Calls For Entry

OrganizationMuseum of Fine Arts, Washington County
TitleCumberland Valley Photographers Exhibition

Established in 1931 by Anna Brugh Singer and her husband William H. Singer, Jr., the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts (WCMFA) has been recognized as one of the finest small museums in the United States. Its mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit art of lasting quality for the citizens of Hagerstown, Washington County, and the surrounding region.  The mission is implemented through the development, interpretation, and care of art collections; creation of original and educational exhibitions; and presentation of interpretive lectures, concerts, films, art instruction, and other programs to ensure that visitors gain a better appreciation and understanding of the fine arts.

Submit your work to the annual Cumberland Valley Photographers Exhibition! Visit our website for full prospectus. 

Entry deadline: Friday, November 15, 2019 by 3:00 PM

On view: February 2 – April 5, 2020

Cash prizes for each exhibition: Best of Show, $1000; 2 Juror’s Awards, $500; 3 Juror’s Awards, $250

About the Cumberland Valley Photographers Exhibition juror: Lynn Silverman, Professor of Art at the Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, MD. Born in 1952, Lynn Silverman received her BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and her MA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths’ College in London, England. She has participated in many solo and group exhibitions in Europe, Australia, and the United States. In addition to publishing four books, her work may be found in public and private collections in Australia, Great Britain, and the US. In 2010, she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to the Czech Republic. She currently teaches at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore.

Requirements / Eligibility

Who may enter: Any artist may enter regardless of place of residence.

Guidelines for accepted works: All wall-hung work must be ready to hang. D-rings or eye-screws must be installed on both sides of the back of the frame. D-ring or eye-screw openings should be at least 1/2″ in diameter. No wire is needed; wire that interferes with the WCMFA hanging system will be removed. No saw-tooth hangers. Works of art must not exceed 72 inches in any direction, including frame. Sculptures must not exceed 84 inches in any dimension. 3-dimensional work must be stable or have mounting hardware and instructions. Exhibition design is at the discretion of the WCMFA staff.

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Entry Fee$15/entry for the general public, $12.50/entry for WCMFA Members
Contact Information
NameJillian MacMaster
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