Resource Bulletin

The Maryland State Arts Council Online Resource Bulletin

The MSAC Online Resource Bulletin, maintained by the Maryland Art Place, includes regional, national, and international exhibition opportunities, grants, fellowships, residencies, and information on available studio spaces in the area. The Resource Bulletin is updated on a weekly basis and maintains hundreds of listings of arts opportunities, organized by subject and deadline date. If you have information that you wish to have included in the Resource Bulletin, please send it to: caitlin@mdartplace.org

Disclaimer: Maryland Art Place and The Maryland State Arts Council cannot, at this time, screen all bulletin submissions. Artists should carefully consider each listing before submitting materials or sending fees. Bulletin opportunities should be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the listing deadline. 
The Maryland State Arts Council Online Resource Bulletin is supported by the Maryland State Arts Council.

Other Resources

Call for Entries: Acclaimed Artist Purchase Initiative / New Mexico Arts: 9/30

Call for Entries: Acclaimed Artist Purchase Initiative / New Mexico Arts: 9/30

Application Deadline: 9/30/2020
Location: 407 Galisteo, Suite 270 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Mediums Accepted: All Mediums Welcome
Minimum Number of Submissions: 1
Maximum number of submissions: 3

Eligibility: We seek artwork in the $20,000 - $40,000 price range, all-inclusive.

Call Description:
The objective of the 2020 Acclaimed Artist Purchase Initiative is to diversify the state's public art collection by purchasing artwork from artists in all stages of their careers. All media in all genres, suitable for both interior or exterior display, will be considered for purchase. Artwork must be durable, permanent, low-maintenance and in compliance with ADA guidelines upon installation.

Important Dates:
July 2020: Project announced
September 30, 2020: Deadline for submission
October 2020: Notification of finalists
November 2020 – November 2022: Notification of purchases
December 2020 - December 2022: Artwork installations

For more information click, here!

Call for Applications: Kipaipai Artist Professional Development Workshop: 9/30

Call for Applications: Kipaipai Artist Professional Development Workshop: 9/30

Application Deadline: 09/30/2020
Event Date: 01/21/2021
Entry Fee: $50
Location: Virtual
Mediums Accepted: All Mediums Welcome
Minimum Number of Submissions: 5
Maximum Number of Submissions: 10

Call Description
Kipaipai, meaning 'To Encourage and Inspire,' is a special program that focuses on professional practices in areas of gallery representation and museum exhibitions, self-promotion, use of social media in promotion, the importance of relevant critical writing, presentation and identifying and strategizing personal/professional goals. This workshop will help you to immediately build your professional network through community and organic connections based on relationships and shared resources.\

Important Information 
Accepted artists will be notified between
October 5 - 10, 2020 and must pay their tuition of $850 in advance in order to confirm and hold their place.

Important Dates
Workshop will run Friday, Saturday & Sunday,
January 29 - 31, 2021 from 9am - 2pm PST.

For more informaion click, here!

Job Listing: Photo Lab Technician: Ongoing

Job Listing: Photo Lab Technician: Ongoing 

Full Circle Fine Art Services is currently searching for a Photo Lab Technician to join our team!

Responsibilities include:
processing color negative (C41) and black & white film using machine
and small tank procedures. The technician is responsible for all roll film related scanning on our
HS1800, as well as corrections and delivery of finished orders to the client. Additionally, the
Photo Lab Technician is responsible for assisting in maintaining the RA-4 processor, the color
darkrooms, as well as the B&W darkrooms. This position requires exceptional attention to detail and a high level of organization. The candidate must not be daunted by repetitive action or a fast-paced environment.

This position is permanent and requires approximately 20-30 hours per week . Some Saturday hours may be required. Daily starting hours can be flexible. This position is paid hourly and the starting wage is based on knowledge of film photography and previous professional experience. The new hire will be trained and with periodic performance reviews, be compensated accordingly.

Required Experience:
1-3 years work experience in film processing and/ or photo lab maintenance|
Knowledge of chemical safety
Color Correction
Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, Bridge
Principles of Photography
Respect for the medium of film

Additional Qualifications:
Confident and adept knowledge of film processing techniques. Candidate must be highly motivated and self organized, take directions well and work well in a group environment. Must also be collaborative in nature. Must be friendly and capable of dealing with customers from time to time. Commitment to excellence. Flexible in responsibilities. Extremely rigorous and methodical; preferring systematic oriented tasks. Mechanically inclined is a plus. A background or degree in photography is very helpful. Interest in growing with our company.

Please apply by emailing a CV & letter of interest in the form of a PDF to info@fullcirclephoto.com. Include “Photo Lab Technician” in the subject line.


Call for Applications: New Lexington Market vendor application/ Historic Lexington Market : 10/2

Call for Applications: New Lexington Market vendor application/ Historic Lexington Market : 10/2

Application Deadline: 10/02/2020

Event Description
When completed in early 2022, the transformed Lexington Market will be home to approximately 50 vendors. From fishmongers, butchers, dairy and fresh produce suppliers, chefs, specialty food makers to creative retail owners, the new Lexington Market will incorporate the best examples of food culture from the region, and serve as a catalyst for community, culture, health, and wealth-building. 

Important information: 
There will be two vendor application rounds: round one from August 11-October 2, 2020 and round two from January-March 2021. We are also excited to launch the Transform Lexington Market website with more project specifics, renderings, vendor resources, and even a live view of the construction site!

For more information click here!

Call For Musicians: Virtual Solo Bach Competition / National Philharmonic Education Programs: 11/15

Call For Musicians: Virtual Solo Bach Competition / National Philharmonic Education Programs: 11/15

Application Deadline: 11/15/2020
Entry Fee: No Entry Fee
Eligibility: ages 12-18 that live in the DC metro area
Location: Virtual
Mediums Accepted: Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass
Juror(s): Lori Barnett, Laura Colgate, Melissa White, Zuill Bailey

Call Description 
Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass players are encouraged to register for our Virtual Solo Bach Competition music groups from ages 12-18 are welcome to compete to win a $100 scholarship toward the 2021 Summer String Institute  

Awards Given: Winners will receive a $100 scholarship towards the 2021 Summer String Institute.

For more information click, here!

Financial Resources: A Guide to COVID-19 and Your Finances: Ongoing

A Guide to COVID-19 and Your Finances: What You Need to Know


As the novel coronavirus continues to infect people across the nation, COVID-19 is forcing businesses to shut down and causing millions of Americans to file for unemployment. In response, the U.S. federal government has introduced the CARES Act to provide financial assistance to individuals, small businesses and health care providers in an attempt to stabilize the economy.


This comprehensive guild written by Kim Borwick on behalf of Annuity.org aims to increase financial literacy by covering topics such as:


Global Economy

Federal Benefits

Economic Impact Payment



Health Care

Mortgages and Housing

Small Businesses

Retirement Plans

Credit and Loans


For more information click here


Video Game Design

Earn a Bachelor's Degree in Video Game Design!

With the influx of people staying at home due to COVID-19, video games have become a multifaceted past time. Even teachers have begun to turn to video games to help teach romotely on toics such as hostory and geography. Video game designers are a cruicial part of maintaining a constant flow of new games so that people will not only have new games to play, but also to learn from them.

Our team at TheBestSchools.org wanted to share our Video Game Design Degree Guide for those that are interested in pursuing a career in video game design. Video game designers are becoming much more essential with the unknwon period of time that our society will have to social distance.

For more information click here.

Call for Teaching Artists: Bright stARTS: Ongoing

Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is seeking talented Teaching Artists to join the Bright StARTS program arts education team.


Reporting to the Bright StARTS Program Coordinator, Teaching Artists are practicing artists in the disciplines of dance, music, theatre, and visual arts who are committed to working with educators and young people. The Bright StARTS program brings high-quality arts enrichment to the youth of Baltimore City by working through established after-school, summer and at-risk youth centers. Applicants must demonstrate expertise working as professional artists, a strong commitment to working with educators and young people, strong communication and interpersonal skills, an ability to facilitate group decision-making, an ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and a strong attention to detail.


  • Minimum (2) years teaching artist experience and/or substantial training in teaching artistry.
  • Strong content knowledge in specific arts genre.
  • Commitment to serving children in typically under-represented communities.
  • Excellent verbal and written commutation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with adults and children.
  • Experience with: multiple age groups, various educational settings, working with dual language learners, and children with special needs is a plus. 

Deadline: Ongoing

For more information, click here


Maryland Art Organizations

Maryland Artist Prizes

Maryland and Baltimore Art Grants

National Art Organizations

Artist Pension Fund
Creative Time
Fractured Atlas

Baltimore Area Arts Job Opportunities

Art Opportunities Bulletins 

Art Opportunities Monthly
College Art Association
New York Foundation for the Arts
Chicago Artist Resource
Re-title International Contemporary Art
alifornia Arts Council

Artists Residency Websites

National Grants and Commissions Websites

National Endowment for the Arts
National Endowment for the Humanities
Warhol Foundation
Joan Mitchell Foundation
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation
Americans for the Arts
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation

Crowdfunding Sources

Go Get Funding

Artists Website and Portfolio Platforms

Cargo Collective
Index Exhibit
Other People's Pixels
quare Space


Hamiltonian Fellowship
Center For Emerging Visual Artists (eligible to artists based within 100 Miles of Philadelphia)
Smithsonian Fellowships and Internships


Call for Proposals: d | a | c Art Space: Ongoing

The mission for d | a | c concept is to present opportunities for artists and designers to exhibit and put forward their unique expression, to find platforms for exposure, and broker sales for the emerging artist and/ or designer, all the while creating bridges towards collectors. They provide a modern, efficient platform whereby emerging and established artists and designers can express and exhibit their work to a wide, qualified audience of galleries, collectors and institutions. Their primary objective is to protect the artist’s integrity and vision while securing reasonable compensation for their creative assets.

Entry Fee: $35

To apply for Art Space, click here.

Volunteers Wanted: HAMILTON ARTS COLLECTIVE: Ongoing

Hamilton Arts Collective is looking for motivated folks who would like to volunteer 10 to 15 hours a month to help keep the HAC moving through the coming months. See how things are run first-hand, munch on some complimentary concessions, and see any show you help with for free.

Please contact through email at s-b-t@hushmail.com if you are interested.

Volunteers wanted: The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County: Ongoing

Volunteers needed to help conduct audience surveys for the County's Arts and Humanities Economic Impact Study. Volunteers must be willing to attend a short training session and to attend live arts events in Montgomery County. For more information, please e-mail grants@creativemoco.com.

Our Mission

Maryland Art Place (MAP) inspires, supports, and encourages artistic expression through innovative programming, exhibitions, and educational opportunities while recognizing the powerful impact art can have on our community. MAP creates a dynamic environment for artists of our time to engage the public by nurturing and promoting new ideas. MAP has served as a critical resource for contemporary art in the Mid-Atlantic since 1981.

Contact Us

Phone: 410.962.8565
E-mail: map@mdartplace.org