About the Exhibition

The Delaplaine’s National Juried Exhibition is an annual show featuring works in a variety of media by artists from around the region and nation. All media are eligible, including but not limited to: painting, printmaking, photography, ceramics, drawing, installation, and sculpture.

Questions? Contact Corey Frey, Exhibitions Manager (301-698-0656 x108)

Artists and Artwork Titles in this year’s exhibition:


Chelsey Anderson, Failed Alchemy

Cynthia Baush, Burnt Offering

Pernel  Berkeley, Bloom

Randall Boardman, Chairwoman

David Bottini, Tracks

David Bottini, Autumn Rush

Charles ‘Don’ Briddell, Passing Comments

Maria Brito, Save The Ocean – The Clock is Ticking

Michael Bruner, James Clevy

Kathryn Burke, Cooper the Giraffe

Ally Burnett, /cut

Julie Byrne, Untitled

Jorge Caligiuri, ACROSS #II

Donald Depuydt, Nothing Like It

Jennifer Eddins, Prison Barber

Donald Eyler, County Sunset

Joseph Gerlak, Residue

Angela Giraldi, By the Trail

Barry Goldstein, Princess Amaryllis

Judith Goodman, Failed State

Geoff Grant, Summer Frolic

Jared Hadfield, Cec Candy

Jared Hadfield, Spiral Rocket

Brian Hallas, spettacolo di fiori 94

Brian Hallas, Triptych 0113 (L)

Bob Haxton, To gather To retreat

Margaret Huddy, Alyce

Robert Hunter, Hand of God

Kelly Irvine, Cherry Blossom Rain

Carol A. Jason, Untitled

John Kachik, Hanging Oysters

John Kachik, American Hero

Kim Klabe, What Are You Looking At?

Leslie Landerkin, Looking In But Seeing Out

Beckie Laughlin, Spring Storm

Robert LeMar, Waiting for Dinner

Laura Lin, Reflections

Kristin Lindseth, Caught Between Worlds

Kristin Lindseth, Aleppo

Ruth, Lozner, Inside/Yesterday (what the smartphone has replaced)

Violet Maimbourg, Mourning A Ghost (Zombie)

Violet Maimbourg, Make Out Machine (Love Me)

Staci and Bill McLauchlan, Sgraffito II

Carol Meisner, Self portrait 1

Samantha Nachlas, Them

Lisa Noble, Gown, Sylvan

Jordan Rivers Michaels, Cubes

Mia Pisano, Stretch

Margaret Polcawich, Water Pod Vessel

Marc Rassel, From the Pass

Bryan Robinson, Boulevard at Dusk

Sherry Rossini, Lily

Phyllis Ruffer, Waubeeka Night

Elizabeth Ann Ruppert, Bee Calm

Mary Scire, Root Wrangle

Wil Scott, Untitled

Emily Shepardson, Circle Tower

Linda Slattery Sherman, Gorillas in the Mist with Deference to Jane Goodall

Elizabeth Steel, Monday Morning

Susan Stone, Colors: Mussels – Dyptych

Tani Teixeira, Memory Window

Annette Verna, Morning Light

Keith Vogrin, E. Morton Street

Jenny Wilson, Winter Blues

Beamie Young, The Last Leaf

Important Dates

Deadline for Entries: April 2, 2023

Notification of Jury Results: April 14, 2023

Exhibition Dates: May 6-July 9, 2023

About the Juror:

Foon Sham      Maze by Foon Sham

Foon Sham is a sculptor and professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. He has sawed, cut, laminated, stacked, carved, and assembled a multiplicity of soft and hard wood into organic and geometric forms from small to massive pieces. His art echoes his personal feeling to nature, disaster, and the particular environment. Born in Macao and raised in Hong Kong, Sham received a BFA from the California College of Arts and Crafts in 1978, and a MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1981. Since 1980, he has had over 40 solo exhibitions and has participated in over 115 group exhibitions in galleries and museums in the United States and around the world.


First Place–$1,000
Second Place–$500
Third Place–$250
Honorable Mention–$125

Application Process

  • Artists must enter their artwork through the online portal here: EntryThingy portal.
  • In order to access EntryThingy, artists must sign in or create a login and password.
  • Scroll Down to 2023 National Juried Exhibition.
  • Three submissions per artist will be accepted.