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 

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

Closed Mondays, Open Tuesday - Friday 10am - 5pm, and Saturday and Sunday 11am - 6pm

 **Contact abradley@d-artcenter.org to submit

​Submissions close August 29th.


Exhibit your work in a unique space in the heart of Norfolk’s Art District!

***This specific solo show opportunity occurs during d'Arts Annual Juried Virginia College & University Student Art Exhibition, In Pursuit III, andis open to seniors needing to fufill their senior show requirements.

Contact abradley@d-artcenter.org to start the application process.​

This opportunity 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.

See what d'Art Center and our solo artists have put together in The Vault previously
here.

Information:

Exhibition dates:
             
Saturday, September 25th 2021 - Sunday, October 10th 2021              

Reception:                       
Thursday, September 30th 2021, 5:30 -  7:30pm  ​

Submissions Due by:                      
Sunday, August 29th 2021

Notifications (by email):         
By 5pm, Monday, September 6th, 2021

Accepted works arrive by:     
By 5pm, Friday, September 17th, 2021

All accepted works must arrive by 5pm Friday, September 17th, 2021 without exception.


The Vault: 

The Vault is located in the d’Art Center’s new location in the NEON District. This one hundred and thirty two square foot exhibition space is a historical bank vault, and gives artists an opportunity to exhibit their work in a unique space in the heart of Norfolk Arts District (The NEON District). All styles and aesthetics are considered. D’Art Center will market the show through their social media and patron base, as well as provide invitational postcards/fliers. Commission on sales is 60% Artist, and 40% d’Art Center for juried shows in The Vault.

Call open until August 29th. SUBMIT HERE.


In Pursuit is an open medium exhibition of original and unique 2D and 3D artworks from Virginia College and University Art Students. This exhibition will feature work in a variety of styles. This exhibition is open to ONLY Virginia College or University art students currently enrolled in the art program at their college or university. Work can not exceed 60" in it's longest dimension and can not exceed 50 pounds.  D’Art Center will have an in person public reception according to state COVID Guidelines, will do a FB Live of the reception awards, will upload the award video to YouTube, and will also list the exhibiting pieces for sale on the d’Art Center website. If you have a question about if your work qualifies, please email abradley@d-artcenter.org.

This is a juried exhibition, and will be curated by gallery manager Amanda Bradley, and juried by d'Art Center's professional artists. 

We also have an opportunity for one student to have a solo show. This opportunity is open to seniors needing to fufill their senior show requirements. Contact abradley@d-artcenter.org to submit.


​Exhibition Information:

Exhibition dates:             
Saturday, September 25th 2021 - Sunday, October 10th 2021              

Reception:                       
Thursday, September 30th 2021, 5:30 -  7:30pm  ​

Call Open:                      
Monday, August 2nd 2021 - Sunday, August 29th 2021

Notifications (by email):         
By 5pm, Monday, September 6th, 2021

Accepted works arrive by:     
By 5pm, Friday, September 17th, 2021

Submission fee:                      
$20.00 for 3 works  (one image per submission) $5 for additional submissions (maximum of 10, and one image per submission)

All accepted works must arrive by 5pm Friday, September 17th, 2021 without exception.