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School 33 Art Center, a facility managed by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, is now accepting applications from artists for its 2017 Juried Group Exhibitions in the first floor Main Gallery. The two exhibitions will be on display Friday, September 1 through Saturday, October 28, 2017 and Friday, November 3 through Saturday, January 6, 2018. Applications are open to visual artists working in any medium who wish to have their most recent works considered. Through this open call, School 33 Art Center aims to present new work by emerging and established artists from the United States and abroad. Interested artists should apply by Monday, April 10, 2017 at 11:59pm by visiting, or use this direct link: The fee to apply is $35.00, and includes a one-year membership to School 33 Art Center.

Between four to ten artists will be selected for each exhibition by the 2017 Jurors, Natalie Campbell and Jarvis S. DuBois, based on individual artistic merit and curatorial vision. Notifications of the Juror’s final decisions will go out on Friday, May 12, 2017. Please visit the call for entry for eligibility guidelines and application requirements. More information on the jurors can be found below.

Natalie Campbell

Natalie Campbell is an independent curator and arts worker active in Washington DC and New York. She studied Art History at Hunter College CUNY. Her teaching includes the Corcoran School of Arts + Design at George Washington University and the Maryland Institute College of Art MFA Program in Curatorial Practice (Spring 2017). She has curated and co-curated exhibitions at venues including the American University Museum, Washington, DC; Smack Mellon, Brooklyn; Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, the Center for Book Arts, New York, as well as numerous temporary, collaborative, and publication-based projects outside of traditional exhibition spaces. Upcoming projects include an exhibition at the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design (Asheville, NC, summer 2017) and a project with the artist collective FURTHERMORE at Washington Project for the Arts (DC, Fall 2017).

Jarvis S. DuBois

Since moving to Washington, DC In 2002, DuBois has independently curated and consulted on many exhibitions including:Black Abstraction– Harmony Hall Regional Art Gallery, Fort Washington, MD (2011); GA Gardner: Interconnections– The Athenaeum, VA (2012); A/Way Home- DC Arts Center (2012-13); Of a Place and Time: Photographic Memories and Imaginings– Hillyer Art Space (2013); (in)Visible and (dis)Embodied: Repositioning the Marginalized– DC Arts Center (2014); Of Present Bodies- Arlington Arts Center, VA (2014); Looking Back/Looking Forward: 15 Years of the Millennium Arts Salon-Brentwood Arts Exchange, MD. (co-curation, 2015); Dream Ship- Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, DC. (2015) Hear/Here- Honfleur Gallery, DC (2016); and most recently, Lest We Forget- A co-curation with Deirdre Darden- Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD. DuBois curated the work of performance artist Sheldon Scott at (e)merge Art Fair, Washington, DC (2013-14), is a member of the Millennium Arts Salon board, and serves upon the Hillyer Art Space Artist Advisory committee. He currently serves as a Museum Specialist at Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History (2002-present).

School 33 Art Center is dedicated to providing opportunities for visual and performing artists through solo and group exhibitions, art classes, hands-on workshops, a Studio Artist Program and special events. A program of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, School 33 Art Center is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council and through private contributions. School 33 Art Center is the proud recipient of a grant from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, which supports fearless and innovative collaborations in the spirit of Robert Rauschenberg.

The Baltimore Office of Promotion &The Arts is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization which serves as Baltimore City’s arts council, film office, and events agency. By producing large-scale events such as Light City, Artscape and the Baltimore Book Festival, and providing funding and support to artists, arts programs and organizations across the city, BOPA’s goal is to make Baltimore a more vibrant and creative city.

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