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Artist Opportunities #371
  This week’s image is a painting by Art League instructor Susan Herron. On Tuesdays, we gather a variety of artist opportunities around the DC area and beyond. Find one below and enter today — good luck! Click here for recent opportunities posts, and submit your opportunity listing here. MPAartfest Deadline: June 2. McLean Project for the Arts (McLean, VA) invites all Mid-Atlantic artists to submit up to ten high resolution images for MPAartfest2017. MPAartfest is a one-day juried fine art and craft show and sale featuring the work of more than… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, May 16, 2017By The Art League
Gods, Heroes & Fools Transplanted in Time
“Gods, Heroes & Fools” installation view Gods, Heroes & Fools Drawings & Sculptures by Lesa Cook May 10–June 4, 2017 Venus by Lesa Cook Bacchus stranded in a dry county. Oedipus working on Wall Street. Achilles wielding a rifle. These are the mythological figures you’ll meet in this month’s solo exhibit, Lesa Cook’s “Gods, Heroes and Fools.” Wall Street Oedipus by Lesa Cook Cook’s exhibit of drawings and sculptures reimagine these characters as 21st-century personalities, asking what these stories have to tell us in the present day. Each piece is… ... Read More
Published on Friday, May 12, 2017By The Art League
Unusual Birds This Month
Among the May 8 flock of birds for Draw-a-Bird Day, we have an extinct bird. A human bird. A sculpted bird. A rubber duck. And a fluffy bird that looks to me a lot like the Cookie Monster. Most important, we have some pretty talented artists drawing (and sculpting) birds! Take a look. “Dodo Bird” by Fran Tomlinson. Carbon pencil. “Lady Bird” by Vince Iannacchione. Colored pencil. “Red-Breasted Blackbird” by Tom Eichenberger. Acrylic and steel. “Duckie” by Linda Andreatta. iPad. “Blue (Fluffy) Bird of Paradise” by Tara Hamilton. iPad. “Bird” by… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, May 10, 2017By wisemarian
PGCPS Art Exhibition At Iverson Mall
See art from Prince Georges County Public Schools students at a pop-up gallery at Iverson Mall now through May 7. ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Meet the artists of 40 and UP!
Erica Rebollar & Friends in 40 and UP! Erica Rebollar, Director of RebollarDance, will partner with 8 professional artists over 40 years of age to celebrate the works, wit and wisdom of age. With a cast of nationally recognized choreographers from Los Angeles, Colorado, Minnesota, South Carolina, Baltimore, and DC, this evening length shared show, 40 and UP! will highlight diverse themes and genres of dance. Featuring the best choreographers from the DC/Baltimore area plus critically acclaimed out of town guest artists, the work is slated for success. Participating artists joining… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, May 9, 2017By neenajoe
Artist Opportunities #370
By Art League instructor Nancy McIntyre. On Tuesdays, we gather a variety of artist opportunities around the DC area and beyond. Find one below and enter today — good luck! Click here for recent opportunities posts, and submit your opportunity listing here. Art Impact USA Deadline: June 16. Climax: The Best of the Best at Pepco Edison Place Gallery (Washington, DC) highlights what the artist feels is his or her best work, most inspiring message, and/or most sublime visual imagery. Only 2D wall art will be juried; no nudity. This is Art Impact… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, May 9, 2017By The Art League
UpSpring Studio Presents POP – June 4th
POP! Sunday June 4th at 4pm In the future, everyone will be famous. In this aerial dance production, UpSpring Aerial Lab uses pop art as inspiration for new work in aerial fabric, aerial sling, dance trapeze, mini lyra, and poi. Featuring work inspired by Andy Warhol, Marisol, Roy Lichtenstein, May Wilson, Claes Oldenburg and more. Tickets $20 adults, $10 children and seniors at joesmovement.org. Children 2 and under free in an adult’s lap. Concession sales at this event will benefit arts programs at Mount Rainier Elementary School. Proceeds from ticket… ... Read More
Published on Monday, May 8, 2017By neenajoe
How and Why to Sign Your Artwork
Signing artwork is an important part of the creative process that’s sometimes overlooked. Here are three signatures we’d all like to find in our attic! (via) What’s the first thing you do after you’ve finished a piece of artwork? Frame it? Take a photo? Put it on your website? Not so fast. Before you do anything else, you need to sign it. Common mistakes in signing artwork The most common mistake artists make with signatures is not signing artwork in the first place. Maybe you forgot, maybe you aren’t sure how, or maybe… ... Read More
Published on Monday, May 8, 2017By The Art League
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