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​COMING SOON: Divulge: A National Exhibition Featuring the Use of Art for Therapy and Mental Health Awareness

Description: Art has been used as a means of communication, self-expression, group interaction, diagnosis, and conflict resolution throughout history. Through art, both people and artists can look for themes and conflicts that may be affecting their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. The establishment of art therapy as a unique and publicly accepted therapeutic approach only took place recently, in the mid-20th century. Divulge will feature both 2D and 3D artworks from across the country of all mediums that highlights/depicts self expression, are created in art therapy, and/or raises awareness of mental health. Original works in all media, traditional or non-traditional, are welcomed and includes both freestanding and wall-mounted two, and three-dimensional works. This exhibition is open to all artists living in the United States. If you have a question about if your work qualifies, please email abradley@d-artcenter.org.

This exhibition is held at the d’Art Center in Norfolk. The d’Art Center is Norfolk’s thirty-year-old art center and includes working professional artist studios and provides a wide variety of exhibitions and programming open to the public. The d’Art Center is located in the NEON district of Norfolk. 

This is a juried exhibition, and it will be co-curated by gallery manager Amanda Bradley, and exhibition juror, TBA.

Juror : Matthew 
Bernier


Exhibition dates:        Saturday, September 5th 2020 - Saturday, October 3rd 2020
Reception:                 Thursday, September 17th
2020, 5:30-9:00pm 

Call Open:                  July, 10th 2020 - Sunday, August 9th 2020

Notifications (by email):         By 5pm, Monday August 17th, 2020 Accepted works arrive by:     

                                               August 31st, 2020
Submission fee:                      $35.00 for up to 3 works  (one image per submission)

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

CALL FOR ARTISTS! SUBMIT HERE.

Material II: D’Art Center’s Second National Exhibition of Fiber Artwork

Description: Material is an exhibition of original fiber artworks from across the country. This exhibition will highlight the quality and variety of fiber art, and is open to functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in fiber. Mixed media works are welcome as long as fiber is a major component. This exhibition is open to all artists living in the United States. If you have a question about if your work qualifies, please email abradley@d-artcenter.org.
(Exhibition will be an on site installation, and featured on our website)

This is a juried exhibition, and it will be co-curated by gallery manager Amanda Bradley, and exhibition juror, Liana Graham.

Juror Biography: Liana Graham is the Visual Arts Department Chair at The Governor's School for the Arts. She is currently a member of the Arts District committee for NEON, celebrating the New Energy OF Norfolk. She has been leading a team of students with public art works in the Arts District on Granby Street, the Ingleside Light Rail station, and the Earth Day Celebration at Mount Trashmore. She facilitates student participation in various art exhibitions and a workshop with ForKids yearly. Liana has organized and curated the GSA Fashion Show and Installation of Wearable Art at The Chrysler Museum and MacArthur Center. She also the Director of the GSA Summer Visual Arts Camp, offered every summer. Her education includes a B.S. Degree in Communications from JMU, and a B.F.A. in Painting from ODU, with an Art History minor. She graduated Summa Cum Laude, and was recognized as the College of Arts and Letters Outstanding Student in Studio Art. She has earned her Gifted Education Endorsement.Her work has been exhibited at the Contemporary Art Center (now MOCA), the Riverview Gallery, The Selden Arcade, Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries, and the Hermitage Museum and Gardens.

Exhibition dates:      
Saturday, October 10th 2020 - Saturday, November 7th 2020
Reception:            
Thursday, October 15th 2020, 5:30-7:30pm
Call Open:                        
Wednesday, August 12th 2020 - Sunday, September 13th 2020
Notifications (by email):        
By 5pm, Monday September 21st, 2020 
Accepted works arrive by:  
October 5th, 2020
Submission fee:            
$35.00 for up to 3 works  (one image per submission)

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

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