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Open Calls at Girls Who Paint

Your work will be displayed in our beautiful gallery

space in the heart of historic Kensington, Md



Juried Open Call

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT:  Thursday, September 7, 2023

Love her or hate her...she is here to to stay. 

Born in 1959, Barbie has influenced generations of women

around the world. Despite Mattel's efforts to make Barbie more diverse over the years, the fact remains that Barbie has both positively and negatively affected young girls.

Whether you are pro-Barbie or anti-Barbie,

her impact is undeniable.

We welcome U.S. artists from all backgrounds to submit

their artistic interpretation of the doll changed everything.



~This exhibition invites US-based artists (18 and older) to submit

Entry fee is $30 to submit up to 3 images


Solo Show Submission Proposal 

(rolling submission)

Girls Who Paint Gallery invites US-based professional 

female artists  to submit a proposal for a

solo exhibition in our gallery space.

Our upcoming opportunities for Solo Exhibitions will be

September 2023, March 2024 or September 2024. 


In addition, by applying to this call, you are AUTOMATICALLY ELIGIBLE

to be selected for one of our future "Invitational Group Exhibitions" that occur throughout the year. We will keep your work on file

for 24 months from the date of your submission.

After that time, you will need to reapply for future consideration.


Girls Who Paint's responsibilities will include: 

installation of the exhibit, labeling/signage in the gallery during the exhibit featuring the Artist's name/Title of Exhibition and Artist's Statement. GWP will also be responsible for all marketing materials including, but not limited to postcards, exhibition catalog, flyers,

plus dedicated online publicity and press releases.

In addition we will host an opening reception. 


$40 to submit between 10-15 images 


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