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1. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Quilts=Art=Quilts - Auburn, NY
$1,000 for Best of Show. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
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5. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Art Through The Lens - Paducah, KY
$5,000 in awards. Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Enclosure
7. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Kissimmee Sculpture Experience - Kissimmee, FL
$500 stipend for all artists. $500 award for People's Choice. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
11. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Virginia Commission for the Arts Announces Return of Artist Fellowships
Date: 9 July 2019, 4:59 pm
The Virginia Commission for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of the Artist Fellowship program in FY20, in the discipline of crafts. Four artists will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each, recognizing the creativity of Virginia artists and their pursuit of artistic excellence. 
Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted via the online grant portal. The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 5:00 PM.
Eligibility
  • artists who are legal residents of Virginia;
  • artists who plan to remain in Virginia during the grant period;
  • a legal resident who possesses a valid Virginia driver’s license and/or pays income taxes in Virginia and/or is a registered Virginia voter;
  • artists who are 18 years of age;
  • artists may receive only one fellowship award from the Commission within a four-year period. 
Amount of Assistance
Four artist will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each. Artists are not required to provide matching funds. 
Criteria
A complete application must contain:
  • consistent quality of the artist’s work;
  • applicant’s record of professional arts activity and achievement as reflected in the resume/CV;
  • fellowship potential to result in significant advancement for the artist’s career. 
In speaking to the return of the Artist Fellowship program, Executive Director Janet Starke said, “We are thrilled to be able to reinstate the Artist Fellowship program, thanks to increased funding from the General Assembly for the year ahead. Too, we are pleased to reinstate the program with a focus on crafts, a genre that is really a cornerstone of so many cultures represented in the Commonwealth.”
As with all grants by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, applications for Artist Fellowships will only be accepted through their online grants portal. Visit here for more Fellowship information.  
Enclosure
12. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Residency opportunity for immigrant artists
Date: 25 June 2019, 3:00 am
RESIDENCIA CENTRONIA:  AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMIGRANT ARTISTS AND TO CREATE ART ABOUT IMMIGRATION

With support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities CentroNia offers an opportunity for artists to make work in residence at the Columbia Heights campus. Through the residency, selected artists will be provided free and dedicated studio space during the months of July and/or August and honoraria of $500 or $1000 dollars.

There is no cost to to apply. To apply artists should submit at least an image and artist bio or statement about how you’d like to use the residency. The Residency will provide access to a non-exclusive studio space in the early childhood education campus of CentroNia in Columbia Heights. Because children use the building during the day artists can only use non-toxic and non-odorous materials. Artists are expected to store their in-process art work and art supplies and clean up their work space after each session. CentroNia will provide a locked storage space.

To learn more and to apply online visit www.ResidenciaCentronia.com
Enclosure
13. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Chenven Foundation Awards
Date: 24 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.
Enclosure
14. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Artists' Boot Camp
Date: 19 June 2019, 4:00 am
The Artists’ Boot Camp

Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-4pm , in the John Addison Concert Hall of Harmony Hall
Harmony Hall Arts Center presents Mr. Lenny Campello’s seminar, “The Artists’ Boot Camp”, open to all Prince George’s County artists, 16 and up.  Mr. Campello is the Greater Washington D.C. area’s pre-eminent art dealer, critic, consultant and blogger as well as artist. He designed his seminar to deliver information, data and proven tactics to artists, and to allow them to develop and sustain a career in the fine arts. Some of the topics that he will cover are, creating a resume, creating a body of work, selling your art, juried shows and news releases, just to name a few. 

The seminar is free and lunch is included. Seating is limited so please call 301.446.3251 or email stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com to register and provide lunch preference.

Deadline is by 5pm, October 25th, but this seminar usually books very quickly, so I'd recommend that you RSVP as soon as possible!

Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Enclosure
15. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Prove or deny the landing on the Moon
Date: 17 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 12, 2019

6X7 AWARD “HAS THE EAGLE LANDED?"

Try to answer question above, using photographs (up to five) or a short film (up to 15 seconds). Everyone is invited, and everything is allowed – you can use any technique, send real or fictitious stories, create real or manipulated pictures, prove or deny landing on the Moon. Everything depends on you. Original idea and creativity will count most! 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2N0GXYg
Enclosure
16. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Biodiversity Drawing Competition
Date: 9 June 2019, 11:02 am
Organized by the Municipality of Vila Real and Zona Livre, the Biodiversity Drawing Competition has as main objective to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of works, drawings and illustrations related to this subject. 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO
Enclosure
17. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: ARTSFAIRFAX Artist Residency Program
Date: 7 June 2019, 5:00 am
Application Deadline: June 22, 2019

ARTSFAIRFAX invites professional artists of all disciplines interested in conducting a teaching artist residency to apply for the FY20 Artist Residency Program.  

The program is a collaboration between the ARTSFAIRFAX and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for artist residencies that engage students in cross-curricular learning through the arts.  Arts disciplines include, but are not limited to, visual arts, music, theater, literature, dance, choreography, storytelling, design arts, architecture, sculpture, media/film, animation, and digital art.  Professional artist includes individuals who have exhibited, performed, presented and/or published artistic work in a public context that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to their artistic discipline at a professional level.  

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.  

Enclosure
18. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners announced!
Date: 6 June 2019, 5:55 am

Best in Show Winner Mary Anne Arntzen Awarded $10,000


The Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District announced the top threeawards?utm_source=dailycampello" target="_blank"> Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners on Wednesday evening during the exhibition’s opening at Gallery B. Mary Anne Arntzen of Baltimore, MD was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; W.C. Richardson of University Park, MD was named second place and was given $2,000 and Nicole Santiago of Williamsburg, VA received third place and was awarded $1,000. Additionally, McKinley Wallace III of Baltimore, MD was recognized with the Young Artist Award and received $1,000.


Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Mary Anne Arntzen earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. Her work has been shown nationally, including recent exhibits at the Walters Art Museum, the Painting Center and St. Charles Projects in Baltimore, MD. She has completed residencies at the Wassaic Project, Vermont Studio Center and Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. She was a 2018 nominee for the Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Grant and a finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2017. Arntzen has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, George Washington University, and the Community College of Baltimore County. She is also a member of ICA Baltimore.

Mary Anne Arntzen
The eight artists selected as finalists are:


Mary Anne Arntzen, Baltimore, MD


Taha Heydari, Baltimore, MD

Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD

Gina Gwen Palacios, Baltimore, MD

Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD

W.C. Richardson, University Park, MD

Nicole Santiago, Williamsburg, VA

McKinley Wallace III, Baltimore, MD

Personally, my favorite was Nicole Santiago, and she would have been my top prize winner (she was awarded 3rd place). However, art is very subjective, never objective and we all know where I stand on that issue when it comes to art!


By Nicole Santiago
A public opening will be held on Friday, June 14, from 6-8pm. Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E in downtown Bethesda. The work of the eight finalists will be on display from June 5-29, 2019. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6pm.

The competition jurors were Kyle Hackett, Professor of Art, American University and the 2014 Bethesda Painting Awards; Sue Johnson, Professor of Art, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Susan Zurbrigg, Painting and Drawing Area Head, Professor of Art, James Madison University.
Enclosure
19. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Quilts=Art=Quilts - Auburn, NY
$1,000 for Best of Show. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
23. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Art Through The Lens - Paducah, KY
$5,000 in awards. Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Enclosure
25. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Kissimmee Sculpture Experience - Kissimmee, FL
$500 stipend for all artists. $500 award for People's Choice. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
29. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Virginia Commission for the Arts Announces Return of Artist Fellowships
Date: 9 July 2019, 4:59 pm
The Virginia Commission for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of the Artist Fellowship program in FY20, in the discipline of crafts. Four artists will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each, recognizing the creativity of Virginia artists and their pursuit of artistic excellence. 
Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted via the online grant portal. The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 5:00 PM.
Eligibility
  • artists who are legal residents of Virginia;
  • artists who plan to remain in Virginia during the grant period;
  • a legal resident who possesses a valid Virginia driver’s license and/or pays income taxes in Virginia and/or is a registered Virginia voter;
  • artists who are 18 years of age;
  • artists may receive only one fellowship award from the Commission within a four-year period. 
Amount of Assistance
Four artist will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each. Artists are not required to provide matching funds. 
Criteria
A complete application must contain:
  • consistent quality of the artist’s work;
  • applicant’s record of professional arts activity and achievement as reflected in the resume/CV;
  • fellowship potential to result in significant advancement for the artist’s career. 
In speaking to the return of the Artist Fellowship program, Executive Director Janet Starke said, “We are thrilled to be able to reinstate the Artist Fellowship program, thanks to increased funding from the General Assembly for the year ahead. Too, we are pleased to reinstate the program with a focus on crafts, a genre that is really a cornerstone of so many cultures represented in the Commonwealth.”
As with all grants by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, applications for Artist Fellowships will only be accepted through their online grants portal. Visit here for more Fellowship information.  
Enclosure
30. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Residency opportunity for immigrant artists
Date: 25 June 2019, 3:00 am
RESIDENCIA CENTRONIA:  AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMIGRANT ARTISTS AND TO CREATE ART ABOUT IMMIGRATION

With support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities CentroNia offers an opportunity for artists to make work in residence at the Columbia Heights campus. Through the residency, selected artists will be provided free and dedicated studio space during the months of July and/or August and honoraria of $500 or $1000 dollars.

There is no cost to to apply. To apply artists should submit at least an image and artist bio or statement about how you’d like to use the residency. The Residency will provide access to a non-exclusive studio space in the early childhood education campus of CentroNia in Columbia Heights. Because children use the building during the day artists can only use non-toxic and non-odorous materials. Artists are expected to store their in-process art work and art supplies and clean up their work space after each session. CentroNia will provide a locked storage space.

To learn more and to apply online visit www.ResidenciaCentronia.com
Enclosure
31. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Chenven Foundation Awards
Date: 24 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.
Enclosure
32. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Artists' Boot Camp
Date: 19 June 2019, 4:00 am
The Artists’ Boot Camp

Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-4pm , in the John Addison Concert Hall of Harmony Hall
Harmony Hall Arts Center presents Mr. Lenny Campello’s seminar, “The Artists’ Boot Camp”, open to all Prince George’s County artists, 16 and up.  Mr. Campello is the Greater Washington D.C. area’s pre-eminent art dealer, critic, consultant and blogger as well as artist. He designed his seminar to deliver information, data and proven tactics to artists, and to allow them to develop and sustain a career in the fine arts. Some of the topics that he will cover are, creating a resume, creating a body of work, selling your art, juried shows and news releases, just to name a few. 

The seminar is free and lunch is included. Seating is limited so please call 301.446.3251 or email stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com to register and provide lunch preference.

Deadline is by 5pm, October 25th, but this seminar usually books very quickly, so I'd recommend that you RSVP as soon as possible!

Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Enclosure
33. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Prove or deny the landing on the Moon
Date: 17 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 12, 2019

6X7 AWARD “HAS THE EAGLE LANDED?"

Try to answer question above, using photographs (up to five) or a short film (up to 15 seconds). Everyone is invited, and everything is allowed – you can use any technique, send real or fictitious stories, create real or manipulated pictures, prove or deny landing on the Moon. Everything depends on you. Original idea and creativity will count most! 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2N0GXYg
Enclosure
34. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Biodiversity Drawing Competition
Date: 9 June 2019, 11:02 am
Organized by the Municipality of Vila Real and Zona Livre, the Biodiversity Drawing Competition has as main objective to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of works, drawings and illustrations related to this subject. 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO
Enclosure
35. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: ARTSFAIRFAX Artist Residency Program
Date: 7 June 2019, 5:00 am
Application Deadline: June 22, 2019

ARTSFAIRFAX invites professional artists of all disciplines interested in conducting a teaching artist residency to apply for the FY20 Artist Residency Program.  

The program is a collaboration between the ARTSFAIRFAX and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for artist residencies that engage students in cross-curricular learning through the arts.  Arts disciplines include, but are not limited to, visual arts, music, theater, literature, dance, choreography, storytelling, design arts, architecture, sculpture, media/film, animation, and digital art.  Professional artist includes individuals who have exhibited, performed, presented and/or published artistic work in a public context that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to their artistic discipline at a professional level.  

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.  

Enclosure
36. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners announced!
Date: 6 June 2019, 5:55 am

Best in Show Winner Mary Anne Arntzen Awarded $10,000


The Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District announced the top threeawards?utm_source=dailycampello" target="_blank"> Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners on Wednesday evening during the exhibition’s opening at Gallery B. Mary Anne Arntzen of Baltimore, MD was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; W.C. Richardson of University Park, MD was named second place and was given $2,000 and Nicole Santiago of Williamsburg, VA received third place and was awarded $1,000. Additionally, McKinley Wallace III of Baltimore, MD was recognized with the Young Artist Award and received $1,000.


Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Mary Anne Arntzen earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. Her work has been shown nationally, including recent exhibits at the Walters Art Museum, the Painting Center and St. Charles Projects in Baltimore, MD. She has completed residencies at the Wassaic Project, Vermont Studio Center and Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. She was a 2018 nominee for the Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Grant and a finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2017. Arntzen has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, George Washington University, and the Community College of Baltimore County. She is also a member of ICA Baltimore.

Mary Anne Arntzen
The eight artists selected as finalists are:


Mary Anne Arntzen, Baltimore, MD


Taha Heydari, Baltimore, MD

Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD

Gina Gwen Palacios, Baltimore, MD

Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD

W.C. Richardson, University Park, MD

Nicole Santiago, Williamsburg, VA

McKinley Wallace III, Baltimore, MD

Personally, my favorite was Nicole Santiago, and she would have been my top prize winner (she was awarded 3rd place). However, art is very subjective, never objective and we all know where I stand on that issue when it comes to art!


By Nicole Santiago
A public opening will be held on Friday, June 14, from 6-8pm. Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E in downtown Bethesda. The work of the eight finalists will be on display from June 5-29, 2019. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6pm.

The competition jurors were Kyle Hackett, Professor of Art, American University and the 2014 Bethesda Painting Awards; Sue Johnson, Professor of Art, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Susan Zurbrigg, Painting and Drawing Area Head, Professor of Art, James Madison University.
Enclosure
37. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Quilts=Art=Quilts - Auburn, NY
$1,000 for Best of Show. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
41. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Art Through The Lens - Paducah, KY
$5,000 in awards. Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Enclosure
43. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Kissimmee Sculpture Experience - Kissimmee, FL
$500 stipend for all artists. $500 award for People's Choice. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
47. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Virginia Commission for the Arts Announces Return of Artist Fellowships
Date: 9 July 2019, 4:59 pm
The Virginia Commission for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of the Artist Fellowship program in FY20, in the discipline of crafts. Four artists will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each, recognizing the creativity of Virginia artists and their pursuit of artistic excellence. 
Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted via the online grant portal. The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 5:00 PM.
Eligibility
  • artists who are legal residents of Virginia;
  • artists who plan to remain in Virginia during the grant period;
  • a legal resident who possesses a valid Virginia driver’s license and/or pays income taxes in Virginia and/or is a registered Virginia voter;
  • artists who are 18 years of age;
  • artists may receive only one fellowship award from the Commission within a four-year period. 
Amount of Assistance
Four artist will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each. Artists are not required to provide matching funds. 
Criteria
A complete application must contain:
  • consistent quality of the artist’s work;
  • applicant’s record of professional arts activity and achievement as reflected in the resume/CV;
  • fellowship potential to result in significant advancement for the artist’s career. 
In speaking to the return of the Artist Fellowship program, Executive Director Janet Starke said, “We are thrilled to be able to reinstate the Artist Fellowship program, thanks to increased funding from the General Assembly for the year ahead. Too, we are pleased to reinstate the program with a focus on crafts, a genre that is really a cornerstone of so many cultures represented in the Commonwealth.”
As with all grants by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, applications for Artist Fellowships will only be accepted through their online grants portal. Visit here for more Fellowship information.  
Enclosure
48. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Residency opportunity for immigrant artists
Date: 25 June 2019, 3:00 am
RESIDENCIA CENTRONIA:  AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMIGRANT ARTISTS AND TO CREATE ART ABOUT IMMIGRATION

With support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities CentroNia offers an opportunity for artists to make work in residence at the Columbia Heights campus. Through the residency, selected artists will be provided free and dedicated studio space during the months of July and/or August and honoraria of $500 or $1000 dollars.

There is no cost to to apply. To apply artists should submit at least an image and artist bio or statement about how you’d like to use the residency. The Residency will provide access to a non-exclusive studio space in the early childhood education campus of CentroNia in Columbia Heights. Because children use the building during the day artists can only use non-toxic and non-odorous materials. Artists are expected to store their in-process art work and art supplies and clean up their work space after each session. CentroNia will provide a locked storage space.

To learn more and to apply online visit www.ResidenciaCentronia.com
Enclosure
49. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Chenven Foundation Awards
Date: 24 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.
Enclosure
50. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Artists' Boot Camp
Date: 19 June 2019, 4:00 am
The Artists’ Boot Camp

Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-4pm , in the John Addison Concert Hall of Harmony Hall
Harmony Hall Arts Center presents Mr. Lenny Campello’s seminar, “The Artists’ Boot Camp”, open to all Prince George’s County artists, 16 and up.  Mr. Campello is the Greater Washington D.C. area’s pre-eminent art dealer, critic, consultant and blogger as well as artist. He designed his seminar to deliver information, data and proven tactics to artists, and to allow them to develop and sustain a career in the fine arts. Some of the topics that he will cover are, creating a resume, creating a body of work, selling your art, juried shows and news releases, just to name a few. 

The seminar is free and lunch is included. Seating is limited so please call 301.446.3251 or email stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com to register and provide lunch preference.

Deadline is by 5pm, October 25th, but this seminar usually books very quickly, so I'd recommend that you RSVP as soon as possible!

Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Enclosure
51. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Prove or deny the landing on the Moon
Date: 17 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 12, 2019

6X7 AWARD “HAS THE EAGLE LANDED?"

Try to answer question above, using photographs (up to five) or a short film (up to 15 seconds). Everyone is invited, and everything is allowed – you can use any technique, send real or fictitious stories, create real or manipulated pictures, prove or deny landing on the Moon. Everything depends on you. Original idea and creativity will count most! 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2N0GXYg
Enclosure
52. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Biodiversity Drawing Competition
Date: 9 June 2019, 11:02 am
Organized by the Municipality of Vila Real and Zona Livre, the Biodiversity Drawing Competition has as main objective to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of works, drawings and illustrations related to this subject. 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO
Enclosure
53. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: ARTSFAIRFAX Artist Residency Program
Date: 7 June 2019, 5:00 am
Application Deadline: June 22, 2019

ARTSFAIRFAX invites professional artists of all disciplines interested in conducting a teaching artist residency to apply for the FY20 Artist Residency Program.  

The program is a collaboration between the ARTSFAIRFAX and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for artist residencies that engage students in cross-curricular learning through the arts.  Arts disciplines include, but are not limited to, visual arts, music, theater, literature, dance, choreography, storytelling, design arts, architecture, sculpture, media/film, animation, and digital art.  Professional artist includes individuals who have exhibited, performed, presented and/or published artistic work in a public context that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to their artistic discipline at a professional level.  

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.  

Enclosure
54. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners announced!
Date: 6 June 2019, 5:55 am

Best in Show Winner Mary Anne Arntzen Awarded $10,000


The Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District announced the top threeawards?utm_source=dailycampello" target="_blank"> Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners on Wednesday evening during the exhibition’s opening at Gallery B. Mary Anne Arntzen of Baltimore, MD was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; W.C. Richardson of University Park, MD was named second place and was given $2,000 and Nicole Santiago of Williamsburg, VA received third place and was awarded $1,000. Additionally, McKinley Wallace III of Baltimore, MD was recognized with the Young Artist Award and received $1,000.


Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Mary Anne Arntzen earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. Her work has been shown nationally, including recent exhibits at the Walters Art Museum, the Painting Center and St. Charles Projects in Baltimore, MD. She has completed residencies at the Wassaic Project, Vermont Studio Center and Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. She was a 2018 nominee for the Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Grant and a finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2017. Arntzen has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, George Washington University, and the Community College of Baltimore County. She is also a member of ICA Baltimore.

Mary Anne Arntzen
The eight artists selected as finalists are:


Mary Anne Arntzen, Baltimore, MD


Taha Heydari, Baltimore, MD

Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD

Gina Gwen Palacios, Baltimore, MD

Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD

W.C. Richardson, University Park, MD

Nicole Santiago, Williamsburg, VA

McKinley Wallace III, Baltimore, MD

Personally, my favorite was Nicole Santiago, and she would have been my top prize winner (she was awarded 3rd place). However, art is very subjective, never objective and we all know where I stand on that issue when it comes to art!


By Nicole Santiago
A public opening will be held on Friday, June 14, from 6-8pm. Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E in downtown Bethesda. The work of the eight finalists will be on display from June 5-29, 2019. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6pm.

The competition jurors were Kyle Hackett, Professor of Art, American University and the 2014 Bethesda Painting Awards; Sue Johnson, Professor of Art, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Susan Zurbrigg, Painting and Drawing Area Head, Professor of Art, James Madison University.
Enclosure
55. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Quilts=Art=Quilts - Auburn, NY
$1,000 for Best of Show. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
59. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Art Through The Lens - Paducah, KY
$5,000 in awards. Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Enclosure
61. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Kissimmee Sculpture Experience - Kissimmee, FL
$500 stipend for all artists. $500 award for People's Choice. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
65. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Virginia Commission for the Arts Announces Return of Artist Fellowships
Date: 9 July 2019, 4:59 pm
The Virginia Commission for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of the Artist Fellowship program in FY20, in the discipline of crafts. Four artists will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each, recognizing the creativity of Virginia artists and their pursuit of artistic excellence. 
Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted via the online grant portal. The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 5:00 PM.
Eligibility
  • artists who are legal residents of Virginia;
  • artists who plan to remain in Virginia during the grant period;
  • a legal resident who possesses a valid Virginia driver’s license and/or pays income taxes in Virginia and/or is a registered Virginia voter;
  • artists who are 18 years of age;
  • artists may receive only one fellowship award from the Commission within a four-year period. 
Amount of Assistance
Four artist will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each. Artists are not required to provide matching funds. 
Criteria
A complete application must contain:
  • consistent quality of the artist’s work;
  • applicant’s record of professional arts activity and achievement as reflected in the resume/CV;
  • fellowship potential to result in significant advancement for the artist’s career. 
In speaking to the return of the Artist Fellowship program, Executive Director Janet Starke said, “We are thrilled to be able to reinstate the Artist Fellowship program, thanks to increased funding from the General Assembly for the year ahead. Too, we are pleased to reinstate the program with a focus on crafts, a genre that is really a cornerstone of so many cultures represented in the Commonwealth.”
As with all grants by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, applications for Artist Fellowships will only be accepted through their online grants portal. Visit here for more Fellowship information.  
Enclosure
66. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Residency opportunity for immigrant artists
Date: 25 June 2019, 3:00 am
RESIDENCIA CENTRONIA:  AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMIGRANT ARTISTS AND TO CREATE ART ABOUT IMMIGRATION

With support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities CentroNia offers an opportunity for artists to make work in residence at the Columbia Heights campus. Through the residency, selected artists will be provided free and dedicated studio space during the months of July and/or August and honoraria of $500 or $1000 dollars.

There is no cost to to apply. To apply artists should submit at least an image and artist bio or statement about how you’d like to use the residency. The Residency will provide access to a non-exclusive studio space in the early childhood education campus of CentroNia in Columbia Heights. Because children use the building during the day artists can only use non-toxic and non-odorous materials. Artists are expected to store their in-process art work and art supplies and clean up their work space after each session. CentroNia will provide a locked storage space.

To learn more and to apply online visit www.ResidenciaCentronia.com
Enclosure
67. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Chenven Foundation Awards
Date: 24 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.
Enclosure
68. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Artists' Boot Camp
Date: 19 June 2019, 4:00 am
The Artists’ Boot Camp

Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-4pm , in the John Addison Concert Hall of Harmony Hall
Harmony Hall Arts Center presents Mr. Lenny Campello’s seminar, “The Artists’ Boot Camp”, open to all Prince George’s County artists, 16 and up.  Mr. Campello is the Greater Washington D.C. area’s pre-eminent art dealer, critic, consultant and blogger as well as artist. He designed his seminar to deliver information, data and proven tactics to artists, and to allow them to develop and sustain a career in the fine arts. Some of the topics that he will cover are, creating a resume, creating a body of work, selling your art, juried shows and news releases, just to name a few. 

The seminar is free and lunch is included. Seating is limited so please call 301.446.3251 or email stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com to register and provide lunch preference.

Deadline is by 5pm, October 25th, but this seminar usually books very quickly, so I'd recommend that you RSVP as soon as possible!

Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Enclosure
69. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Prove or deny the landing on the Moon
Date: 17 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 12, 2019

6X7 AWARD “HAS THE EAGLE LANDED?"

Try to answer question above, using photographs (up to five) or a short film (up to 15 seconds). Everyone is invited, and everything is allowed – you can use any technique, send real or fictitious stories, create real or manipulated pictures, prove or deny landing on the Moon. Everything depends on you. Original idea and creativity will count most! 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2N0GXYg
Enclosure
70. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Biodiversity Drawing Competition
Date: 9 June 2019, 11:02 am
Organized by the Municipality of Vila Real and Zona Livre, the Biodiversity Drawing Competition has as main objective to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of works, drawings and illustrations related to this subject. 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO
Enclosure
71. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: ARTSFAIRFAX Artist Residency Program
Date: 7 June 2019, 5:00 am
Application Deadline: June 22, 2019

ARTSFAIRFAX invites professional artists of all disciplines interested in conducting a teaching artist residency to apply for the FY20 Artist Residency Program.  

The program is a collaboration between the ARTSFAIRFAX and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for artist residencies that engage students in cross-curricular learning through the arts.  Arts disciplines include, but are not limited to, visual arts, music, theater, literature, dance, choreography, storytelling, design arts, architecture, sculpture, media/film, animation, and digital art.  Professional artist includes individuals who have exhibited, performed, presented and/or published artistic work in a public context that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to their artistic discipline at a professional level.  

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.  

Enclosure
72. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners announced!
Date: 6 June 2019, 5:55 am

Best in Show Winner Mary Anne Arntzen Awarded $10,000


The Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District announced the top threeawards?utm_source=dailycampello" target="_blank"> Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners on Wednesday evening during the exhibition’s opening at Gallery B. Mary Anne Arntzen of Baltimore, MD was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; W.C. Richardson of University Park, MD was named second place and was given $2,000 and Nicole Santiago of Williamsburg, VA received third place and was awarded $1,000. Additionally, McKinley Wallace III of Baltimore, MD was recognized with the Young Artist Award and received $1,000.


Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Mary Anne Arntzen earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. Her work has been shown nationally, including recent exhibits at the Walters Art Museum, the Painting Center and St. Charles Projects in Baltimore, MD. She has completed residencies at the Wassaic Project, Vermont Studio Center and Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. She was a 2018 nominee for the Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Grant and a finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2017. Arntzen has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, George Washington University, and the Community College of Baltimore County. She is also a member of ICA Baltimore.

Mary Anne Arntzen
The eight artists selected as finalists are:


Mary Anne Arntzen, Baltimore, MD


Taha Heydari, Baltimore, MD

Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD

Gina Gwen Palacios, Baltimore, MD

Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD

W.C. Richardson, University Park, MD

Nicole Santiago, Williamsburg, VA

McKinley Wallace III, Baltimore, MD

Personally, my favorite was Nicole Santiago, and she would have been my top prize winner (she was awarded 3rd place). However, art is very subjective, never objective and we all know where I stand on that issue when it comes to art!


By Nicole Santiago
A public opening will be held on Friday, June 14, from 6-8pm. Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E in downtown Bethesda. The work of the eight finalists will be on display from June 5-29, 2019. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6pm.

The competition jurors were Kyle Hackett, Professor of Art, American University and the 2014 Bethesda Painting Awards; Sue Johnson, Professor of Art, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Susan Zurbrigg, Painting and Drawing Area Head, Professor of Art, James Madison University.
Enclosure
73. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Quilts=Art=Quilts - Auburn, NY
$1,000 for Best of Show. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
77. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Art Through The Lens - Paducah, KY
$5,000 in awards. Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Enclosure
79. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Kissimmee Sculpture Experience - Kissimmee, FL
$500 stipend for all artists. $500 award for People's Choice. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
83. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Virginia Commission for the Arts Announces Return of Artist Fellowships
Date: 9 July 2019, 4:59 pm
The Virginia Commission for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of the Artist Fellowship program in FY20, in the discipline of crafts. Four artists will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each, recognizing the creativity of Virginia artists and their pursuit of artistic excellence. 
Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted via the online grant portal. The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 5:00 PM.
Eligibility
  • artists who are legal residents of Virginia;
  • artists who plan to remain in Virginia during the grant period;
  • a legal resident who possesses a valid Virginia driver’s license and/or pays income taxes in Virginia and/or is a registered Virginia voter;
  • artists who are 18 years of age;
  • artists may receive only one fellowship award from the Commission within a four-year period. 
Amount of Assistance
Four artist will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each. Artists are not required to provide matching funds. 
Criteria
A complete application must contain:
  • consistent quality of the artist’s work;
  • applicant’s record of professional arts activity and achievement as reflected in the resume/CV;
  • fellowship potential to result in significant advancement for the artist’s career. 
In speaking to the return of the Artist Fellowship program, Executive Director Janet Starke said, “We are thrilled to be able to reinstate the Artist Fellowship program, thanks to increased funding from the General Assembly for the year ahead. Too, we are pleased to reinstate the program with a focus on crafts, a genre that is really a cornerstone of so many cultures represented in the Commonwealth.”
As with all grants by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, applications for Artist Fellowships will only be accepted through their online grants portal. Visit here for more Fellowship information.  
Enclosure
84. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Residency opportunity for immigrant artists
Date: 25 June 2019, 3:00 am
RESIDENCIA CENTRONIA:  AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMIGRANT ARTISTS AND TO CREATE ART ABOUT IMMIGRATION

With support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities CentroNia offers an opportunity for artists to make work in residence at the Columbia Heights campus. Through the residency, selected artists will be provided free and dedicated studio space during the months of July and/or August and honoraria of $500 or $1000 dollars.

There is no cost to to apply. To apply artists should submit at least an image and artist bio or statement about how you’d like to use the residency. The Residency will provide access to a non-exclusive studio space in the early childhood education campus of CentroNia in Columbia Heights. Because children use the building during the day artists can only use non-toxic and non-odorous materials. Artists are expected to store their in-process art work and art supplies and clean up their work space after each session. CentroNia will provide a locked storage space.

To learn more and to apply online visit www.ResidenciaCentronia.com
Enclosure
85. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Chenven Foundation Awards
Date: 24 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.
Enclosure
86. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Artists' Boot Camp
Date: 19 June 2019, 4:00 am
The Artists’ Boot Camp

Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-4pm , in the John Addison Concert Hall of Harmony Hall
Harmony Hall Arts Center presents Mr. Lenny Campello’s seminar, “The Artists’ Boot Camp”, open to all Prince George’s County artists, 16 and up.  Mr. Campello is the Greater Washington D.C. area’s pre-eminent art dealer, critic, consultant and blogger as well as artist. He designed his seminar to deliver information, data and proven tactics to artists, and to allow them to develop and sustain a career in the fine arts. Some of the topics that he will cover are, creating a resume, creating a body of work, selling your art, juried shows and news releases, just to name a few. 

The seminar is free and lunch is included. Seating is limited so please call 301.446.3251 or email stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com to register and provide lunch preference.

Deadline is by 5pm, October 25th, but this seminar usually books very quickly, so I'd recommend that you RSVP as soon as possible!

Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Enclosure
87. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Prove or deny the landing on the Moon
Date: 17 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 12, 2019

6X7 AWARD “HAS THE EAGLE LANDED?"

Try to answer question above, using photographs (up to five) or a short film (up to 15 seconds). Everyone is invited, and everything is allowed – you can use any technique, send real or fictitious stories, create real or manipulated pictures, prove or deny landing on the Moon. Everything depends on you. Original idea and creativity will count most! 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2N0GXYg
Enclosure
88. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Biodiversity Drawing Competition
Date: 9 June 2019, 11:02 am
Organized by the Municipality of Vila Real and Zona Livre, the Biodiversity Drawing Competition has as main objective to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of works, drawings and illustrations related to this subject. 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO
Enclosure
89. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: ARTSFAIRFAX Artist Residency Program
Date: 7 June 2019, 5:00 am
Application Deadline: June 22, 2019

ARTSFAIRFAX invites professional artists of all disciplines interested in conducting a teaching artist residency to apply for the FY20 Artist Residency Program.  

The program is a collaboration between the ARTSFAIRFAX and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for artist residencies that engage students in cross-curricular learning through the arts.  Arts disciplines include, but are not limited to, visual arts, music, theater, literature, dance, choreography, storytelling, design arts, architecture, sculpture, media/film, animation, and digital art.  Professional artist includes individuals who have exhibited, performed, presented and/or published artistic work in a public context that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to their artistic discipline at a professional level.  

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.  

Enclosure
90. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners announced!
Date: 6 June 2019, 5:55 am

Best in Show Winner Mary Anne Arntzen Awarded $10,000


The Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District announced the top threeawards?utm_source=dailycampello" target="_blank"> Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners on Wednesday evening during the exhibition’s opening at Gallery B. Mary Anne Arntzen of Baltimore, MD was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; W.C. Richardson of University Park, MD was named second place and was given $2,000 and Nicole Santiago of Williamsburg, VA received third place and was awarded $1,000. Additionally, McKinley Wallace III of Baltimore, MD was recognized with the Young Artist Award and received $1,000.


Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Mary Anne Arntzen earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. Her work has been shown nationally, including recent exhibits at the Walters Art Museum, the Painting Center and St. Charles Projects in Baltimore, MD. She has completed residencies at the Wassaic Project, Vermont Studio Center and Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. She was a 2018 nominee for the Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Grant and a finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2017. Arntzen has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, George Washington University, and the Community College of Baltimore County. She is also a member of ICA Baltimore.

Mary Anne Arntzen
The eight artists selected as finalists are:


Mary Anne Arntzen, Baltimore, MD


Taha Heydari, Baltimore, MD

Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD

Gina Gwen Palacios, Baltimore, MD

Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD

W.C. Richardson, University Park, MD

Nicole Santiago, Williamsburg, VA

McKinley Wallace III, Baltimore, MD

Personally, my favorite was Nicole Santiago, and she would have been my top prize winner (she was awarded 3rd place). However, art is very subjective, never objective and we all know where I stand on that issue when it comes to art!


By Nicole Santiago
A public opening will be held on Friday, June 14, from 6-8pm. Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E in downtown Bethesda. The work of the eight finalists will be on display from June 5-29, 2019. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6pm.

The competition jurors were Kyle Hackett, Professor of Art, American University and the 2014 Bethesda Painting Awards; Sue Johnson, Professor of Art, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Susan Zurbrigg, Painting and Drawing Area Head, Professor of Art, James Madison University.
Enclosure
91. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Quilts=Art=Quilts - Auburn, NY
$1,000 for Best of Show. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
95. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Art Through The Lens - Paducah, KY
$5,000 in awards. Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Enclosure
97. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Kissimmee Sculpture Experience - Kissimmee, FL
$500 stipend for all artists. $500 award for People's Choice. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
101. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Virginia Commission for the Arts Announces Return of Artist Fellowships
Date: 9 July 2019, 4:59 pm
The Virginia Commission for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of the Artist Fellowship program in FY20, in the discipline of crafts. Four artists will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each, recognizing the creativity of Virginia artists and their pursuit of artistic excellence. 
Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted via the online grant portal. The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 5:00 PM.
Eligibility
  • artists who are legal residents of Virginia;
  • artists who plan to remain in Virginia during the grant period;
  • a legal resident who possesses a valid Virginia driver’s license and/or pays income taxes in Virginia and/or is a registered Virginia voter;
  • artists who are 18 years of age;
  • artists may receive only one fellowship award from the Commission within a four-year period. 
Amount of Assistance
Four artist will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each. Artists are not required to provide matching funds. 
Criteria
A complete application must contain:
  • consistent quality of the artist’s work;
  • applicant’s record of professional arts activity and achievement as reflected in the resume/CV;
  • fellowship potential to result in significant advancement for the artist’s career. 
In speaking to the return of the Artist Fellowship program, Executive Director Janet Starke said, “We are thrilled to be able to reinstate the Artist Fellowship program, thanks to increased funding from the General Assembly for the year ahead. Too, we are pleased to reinstate the program with a focus on crafts, a genre that is really a cornerstone of so many cultures represented in the Commonwealth.”
As with all grants by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, applications for Artist Fellowships will only be accepted through their online grants portal. Visit here for more Fellowship information.  
Enclosure
102. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Residency opportunity for immigrant artists
Date: 25 June 2019, 3:00 am
RESIDENCIA CENTRONIA:  AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMIGRANT ARTISTS AND TO CREATE ART ABOUT IMMIGRATION

With support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities CentroNia offers an opportunity for artists to make work in residence at the Columbia Heights campus. Through the residency, selected artists will be provided free and dedicated studio space during the months of July and/or August and honoraria of $500 or $1000 dollars.

There is no cost to to apply. To apply artists should submit at least an image and artist bio or statement about how you’d like to use the residency. The Residency will provide access to a non-exclusive studio space in the early childhood education campus of CentroNia in Columbia Heights. Because children use the building during the day artists can only use non-toxic and non-odorous materials. Artists are expected to store their in-process art work and art supplies and clean up their work space after each session. CentroNia will provide a locked storage space.

To learn more and to apply online visit www.ResidenciaCentronia.com
Enclosure
103. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Chenven Foundation Awards
Date: 24 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.
Enclosure
104. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Artists' Boot Camp
Date: 19 June 2019, 4:00 am
The Artists’ Boot Camp

Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-4pm , in the John Addison Concert Hall of Harmony Hall
Harmony Hall Arts Center presents Mr. Lenny Campello’s seminar, “The Artists’ Boot Camp”, open to all Prince George’s County artists, 16 and up.  Mr. Campello is the Greater Washington D.C. area’s pre-eminent art dealer, critic, consultant and blogger as well as artist. He designed his seminar to deliver information, data and proven tactics to artists, and to allow them to develop and sustain a career in the fine arts. Some of the topics that he will cover are, creating a resume, creating a body of work, selling your art, juried shows and news releases, just to name a few. 

The seminar is free and lunch is included. Seating is limited so please call 301.446.3251 or email stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com to register and provide lunch preference.

Deadline is by 5pm, October 25th, but this seminar usually books very quickly, so I'd recommend that you RSVP as soon as possible!

Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Enclosure
105. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Prove or deny the landing on the Moon
Date: 17 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 12, 2019

6X7 AWARD “HAS THE EAGLE LANDED?"

Try to answer question above, using photographs (up to five) or a short film (up to 15 seconds). Everyone is invited, and everything is allowed – you can use any technique, send real or fictitious stories, create real or manipulated pictures, prove or deny landing on the Moon. Everything depends on you. Original idea and creativity will count most! 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2N0GXYg
Enclosure
106. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Biodiversity Drawing Competition
Date: 9 June 2019, 11:02 am
Organized by the Municipality of Vila Real and Zona Livre, the Biodiversity Drawing Competition has as main objective to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of works, drawings and illustrations related to this subject. 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO
Enclosure
107. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: ARTSFAIRFAX Artist Residency Program
Date: 7 June 2019, 5:00 am
Application Deadline: June 22, 2019

ARTSFAIRFAX invites professional artists of all disciplines interested in conducting a teaching artist residency to apply for the FY20 Artist Residency Program.  

The program is a collaboration between the ARTSFAIRFAX and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for artist residencies that engage students in cross-curricular learning through the arts.  Arts disciplines include, but are not limited to, visual arts, music, theater, literature, dance, choreography, storytelling, design arts, architecture, sculpture, media/film, animation, and digital art.  Professional artist includes individuals who have exhibited, performed, presented and/or published artistic work in a public context that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to their artistic discipline at a professional level.  

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.  

Enclosure
108. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners announced!
Date: 6 June 2019, 5:55 am

Best in Show Winner Mary Anne Arntzen Awarded $10,000


The Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District announced the top threeawards?utm_source=dailycampello" target="_blank"> Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners on Wednesday evening during the exhibition’s opening at Gallery B. Mary Anne Arntzen of Baltimore, MD was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; W.C. Richardson of University Park, MD was named second place and was given $2,000 and Nicole Santiago of Williamsburg, VA received third place and was awarded $1,000. Additionally, McKinley Wallace III of Baltimore, MD was recognized with the Young Artist Award and received $1,000.


Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Mary Anne Arntzen earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. Her work has been shown nationally, including recent exhibits at the Walters Art Museum, the Painting Center and St. Charles Projects in Baltimore, MD. She has completed residencies at the Wassaic Project, Vermont Studio Center and Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. She was a 2018 nominee for the Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Grant and a finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2017. Arntzen has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, George Washington University, and the Community College of Baltimore County. She is also a member of ICA Baltimore.

Mary Anne Arntzen
The eight artists selected as finalists are:


Mary Anne Arntzen, Baltimore, MD


Taha Heydari, Baltimore, MD

Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD

Gina Gwen Palacios, Baltimore, MD

Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD

W.C. Richardson, University Park, MD

Nicole Santiago, Williamsburg, VA

McKinley Wallace III, Baltimore, MD

Personally, my favorite was Nicole Santiago, and she would have been my top prize winner (she was awarded 3rd place). However, art is very subjective, never objective and we all know where I stand on that issue when it comes to art!


By Nicole Santiago
A public opening will be held on Friday, June 14, from 6-8pm. Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E in downtown Bethesda. The work of the eight finalists will be on display from June 5-29, 2019. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6pm.

The competition jurors were Kyle Hackett, Professor of Art, American University and the 2014 Bethesda Painting Awards; Sue Johnson, Professor of Art, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Susan Zurbrigg, Painting and Drawing Area Head, Professor of Art, James Madison University.
Enclosure
109. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Quilts=Art=Quilts - Auburn, NY
$1,000 for Best of Show. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
110. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Summit Art Festival - Lee's Summit, MO
$2,900 in awards. Deadline: Aug 11, 2019
Enclosure
113. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Art Through The Lens - Paducah, KY
$5,000 in awards. Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Enclosure
115. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Kissimmee Sculpture Experience - Kissimmee, FL
$500 stipend for all artists. $500 award for People's Choice. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
119. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Virginia Commission for the Arts Announces Return of Artist Fellowships
Date: 9 July 2019, 4:59 pm
The Virginia Commission for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of the Artist Fellowship program in FY20, in the discipline of crafts. Four artists will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each, recognizing the creativity of Virginia artists and their pursuit of artistic excellence. 
Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted via the online grant portal. The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 5:00 PM.
Eligibility
  • artists who are legal residents of Virginia;
  • artists who plan to remain in Virginia during the grant period;
  • a legal resident who possesses a valid Virginia driver’s license and/or pays income taxes in Virginia and/or is a registered Virginia voter;
  • artists who are 18 years of age;
  • artists may receive only one fellowship award from the Commission within a four-year period. 
Amount of Assistance
Four artist will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each. Artists are not required to provide matching funds. 
Criteria
A complete application must contain:
  • consistent quality of the artist’s work;
  • applicant’s record of professional arts activity and achievement as reflected in the resume/CV;
  • fellowship potential to result in significant advancement for the artist’s career. 
In speaking to the return of the Artist Fellowship program, Executive Director Janet Starke said, “We are thrilled to be able to reinstate the Artist Fellowship program, thanks to increased funding from the General Assembly for the year ahead. Too, we are pleased to reinstate the program with a focus on crafts, a genre that is really a cornerstone of so many cultures represented in the Commonwealth.”
As with all grants by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, applications for Artist Fellowships will only be accepted through their online grants portal. Visit here for more Fellowship information.  
Enclosure
120. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Residency opportunity for immigrant artists
Date: 25 June 2019, 3:00 am
RESIDENCIA CENTRONIA:  AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMIGRANT ARTISTS AND TO CREATE ART ABOUT IMMIGRATION

With support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities CentroNia offers an opportunity for artists to make work in residence at the Columbia Heights campus. Through the residency, selected artists will be provided free and dedicated studio space during the months of July and/or August and honoraria of $500 or $1000 dollars.

There is no cost to to apply. To apply artists should submit at least an image and artist bio or statement about how you’d like to use the residency. The Residency will provide access to a non-exclusive studio space in the early childhood education campus of CentroNia in Columbia Heights. Because children use the building during the day artists can only use non-toxic and non-odorous materials. Artists are expected to store their in-process art work and art supplies and clean up their work space after each session. CentroNia will provide a locked storage space.

To learn more and to apply online visit www.ResidenciaCentronia.com
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121. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Chenven Foundation Awards
Date: 24 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.
Enclosure
122. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Artists' Boot Camp
Date: 19 June 2019, 4:00 am
The Artists’ Boot Camp

Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-4pm , in the John Addison Concert Hall of Harmony Hall
Harmony Hall Arts Center presents Mr. Lenny Campello’s seminar, “The Artists’ Boot Camp”, open to all Prince George’s County artists, 16 and up.  Mr. Campello is the Greater Washington D.C. area’s pre-eminent art dealer, critic, consultant and blogger as well as artist. He designed his seminar to deliver information, data and proven tactics to artists, and to allow them to develop and sustain a career in the fine arts. Some of the topics that he will cover are, creating a resume, creating a body of work, selling your art, juried shows and news releases, just to name a few. 

The seminar is free and lunch is included. Seating is limited so please call 301.446.3251 or email stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com to register and provide lunch preference.

Deadline is by 5pm, October 25th, but this seminar usually books very quickly, so I'd recommend that you RSVP as soon as possible!

Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744
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123. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Prove or deny the landing on the Moon
Date: 17 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 12, 2019

6X7 AWARD “HAS THE EAGLE LANDED?"

Try to answer question above, using photographs (up to five) or a short film (up to 15 seconds). Everyone is invited, and everything is allowed – you can use any technique, send real or fictitious stories, create real or manipulated pictures, prove or deny landing on the Moon. Everything depends on you. Original idea and creativity will count most! 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2N0GXYg
Enclosure
124. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Biodiversity Drawing Competition
Date: 9 June 2019, 11:02 am
Organized by the Municipality of Vila Real and Zona Livre, the Biodiversity Drawing Competition has as main objective to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of works, drawings and illustrations related to this subject. 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO
Enclosure
125. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: ARTSFAIRFAX Artist Residency Program
Date: 7 June 2019, 5:00 am
Application Deadline: June 22, 2019

ARTSFAIRFAX invites professional artists of all disciplines interested in conducting a teaching artist residency to apply for the FY20 Artist Residency Program.  

The program is a collaboration between the ARTSFAIRFAX and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for artist residencies that engage students in cross-curricular learning through the arts.  Arts disciplines include, but are not limited to, visual arts, music, theater, literature, dance, choreography, storytelling, design arts, architecture, sculpture, media/film, animation, and digital art.  Professional artist includes individuals who have exhibited, performed, presented and/or published artistic work in a public context that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to their artistic discipline at a professional level.  

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.  

Enclosure
126. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners announced!
Date: 6 June 2019, 5:55 am

Best in Show Winner Mary Anne Arntzen Awarded $10,000


The Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District announced the top threeawards?utm_source=dailycampello" target="_blank"> Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners on Wednesday evening during the exhibition’s opening at Gallery B. Mary Anne Arntzen of Baltimore, MD was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; W.C. Richardson of University Park, MD was named second place and was given $2,000 and Nicole Santiago of Williamsburg, VA received third place and was awarded $1,000. Additionally, McKinley Wallace III of Baltimore, MD was recognized with the Young Artist Award and received $1,000.


Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Mary Anne Arntzen earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. Her work has been shown nationally, including recent exhibits at the Walters Art Museum, the Painting Center and St. Charles Projects in Baltimore, MD. She has completed residencies at the Wassaic Project, Vermont Studio Center and Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. She was a 2018 nominee for the Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Grant and a finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2017. Arntzen has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, George Washington University, and the Community College of Baltimore County. She is also a member of ICA Baltimore.

Mary Anne Arntzen
The eight artists selected as finalists are:


Mary Anne Arntzen, Baltimore, MD


Taha Heydari, Baltimore, MD

Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD

Gina Gwen Palacios, Baltimore, MD

Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD

W.C. Richardson, University Park, MD

Nicole Santiago, Williamsburg, VA

McKinley Wallace III, Baltimore, MD

Personally, my favorite was Nicole Santiago, and she would have been my top prize winner (she was awarded 3rd place). However, art is very subjective, never objective and we all know where I stand on that issue when it comes to art!


By Nicole Santiago
A public opening will be held on Friday, June 14, from 6-8pm. Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E in downtown Bethesda. The work of the eight finalists will be on display from June 5-29, 2019. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6pm.

The competition jurors were Kyle Hackett, Professor of Art, American University and the 2014 Bethesda Painting Awards; Sue Johnson, Professor of Art, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Susan Zurbrigg, Painting and Drawing Area Head, Professor of Art, James Madison University.
Enclosure
127. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Quilts=Art=Quilts - Auburn, NY
$1,000 for Best of Show. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
128. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Summit Art Festival - Lee's Summit, MO
$2,900 in awards. Deadline: Aug 11, 2019
Enclosure
131. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Art Through The Lens - Paducah, KY
$5,000 in awards. Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Enclosure
133. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Kissimmee Sculpture Experience - Kissimmee, FL
$500 stipend for all artists. $500 award for People's Choice. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
137. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Virginia Commission for the Arts Announces Return of Artist Fellowships
Date: 9 July 2019, 4:59 pm
The Virginia Commission for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of the Artist Fellowship program in FY20, in the discipline of crafts. Four artists will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each, recognizing the creativity of Virginia artists and their pursuit of artistic excellence. 
Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted via the online grant portal. The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 5:00 PM.
Eligibility
  • artists who are legal residents of Virginia;
  • artists who plan to remain in Virginia during the grant period;
  • a legal resident who possesses a valid Virginia driver’s license and/or pays income taxes in Virginia and/or is a registered Virginia voter;
  • artists who are 18 years of age;
  • artists may receive only one fellowship award from the Commission within a four-year period. 
Amount of Assistance
Four artist will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each. Artists are not required to provide matching funds. 
Criteria
A complete application must contain:
  • consistent quality of the artist’s work;
  • applicant’s record of professional arts activity and achievement as reflected in the resume/CV;
  • fellowship potential to result in significant advancement for the artist’s career. 
In speaking to the return of the Artist Fellowship program, Executive Director Janet Starke said, “We are thrilled to be able to reinstate the Artist Fellowship program, thanks to increased funding from the General Assembly for the year ahead. Too, we are pleased to reinstate the program with a focus on crafts, a genre that is really a cornerstone of so many cultures represented in the Commonwealth.”
As with all grants by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, applications for Artist Fellowships will only be accepted through their online grants portal. Visit here for more Fellowship information.  
Enclosure
138. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Residency opportunity for immigrant artists
Date: 25 June 2019, 3:00 am
RESIDENCIA CENTRONIA:  AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMIGRANT ARTISTS AND TO CREATE ART ABOUT IMMIGRATION

With support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities CentroNia offers an opportunity for artists to make work in residence at the Columbia Heights campus. Through the residency, selected artists will be provided free and dedicated studio space during the months of July and/or August and honoraria of $500 or $1000 dollars.

There is no cost to to apply. To apply artists should submit at least an image and artist bio or statement about how you’d like to use the residency. The Residency will provide access to a non-exclusive studio space in the early childhood education campus of CentroNia in Columbia Heights. Because children use the building during the day artists can only use non-toxic and non-odorous materials. Artists are expected to store their in-process art work and art supplies and clean up their work space after each session. CentroNia will provide a locked storage space.

To learn more and to apply online visit www.ResidenciaCentronia.com
Enclosure
139. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Chenven Foundation Awards
Date: 24 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.
Enclosure
140. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Artists' Boot Camp
Date: 19 June 2019, 4:00 am
The Artists’ Boot Camp

Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-4pm , in the John Addison Concert Hall of Harmony Hall
Harmony Hall Arts Center presents Mr. Lenny Campello’s seminar, “The Artists’ Boot Camp”, open to all Prince George’s County artists, 16 and up.  Mr. Campello is the Greater Washington D.C. area’s pre-eminent art dealer, critic, consultant and blogger as well as artist. He designed his seminar to deliver information, data and proven tactics to artists, and to allow them to develop and sustain a career in the fine arts. Some of the topics that he will cover are, creating a resume, creating a body of work, selling your art, juried shows and news releases, just to name a few. 

The seminar is free and lunch is included. Seating is limited so please call 301.446.3251 or email stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com to register and provide lunch preference.

Deadline is by 5pm, October 25th, but this seminar usually books very quickly, so I'd recommend that you RSVP as soon as possible!

Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Enclosure
141. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Prove or deny the landing on the Moon
Date: 17 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 12, 2019

6X7 AWARD “HAS THE EAGLE LANDED?"

Try to answer question above, using photographs (up to five) or a short film (up to 15 seconds). Everyone is invited, and everything is allowed – you can use any technique, send real or fictitious stories, create real or manipulated pictures, prove or deny landing on the Moon. Everything depends on you. Original idea and creativity will count most! 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2N0GXYg
Enclosure
142. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Biodiversity Drawing Competition
Date: 9 June 2019, 11:02 am
Organized by the Municipality of Vila Real and Zona Livre, the Biodiversity Drawing Competition has as main objective to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of works, drawings and illustrations related to this subject. 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO
Enclosure
143. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: ARTSFAIRFAX Artist Residency Program
Date: 7 June 2019, 5:00 am
Application Deadline: June 22, 2019

ARTSFAIRFAX invites professional artists of all disciplines interested in conducting a teaching artist residency to apply for the FY20 Artist Residency Program.  

The program is a collaboration between the ARTSFAIRFAX and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for artist residencies that engage students in cross-curricular learning through the arts.  Arts disciplines include, but are not limited to, visual arts, music, theater, literature, dance, choreography, storytelling, design arts, architecture, sculpture, media/film, animation, and digital art.  Professional artist includes individuals who have exhibited, performed, presented and/or published artistic work in a public context that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to their artistic discipline at a professional level.  

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.  

Enclosure
144. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners announced!
Date: 6 June 2019, 5:55 am

Best in Show Winner Mary Anne Arntzen Awarded $10,000


The Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District announced the top threeawards?utm_source=dailycampello" target="_blank"> Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners on Wednesday evening during the exhibition’s opening at Gallery B. Mary Anne Arntzen of Baltimore, MD was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; W.C. Richardson of University Park, MD was named second place and was given $2,000 and Nicole Santiago of Williamsburg, VA received third place and was awarded $1,000. Additionally, McKinley Wallace III of Baltimore, MD was recognized with the Young Artist Award and received $1,000.


Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Mary Anne Arntzen earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. Her work has been shown nationally, including recent exhibits at the Walters Art Museum, the Painting Center and St. Charles Projects in Baltimore, MD. She has completed residencies at the Wassaic Project, Vermont Studio Center and Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. She was a 2018 nominee for the Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Grant and a finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2017. Arntzen has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, George Washington University, and the Community College of Baltimore County. She is also a member of ICA Baltimore.

Mary Anne Arntzen
The eight artists selected as finalists are:


Mary Anne Arntzen, Baltimore, MD


Taha Heydari, Baltimore, MD

Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD

Gina Gwen Palacios, Baltimore, MD

Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD

W.C. Richardson, University Park, MD

Nicole Santiago, Williamsburg, VA

McKinley Wallace III, Baltimore, MD

Personally, my favorite was Nicole Santiago, and she would have been my top prize winner (she was awarded 3rd place). However, art is very subjective, never objective and we all know where I stand on that issue when it comes to art!


By Nicole Santiago
A public opening will be held on Friday, June 14, from 6-8pm. Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E in downtown Bethesda. The work of the eight finalists will be on display from June 5-29, 2019. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6pm.

The competition jurors were Kyle Hackett, Professor of Art, American University and the 2014 Bethesda Painting Awards; Sue Johnson, Professor of Art, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Susan Zurbrigg, Painting and Drawing Area Head, Professor of Art, James Madison University.
Enclosure
145. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Quilts=Art=Quilts - Auburn, NY
$1,000 for Best of Show. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
146. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Summit Art Festival - Lee's Summit, MO
$2,900 in awards. Deadline: Aug 11, 2019
Enclosure
149. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Art Through The Lens - Paducah, KY
$5,000 in awards. Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Enclosure
151. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Kissimmee Sculpture Experience - Kissimmee, FL
$500 stipend for all artists. $500 award for People's Choice. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
155. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Virginia Commission for the Arts Announces Return of Artist Fellowships
Date: 9 July 2019, 4:59 pm
The Virginia Commission for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of the Artist Fellowship program in FY20, in the discipline of crafts. Four artists will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each, recognizing the creativity of Virginia artists and their pursuit of artistic excellence. 
Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted via the online grant portal. The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 5:00 PM.
Eligibility
  • artists who are legal residents of Virginia;
  • artists who plan to remain in Virginia during the grant period;
  • a legal resident who possesses a valid Virginia driver’s license and/or pays income taxes in Virginia and/or is a registered Virginia voter;
  • artists who are 18 years of age;
  • artists may receive only one fellowship award from the Commission within a four-year period. 
Amount of Assistance
Four artist will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each. Artists are not required to provide matching funds. 
Criteria
A complete application must contain:
  • consistent quality of the artist’s work;
  • applicant’s record of professional arts activity and achievement as reflected in the resume/CV;
  • fellowship potential to result in significant advancement for the artist’s career. 
In speaking to the return of the Artist Fellowship program, Executive Director Janet Starke said, “We are thrilled to be able to reinstate the Artist Fellowship program, thanks to increased funding from the General Assembly for the year ahead. Too, we are pleased to reinstate the program with a focus on crafts, a genre that is really a cornerstone of so many cultures represented in the Commonwealth.”
As with all grants by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, applications for Artist Fellowships will only be accepted through their online grants portal. Visit here for more Fellowship information.  
Enclosure
156. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Residency opportunity for immigrant artists
Date: 25 June 2019, 3:00 am
RESIDENCIA CENTRONIA:  AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMIGRANT ARTISTS AND TO CREATE ART ABOUT IMMIGRATION

With support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities CentroNia offers an opportunity for artists to make work in residence at the Columbia Heights campus. Through the residency, selected artists will be provided free and dedicated studio space during the months of July and/or August and honoraria of $500 or $1000 dollars.

There is no cost to to apply. To apply artists should submit at least an image and artist bio or statement about how you’d like to use the residency. The Residency will provide access to a non-exclusive studio space in the early childhood education campus of CentroNia in Columbia Heights. Because children use the building during the day artists can only use non-toxic and non-odorous materials. Artists are expected to store their in-process art work and art supplies and clean up their work space after each session. CentroNia will provide a locked storage space.

To learn more and to apply online visit www.ResidenciaCentronia.com
Enclosure
157. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Chenven Foundation Awards
Date: 24 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.
Enclosure
158. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Artists' Boot Camp
Date: 19 June 2019, 4:00 am
The Artists’ Boot Camp

Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-4pm , in the John Addison Concert Hall of Harmony Hall
Harmony Hall Arts Center presents Mr. Lenny Campello’s seminar, “The Artists’ Boot Camp”, open to all Prince George’s County artists, 16 and up.  Mr. Campello is the Greater Washington D.C. area’s pre-eminent art dealer, critic, consultant and blogger as well as artist. He designed his seminar to deliver information, data and proven tactics to artists, and to allow them to develop and sustain a career in the fine arts. Some of the topics that he will cover are, creating a resume, creating a body of work, selling your art, juried shows and news releases, just to name a few. 

The seminar is free and lunch is included. Seating is limited so please call 301.446.3251 or email stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com to register and provide lunch preference.

Deadline is by 5pm, October 25th, but this seminar usually books very quickly, so I'd recommend that you RSVP as soon as possible!

Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Enclosure
159. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Prove or deny the landing on the Moon
Date: 17 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 12, 2019

6X7 AWARD “HAS THE EAGLE LANDED?"

Try to answer question above, using photographs (up to five) or a short film (up to 15 seconds). Everyone is invited, and everything is allowed – you can use any technique, send real or fictitious stories, create real or manipulated pictures, prove or deny landing on the Moon. Everything depends on you. Original idea and creativity will count most! 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2N0GXYg
Enclosure
160. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Biodiversity Drawing Competition
Date: 9 June 2019, 11:02 am
Organized by the Municipality of Vila Real and Zona Livre, the Biodiversity Drawing Competition has as main objective to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of works, drawings and illustrations related to this subject. 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO
Enclosure
161. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: ARTSFAIRFAX Artist Residency Program
Date: 7 June 2019, 5:00 am
Application Deadline: June 22, 2019

ARTSFAIRFAX invites professional artists of all disciplines interested in conducting a teaching artist residency to apply for the FY20 Artist Residency Program.  

The program is a collaboration between the ARTSFAIRFAX and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for artist residencies that engage students in cross-curricular learning through the arts.  Arts disciplines include, but are not limited to, visual arts, music, theater, literature, dance, choreography, storytelling, design arts, architecture, sculpture, media/film, animation, and digital art.  Professional artist includes individuals who have exhibited, performed, presented and/or published artistic work in a public context that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to their artistic discipline at a professional level.  

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.  

Enclosure
162. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners announced!
Date: 6 June 2019, 5:55 am

Best in Show Winner Mary Anne Arntzen Awarded $10,000


The Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District announced the top threeawards?utm_source=dailycampello" target="_blank"> Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners on Wednesday evening during the exhibition’s opening at Gallery B. Mary Anne Arntzen of Baltimore, MD was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; W.C. Richardson of University Park, MD was named second place and was given $2,000 and Nicole Santiago of Williamsburg, VA received third place and was awarded $1,000. Additionally, McKinley Wallace III of Baltimore, MD was recognized with the Young Artist Award and received $1,000.


Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Mary Anne Arntzen earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. Her work has been shown nationally, including recent exhibits at the Walters Art Museum, the Painting Center and St. Charles Projects in Baltimore, MD. She has completed residencies at the Wassaic Project, Vermont Studio Center and Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. She was a 2018 nominee for the Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Grant and a finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2017. Arntzen has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, George Washington University, and the Community College of Baltimore County. She is also a member of ICA Baltimore.

Mary Anne Arntzen
The eight artists selected as finalists are:


Mary Anne Arntzen, Baltimore, MD


Taha Heydari, Baltimore, MD

Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD

Gina Gwen Palacios, Baltimore, MD

Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD

W.C. Richardson, University Park, MD

Nicole Santiago, Williamsburg, VA

McKinley Wallace III, Baltimore, MD

Personally, my favorite was Nicole Santiago, and she would have been my top prize winner (she was awarded 3rd place). However, art is very subjective, never objective and we all know where I stand on that issue when it comes to art!


By Nicole Santiago
A public opening will be held on Friday, June 14, from 6-8pm. Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E in downtown Bethesda. The work of the eight finalists will be on display from June 5-29, 2019. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6pm.

The competition jurors were Kyle Hackett, Professor of Art, American University and the 2014 Bethesda Painting Awards; Sue Johnson, Professor of Art, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Susan Zurbrigg, Painting and Drawing Area Head, Professor of Art, James Madison University.
Enclosure
163. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Quilts=Art=Quilts - Auburn, NY
$1,000 for Best of Show. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
164. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Summit Art Festival - Lee's Summit, MO
$2,900 in awards. Deadline: Aug 11, 2019
Enclosure
167. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Art Through The Lens - Paducah, KY
$5,000 in awards. Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Enclosure
169. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Kissimmee Sculpture Experience - Kissimmee, FL
$500 stipend for all artists. $500 award for People's Choice. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
173. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Virginia Commission for the Arts Announces Return of Artist Fellowships
Date: 9 July 2019, 4:59 pm
The Virginia Commission for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of the Artist Fellowship program in FY20, in the discipline of crafts. Four artists will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each, recognizing the creativity of Virginia artists and their pursuit of artistic excellence. 
Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted via the online grant portal. The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 5:00 PM.
Eligibility
  • artists who are legal residents of Virginia;
  • artists who plan to remain in Virginia during the grant period;
  • a legal resident who possesses a valid Virginia driver’s license and/or pays income taxes in Virginia and/or is a registered Virginia voter;
  • artists who are 18 years of age;
  • artists may receive only one fellowship award from the Commission within a four-year period. 
Amount of Assistance
Four artist will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each. Artists are not required to provide matching funds. 
Criteria
A complete application must contain:
  • consistent quality of the artist’s work;
  • applicant’s record of professional arts activity and achievement as reflected in the resume/CV;
  • fellowship potential to result in significant advancement for the artist’s career. 
In speaking to the return of the Artist Fellowship program, Executive Director Janet Starke said, “We are thrilled to be able to reinstate the Artist Fellowship program, thanks to increased funding from the General Assembly for the year ahead. Too, we are pleased to reinstate the program with a focus on crafts, a genre that is really a cornerstone of so many cultures represented in the Commonwealth.”
As with all grants by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, applications for Artist Fellowships will only be accepted through their online grants portal. Visit here for more Fellowship information.  
Enclosure
174. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Residency opportunity for immigrant artists
Date: 25 June 2019, 3:00 am
RESIDENCIA CENTRONIA:  AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMIGRANT ARTISTS AND TO CREATE ART ABOUT IMMIGRATION

With support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities CentroNia offers an opportunity for artists to make work in residence at the Columbia Heights campus. Through the residency, selected artists will be provided free and dedicated studio space during the months of July and/or August and honoraria of $500 or $1000 dollars.

There is no cost to to apply. To apply artists should submit at least an image and artist bio or statement about how you’d like to use the residency. The Residency will provide access to a non-exclusive studio space in the early childhood education campus of CentroNia in Columbia Heights. Because children use the building during the day artists can only use non-toxic and non-odorous materials. Artists are expected to store their in-process art work and art supplies and clean up their work space after each session. CentroNia will provide a locked storage space.

To learn more and to apply online visit www.ResidenciaCentronia.com
Enclosure
175. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Chenven Foundation Awards
Date: 24 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.
Enclosure
176. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Artists' Boot Camp
Date: 19 June 2019, 4:00 am
The Artists’ Boot Camp

Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-4pm , in the John Addison Concert Hall of Harmony Hall
Harmony Hall Arts Center presents Mr. Lenny Campello’s seminar, “The Artists’ Boot Camp”, open to all Prince George’s County artists, 16 and up.  Mr. Campello is the Greater Washington D.C. area’s pre-eminent art dealer, critic, consultant and blogger as well as artist. He designed his seminar to deliver information, data and proven tactics to artists, and to allow them to develop and sustain a career in the fine arts. Some of the topics that he will cover are, creating a resume, creating a body of work, selling your art, juried shows and news releases, just to name a few. 

The seminar is free and lunch is included. Seating is limited so please call 301.446.3251 or email stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com to register and provide lunch preference.

Deadline is by 5pm, October 25th, but this seminar usually books very quickly, so I'd recommend that you RSVP as soon as possible!

Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744
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177. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Prove or deny the landing on the Moon
Date: 17 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 12, 2019

6X7 AWARD “HAS THE EAGLE LANDED?"

Try to answer question above, using photographs (up to five) or a short film (up to 15 seconds). Everyone is invited, and everything is allowed – you can use any technique, send real or fictitious stories, create real or manipulated pictures, prove or deny landing on the Moon. Everything depends on you. Original idea and creativity will count most! 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2N0GXYg
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178. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Biodiversity Drawing Competition
Date: 9 June 2019, 11:02 am
Organized by the Municipality of Vila Real and Zona Livre, the Biodiversity Drawing Competition has as main objective to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of works, drawings and illustrations related to this subject. 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO
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179. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: ARTSFAIRFAX Artist Residency Program
Date: 7 June 2019, 5:00 am
Application Deadline: June 22, 2019

ARTSFAIRFAX invites professional artists of all disciplines interested in conducting a teaching artist residency to apply for the FY20 Artist Residency Program.  

The program is a collaboration between the ARTSFAIRFAX and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for artist residencies that engage students in cross-curricular learning through the arts.  Arts disciplines include, but are not limited to, visual arts, music, theater, literature, dance, choreography, storytelling, design arts, architecture, sculpture, media/film, animation, and digital art.  Professional artist includes individuals who have exhibited, performed, presented and/or published artistic work in a public context that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to their artistic discipline at a professional level.  

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.  

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180. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners announced!
Date: 6 June 2019, 5:55 am

Best in Show Winner Mary Anne Arntzen Awarded $10,000


The Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District announced the top threeawards?utm_source=dailycampello" target="_blank"> Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners on Wednesday evening during the exhibition’s opening at Gallery B. Mary Anne Arntzen of Baltimore, MD was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; W.C. Richardson of University Park, MD was named second place and was given $2,000 and Nicole Santiago of Williamsburg, VA received third place and was awarded $1,000. Additionally, McKinley Wallace III of Baltimore, MD was recognized with the Young Artist Award and received $1,000.


Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Mary Anne Arntzen earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. Her work has been shown nationally, including recent exhibits at the Walters Art Museum, the Painting Center and St. Charles Projects in Baltimore, MD. She has completed residencies at the Wassaic Project, Vermont Studio Center and Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. She was a 2018 nominee for the Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Grant and a finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2017. Arntzen has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, George Washington University, and the Community College of Baltimore County. She is also a member of ICA Baltimore.

Mary Anne Arntzen
The eight artists selected as finalists are:


Mary Anne Arntzen, Baltimore, MD


Taha Heydari, Baltimore, MD

Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD

Gina Gwen Palacios, Baltimore, MD

Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD

W.C. Richardson, University Park, MD

Nicole Santiago, Williamsburg, VA

McKinley Wallace III, Baltimore, MD

Personally, my favorite was Nicole Santiago, and she would have been my top prize winner (she was awarded 3rd place). However, art is very subjective, never objective and we all know where I stand on that issue when it comes to art!


By Nicole Santiago
A public opening will be held on Friday, June 14, from 6-8pm. Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E in downtown Bethesda. The work of the eight finalists will be on display from June 5-29, 2019. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6pm.

The competition jurors were Kyle Hackett, Professor of Art, American University and the 2014 Bethesda Painting Awards; Sue Johnson, Professor of Art, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Susan Zurbrigg, Painting and Drawing Area Head, Professor of Art, James Madison University.
Enclosure
181. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Quilts=Art=Quilts - Auburn, NY
$1,000 for Best of Show. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
182. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Summit Art Festival - Lee's Summit, MO
$2,900 in awards. Deadline: Aug 11, 2019
Enclosure
185. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Art Through The Lens - Paducah, KY
$5,000 in awards. Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Enclosure
187. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Kissimmee Sculpture Experience - Kissimmee, FL
$500 stipend for all artists. $500 award for People's Choice. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
191. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Virginia Commission for the Arts Announces Return of Artist Fellowships
Date: 9 July 2019, 4:59 pm
The Virginia Commission for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of the Artist Fellowship program in FY20, in the discipline of crafts. Four artists will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each, recognizing the creativity of Virginia artists and their pursuit of artistic excellence. 
Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted via the online grant portal. The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 5:00 PM.
Eligibility
  • artists who are legal residents of Virginia;
  • artists who plan to remain in Virginia during the grant period;
  • a legal resident who possesses a valid Virginia driver’s license and/or pays income taxes in Virginia and/or is a registered Virginia voter;
  • artists who are 18 years of age;
  • artists may receive only one fellowship award from the Commission within a four-year period. 
Amount of Assistance
Four artist will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each. Artists are not required to provide matching funds. 
Criteria
A complete application must contain:
  • consistent quality of the artist’s work;
  • applicant’s record of professional arts activity and achievement as reflected in the resume/CV;
  • fellowship potential to result in significant advancement for the artist’s career. 
In speaking to the return of the Artist Fellowship program, Executive Director Janet Starke said, “We are thrilled to be able to reinstate the Artist Fellowship program, thanks to increased funding from the General Assembly for the year ahead. Too, we are pleased to reinstate the program with a focus on crafts, a genre that is really a cornerstone of so many cultures represented in the Commonwealth.”
As with all grants by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, applications for Artist Fellowships will only be accepted through their online grants portal. Visit here for more Fellowship information.  
Enclosure
192. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Residency opportunity for immigrant artists
Date: 25 June 2019, 3:00 am
RESIDENCIA CENTRONIA:  AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMIGRANT ARTISTS AND TO CREATE ART ABOUT IMMIGRATION

With support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities CentroNia offers an opportunity for artists to make work in residence at the Columbia Heights campus. Through the residency, selected artists will be provided free and dedicated studio space during the months of July and/or August and honoraria of $500 or $1000 dollars.

There is no cost to to apply. To apply artists should submit at least an image and artist bio or statement about how you’d like to use the residency. The Residency will provide access to a non-exclusive studio space in the early childhood education campus of CentroNia in Columbia Heights. Because children use the building during the day artists can only use non-toxic and non-odorous materials. Artists are expected to store their in-process art work and art supplies and clean up their work space after each session. CentroNia will provide a locked storage space.

To learn more and to apply online visit www.ResidenciaCentronia.com
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193. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Chenven Foundation Awards
Date: 24 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.
Enclosure
194. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Artists' Boot Camp
Date: 19 June 2019, 4:00 am
The Artists’ Boot Camp

Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-4pm , in the John Addison Concert Hall of Harmony Hall
Harmony Hall Arts Center presents Mr. Lenny Campello’s seminar, “The Artists’ Boot Camp”, open to all Prince George’s County artists, 16 and up.  Mr. Campello is the Greater Washington D.C. area’s pre-eminent art dealer, critic, consultant and blogger as well as artist. He designed his seminar to deliver information, data and proven tactics to artists, and to allow them to develop and sustain a career in the fine arts. Some of the topics that he will cover are, creating a resume, creating a body of work, selling your art, juried shows and news releases, just to name a few. 

The seminar is free and lunch is included. Seating is limited so please call 301.446.3251 or email stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com to register and provide lunch preference.

Deadline is by 5pm, October 25th, but this seminar usually books very quickly, so I'd recommend that you RSVP as soon as possible!

Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Enclosure
195. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Prove or deny the landing on the Moon
Date: 17 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 12, 2019

6X7 AWARD “HAS THE EAGLE LANDED?"

Try to answer question above, using photographs (up to five) or a short film (up to 15 seconds). Everyone is invited, and everything is allowed – you can use any technique, send real or fictitious stories, create real or manipulated pictures, prove or deny landing on the Moon. Everything depends on you. Original idea and creativity will count most! 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2N0GXYg
Enclosure
196. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Biodiversity Drawing Competition
Date: 9 June 2019, 11:02 am
Organized by the Municipality of Vila Real and Zona Livre, the Biodiversity Drawing Competition has as main objective to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of works, drawings and illustrations related to this subject. 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO
Enclosure
197. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: ARTSFAIRFAX Artist Residency Program
Date: 7 June 2019, 5:00 am
Application Deadline: June 22, 2019

ARTSFAIRFAX invites professional artists of all disciplines interested in conducting a teaching artist residency to apply for the FY20 Artist Residency Program.  

The program is a collaboration between the ARTSFAIRFAX and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for artist residencies that engage students in cross-curricular learning through the arts.  Arts disciplines include, but are not limited to, visual arts, music, theater, literature, dance, choreography, storytelling, design arts, architecture, sculpture, media/film, animation, and digital art.  Professional artist includes individuals who have exhibited, performed, presented and/or published artistic work in a public context that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to their artistic discipline at a professional level.  

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.  

Enclosure
198. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners announced!
Date: 6 June 2019, 5:55 am

Best in Show Winner Mary Anne Arntzen Awarded $10,000


The Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District announced the top threeawards?utm_source=dailycampello" target="_blank"> Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners on Wednesday evening during the exhibition’s opening at Gallery B. Mary Anne Arntzen of Baltimore, MD was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; W.C. Richardson of University Park, MD was named second place and was given $2,000 and Nicole Santiago of Williamsburg, VA received third place and was awarded $1,000. Additionally, McKinley Wallace III of Baltimore, MD was recognized with the Young Artist Award and received $1,000.


Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Mary Anne Arntzen earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. Her work has been shown nationally, including recent exhibits at the Walters Art Museum, the Painting Center and St. Charles Projects in Baltimore, MD. She has completed residencies at the Wassaic Project, Vermont Studio Center and Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. She was a 2018 nominee for the Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Grant and a finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2017. Arntzen has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, George Washington University, and the Community College of Baltimore County. She is also a member of ICA Baltimore.

Mary Anne Arntzen
The eight artists selected as finalists are:


Mary Anne Arntzen, Baltimore, MD


Taha Heydari, Baltimore, MD

Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD

Gina Gwen Palacios, Baltimore, MD

Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD

W.C. Richardson, University Park, MD

Nicole Santiago, Williamsburg, VA

McKinley Wallace III, Baltimore, MD

Personally, my favorite was Nicole Santiago, and she would have been my top prize winner (she was awarded 3rd place). However, art is very subjective, never objective and we all know where I stand on that issue when it comes to art!


By Nicole Santiago
A public opening will be held on Friday, June 14, from 6-8pm. Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E in downtown Bethesda. The work of the eight finalists will be on display from June 5-29, 2019. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6pm.

The competition jurors were Kyle Hackett, Professor of Art, American University and the 2014 Bethesda Painting Awards; Sue Johnson, Professor of Art, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Susan Zurbrigg, Painting and Drawing Area Head, Professor of Art, James Madison University.
Enclosure
199. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Quilts=Art=Quilts - Auburn, NY
$1,000 for Best of Show. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
200. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Summit Art Festival - Lee's Summit, MO
$2,900 in awards. Deadline: Aug 11, 2019
Enclosure
203. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Art Through The Lens - Paducah, KY
$5,000 in awards. Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Enclosure
205. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Kissimmee Sculpture Experience - Kissimmee, FL
$500 stipend for all artists. $500 award for People's Choice. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
209. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Virginia Commission for the Arts Announces Return of Artist Fellowships
Date: 9 July 2019, 4:59 pm
The Virginia Commission for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of the Artist Fellowship program in FY20, in the discipline of crafts. Four artists will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each, recognizing the creativity of Virginia artists and their pursuit of artistic excellence. 
Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted via the online grant portal. The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 5:00 PM.
Eligibility
  • artists who are legal residents of Virginia;
  • artists who plan to remain in Virginia during the grant period;
  • a legal resident who possesses a valid Virginia driver’s license and/or pays income taxes in Virginia and/or is a registered Virginia voter;
  • artists who are 18 years of age;
  • artists may receive only one fellowship award from the Commission within a four-year period. 
Amount of Assistance
Four artist will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each. Artists are not required to provide matching funds. 
Criteria
A complete application must contain:
  • consistent quality of the artist’s work;
  • applicant’s record of professional arts activity and achievement as reflected in the resume/CV;
  • fellowship potential to result in significant advancement for the artist’s career. 
In speaking to the return of the Artist Fellowship program, Executive Director Janet Starke said, “We are thrilled to be able to reinstate the Artist Fellowship program, thanks to increased funding from the General Assembly for the year ahead. Too, we are pleased to reinstate the program with a focus on crafts, a genre that is really a cornerstone of so many cultures represented in the Commonwealth.”
As with all grants by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, applications for Artist Fellowships will only be accepted through their online grants portal. Visit here for more Fellowship information.  
Enclosure
210. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Residency opportunity for immigrant artists
Date: 25 June 2019, 3:00 am
RESIDENCIA CENTRONIA:  AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMIGRANT ARTISTS AND TO CREATE ART ABOUT IMMIGRATION

With support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities CentroNia offers an opportunity for artists to make work in residence at the Columbia Heights campus. Through the residency, selected artists will be provided free and dedicated studio space during the months of July and/or August and honoraria of $500 or $1000 dollars.

There is no cost to to apply. To apply artists should submit at least an image and artist bio or statement about how you’d like to use the residency. The Residency will provide access to a non-exclusive studio space in the early childhood education campus of CentroNia in Columbia Heights. Because children use the building during the day artists can only use non-toxic and non-odorous materials. Artists are expected to store their in-process art work and art supplies and clean up their work space after each session. CentroNia will provide a locked storage space.

To learn more and to apply online visit www.ResidenciaCentronia.com
Enclosure
211. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Chenven Foundation Awards
Date: 24 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.
Enclosure
212. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Artists' Boot Camp
Date: 19 June 2019, 4:00 am
The Artists’ Boot Camp

Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-4pm , in the John Addison Concert Hall of Harmony Hall
Harmony Hall Arts Center presents Mr. Lenny Campello’s seminar, “The Artists’ Boot Camp”, open to all Prince George’s County artists, 16 and up.  Mr. Campello is the Greater Washington D.C. area’s pre-eminent art dealer, critic, consultant and blogger as well as artist. He designed his seminar to deliver information, data and proven tactics to artists, and to allow them to develop and sustain a career in the fine arts. Some of the topics that he will cover are, creating a resume, creating a body of work, selling your art, juried shows and news releases, just to name a few. 

The seminar is free and lunch is included. Seating is limited so please call 301.446.3251 or email stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com to register and provide lunch preference.

Deadline is by 5pm, October 25th, but this seminar usually books very quickly, so I'd recommend that you RSVP as soon as possible!

Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Enclosure
213. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Prove or deny the landing on the Moon
Date: 17 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 12, 2019

6X7 AWARD “HAS THE EAGLE LANDED?"

Try to answer question above, using photographs (up to five) or a short film (up to 15 seconds). Everyone is invited, and everything is allowed – you can use any technique, send real or fictitious stories, create real or manipulated pictures, prove or deny landing on the Moon. Everything depends on you. Original idea and creativity will count most! 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2N0GXYg
Enclosure
214. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Biodiversity Drawing Competition
Date: 9 June 2019, 11:02 am
Organized by the Municipality of Vila Real and Zona Livre, the Biodiversity Drawing Competition has as main objective to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of works, drawings and illustrations related to this subject. 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO
Enclosure
215. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: ARTSFAIRFAX Artist Residency Program
Date: 7 June 2019, 5:00 am
Application Deadline: June 22, 2019

ARTSFAIRFAX invites professional artists of all disciplines interested in conducting a teaching artist residency to apply for the FY20 Artist Residency Program.  

The program is a collaboration between the ARTSFAIRFAX and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for artist residencies that engage students in cross-curricular learning through the arts.  Arts disciplines include, but are not limited to, visual arts, music, theater, literature, dance, choreography, storytelling, design arts, architecture, sculpture, media/film, animation, and digital art.  Professional artist includes individuals who have exhibited, performed, presented and/or published artistic work in a public context that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to their artistic discipline at a professional level.  

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.  

Enclosure
216. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners announced!
Date: 6 June 2019, 5:55 am

Best in Show Winner Mary Anne Arntzen Awarded $10,000


The Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District announced the top threeawards?utm_source=dailycampello" target="_blank"> Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners on Wednesday evening during the exhibition’s opening at Gallery B. Mary Anne Arntzen of Baltimore, MD was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; W.C. Richardson of University Park, MD was named second place and was given $2,000 and Nicole Santiago of Williamsburg, VA received third place and was awarded $1,000. Additionally, McKinley Wallace III of Baltimore, MD was recognized with the Young Artist Award and received $1,000.


Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Mary Anne Arntzen earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. Her work has been shown nationally, including recent exhibits at the Walters Art Museum, the Painting Center and St. Charles Projects in Baltimore, MD. She has completed residencies at the Wassaic Project, Vermont Studio Center and Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. She was a 2018 nominee for the Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Grant and a finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2017. Arntzen has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, George Washington University, and the Community College of Baltimore County. She is also a member of ICA Baltimore.

Mary Anne Arntzen
The eight artists selected as finalists are:


Mary Anne Arntzen, Baltimore, MD


Taha Heydari, Baltimore, MD

Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD

Gina Gwen Palacios, Baltimore, MD

Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD

W.C. Richardson, University Park, MD

Nicole Santiago, Williamsburg, VA

McKinley Wallace III, Baltimore, MD

Personally, my favorite was Nicole Santiago, and she would have been my top prize winner (she was awarded 3rd place). However, art is very subjective, never objective and we all know where I stand on that issue when it comes to art!


By Nicole Santiago
A public opening will be held on Friday, June 14, from 6-8pm. Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E in downtown Bethesda. The work of the eight finalists will be on display from June 5-29, 2019. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6pm.

The competition jurors were Kyle Hackett, Professor of Art, American University and the 2014 Bethesda Painting Awards; Sue Johnson, Professor of Art, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Susan Zurbrigg, Painting and Drawing Area Head, Professor of Art, James Madison University.
Enclosure
217. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Quilts=Art=Quilts - Auburn, NY
$1,000 for Best of Show. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
218. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Summit Art Festival - Lee's Summit, MO
$2,900 in awards. Deadline: Aug 11, 2019
Enclosure
221. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Art Through The Lens - Paducah, KY
$5,000 in awards. Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Enclosure
223. Source: Art Competitions provided by Artshow.com
Item: Kissimmee Sculpture Experience - Kissimmee, FL
$500 stipend for all artists. $500 award for People's Choice. Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Enclosure
227. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Virginia Commission for the Arts Announces Return of Artist Fellowships
Date: 9 July 2019, 4:59 pm
The Virginia Commission for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of the Artist Fellowship program in FY20, in the discipline of crafts. Four artists will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each, recognizing the creativity of Virginia artists and their pursuit of artistic excellence. 
Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted via the online grant portal. The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 5:00 PM.
Eligibility
  • artists who are legal residents of Virginia;
  • artists who plan to remain in Virginia during the grant period;
  • a legal resident who possesses a valid Virginia driver’s license and/or pays income taxes in Virginia and/or is a registered Virginia voter;
  • artists who are 18 years of age;
  • artists may receive only one fellowship award from the Commission within a four-year period. 
Amount of Assistance
Four artist will be considered for fellowships of $3,500 each. Artists are not required to provide matching funds. 
Criteria
A complete application must contain:
  • consistent quality of the artist’s work;
  • applicant’s record of professional arts activity and achievement as reflected in the resume/CV;
  • fellowship potential to result in significant advancement for the artist’s career. 
In speaking to the return of the Artist Fellowship program, Executive Director Janet Starke said, “We are thrilled to be able to reinstate the Artist Fellowship program, thanks to increased funding from the General Assembly for the year ahead. Too, we are pleased to reinstate the program with a focus on crafts, a genre that is really a cornerstone of so many cultures represented in the Commonwealth.”
As with all grants by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, applications for Artist Fellowships will only be accepted through their online grants portal. Visit here for more Fellowship information.  
Enclosure
228. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Residency opportunity for immigrant artists
Date: 25 June 2019, 3:00 am
RESIDENCIA CENTRONIA:  AN OPPORTUNITY FOR IMMIGRANT ARTISTS AND TO CREATE ART ABOUT IMMIGRATION

With support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities CentroNia offers an opportunity for artists to make work in residence at the Columbia Heights campus. Through the residency, selected artists will be provided free and dedicated studio space during the months of July and/or August and honoraria of $500 or $1000 dollars.

There is no cost to to apply. To apply artists should submit at least an image and artist bio or statement about how you’d like to use the residency. The Residency will provide access to a non-exclusive studio space in the early childhood education campus of CentroNia in Columbia Heights. Because children use the building during the day artists can only use non-toxic and non-odorous materials. Artists are expected to store their in-process art work and art supplies and clean up their work space after each session. CentroNia will provide a locked storage space.

To learn more and to apply online visit www.ResidenciaCentronia.com
Enclosure
229. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Chenven Foundation Awards
Date: 24 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 15, 2019
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.
Enclosure
230. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Artists' Boot Camp
Date: 19 June 2019, 4:00 am
The Artists’ Boot Camp

Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-4pm , in the John Addison Concert Hall of Harmony Hall
Harmony Hall Arts Center presents Mr. Lenny Campello’s seminar, “The Artists’ Boot Camp”, open to all Prince George’s County artists, 16 and up.  Mr. Campello is the Greater Washington D.C. area’s pre-eminent art dealer, critic, consultant and blogger as well as artist. He designed his seminar to deliver information, data and proven tactics to artists, and to allow them to develop and sustain a career in the fine arts. Some of the topics that he will cover are, creating a resume, creating a body of work, selling your art, juried shows and news releases, just to name a few. 

The seminar is free and lunch is included. Seating is limited so please call 301.446.3251 or email stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com to register and provide lunch preference.

Deadline is by 5pm, October 25th, but this seminar usually books very quickly, so I'd recommend that you RSVP as soon as possible!

Harmony Hall
10701 Livingston Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Enclosure
231. Source: Daily Campello Art News
Item: Prove or deny the landing on the Moon
Date: 17 June 2019, 4:30 am
Deadline: July 12, 2019

6X7 AWARD “HAS THE EAGLE LANDED?"

Try to answer question above, using photographs (up to five) or a short film (up to 15 seconds). Everyone is invited, and everything is allowed – you can use any technique, send real or fictitious stories, create real or manipulated pictures, prove or deny landing on the Moon. Everything depends on you. Original idea and creativity will count most! 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2N0GXYg
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Item: Biodiversity Drawing Competition
Date: 9 June 2019, 11:02 am
Organized by the Municipality of Vila Real and Zona Livre, the Biodiversity Drawing Competition has as main objective to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of works, drawings and illustrations related to this subject. 

No Entry Fee. 

Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO
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Item: ARTSFAIRFAX Artist Residency Program
Date: 7 June 2019, 5:00 am
Application Deadline: June 22, 2019

ARTSFAIRFAX invites professional artists of all disciplines interested in conducting a teaching artist residency to apply for the FY20 Artist Residency Program.  

The program is a collaboration between the ARTSFAIRFAX and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) for artist residencies that engage students in cross-curricular learning through the arts.  Arts disciplines include, but are not limited to, visual arts, music, theater, literature, dance, choreography, storytelling, design arts, architecture, sculpture, media/film, animation, and digital art.  Professional artist includes individuals who have exhibited, performed, presented and/or published artistic work in a public context that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to their artistic discipline at a professional level.  

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.  

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Item: Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners announced!
Date: 6 June 2019, 5:55 am

Best in Show Winner Mary Anne Arntzen Awarded $10,000


The Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District announced the top threeawards?utm_source=dailycampello" target="_blank"> Bethesda Painting Awards prize winners on Wednesday evening during the exhibition’s opening at Gallery B. Mary Anne Arntzen of Baltimore, MD was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; W.C. Richardson of University Park, MD was named second place and was given $2,000 and Nicole Santiago of Williamsburg, VA received third place and was awarded $1,000. Additionally, McKinley Wallace III of Baltimore, MD was recognized with the Young Artist Award and received $1,000.


Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Pictured from L to R: Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair; Nicole Santiago, Third Place Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Kyle Hackett, 2019 Painting Awards Judge
Mary Anne Arntzen earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. Her work has been shown nationally, including recent exhibits at the Walters Art Museum, the Painting Center and St. Charles Projects in Baltimore, MD. She has completed residencies at the Wassaic Project, Vermont Studio Center and Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. She was a 2018 nominee for the Joan Mitchell Painting and Sculpture Grant and a finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2017. Arntzen has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art, George Washington University, and the Community College of Baltimore County. She is also a member of ICA Baltimore.

Mary Anne Arntzen
The eight artists selected as finalists are:


Mary Anne Arntzen, Baltimore, MD


Taha Heydari, Baltimore, MD

Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD

Gina Gwen Palacios, Baltimore, MD

Erin Raedeke, Montgomery Village, MD

W.C. Richardson, University Park, MD

Nicole Santiago, Williamsburg, VA

McKinley Wallace III, Baltimore, MD

Personally, my favorite was Nicole Santiago, and she would have been my top prize winner (she was awarded 3rd place). However, art is very subjective, never objective and we all know where I stand on that issue when it comes to art!


By Nicole Santiago
A public opening will be held on Friday, June 14, from 6-8pm. Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E in downtown Bethesda. The work of the eight finalists will be on display from June 5-29, 2019. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6pm.

The competition jurors were Kyle Hackett, Professor of Art, American University and the 2014 Bethesda Painting Awards; Sue Johnson, Professor of Art, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and Susan Zurbrigg, Painting and Drawing Area Head, Professor of Art, James Madison University.
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