Alper Initiative for Washington Art Summer 2017 Exhibition Call for Artists

By Editorial Team on February 27, 2017

Deadline: Wed, 01 March 2017

Alper_Call for Artists


Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2017


During the Summer of 2017, the Alper will present a group show curated by Megan Rook-Koepsel featuring artists that have submitted their work to the Initiative’s online database. So if you have not submitted your work yet to the Alper Initiative database now is the time. March 1, 2017 is the deadline to be considered for this summer’s exhibition.

Please note that all submissions from 2016 will be considered for this exhibition. If you have submitted your work to the Alper already this year, you are not required to resubmit to be considered.

Entry Fee: Free
Who Can Apply: Open to all Washington area artists

Entry: March 1, 2017
Accepted Artists Notified: March 20, 2017
Accepted Artist’s Response: March 22, 2017
Participating artist’s must submit high-res image (300 DPI at 7 inches) of accepted work, headshot and statement due: March 29, 2017

Important Dates:
Exhibition Dates: June 17-August 13, 2017
Opening Reception: June 17, 2017 from 6-9pm
Alper Salon: TBD

How to Submit:
Visit the submissions page for full information

Megan Rook-Koepsel is an independent curator working in the greater Washington, DC area. She has served as a curatorial intern at the Rose Art Museum and at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Graduate Coordinator for the Stamp Gallery at the University of Maryland, and most recently as Exhibitions Manager for Arlington Arts Center. Rook-Koepsel has curated and organized numerous exhibitions in the area including Disidentifications (2009); Constructed Place (2010); Sugar High: works by Hong Seon Jang (2011); WPA SELECT (2014); Homeward Bound (2015); and King of the Forest: Adventures in Bioperversity (2016). Rook-Koepsel also served as mentor to the Contemporary Art Purchasing Program at the University of Maryland from 2008-2011 and is currently a member of the advisory board for that program. She holds a BA from Brandeis University and an MA from the University of Maryland, College Park.

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