Second Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibit

UMUC is pleased to present its 2nd Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibition, featuring the work of new and emerging contemporary artists from Maryland; Washington, DC; and Northern Virginia. View the interactive exhibition catalog below.


Award Categories

1st Place – President's Best of Show Award

  • One-person major exhibition during the 2014 season
  • Full-color, professionally designed exhibition catalog (approximately 40 pages with color plates)
  • Meet the Artist Reception
  • $500 framing credit at UMUC frame shop to assist with framing for the show
  • Best-of-Show highlight in UMUC Friends of the Arts newsletter and on Web site, with artist's contact information
  • Full-color invitations, poster, and exhibition banners including labels
  • Press release

2nd Place – Jurors Choice Award

  • Featured in UMUC Friends of the Arts newsletter and on Web site, with artist's contact information
  • Blue ribbon recognition, displayed on the selected artwork during the run of the exhibition
  • $400 honorarium

3rd Place – Award of Merit

  • Featured in UMUC Friends of the Arts newsletter and on Web site, with artist's contact information
  • Gold ribbon recognition, displayed on the artwork during the run of the exhibition
  • $300 honorarium

4th and 5th Place – Arts Program Honorable Mention

  • Red ribbon recognition, displayed on the selected artwork during the run of the exhibition
  • $100 honorarium

Schedule and Deadlines

Public Call for Entries

June 15, 2013

Submission deadline

August 11, 2013

Selection of artists

August 15, 2013

  • First round of judging: August 15-18, 2013 (close of business)
  • Second round of judging: August 20-21, 2013 (close of business)
  • Final judging: August 25, 2013

Notification sent to artists

August 30, 2013

Artwork received by UMUC

September 27, 2013

Exhibition opens

November 3, 2013

Artists' reception

November 17, 2013 (3 to 5 p.m.)

Exhibition ends

January 26, 2014

Artwork pickup

January 27, 2014

Questions

Contact Eric Key at biennial@umuc.edu or call 301-985-7937.

Art Events

Joseph Sheppard: On a Grand Scale

Joseph Sheppard: On a Grand Scale

Opening Reception
Sunday, April 27, 2014, 3­–5 p.m.
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Exhibition Dates
Sunday, April 20, 2014­–Sunday, March 29, 2015

Printmaking: Faculty Art Invitational 2014

Fahimeh Vahdat, Exile, Freedom Series, 2014

Opening Reception
Sunday, April 6, 2014, 3­–5 p.m.
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Exhibition Dates
Sunday, April 6­–Sunday, June 1, 2014

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