Persistence II: A National All Women’s Exhibition Celebrating 2020, The Year of the Woman


In Pursuit II: d’Art Center’s Second Annual Virginia College and University Student Art Exhibition

Description: Persistence II is a second annual exhibition that features work from female artists from across the country. This exhibition is open to functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in all mediums. In honor of Women’s History Month and 2020, The Year of the Woman, this exhibition is open to all female artists living in the United States and is held at the d’Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia. The d’Art Center is Norfolk’s thirty-year-old art center and includes working professional artist studios and provides a wide variety of exhibitions and programming open to the public. The d’Art Center is located in the NEON district of Norfolk. The exhibition will be co-curated by gallery manager Amanda Bradley, and exhibition juror, Lori Pratico.

Exhibition dates:        Monday, March 9th 2020 - Tuesday. March 31st 2020
Reception:                 Thursday, March 12th 2020, 5:30-7:30pm
Call Open:                  Wednesday, January 15th 2020 - Sunday, February 9th 2020
Notifications (by email):         By 5pm, Friday February 21st, 2020 
Accepted works arrive by:      March 3rd, 2020
Submission fee:                     $35.00 for up to 3 works

1st Place:            $300.00

2nd Place:            $200.00

3rd Place:            $100.00

Past Exhibitions at d'Art

2020 Exhibition Schedule

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

Virginia Glass Guild Members Show

Monday, January 6th - Wednesday, January 29th

Reception : Saturday, January 11th 4:30 - 7pm

​Juror: Amanda Bradley

In Pursuit II: Second Annual VA College and University Student Exhibition

Wednesday, February 5th - Saturday, February 29th

Reception: Thursday, February 13th 5:30 - 7:30

Call for Artists Open : December 9th - January 15th

Juror : d'Art Center Staff and Artists

Persistence II : A National All Women's Exhibition Celebrating 2020, the Year of the Woman

Monday, March 9th - Tuesday March 31st

​Reception: Thursday March 12th 5:30 - 7:30

Call for Artists Open: January 15th - February 9th

Juror: Lori Pratico


Tuesday, April 7th - Thursday, April 30th

Reception: TBA

Call for Artists Open: Berry 17th - March 15th

Juror: TBA

Tribute: A National Oil Painting Exhibition

(In honor of Barbara Fulp)

Friday, May 8th - Saturday May 30th

Reception: TBA

Call for Artists Open: March 9th - April 12th 

Juror: TBA

Gallery reserved June - August for Summer Camp

​August - November Exhibition Schedule TBA