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What's happening right now at d'Art?

Portrayed: d’Art’s Second Annual Juried Exhibition of Portraiture 

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Portrayed is an annual open medium juried exhibition of original and unique 2D and 3D portraiture artworks. This exhibition will feature work in a variety of styles. Work must either depict a human figure, or be a self-portrait to be considered.

This exhibition is open to all functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in ALL MEDIUMS and ALL STYLES. 

This is an in person exhibition but this exhibition will also be featured digitally on d’Art Center’s archive site. See our profile
here.

Juror

This is a juried exhibition, and it will be co-curated by gallery manager Amanda Bradley, and artist and exhibition juror, Kate Pittman, Executive Director of ViBe Creative District in Virginia Beach, Virginia.


​Exhibition dates

Saturday, July 2 2022 - Saturday, July 30 2022


Call Open

Wednesday, May 4 2022 - Sunday, June 5 2022


Notifications (by email)

By 5pm, Monday, June 13 2022


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


Coming Soon!

Artist Talks at d'Art are free and open to the public, but please RSVP here. 

This Pottery Camp track lets campers explore the fundamentals of ceramics and create exciting projects corresponding to a weekly theme that combines art with STEM! 

The d'Art Center offers Summer Camp for 6 weeks in June, July, and August. STEAM Summer Camp features activities such as clay, mixed media, technology and digital art, and art on the move. Daily activities correspond to a weekly theme that presents a different lesson plan that combines art with STEM! Students learn from professional art educators and d'Art's on-site resident artists. Throughout these weeks they work collaboratively, enjoy short field trips, and create unique art projects using a variety of media and techniques.


Themes:
Week 1 June 27 - 30: Explore From Sea to Space
Week 2 July 5 - 8: Animation
Week 3 July 11 - 15: Animal Planet
Week 4 July 18 - 22: Animation
Week 5 July 25 - 29: Food & Fun
Week 6 August 1 - 5: Explore Your Imagination

Are you an artist looking for sale space, a studio, or to join a network of other professional artists? Become a d'Art Artist! 

Mission and History

Open Calls for Artists!

Solo Show Opportunity in The Vault During the Portrayed Exhibition

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This one hundred and thirty two square foot exhibition space is a historical bank vault within The d’Art Center, and gives artists an opportunity to exhibit their work in a unique space in the heart of Norfolk Arts District!


​The d’Art Center Vault exhibits a solo show of one selected artist through the duration of each Main Gallery Exhibition.

The Vault is adjacent to the Main Gallery, all styles and aesthetics are considered, and 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 of the works.

Proposed solo shows do not have to fit the theme of the Main Gallery exhibition, however, artists are more than welcome to propose a solo show based around the Main Gallery Exhibition theme.


This exhibition is open to all functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in ALL MEDIUMS and ALL STYLES. 


​Exhibition dates

Saturday, July 2 2022 - Saturday, July 30 2022


Call Open

Wednesday, May 11 2022 - Sunday, June 5 2022


Notifications (by email)

By 5pm, Monday, June 13 2022