DC:ART: Around My Way: Opportunities for Artists in Anacostia

Contact: Briony Evans Hynson, Creative Director
Phone: 202-536-8994

In Historic Anacostia, announcing two opportunities for artists with deadlines fast approaching.

ARCH Residency Program, Summer Session
Deadline: March 1, 2011

Summer applications for the ARCH Artists Residency Program are being accepted now.
The program provides free housing and free workspace!!
For more details, please click here or email arts@archdc.org with questions.

The ARCH Development Corporation (ADC) artist residency program is an opportunity for artists to pursue their creative project amid DC’s vibrant and diverse urban environment. . The residencies are approximately 8 weeks each. Each artist will work closely with the creative staff at the Honfleur Gallery and The Gallery at Vivid Solutions to determine the parameters of the residency.  Residency will focus primarily on the artists’ project, and also foster connections to the local community, encourage dynamic interactions and engagement, and develop exposure to the resources of the greater DC cultural community. The program will offer free housing and free workspace to participating artists. The residency is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.  Application fee $25.

  • Summer DEADLINE March 1st, 2011 – The Summer Residency dates: May 30th –July 22nd 2011.  Open to any visual artists.

Call to Artists: 5th Annual East of the River Exhibition

Deadline: March 21, 2011

Honfleur Gallery and The Gallery at Vivid Solutions are pleased to announce the call for submissions for the 5th Annual East of the River Exhibition, highlighting the creative minds of Washington DC’s Wards 7 and 8.  Artists living, working or with roots in the communities east of the Anacostia River may submit up to 20 images for review by the panel of esteemed judges:

Stephen Bennett Phillips

Director of the Fine Arts Program at the Federal Reserve Board

Renee Stout

acclaimed Washington, DC based artist

Susana Raab

Photographer, The Smithsonian Anacostia Museum

This year’s exhibition will focus on the presentation of bodies of work from up to six selected artists, to be exhibited at the Honfleur Gallery and The Gallery at Vivid Solutions. Proposals for works in progress will be accepted.  A $300 award per artist will be presented to each artist selected for exhibition, and in addition, an individual work selected as Best in Show will be announced during opening night reception.   The galleries are offering an optional Portfolio Workshop for interested parties, see the application for details.
This exhibition is partially funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities.

Deadline for Submission: March 21st, 2011
Opening Night: Friday, August 5th 2011

To Apply:
Please submit the following in hard copy- email submissions will not be accepted:
$10 Application fee with check or money order
One Page Art Resume or CV
Artists Statement
Application Page with Image Info
CD with up to 20 jpeg images of work proposed for the exhibition.

Submit to:
Honfleur Gallery
c/o EOR Exhibit 2011
1227 Good Hope Rd. SE
Washington D.C. 20020

Full details are available under the News & Events section at:

www.honfleurgallery.com & www.vividsolutionsdc.com

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