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March150: 4th Annual Exhibition Fundraiser
Entry Dates: January 29 - February 24
Exhibition Dates: March 8 - 23, 2014
Art Party: Friday, March 14; 7-10pm
This exhibition is open to regional artists ONLY - we will not ship panels.
Please note that we have a limited number of panels and they may sell out before February 24.

The Target Gallery and the March of Dimes are teaming up to raise money for both organizations with our 4th annual exhibition fundraiser March150 (formerly titled "March Madness"). The exhibition is not juried and is open to all artists with the requirement that the work must be created on the gallery's provided 10x10" wood panels. The $15 entry fee guarantees entry into the exhibition, a chance to win awards chosen by special judges, and free entry to the Art Party on Friday, March 14th. There is a limit of three entries per artist.

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Identification
Deadline for Entry: Monday, February 24, 2014
Exhibition Dates: April 19 - May 26, 2014
Reception: Thursday, May 8, 2014

Target Gallery presents Identification, an all-media self-portrait exhibition exploring alternative definitions of self through the juxtaposition of the artists’ objective and subjective identities. Artists are asked to submit a standardized 4x4 photo of themselves to exhibit along side of the artwork.

Juror: Dara Engler is a figurative painter, specializing in self-portraiture. Recent solo exhibitions include the Angela Meleca Gallery in Columbus, Ohio and the Bry Art Gallery at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. She was awarded a Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant in 2007, followed by a recipient group show at the Cue Art Foundation in New York City. Her work has appeared in New American Paintings and Manifest’s International Drawing Annual. In 2012 she received a career advancement grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts and a full fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center residency program. Dara received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting from the University of New Hampshire and her Master of Fine Arts degree from Indiana University, Bloomington. She is currently teaching painting and drawing as Assistant Professor of Art at Ithaca College.

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Open Exhibition 2014 - Call for Proposals
Deadline for Entry: Monday, March 31, 2014
Exhibition Dates: July 19 - August 31, 2014
Reception: Thursday, August 14, 2014

This is an Open Call for proposals for an exhibition in the summer of 2014. This call is open to all artists from North America working in all visual media. Proposals for exhibitions by both individuals and groups will be considered. Our jurors this year are Mark Cameron Boyd, Schwanda Rountree and Cory Oberndorfer.

Jurors: Mark Cameron Boyd has taught art theory, drawing, painting, 2-D design, film and photography for the University of Maryland, Monterey Museum of Art, Montgomery College, and The Art League in Alexandria. Since 2004, Boyd has taught painting, drawing, and his self-designed art theory courses, Theory Now and Postconceptualism for the Corcoran College of Art and Design. Boyd’s artwork explores “text as a language for painting” by literally using his original writings as the subject of his works. His 2006 solo exhibition, Logocentric Playground, shown at American University Museum at Katzen Arts Center, expanded his practice to participatory art, as visitors were invited to write directly upon his blackboard panel installation. Boyd has shown his work at the Center for the Arts Gallery at Towson University, University of Maryland’s Stamp Gallery, Catholic University of America, the Hamiltonian Gallery, and others in Washington, D.C. In 2007, Boyd was a Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize Semi-Finalist and exhibited at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. He is currently teaching his new contemporary theory course, Art as Social Practice, for the Corcoran and preparing his next curatorial project, Readymade at 100, a juried show in celebration of Marcel Duchamp’s readymades.

Cory Oberndorfer is a painter living and working in Washington, D.C. Focusing on confections and nostalgia, his work is designed to reach the broadest audience possible. Oberndorfer received his MFA from American University in Washington, D.C. and BFA from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. His work has been exhibited at Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CA, Redux Contemporary Art Center in Charleston, SC, Flashpoint Gallery and G Fine Art in Washington, D.C

Schwanda Rountree serves as independent consulting liaison between galleries, private collectors, and museums in placing contemporary artworks. Rountree Art Consulting provides consulting services primarily to art galleries and private collectors in New York, Washington, DC Metro Area, Chicago, Los Angeles, Milan and South Africa. Rountree Art Consulting is able to meet art collectors’ tailored needs: including, selecting art from galleries and international art fairs, placing acquired artworks in private collections, museums, or on consignment through art galleries, and providing counsel on building an art collection. Schwanda has worked with galleries in curating art shows and in placing artworks with clients. She serves on the Contemporaries Steering Committee at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Executive Committee for the James A. Porter Colloquium on African American Art at Howard University in Washington, DC. Schwanda is a member of ArtTable Inc. and a Contributing Writer for the International Review on African American Art.

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