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Open Call 2019, Visual Arts Exhibition Proposals

Deadline: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Notifications: Saturday, June 15, 2019
Exhibition Dates: Saturday, Sept. 7 – Oct. 26, 2019

DESCRIPTION: Cody Gallery in partnership with Arlington Arts is inviting artists to submit proposals for a contemporary art exhibition for Fall 2019. Up to three artists will be selected to exhibit their artwork from September 7 to October 26 2019. The Gallery opened its brand new 800 square foot space in September 2017. Cody Gallery at Marymount University is located at Ballston Center, 1000 North Glebe Road, 2nd Floor, Arlington, VA. Gallery hours are Thursday-Saturday 12pm-5pm and by appointment.

ELIGIBILITY: Proposals will be accepted from individual artists who live, work, study or maintain a studio in Arlington County, Virginia.

AWARDS: One $500 honorarium will be awarded for each selected proposal.

ENTRY FEE: No fee per proposal.

PROPOSALS: Proposals may include solo exhibitions by Arlington artists. Media may include photography, hand-pulled prints, letterpress, sculptural installations, crafts, textiles, drawing, painting, etc. All proposals must be submitted via Only electronic submissions will be judged. Applicants are encouraged to visit the gallery for a site visit. Gallery hours are Thursday-Saturday, 12-5pm and by appointment. Questions may be submitted to Meaghan Kent, Director of Cody Gallery: [email protected]

Learn more: Open Call for Proposals.

Exhibition view, “That’s Why I’m Here” curated by Meaghan Kent. Photo credit: Kim Llerena.


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