1 Dec 2018

+ Internet 4th Annual Street Scenes

Maryland Federation of ArtInternet

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Maryland Federation of Art

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: January 15, 2019 – Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) invites all artists to enter its 4th Street Scenes competition. Open to any original 2-D or 3-D work that depicts what resonates with you in towns and cities, large and small; people, shops, traffic – anything at all that evokes a distinctive sense of a place. Streets, lanes and country roads tell the stories of communities. Who and what we see there defines a place in our memories.

Works selected will be displayed online in MFA’s Curve Gallery, from February 15 to March 31, 2019. The exhibition chair is Wil Scott.

Open to artists worldwide.

Melanee C. Harvey is an assistant professor of art history in the Department of Art at Howard University. She earned a BA from Spelman College and went on to Boston University where she received her MA and Ph.D. in American Art and Architectural History. Her dissertation documented and interpreted the architectural and visual histories of Metropolitan AME Church in Washington DC and the Shrine of the Black Madonna in Detroit, Michigan within the ideological arc of black nationalism. She has published extensively on Black Arts Movement artists including Faith Ringgold, James Phillips and African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists (AfriCOBRA). Since the fall of 2018, she has served as a Curatorial Advisory Committee Member for Alma Thomas: A Creative Life, co-organized by The Columbus Museum and The Chrysler Museum of Art… more

Cash awards of $500 are determined by the juror.

A maximum of 6 original works created within the past 3 years may be entered. 1 or 2 entries $40 (MFA members $25). Additional 4 entries $5 each. Entry fees are non-refundable. Membership, if desired, may be processed immediately prior to entry.

All entrants will receive notice by email. A list of accepted artists and artwork will also be posted on MFA’s website.

MFA Online Exhibitions are for viewing only. MFA will refer any sales inquiries to the artist. MFA receives no commission for sales resulting from these exhibitions.


  • Jan. 15 Deadline for entries
  • Jan. 29 All entrants notified by email. Check MFA website or contact MFA if you do not receive notice.
  • Feb. 15 First day of exhibition
  • March. 31 Last day of exhibition

The MFA incorporated as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in 1968 and, through the hard work of a growing and enthusiastic membership, opened the Circle Gallery located at 18 State Circle, just steps away from the State House in Annapolis. The gallery is located in a restored loft space in the heart of the Annapolis Historic District and has been operating continuously since opening its doors. The MFA has also reached out beyond its doors through its Alternate Space efforts, often bringing art to unexpected places.

Maryland Federation of Art
18 State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
t: 410 268 4566

Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: + Internet. Opp Tags: Deadlines 01 Jan thru Feb, Open to Artists Worldwide, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards and Exhibition – Online.

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