HOURS

Mon. - Closed

Tue./Wed. - 10am - 5pm

Thurs. - 10am - 7pm

Fri./Sat. - 10am - 5pm

Sun. - Closed

*Closed City Observed Holidays

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

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


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. 

Kate Pittman is a nonprofit arts executive with 16 years experience working in Hampton Roads. In her role as director for the first arts district in Virginia Beach, she works with a nonprofit board of community leaders, city officials, a business association of approximately 100 small local businesses and over 200 artists to champion local culture. Pittman partners with artists and entrepreneurs to collaborate in the unique and engaging destination called ViBe. The ViBe District has rapidly grown since its 2015 adoption by city council with the addition of over 50 new small businesses and over 350 works of art. The ViBe Creative District has raised over $1 Million dollars to support local artists and small businesses and has received over 750 positive press articles--including Jeopardy, Rolling Stone Magazine and Southern Living. Pittman lives with her husband and sons in Virginia Beach.

ViBeCreativeDistrict.org


​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


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