In January and February of 2021, the d'Art Center staff and artists will be finishing up with packing up the old location, and getting settled in our new permanent home! The d'Art Center will have its soft opening launch with the opening reception of the Persistence exhibition, d'Art's annual national all women's exhibition celebrating women's history month. In April, The Center will host its grand opening with the opening reception of the Tribute Exhibition, a national painting exhibition that pays homage to people, places, and things. Reception dates TBA.

What's happening right now at d'Art?

Persistence III: d’Art Center’s Annual National All Women’s Exhibition


Call open until February 7th. SUBMIT HERE.

Description: Persistence is an annual exhibition that features work from female artists from across the country to celebrate Women’s History Month. This exhibition is open to functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in all mediums. In honor of Women’s History Month, this exhibition is only open to female artists, and is held at the d’Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia. This exhibition is open to all female artists living in the United States, and receives over 600 submissions from over 200 female artists annually! D’Art Center will have an in person public reception according to state COVID Guidelines, will do a FB Live of the reception awards, will upload the award video to YouTube, and will also list the exhibiting pieces for sale on the d’Art Center website. If you have a question about if your work qualifies, please email abradley@d-artcenter.org.

Co-curated by Amanda Bradley & juror Lori Pratico.


Exhibition Information:

Exhibition dates:             Saturday, March 13th 2021 - Wednesday,
                                       March 31st 2021                                              
Reception:                       TBA
Call Open:                       Tuesday, January 12th 2021 - Sunday, 
                                       February 7th 2021
Notifications (by email):         By 5pm, Monday February 15th, 2021
Accepted works arrive by:      NO EARLIER THAN March 2nd - 
                                               March 6th, 2021
Submission fee:                      $35.00 for 3 works  (one image per 
                                                  submission) $5 for additional 
                                                  submissions (maximum of 10, and 
                                                  one image per submission)​


​Awards:
1st Place:            $500.00
2nd Place:            $300.00
3rd Place:            $150.00


Persistence is also our new location's soft launch opening exhibition!

We are also offering a solo show opportunity during the Persistence exhibition in our smaller gallery, The Vault. Interested? SUBMIT HERE.

Coming soon, our new 2021 location:

740 Boush St.

​Norfolk, VA 23510

Mission and History

The Vault (CLICK HERE for a list of all upcoming juried open calls for The Vault)


Juried Solo Show Opportunity in d'Art Center's Vault (during The Center's Annual Women's Exhibition: Persistence)


Call open until Feb. 7th. CLICK HERE to submit.


Exhibit your work in a unique space in the heart of Norfolk’s Art District!

This specific solo show opportunity in The Vault occurs during our annual all women’s exhibition: Persistence. The d’Art Center holds the Persistence exhibition every March during women’s history month in its Main Gallery. This exhibition receives over 600 submissions from over 200 women yearly!

Persistence is an all women’s show, however, this solo show opportunity is open to all. For this solo show, we are looking for work that honors and/or celebrates Women’s History Month.  This opportunity is open to functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in all mediums.

Persistence is also our new locations soft launch opening exhibition!


Information:
Show dates:                       Saturday, March 13th 2021 - Wednesday,
                                          March 31st 2021
Call Open:                          Tuesday, January 12th 2021 - Sunday, 
                                          February 7th 2021
Notification of Invitation       By 5pm, Monday February 15th, 2021
(by email):         
Accepted works arrive by:     NO EARLIER THAN March 2nd - 
(If shipping)                             March 6th, 2021
Submission fee:             $45.00 for up to 20 works (one image per 
                                      submission) Depending on the size, The Vault 
                                      can exhibit around 15 works
​​

Main Gallery


Tribute: A National Exhibition of Paintings that Pay Homage to People, Places, and Things

CALL OPENS FEB. 8TH


Description: Tribute is a national exhibition that features paintings from artists from across the country. This exhibition is open to 2D fine art and fine craft in all paint mediums. In theme and content, artworks should pay tribute to a person, place, or thing of great importance to the artist. The Tribute exhibition at d’Art Center is in honor of Barbara Fulp. Barbra was a resident artist at d’Art Center who passed in 2019. She is greatly missed by all who knew her. 

This exhibition is open to all artists living in the United States and is held at the d’Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia. The d’Art will also showcase the work of Barbara Fulp in its new solo gallery: The Vault. 

The exhibition will be co-curated by gallery manager Amanda Bradley, and exhibition juror and Artist Ken Wright.



Exhibition dates:        Friday, April 9th - Sunday, April 25th 2021
Reception:                 TBA
Call Open:                  Monday, February 8th 2021 - Sunday, March 7th
                                  2021
Notifications (by email):         By 5pm, Monday, March 15th 2021 
Accepted works arrive by:      Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
Submission fee:                         $35.00 for 3 works  (one image per
                                                  submission) $5 for additional
                                                  submissions (maximum of 10, and
                                                  one image per submission) 


Awards:
1st Place:            $500.00
2nd Place:            $300.00
3rd Place:            $150.00