Call for Art

posted Jul 2, 2013, 9:42 AM by League of Reston Artists Webmaster   [ updated Jul 2, 2013, 9:44 AM ]

Artful August at Village of Leesburg

Artists living in Virginia (Clarke, Loudoun, Fairfax, Fauquier, Frederick and Prince William Counties), Maryland (Frederick County) and West Virginia (Jefferson County) are invited to submit artwork for the Village at Leesburg's "Artful August" Juried Art Show. 


Two dimensional artwork in the following categories: acrylic painting, collage, ink or charcoal drawing, oil painting, pastels, photography, printmaking, watercolors, and mixed media (which is only comprised from any of these previous listed genres) are eligible for entry. Adult artists can submit up to 5 entries, High school artists can submit one entry. The independent jury panel will select artwork from both adult and high school artist division entries for display at the "Artful August" Show on August 14 - 18, 2013 at Village at Leesburg.  


The jury panel consists of three art industry professionals from outside the call area.  This jury panel will select adult division winners to receive the following awards: $1,000 Best of Show, $500 1st Prize, $400 2nd Prize, $300 3rd Prize, and 14 $200 Honorable Mention Prizes, for a grand total of $5,000 in prizes awarded. The Jury will select three high school artists to each receive a $500 scholarship with a matching donation to the student's high school art department.  Award winners will be announced during a VIP Preview Reception on August 13th.


Artwork to be juried must be delivered to the show site (1603 Village Market Blvd, Unit 100, Leesburg, VA 20175) on August 3rd, 2013 between 11am and 4pm. For expedited check in on August 3rd, artists can submit their paperwork in advance by July 15th.


Download detailed show information & application materials at:


Please submit questions via email to Mara Bauserman at

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the Loudoun Arts Council
Loudoun Arts Council is a supporter of the "Artful August" juried art show. 
New Members save $10 on your 1st year's    membership when you join Loudoun Arts Council with your Artful August show application or during the show.
or fill in an application at the show
The Loudoun Arts Council is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. 
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