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)

2024 Exhibition Artists, Artwork:

Linda Agar-Hendrix, A River Runs Through It
John Aquilino, Middletown
Mark Armbruster, Carbon dioxide is portrayed as harmful, but there isn’t even one study that can
Patricia Baca, The Tide & The Rain
Mark Barill, Emergent
Pernel Berkeley, Pattern of Thought
Karin Birch, Soft Power
Maria Brito, A Country in Constant Prayer
Marisa Canino, They Contain Multitudes
Valerie Chen, Substation
Jessica Coleman, Dessert Table
Lauren Davis, Morning
Steven Dobbin, Bloom
Felisa Federman, Birds and Women
Abby Fenn, Quilt Pattern: White Dots
Andrea Finch, Echinacea Purpurea VII: Pixie Meadowbrite
Ash Garner, B-e-arcode
Barry Goldstein, White Hibiscus – A FootPrint
M. Alexander Gray, Red Mandy
Dylan Hayes, Noserider
Kevin Hluch, Your Funerary Urn, Maybe
Jo Israelson, Be More Precise
Doug Kinnett, All Creatures Great and Small
David Knopp, Phoenix
Martin Kotler, White Fire Escape
Susan Lapham, Cephalopod Seas 1
Annika Marthinuss, Triad
Julie Maynard, What If the Body Was Made Out of Leaves
Julie Maynard, I Don’t Have Time For This (Train Wreck)
Jan McIntyre-Creager, Creek Bed
Marcella Morgese, Acqua Agitata
Zara Muradyan, The View
Samantha Nachlas, Counterbalance
Dominie Nash, Impressions 2
Lynn Nguyen, Vitality
Natalie Obermaier, Opium
Kristina Penhoet, When We Are They Are Us
Genevieve Phelps, Behold Joseph, the Favorite Son
Charlotte Puttock, Unfurl
Lisa Reed, Endangered
Sherry Rossini, Chi
Sandhi Schimmel Gold, Tosca II
Sam Smart, Dalia
Rhonda Smith, William W. Johnston, Storer College Student
S. Manya Stoumen-Tolino, Picking Up Where We Left Off
Linda Syverson Guild, Time and Talents
Grace Tasel, Thifany
Annette Verna, What Once Was
Chris Wikman, Tony’s Workbench

Important Dates

Deadline for Entries: March 24, 2024

Notification of Jury Results: April 4, 2024

Exhibition Dates: May 4-July 7, 2024

About the Juror:

Laila Abdul-Hadi Jadallah (she/her/hers) is an arts administrator, exhibition producer, curator, and researcher working in Washington, D.C.

Jadallah’s career and independent work span exhibition and program development and curation, cultural heritage protection, communications, and community engagement and outreach. Jadallah is currently the Director of Programs at the Qatar America Institute for Culture, where she oversees exhibitions, programs, and partnerships. From 2018 to mid-2022 she was the inaugural Managing Director of Washington Studio School and has previously held senior-level roles at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Art Fraud Insights, and International Arts and Artists, where she worked with numerous arts and culture institutions, technology companies, and other partners on over 20 major museum exhibitions.

She received a B.A. in Integrative Studies (Arts & Culture) from the School of Integrative Studies at George Mason University, a Certificate in Photography from SPEOS Photographic Institute Paris, and a Certificate in Business Fundamentals from Harvard Business School Online. She recently completed an M.A. at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service (summa cum laude), where she focused on modern and contemporary cultural production, heritage, and diplomacy. Her artwork resides in the permanent collection of the Department of State Office of Arts in Embassies. Her work has been featured on AlHurra TV, and in The Washington Post, DC Modern Luxury Magazine, Canvas Magazine, The New York Times, and more.


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.
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  • Three submissions per artist will be accepted.