Monday, July 13, 2015


NEW! Deadline for submissions is July 19, 2015

Washington Project for the Arts, in partnership with Smithsonian Enterprises, is pleased to announce it will be sponsoring a two-day holiday pop up shop at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden during the Smithsonian Holiday Festival on Saturday, December 5 and Sunday, December 6, 2015. The shop will feature unique and exciting holiday gifts, including small works of art, crafts, and other handmade goods by WPA member artists.  
WPA member artists interested in participating are invited to submit proposals including original, handcrafted items or artwork they would like to sell in the store.  A broad range of work is sought and items with modest, gift-friendly price tags (under $300) are desired. 

Examples of what may be considered include, but are NOT limited to: jewelry, seasonal items (ornaments, gifts, toys), personalized items, housewares, glass decorative items, ceramics, handmade books/cards/stationery, clothing, pet items, photography, digital, video and 2D artwork. Works that more esoteric, conceptual in nature, or that incorporate technology are also  highly encouraged.

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WCADC Members, get featured on the Women's Art Collaborative site, WCADC Blog/website, and other social media sites. It's free! it's easy! The MORE publicity your work receives the better! submit your work TODAY! All you have to do is send your artist statement/biography, current/upcoming exhibits & events, 1 image of yourself, 8-10 images of your work, jpeg images 1mb max, website and contact information. Send to:


To All Metro Area Artists age 55 years and over:

The 29th Annual Young At Art (YAA) show announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 24, 2015 – November 20, 2015 at the Durant Arts Center located at 1605 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA. 

Co-sponsored by Goodwin House Foundation (GHF) and Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) and this juried art show is specifically for artists 55 years of age or older.

The juror will be Chris Haggerty, Fine Arts Professor at Marymount University.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 places, plus 5 honorable mentions.

The “take in” of art is on Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon at the Durant Arts Center. 

For further information, contact:
Jeanne G. Jacob, Executive Director
Goodwin House Foundation

Mary Lee Anderson, Executive Director
Senior Services of Alexandria
703-836-4414 Ext. 11

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