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

Call open until October 17th. SUBMIT HERE.


ICON is a national exhibition of unique 2D and 3D artworks that are inspired by momentous artists and art movements! From Da Vinci to Banksy and everyone before, after, and in between, what artists and/or artistic movements inspire your work? Art History is full of artistic movements lead by the trail blazers of their time. Who/what inspires the work that you do today? *Please let us know in your artist statement for this exhibition! This exhibition will feature work in a variety of styles. Work may be no longer than 60” in its longest dimension and weigh no more than 50 pounds.

Examples (but not limited to): Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, M.C. Escher, Jackson Pollock, Frida Kahlo, Andy Warhol, Banksy, Henri Matisse, Egon Schiele, Annie Leibovitz,  Umberto Boccioni, Marcel Duchamp, Roy Lichenstein, Donald Judd, Georgia O’Keeffe, Jeff Koons, Liu Xiaodong, Augusta Savage, Cindy Sherman, Louise Bourgeois, Cecily Brown, Liu We, Helen Frankenthaler, Miquel Barcelo, JR, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Mickalene Thomas, George Condo, Mark Bradford, Sally Mann, Art Deco, Abstract Expressionism, Art Nouveau, Avant-garde, Baroque, Bauhaus, Classicism, Conceptual Art, Constructivism, Cubism, Dada / Dadaism, Expressionism, Fauvism, Futurism, Impressionism, Installation Art, Land Art, Minimalism, Neo-Impressionism, Neoclassicism, Op Art, Performance Art, Pop Art, Post-Impressionism, Post - Modernism, Precisionism, Rococo, Surrealism, Suprematism, Symbolism.

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 it will be co-curated by gallery manager Amanda Bradley, and exhibition juror, Anna Isbell, Ph.D. Assistant Professor & Director of the James Wise Gallery at Norfolk State University.


​Exhibition Information:

Exhibition dates:             
Saturday, November 13 2021 - Sunday, December 5th 2021

Reception:                       
Thursday, November 18th 2021, 5:30 - 7:30pm

Call Open:                       
Wednesday, September 21st 2021 - Sunday, October 17th 2021

Notifications (by email):         
By 5pm, Monday October 25th, 2021

Accepted works arrive by:     
November 5th, 2021

Submission fee:                      
$45.00 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 November 5th, 2021 without exception. Hand delivered works are accepted through pre-arrangement; please contact: abradley@d-artcenter.org.

Hand delivered works are accepted through pre-arrangement; please contact the gallery manager, abradley@d-artcenter.org to arrange your drop off date sometime before the October 8th deadline. 

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


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

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 

​Submissions close October 17th. SUBMIT HERE.


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

***This specific solo show opportunity occurs during our national exhibition, ICON.



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, November 13 2021 - Sunday, December 12th 2021

Call Open:                       
Wednesday, September 21st 2021 - Sunday, October 17th 2021

Notifications (by email):         
By 5pm, Monday October 25th, 2021

Accepted works arrive by:     
November 5th, 2021


Submission fee:                      
$55.00 for up to 20 submissions for your solo show

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.