August 3, 2022

Call to Artists for Maryland Waterways Exhibit to be on Display from October to January at Benjamin Gaither Center Art Gallery in Gaithersburg

The City of Gaithersburg and the Arts Alliance of the Gaithersburg Parks, Arts and Recreation Corporation (G-PARC) are seeking artists to participate in the “Maryland Waterways” exhibit that will be at the Benjamin Gaither Center Gallery in Gaithersburg from October through January.

Any artist residing in Maryland is eligible to apply to be part of the show. Entries by those under 18 require that a parent or guardian submit the application. There is no fee to enter. Submissions must be received no later than Friday, Sept. 9.

The Gaither Center Gallery is located at 80A Bureau Dr. in Gaithersburg. The exhibit will open on Oct. 21 and continue through Jan. 16. The artwork will be for sale, with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to help preserve Maryland waterways.

The exhibition is part of G-PARC’s Art & the Environment program, which uses art to engage, educate and motivate people to protect the environment. The exhibit will include art with a dominant feature of a natural Maryland waterway, including creeks, streams, rivers, lakes, the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic shoreline.

Artists will be notified of selections by Friday, Sept. 23. More details on the exhibit, and an application form, can be found here.

For more information on the show, e-mail or call 301-258-6394.