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The artwork found in the windows of building 12 and 13 highlight the group of artists who were selected for the 2015 Director’s Collection.
The WMAI invites all youth (ages 5+), adolescent, and adult children of active duty or retired service members, veterans and reservists to submit a single artwork.
This open call facilitates submissions from parties interested in having a non-studio display space at Workhouse Arches Gallery.
Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative (WMAI), in partnership with the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) is proud to announce a call for entries to Arts for All: Diversity, Inclusion and Equity in the Military, an exhibition in support of the One Military, One Community (OMOC) Initiative to impact change in defense communities and help create a a better place for all service members and their families to call home. Get the submission guidelines and details here.
On View: February 12 - May 2 Workhouse Arts Center is proud to present Mouna Benserradj’s "Vertigo," an exhibition featuring impressionistic oil pastel illustrations. Benserradj’s mark making shows her study and practice of impressionistic techniques in her pastel drawings exemplified by the short, thick strokes of pastel and vivid contrasting colors. The strong colors and short marks in Benserradj’s drawings also create the sensational and emotional feeling of an intense vertigo- a condition where a person has the sensation of themselves or surrounding objects moving, even when they are not. Workhouse galleries are open Friday through Sunday from 12 PM…
Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to invite under graduate and graduate-level artists to submit project proposals for an exhibition in the gallery, Art Lab. Exhibition proposals should reflect an expansion of the artist’s practice and can include work that will be created for the exhibition or work that is already complete. Proposals will be accepted from artists working in any media. Artists may apply as an individual or with a collaborative group presenting a singular idea. All artists must be currently enrolled in an BFA or MFA program at the time of application to qualify for an exhibition in Art…
The Workhouse Arts Center (WAF) is extremely proud to announce a call for entries for its 11th annual Workhouse Clay International Exhibition 2021. This is an “Open Call” for functional and/or sculptural ceramic artworks. The Workhouse Arts Center is excited to continue promoting and exhibiting the best of contemporary ceramic artwork being created throughout the US and abroad. Juror - Kevin Snipes Kevin Snipes was born in Philadelphia, but grew up mostly in Cleveland, Ohio. He received a B.F.A. in ceramics and drawing from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1994. After leaving grad school at the University of Florida in…
The Exhibitions Department at Workhouse Arts Center aims to be an educational, creative resource established to engage a diverse public in the exploration of the art of today while provoking memorable, immersive learning experiences. Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to offer artists, curators and art collectives an opportunity to host an exhibition in one of our gallery spaces. Get the submission guidelines and details here.
The Artist Program is a core part of the historic Workhouse Arts Center in the greater Washington DC area. The 80+ artists at Workhouse comprise several groups: Studio Artists, who sublease one of 60 studios on campus; Arches Gallery Artists, associate artists who pay pay a fee to exhibit and operate on campus; and Emerging Artists and Resident Artists, who sublease studios in special programs. This application is for Studio Artist submissions. Please return to our Submittable home page for the open call for Arches Gallery Artists. Get the submission guidelines and details here.
The Exhibitions Department at Workhouse Arts Center aims to be an educational, creative resource established to engage a diverse public in the exploration of the art of today while provoking memorable, immersive learning experiences. Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to present Warrior Way, an exhibition space designated to display artwork by active duty, retired and veteran service members. Get the submission guidelines and details here.
The Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative (WMAI) Studio Artist Residency is a partially grant-funded studio space where Artists can utilize a unique workspace to create art, creatively grow within a community of artists, learn the business of art, and sell their artwork while gaining professional visibility. Open to any Military Veteran, Retired Veteran or Active Service Member who is interested in pursuing or perfecting their Studio Practice while working with the WMAI program. The Workhouse will provide a partially-funded, working studio space, solo exhibition and group exhibition opportunities, and gallery space to sell work. This application is for Military…
The Springfield Art Guild presents "Art with Heart: Art Show and Sale Fundraiser" March 8 - May 9, 2021 Supporting the Workhouse Art Center Scholarship program, the Springfield Art Guild has selected artwork from its art guild members to be on display online at http://www.springfieldartguild.org/exhibitions/ All artwork is for sale! Profits will offer financial help for those in our community unable to afford classes at the Workhouse Art Center in Lorton, VA. Your purchase will help aspiring artists! For further information, please contact Chris Jenkins at Chris9900@hotmail.com