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WELCOME TO UNDER $500, Maryland Art Place's Annual Entirely Virtual Affordable Art Sale.
Main Sales Event:

Friday, December 10, 6 pm to 10 pm.

Tickets are on SALE! Purchase your $25 ticket to partake in this annual holiday art sale event. The event will be a hybrid in-person and virtual exhibition and art sale. Artwork featured in the gallery will also be available online when the virtual gallery goes LIVE on Saturday, December 11 @ 10 am. 


Second Chance: 

Saturday, December 11, from 12 pm to 4 pm.

Last day to see the artwork in person and visit the gallery. Free and open to the public. 


Virtual Sale: 

Saturday, December 11, 10 am - Wednesday, December 15, 10 pm.

Artwork featured in the gallery as well as artwork exclusively featured online will be available to purchase. 



We are very excited to host our 9th annual UNDER $500 affordable art sale. The UNDER $500 sales event will take place Friday, December 10 in person at MAP from 6 to 10 pm. Tickets are on sale NOW! This year's event will be a hybrid event featuring artwork in MAP's 1st-floor gallery and online! The virtual exhibition and sale will launch on Saturday, December 11 at 10 am - Wednesday, December 15 at 10 pm. UNDER $500 will feature the work of Baltimore and surrounding area artists at a price point of $500 or less. Purchase artwork at any point throughout the sale from the comfort of your own home, office, or vacation spot!


  For assistance contact: Caitlin@mdartplace.org 



Application Deadline: Saturday, November 20

Application FORM

Applications received will be selected for either the virtual sale (featured online) exclusively or for both the physical (featured in gallery) AND virtual exhibition (featured online). Your acceptance letter will indicate in which capacity your work will be presented.

The exhibition will include approximately 1-3 works by each artist (scale-dependent - in the case of smaller works more than 3 pieces may be accepted). Each individual piece will retail for $500 or less. Proceeds from the sale of artwork will be split 50/50 between Maryland Art Place and the artist.

October 22 - Call For Entry, 12 pm

November 20 - Call For Entry Deadline

Week of November 24 - Artists Notified of Selection

Tuesday, November 30 - Saturday, December 4- Artwork Drop Off - 11 am-4 pm

Submission Guidelines: To apply please submit the following information to under500@mdartplace.org, subject line UNDER $500 Application before Midnight on Saturday, November 20, 2021. There is NO fee to apply. OR fill out this FORM online.

1. Complete contact information:

a. Name

b. Address

c. Phone number

d. Email

e. Website 

2. Resume or CV (2-page maximum)

3. One paragraph artist statement

4. 1 to 3 images

label each image with LastName_Title_Medium_DateCreated.

Example: Carter_Untitled#1_oiloncanvas_2021.jpeg

5. Image List including the dimension of the artwork.

6. There is no application fee this year!

QUESTIONS/INFORMATION: 410.962.8565 or email Caitlin@mdartplace.org

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Maryland Art Place (MAP) directly serves anywhere from 400-600 artists each year and is the sole operator of the Maryland State Artist Directory & Resource Bulletin which houses nearly 2,000 individual artist profiles. MAP's building is a beacon for the arts in the gateway corridor of the Bromo Arts & Entertainment District and our work is vital to the artists we serve, and to the overall cultural vibrancy of our city. Please consider donating today!

In its 9th consecutive year UNDER $500 offers sponsors a great opportunity to connect their names and brands in a variety of ways. Give the gift of art this holiday season by choosing from over 100 works of art!

Happy Holidays!

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218 West Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD, USA

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