Once you have the degree, what do you do with it?
There are several highly competitive summer exhibits you can apply for if you have only just recently finished your BFA or MFA in art. All three galleries are located in DC and Virginia and all three are great places to exhibit.
This years exhibits are as follows:

ACADEMY 2007 at Connor Contemporary
July 6 – August 18, 2007
opening reception: Friday, July 6th, 6-8 pm

Our 7th annual survey of fine arts graduates in the Baltimore/Washington area

Participants: Paul Chapman, Graham Childs, Russell Kelbaugh, Magnolia Laurie, Jodi Leiburn, Isac Meiselman, Tiffany Melkarek, Christina Most, Natalia Panfle, Sandra Parra, Deboroh Rock, Nathaniel Rogers, Brian Sykes, Catherine Thompson, Jessica Van Brackle, Olivia Wolfe

www.connorcontemporary.com

NEW ART EXAMINED III at Arlington Arts Center
June 5 – July 21, 2007
Reception: Friday, June 8, 6 – 9 pm

Artists: Milana Braslavsky, Kelly Egan, Ellen Ann Gallup, Steven
Michael Hadley II, Ronald J. Longsdorf, Richard Sawka,
Nanda Soderberg, Chad States, David Waddell, Elizabeth
Wade

Arlington Arts Center’s third annual overview of new talent selected from submissions by recent Master of Fine Arts graduates from universities in Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Delaware presents the work of ten new artists. If the past repeats itself, some of the artists in this exhibition will become familiar names.

INTRODUCTIONS 3: August 11 – September 8 at Irvine Contemporary Art

Introductions3 will feature work in all media for our annual exhibition of new work by recent art college graduates. Artists will be selected by Irvine Contemporary and a curatorial committee of collectors.

Call for submissions by artists who have graduated in 2006 or 2007: please see our application page for submission requirements.