Art Galleries

The Hodson Gallery and The Whitaker Gallery both provide a professional presentation of gallery exhibitions of contemporary and historical works, including the work of nationally and internationally recognized artists, students and faculty. Juried exhibitions and collections on loan from galleries, museums and private collections are also included in our scheduling.

A selection of prominent artists, highly recognized in their fields, share their expertise and knowledge with our students and the Frederick community through our lecture series and meet-the-artist receptions. This venue for creative experiences provides the Hood and Frederick communities with personal contact and interaction with creative minds from outside the immediate environs.

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 Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Contact the Gallery Director

Michelle Schulte, Gallery Director
Email: schulte@hood.edu 

Phone: 301-696-3285

Fax: 301-696-3531

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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 gianni@hood.edu or mailed to Gallery Director, Hood College, Hodson and Whitaker Galleries, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD 21701.