Arts Alliance “Call for Artists” for the Winter Show

at Waldorf West Library


Waldorf West Library

Deadline to Submit Extended to November 27!
Theme is “Artists Choice”

The Charles County Arts Alliance is now accepting submissions for the Winter Art Show, a multi-media public exhibit, to be held at the Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Place, Waldorf, MD, from January 9 to April 2, 2016. The Library consists of four separate gallery spaces on two floors.

Local artists are invited to submit a maximum of two works of art on any subject, to the Charles County Arts Alliance for consideration (there is no submission fee). Artwork entries must be submitted electronically as digital images (jpegs) attached to an email sent to

The email must include:

  • Artist’s name
  • Artist’s mailing address
  • Artist’s email address
  • Artist’s phone number
  • Artist’s biography (half-page max, in MS-Word)
  • Artist’s headshot (jpeg)
  • Title of artwork
  • Medium/materials used
  • Size/dimensions
  • Year created
  • Price, if applicable

Artists who have previously shown in the gallery are invited to submit new work for consideration. Selections will be made by the Gallery Committee and the artists will be notified at a later date in December.

On Saturday, January 16, 2016, a “Meet the Artists” Public Reception will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, at the Waldorf West Library’s Main Gallery, to honor all the artists participating in the winter show.

For more information about the Gallery, contact the CCAA Office at 301-392-5900, or


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Welcome to the brand-new website of the Charles County Arts Alliance!  We are glad you’re here, and we hope you find our “new look” attractive, inviting, interesting, informative and easy to navigate.  We welcome your feedback – just click on the “contact us” button above, and send us your thoughts!The Charles County Arts Alliance was founded in 1987 as an all-volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting ALL the arts in Charles County:
  • Music
  • Visual Art
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Literature

We are a membership organization with currently over 160 members, including 20 arts organizations.  We invite you to become a member – all are welcome!  The Charles County Arts Alliance is an IRS 501(c)(3) charitable organization and as such, all contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

We are the designated arts council of Charles County, and serve as the “arts umbrella” organization for our arts community:  arts organizations, arts educators, individual artists, and patrons of the arts.  Over the past 28 years, we have awarded over $550,000 in grant funding to deserving nonprofit organizations and the schools to support their cultural programs, projects and performances.  For the past 23 years, we have sponsored Charles County’s largest annual arts festival, ArtsFest.  We award annual $1000 Arts Scholarships to graduates of our county high schools and the College of Southern Maryland.  We showcase our very talented visual artists in three public gallery venues.  We produce and present many other arts-related public programs, events and activities throughout the year.  We constantly promote upcoming local arts events via our weekly Arts Newsflash blasts, our monthly Arts Insider e-newsletters, press releases, etc.

Please join us as we seek to improve the overall quality of life in Charles County, and implement our long-term strategic plan for the arts, Arts Vision 2020.


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