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Join us for music, raffles, live art, demos, fairy hair, an open to the public make-and-take, snacks, drinks, and awards during the opening reception of Dynamic and the Norfolk NEON Festival, Friday, October 22, 5 - 9pm!

The 6th Annual NEON Festival returns to Norfolk Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22, 2021! Presented by Business Consortium for Arts Support and Old Dominion University, this free festival welcomes everyone to experience the NEON District through art exhibitions, local and national performances, mural tours and programming unique to Norfolk's first arts neighborhood. Previous festivals at the d’Art Center have brought over 400 patrons through our doors for the festival, and this year we are in our BRAND NEW more centralized location in The NEON District!

Dynamic is d’Art Center’s first annual contemporary arts showcase exhibition from artists across the country. Dynamic features artworks produced only within the last 2 years (January 2020 - September 2021), and is an opportunity for artists to showcase their current style, aesthetic, bodies of work, and signature styles regardless of artwork theme, medium, and content (like the requirements of a themed exhibition) during Norfolk’s Annual NEON Festival!

Juror Information: Solomon Isekeije is an international artist whose works have been exhibited in China, Japan, Nigeria, United States of America and South Korea among other places. He was an Art Instructor with the Governor’s School for the Arts in Norfolk, Virginia, a Professor of arts at Chowan College, Murfresboro, and an art Professor at Hampton University, in Hampton Virginia. Solomon is a multi-talented artist who works in a wide range of art media. He delights in art experimentation, resulting in a wide range of unique artworks. His artworks are in private collections all over the world. Solomon is currently Professor of the Art Department at Norfolk State University.

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

***This specific solo show opportunity occurs during our national exhibition, ICON.

This opportunity is open to functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in all mediums. The Vault can fit between 12 - 15 pieces depending on the sizes.

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ICON is a national exhibition of unique 2D and 3D artworks that are inspired by momentous artists and art movements! From Da Vinci to Banksy and everyone before, after, and in between, what artists and/or artistic movements inspire your work? Art History is full of artistic movements lead by the trail blazers of their time. Who/what inspires the work that you do today?

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