Material II: D’Art Center’s Second National Exhibition of Fiber Artwork

Description: Material is an exhibition of original fiber artworks from across the country. This exhibition will highlights the quality and variety of fiber art, and was open to functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in fiber.  This exhibition was open to all artists living in the United States. If you have a question about if your work qualifies, please email (Exhibition will be an on site installation, and featured on our website)

This was a juried exhibition, and was co-curated by gallery manager Amanda Bradley, and exhibition juror, Liana Graham.

Juror Biography: Liana Graham is the Visual Arts Department Chair at The Governor's School for the Arts. She is currently a member of the Arts District committee for NEON, celebrating the New Energy OF Norfolk. She has been leading a team of students with public art works in the Arts District on Granby Street, the Ingleside Light Rail station, and the Earth Day Celebration at Mount Trashmore. She facilitates student participation in various art exhibitions and a workshop with ForKids yearly. Liana has organized and curated the GSA Fashion Show and Installation of Wearable Art at The Chrysler Museum and MacArthur Center. She also the Director of the GSA Summer Visual Arts Camp, offered every summer. Her education includes a B.S. Degree in Communications from JMU, and a B.F.A. in Painting from ODU, with an Art History minor. She graduated Summa Cum Laude, and was recognized as the College of Arts and Letters Outstanding Student in Studio Art. She has earned her Gifted Education Endorsement.Her work has been exhibited at the Contemporary Art Center (now MOCA), the Riverview Gallery, The Selden Arcade, Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries, and the Hermitage Museum and Gardens.

Exhibition dates:      
Saturday, October 10th 2020 - Saturday, November 7th 2020
Thursday, October 15th 2020, 5:30-7:30pm

Past Exhibitions at d'Art

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions


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Virginia Glass Guild Members Show
(Monday, January 6th - Wednesday, January 29th)
In Pursuit II: Second Annual VA College and 
University Student Exhibition 
(Wednesday, February 5th - Saturday, February 29th)
Reception: Thursday, February 13th 5:30 - 7:30pm 
Call for Artists Open : December 9th - January 15th
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 - 7:30pm 
Call for Artists Open: January 13th - February 9th
Tribute:  A National Exhibition of Paintings that Pay Homage to People, Places, and Things
(Exhibition In Honor of Barbara Fulp)
(postponed due to COVID-19 until 2021)
Reception: TBA 
Call for Artists Open: TBA
Merged II : d’Art’s Second National Collage & 
Assemblage Exhibition 
(postponed due to COVID-19 until 2021)
Reception: TBA 
Call for Artists Open: TBA
Eccentric: A National Exhibition Featuring Artworks Surreal in Content, or Unconventional in Materials (Thursday, June 11th - Saturdy, June 27th)
Reception: Thursday, June 18th 5:30 - 7:30pm 
Call for Artists Open: February 17th - March 15th


2020 Summer Camp Program takes place in d’Art 
Center’s gallery July 6th - July 31st
Tiny But Mighty II: d’Art’s Second National Small Artworks Exhibition
(Thursday, August 6th - Saturday, August 29th)
Reception: Thursday, August 6th 5:30-7:30pm 
Call for Artists Open: June 10th - July 12th 
Divulge: A National Exhibition Featuring the Use of Art for Therapy and Mental Health 
Awareness + NEON Night
(Saturday, September 5th - Saturday, October 3rd)
Reception:  Thursday, September 17th 5:30-7:30pm 
Call for Artists Open: July 8th - August 9th 
Material II: d’Art’s Second National Fiber Arts Exhibition
(Saturday, October 10th - Saturday, November 7th)
Reception: Thursday, October 15th 5-9pm
Call for Artists Open: August 12th - September 13th

2020 Exhibition Schedule