The d’Art Center offers three different partnership options for artists; Resident Artist, Local Associate Artist, and Remote Associate Artist.

The d’Art Center is a community art center that serves the greater Hampton Roads area by connecting the community with visual art. A non-profit 501c (3) organization, d’Art offers both youth and adult art education and classes, exhibits that give the public a broader exposure to many local and national artists, programming and outreach through art in public spaces, and provides on and off site events to showcase local and national artists. 

Resident Artist : 
Resident Artists have an onsite studio and sales space in d’Art Center. Studio rent is determined by the square footage, and is subsidized in exchange for volunteerism. 

Local Associate Artist : 
Local Associate Artists have an onsite sales space in d’Art Center. Sales space rent is determined by the square footage, and is subsidized in exchange for volunteerism.

Benefits and volunteerism requirements for Resident and Local Associate Artists:

Resident and Local Associate Artists are part of our community center model and are required to volunteer/contribute 12 times annually in exchange for subsidized rent and other organization benefits such as:

-Selling work onsite as well as our online store
-Gaining exposure and also paid opportunities through on and off site community outreach events and programming
-Participating in both on and off site d’Art Installations
-Promotion through d'Art's digital and print media campaigns
-Being centrally located in Norfolk Arts District, The NEON District
-Being part of a collaborative atmosphere of other professional working artists

*Some examples of volunteer and center contributions include teaching a class, doing a demo at an event, un-packing or re-packing for center exhibitions, running a make and take, etc.  

Remote Associate Artist: 
Remote Associate Artists have an onsite sales space in d’Art Center. These artists rent sales space for a 3 month increments for $225 and a 25% commission on sales. Remote Associates are not required to do any volunteerism or center contributions and receive organization benefits such as:

 -Selling work onsite as well as our online store
-Gaining exposure through onsite community outreach events and programming
-Promotion through d'Art's digital and print media campaigns
-Being centrally located in Norfolk Arts District, The NEON District


If you have any questions, please contact the Gallery Manager and Center Curator, Amanda Bradley, at abradley@d-artcenter.org


​Start the application process here. 

HOURS

Mon. - Closed

Tue./Wed. - 10am - 5pm

Thurs. - 10am - 7pm

Fri./Sat. - 10am - 5pm

Sun. - Closed

*Closed City Observed Holidays