Mon. - Closed

Tue./Wed. - 10am - 5pm

Thurs. - 10am - 7pm

Fri./Sat. - 10am - 5pm

Sun. - Closed

*Closed City Observed Holidays

A non-profit community art center located in Norfolk's NEON District  ---  740 Boush St. Norfolk, VA 23510  ---  757-625-4211

We take applications year round for our Center's artist wall and studio waitlist! For more information, click here.

Find the full prospectus and submit here.

Merged is an exhibition of original unique 2D and 3D collage and assemblage artworks that includes mediums specifically (but not limited to), found objects, recycled materials, paper, fiber, wood, and metal. Collages and assemblages must be free standing, wall mount, or pedestal ready. Work may be no longer than 60” in its longest dimension, and weigh no more than 50 pounds. If you have a question about if your work qualifies, please email abradley@d-artcenter.org.

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, January 7 2023 - Saturday, February 4 2023

Reception: Thursday, January 12 2023, 5:30 - 7:30pm

d’Art Center will do a FB Live of the reception awards, will upload the award video to YouTube, and will upload the exhibition to be digitally viewed permanently on their archive site. 

Call Open: Wednesday, October 26 2022 - Sunday, November 20 2022

Jury Period: Monday, November 21 2022 - Sunday, November 28 2022

Notifications (by email):    By 5pm Tuesday, November 29 2022

Accepted works arrive by:  DEADLINE -  5pm Tuesday, December 20 2022

All accepted works must arrive by the deadline. Hand delivered works are accepted through pre-arrangement; please contact: abradley@d-artcenter.org.

Submission fee $35.00 for 3 works  (one image per submission) $5 for additional submissions (maximum of 10, and one image per submission)

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

Gallery Commission  d’Art Center commission on sales is 60/40 (60% artist, 40% d’Art Center)

Our open calls to artists for our exhibitions go onto CALLFORENTRY.ORG about a month and a half prior to the scheduled opening day of each exhibition. Current open calls are listed below. Information about upcoming exhibitions can be found here.

​If you are an artist and would like to be on our eblast list for open calls, please contact the gallery manager at abradley@d-artcenter.org