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Artist Submissions

Information for Artists and Directions for Applying

Please send 15 to 20 examples of representative works, an artist's statement, and a stamped, self-addressed envelope for the return of your materials to:

Rebecca Bafford, Art Galleries Director
Howard Community College
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, Maryland 21044

You may send images on slides or disc.  As an alternative, if you have an Internet site where your works can be viewed, please send your site address, a statement of your interest in exhibiting (and an artist's statement, if it is not included with your works) via email.

Other Necessary Information...

The Art Gallery Advisory Committee reviews the work of artists on an ongoing basis for possible invitations to exhibit.  Artists will be invited based on quality, variety of exhibits, and relevance to the college art program.  Artists that have exhibited with us are encouraged to apply, but will not be considered for more than one exhibit every three years.

The gallery charges a 20% commission on works sold from the exhibition or commissioned as a result of the exhibition.  All sales transactions for works in the show are made through the gallery.  At the time of the sale, the Maryland state sales tax (5%) is added to the sale price.  The gallery requires from the artist either a social security number or a federal identification number for the sale of artwork.  The sales will be processed through our business office after the exhibit is down.

The HCC art gallery will produce, at no cost to the artist, a postcard mailer publicizing the show.  The mailer is sent to our mailing list and to the artist's mailing lists (up to 150 names).  In addition, we will send a press packet on the show to newspapers in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.  The show will also be publicized over the Internet in our HCC online art gallery.  We will host and cover the expenses of an artist's reception.  Artist must send a photograph, typed artist's statement and/or biographical information, and mailing list to the gallery director at least six weeks prior to the opening of the show.

Gallery Hours

Monday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The gallery is closed if the college is closed.
The gallery administrators reserve the right to amend gallery hours for reasons of security.
View the complete exhibit/reception schedule