Whitaker Gallery

Art Galleries

The Hodson and Whitaker Galleries regularly present exhibitions of contemporary and historical art, including the work of students, faculty, and nationally and internationally recognized artists. 

The Hodson Gallery
Tatem Arts Center
Open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Whitaker Gallery
Whitaker Campus Center, Second Floor 
Open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The galleries are free and open to the public; closed on national, state, and school holidays. Call 301-663-3131 for current access information. 

Contact the Gallery Director

Michelle Schulte, Gallery Director
Email: schulte@hood.edu 
Phone: 301-696-3285
Fax: 301-696-3531
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Hodson Gallery

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Studio Arts Senior Exhibitions
April 25-May 5, 2019
Reception, Thursday, May 2, 5-7 p.m.

Whitaker Gallery

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Islamic Style Botanical Surface Decorations by Jafar Alhamar
April 10–25, 2019

Reception and artist talk, Saturday, April 13, 4–6 p.m.

All exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public. The galleries are closed national, state, and school holidays. Call 301-663-3131 for current access information.

 

Hodson Gallery

Studio Arts Senior Exhibitions, April 25-May 5, 2019, Reception, Thursday, May 2, 5-7 p.m.

Kiln-side Conversations by Jason Laney and Rising Tides by Shanna Casey, May 15-June 5, 2019, Reception and artist talks, Saturday, June 1, 5-7 p.m.

Life Does Not Have to be Perfect to be Joyful by Lillian Ding and Shalom, Finding Peace Through Art by Judy Goldberg-Strassler, June 19-July 10, 2019, Reception and artist talks, Saturday, June 22, 5-7 p.m.

wellness / 'welnis / by Angela Gleeson, July 24-August 14, 2019

Whitaker Gallery

Islamic Style Botanical Surface Decorations by Jafar Alhamar, April 10-25, 2019, Reception and artist talk, Saturday, April 13, 4-6 p.m.

Resonate: Artwork by Shana Hafele and Andrea McCluskey, April 25-May 5, 2019, Reception, Thursday, May 2, 5-7 p.m.

Ceramics by Chris Landers, May 22-June 12, 2019

Ceramic Art from the Cub Creek Foundation, June 27-August 18, 2019

The Hodson and Whitaker Galleries at Hood College accept proposals for solo and group exhibitions on a rolling basis. Exhibitions are normally scheduled at least six months in advance. All artists and curators 18 years and older are eligible to submit.

How to submit a proposal

Proposals for solo exhibitions should include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Proposal of no more than one page of text, single spaced
  • Artist statement of no more than one page of text, single spaced
  • 10 images maximum (including detail images)
  • Image list (with artwork title, materials, dimensions, date)
  • Installation requirements

Proposals for group exhibitions should include:

  • A curriculum vitae for each artist
  • Proposal of no more than one page of text, single spaced
  • Artist statement for each artist of no more than one page of text, single spaced
  • 15 images maximum (including detail images)
  • Image list (with artist name, artwork title, materials, dimensions, date)
  • Installation requirements

Images 

  • All high res (300 dpi) image files should be .jpg or .jpeg files and should be no larger than 1MB each and titled in the following format:
    • 01_LASTNAME.JPG, 02_LASTNAME.JPG, etc.

Files

  • CVs, proposals and image lists should be saved as pdf files

Deadline

  • Entries are reviewed on an ongoing basis.
  • There is no application fee.
  • Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of any mailed documents.

The Hodson and Whitaker galleries do not have the capability to exhibit video work, although one-time screenings may be scheduled in the Whitaker Commons. All other art forms are accepted. Proposals for related events (such as screenings, workshops, lectures, etc.) will also be considered along with exhibition proposals.

*Floor plan(s) and/or photographs of the galleries are available by request.

Accepted applicants are responsible to pay for the shipment of artwork to and from the gallery. All artworks exhibited at Hood College are insured against damages during the duration of the exhibition.

Proposals can be emailed to the gallery director at schulte@hood.edu or mailed to Gallery Director, Hood College, Hodson and Whitaker Galleries, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD 21701.

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