Tiny But Mighty: A National Exhibition of Small 3D Artworks

Description : Tiny but Mighty is an exhibition of small three-dimensional works from across the country which do not exceed 8” in their longest dimensions. Original works in all media, traditional or non-traditional, are welcomed. Included are both freestanding and wall-mounted three-dimensional works. Open to all artists living in the United States, this exhibition is held at the d’Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia. The d’Art Center is Norfolk’s thirty-year-old art center which includes working professional artist studios and a wide variety of exhibitions and programming open to the public. The d’Art Center is located in the NEON district of Norfolk, and this show will be housed in d’Art’s spacious main exhibition space, the Harbor Group International Gallery.  

Juror Biography : John Roth is an art sculpture professor at Old Dominion University. Roth received his Bachelor of Science at Northern Michigan University and teaching certification in both Art Education and Industrial Art Education. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1987-1990 and earned a Master of Fine Arts in painting and sculpture. Roth has an active exhibition record including shows in New York, London, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Minneapolis. He has won numerous grants and awards including fellowships from the Wisconsin Arts Board and the Dane County (Madison Wis) Cultural Affairs Commission as well as a faculty summer research grant from ODU. Before graduate study, Roth was employed on dairy farms, in construction, and as a maintenance mechanic in a foundry, a chemical plant and a furniture factory. He also worked in a research and development lab making models, prototypes, lab apparatuses, and performing destructive testing. Before coming to ODU in 2005, Professor Roth was employed as a technician/instructor at Ohio University. View is work at www.johnrgroth.com

Exhibition dates:        May 3rd - June 9th, 2018 

Reception:            Thursday, May 10th, 5:30-7:30pm

Submissions due:        Sunday, April 8th, 2018

Notifications (by email):    By April 12th, 2018

Accepted works arrive by:     Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Submission fee:        $35.00 for up to 3 works  


1st Place:            $500.00

2nd Place:            $300.00

3rd Place:            $150.00