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Digital Artist Portfolio Program


The Digital Artist Portfolio Development (DAP) Program is a professional development accelerator that provides artists of any discipline time, space, and resources to produce a digital portfolio. Participants in the DAP Program are emerging artists in Baltimore who need digital marketing collateral, mentorship, and financial resources to professionalize their artistic practices. 

Motor House is dedicated to the development and support of emerging artists who create bold and experimental work. With this in mind, Motor House will provide the following:

Paid Performance/Visual Art Commission within Motor House ($400)
High Quality Video of Performance - All performances or exhibition videos must be a minimum of 10 minutes long
Headshot/Performance Photographs or artwork photographs
Networking Opportunity with industry professionals
2 Professional Development workshops in social media marketing/virtual content creation and grant writing.
Mentorship Opportunities
Professional Press Kit


Important Dates: 

4/21/23- Application Due

4/28/23- Artists Notified

5/9/23 - Orientation

5/30/23 - Marketing and Grant-writing Workshops

6/11/23- Filming and Photoshoots

Submission Guidelines:
-Applicants must be 18+ years old.
-Submission Deadline is April 21, 2023. Artists will hear back by April 28, 2023. Please submit applications here. Submissions will be reviewed by Motor House staff.
-Artists must live in the Baltimore area.  
-Artists must submit at least three (3) work samples via links or jpeg/png images with a 2-3 sentence description of the work. NOTE: Please allow all permissions for google drive links.  
-Submission must include the following: Artist Name, Contact Information (email, phone number, mailing address), social media handles (if you have social media), and Artist Bio (including your practice, your artistic background, and personal mission statement. 500 word maximum).
-Incomplete applications will NOT be reviewed.
-For any technical issues, please contact Camille Kashaka at

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