANT! Write your square’s assigned number on the back of your square. This will help us when putting the mosaic together.

STEP 4 DROP OFF
All squares need to be dropped off so Mr. Trash Wheel’s team can put them together for his birthday.

DATES: April 29th & 30th
TIME: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
LOCATION: 650 S Exeter St #200, Baltimore, MD 21202

STEP 5 TUNE IN
Tune into Mr. Trash Wheel’s social media on May 10, 2021 all day to watch the creation of the Recycle Mosaic. Follow along as we wish Mr. Trash Wheel a Happy 7th Birthday!

 

 

Harpo Foundation Grants for Visual Artists | Call for Applications
deadline April 30
sponsored by Harpo Foundation

The award provides direct support of up to $10,000 to under-recognized visual artists 21 years or older. The application fee is $15.

 

 

Communities Thrive Organizational Project Grant | Call for Applications
deadline May 7
sponsored by BOPA and Maryland State Arts Council

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) announces the Communities Thrive Organizational Project Grant to support small and mid-sized arts organizations in the production and presentation of artistic works accessible to the general public within the City of Baltimore. The grant supports the production of projects in the arts and culture disciplines of performing arts, media arts, visual arts, literary arts, and on-line arts projects. Applicants may apply for a $5,000 or $10,000 project for FY22 (defined as arts activities taking place in Baltimore City between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022). Applications are open now and due by Friday, May 7, 2021.

The Communities Thrive Organizational Project Grant is made possible with the support of the Maryland State Arts Council.

The Communities Thrive Organizational Project Grant supports — in whole or in part — specific arts projects that demonstrate originality, vision and benefit or interest to the community. Submissions are evaluated and scored by a panel of independent arts and culture professionals, appointed through open nominations and serving for specific grant programs and cycles. More information about applicant eligibility, application process, and selection criteria is available here.

Timeline

Application Opens: Monday, April 12, 2021
Application Closes: Friday, May 7, 2021
Review Period: Monday, May 7 – Saturday, May 15, 2021
Applicants Notified: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Final Reports Due: Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Technical Support & Info Session

BOPA’s Arts Council will be hosting a virtual info session on Wednesday, April 14, at 3pm via Zoom. Registration is required. The link is below.

Communities Thrive Organizational Project Grant Info Session

Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Time: 3 p.m. / Event Link

For more information or requests for paper applications please reach out to Jocquelyn Downs at Jdowns@promotionandarts.org. Paper applications can be mailed to:

BOPA Atten: Jocquelyn Downs, 10 East Baltimore Street, 10th Floor, Baltimore, MD, 21202.

For more information on the Communities Thrive Organizational Project Grant visit www.promotionandarts.org.

 

 

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency | Call for Applications
deadline May 15
sponsored by Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) provides time and space for national and international writers, visual artists, and composers of talent and promise to bring forth their finest works, because the arts are vital, diversity is a strength, and creativity is essential.

Selected artists come to VCCA’s Mt. San Angelo in Amherst, Virginia or the Moulin à Nef in Auvillar, France for intense periods of creative work, free from the distractions of day-to-day life. During residencies lasting anywhere from two weeks to two months, VCCA Fellows enjoy private studios, private bedrooms, and meals. Whether sequestered in the rolling foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains or on the banks of the Garonne River in Southwest France, VCCA Fellows can work in concentrated solitude, then re-energize in the company of other artists.

VCCA Fellows are selected by peer review on the basis of professional achievement or promise of achievement in their respective fields. Panelists for each discipline and genre undergo periodic review and rotate regularly to ensure that selection to VCCA is being made by high caliber artists who represent a diversity of styles and tastes.

For technical assistance, email support@slideroom.com. For additional information or questions, email vcca@vcca.com or check out our FAQs.

 

 

Art for Black Lives Artist Residency | Call for Applications
deadline May 18
sponsored by Art for Black Lives

Mission — 

To create an environment conducive to creativity, productivity and community for emerging Black Trans visual artists via one-month funded residencies in Palm Springs, California. To help foster an ethos of accessibility and support for Black Trans folks in Palm Springs, a place with a rich LGBTQ+ history and culture.

The Specifics — 

The residency is open to Black Trans visual artists working in any medium. 

Recipients of the A4BL Residency will be provided:

  • A live/work space for the month of August in the Lawrence Crossley neighborhood (named for the Black businessman and real estate developer) of Palm Springs: a mid-century modern house equipped with air conditioning, a bedroom, kitchen, guest room, and small studio, as well as extensive outdoor space with a pool, hot tub, and entertaining space.
  • A $2,000 unqualified artist stipend (raised during the upcoming R4 of the Art for Black Lives print sale) to go toward transportation to and around Palm Springs, day-to-day expenses and material costs.
  • 3 pre-scheduled studio visits by curators and art professionals from around Southern California.

 

 

Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant 2021 | Call for Applications
deadline May 19
sponsored by Andy Warhol Foundation

The Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant supports emerging and established writers who write about contemporary visual art. Ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 in three categories—articles, books, and short-form writing—the grants support projects addressing both general and specialized art audiences, from short reviews for magazines and newspapers to in-depth scholarly studies. We also support art writing that engages criticism through interdisciplinary methods and experiments with literary styles. As long as a writer meets the eligibility and publishing requirements, they can apply.

Writers are invited to apply in one of the following categories:

  • Articles
  • Books
  • Short-Form Writing

To start the application click here.

 

 

Frame & Frequency | Call for Submissions
deadline May 21
sponsored by VisArts

Frame & Frequency is an ongoing International Film & Video Art Screening Series presented by VisArts located in Rockville, Maryland (just outside of Washington DC) that highlights artists whose new media, experimental film, and video works explore contemporary visual culture, and presents an intimate panorama of the variety and breadth of video art in artistic practice today.

This years edition will take place in the Kaplan Gallery from June 1 – June 14, 2021

Frame & Frequency aims to present a diverse group of artists representing multi-generational and cultural backgrounds, nationalities and personal histories, while demonstrating the artists’ impressive command of video and new media technologies.

Deadline for submissions is May 21, 2021

Submission specifications:

Video: You may submit up to 3 works. Videos must be in .mp4 file format. Maximum length of 15 minutes. Upload files below through our online platform or provide Vimeo links for video previews. All foreign language moving image artworks must have English subtitles.

Resume/CV

Artist Bio (100 word max.)

Artist Statement (100 words max.)

$5 application fee

Selected artists will receive screening fees for participation

 

 

“Future Ancestors” | Call for Entry
deadline May 21
sponsored by Baltimore Clayworks

Future Ancestors will be hosted by Baltimore Clayworks and held in our Main Exhibition Gallery from September 11-October 30, 2021. Work must remain in our gallery for the duration of the show. Accepted artists are responsible for shipping both to and from the Baltimore Clayworks Gallery. Baltimore Clayworks receives 50% of the retail price of each artwork sold, the artist receives 50%.

ELIGIBILITY: Future Ancestors is open to ceramic artists who reside in the United States. Work must have been completed in the past two years. Clay must be the primary material. All works must be for sale.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY MAY 21, 2021

 

 

header image: Amy Reid, "Fruiting Bodies" this week @ Current Space

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