John Wagner, Evening snowfall, oil on canvas

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Artwork will be visible in Curve Gallery on August 15.

Introducing Stormy Weather:

Stormy weather—from onset to aftermath and all in between—is the theme of MFA’s (Maryland Federation of Art) 3rd annual exhibition. MFA invites all 2-and 3-D artists to submit any original 2-D artwork depicting the sounds, colors, impact, anticipation, and more, of stormy weather.The selected artworks may be viewed on MFA’s online Curve Gallery from August 15 through September 30, 2018.

Show Chairs: Richard Niewerth and Wil Scott

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Juror: Dean Dalfonzo, Pratt Institute

Dean Dalfonzo is an artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.  He completed an MFA in figurative painting from The New York Academy of Art in 2002. In 2003, he was a summer resident in the studio of Odd Nerdrum in Stavern, Norway. He currently teaches drawing and painting at Pratt Institute, Parsons The New School for Design, The Fashion Institute of Technology and Franklin University Switzerland.

Juror’s Statement

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*Award contributors and recipients will also be listed in the exhibition catalog.

Information for Accepted Artists

Exhibition Schedule

Exhibition Schedule:

May 14 Online entry opens for submissions.
July 12 Deadline for entries
By Aug. 6 All entrants notified by email. Check MFA website or contact MFA if you do not receive notice.
Aug. 15 First day of exhibition online.
Sep. 30 Last day of exhibition online.



  • The MFA will retain 30% from all sales
  • Sale of artwork is taxable and all sales tax processing will be handled by the MFA.
  • Sold artwork requiring shipment will be handled by the MFA with costs collected from buyer. Buyers will be asked if the work may be retained until the exhibit ends. If the buyer disagrees, the Gallery will let the work go, and the artist will be informed.
  • The MFA asks that artists donate 20% from any sale made through a direct referral from the MFA within three months. All donations are used to help defray operating costs of the Maryland Federation of Art and are tax-deductible by the artists to the full extent of the law.