Tidewater Turners Member Show

​Tuesday, January 8th - Saturday, January 26th

Reception : Saturday, January 12th


Soulful : A National Exhibition of African-American Artists

Thursday, February 7th -  Thursday, February 28th

Reception: Thursday, February 7th

​Call to Artists Open Monday, December 3rd - Sunday, January 6th

​Juror : Ken Wright


Persistence : A National Exhibition Celebrating Women’s Empowerment

​Saturday, March 9th - Saturday March 30th

Reception : Thursday March 14th

Call to Artists Open Monday, January 7th - Thursday February 7th

​Juror : Lori Pratico


Virginia College Student Art Show

Thursday, April 11th - Thursday, May 2nd

Reception : Thursday, April 11th

​Call to Artists Open Monday, February 4th - Sunday, March 10th

Juried by Art Professionals at d'Art Center 


Earth Devised: A National Exhibition of Functional and Non-Functional Ceramic Art

​Saturday, May 11th - Thursday, June 6th

Reception : Thursday, May 16th

Call to Artists Open Monday, March 11th - Sunday, April 14th

​Juror : Richard "Rick" Nickel


Sheets: A National Exhibition of Paper Arts

​Saturday, June 15th -Saturday, July 13th

Reception : ​Thursday, June 20th

Call to Artists Open Monday, April 15th - Sunday May 19th

​Juror : Clay McGlamory


Strive: A National Exhibition Highlighting American Immigration and the American Dream

Thursday, July 25th - Saturday, August 31st

​Reception : Thursday, July 25th

Call to Artist Open Monday, May 28th - Sunday, June 30th

​Juror: Solomon Isekeije


​Contrive: A National Exhibition of Profound Photo Manipulation

Saturday, September 14th - Tuesday, October 8th

Reception : Thursday, September 19th

Call to Artists Open Monday, July 8th - Sunday August 11th

Juror: Amanda Bradley


​Unconventional: A National Exhibition Highlighting the use of Unusual Materials and Found Objects in Art

Thursday, October 17th -   Saturday, November 16th

Reception : First night of 5th Annual NEON Festival,

Thursday October 17th

Call to Artists Open Monday, August 12th - Sunday September 15th

Juror : Melissa Hill

Unconventional: A National Exhibition Highlighting the use of Unusual Materials and Found Objects in Art

Description: Unconventional is a national juried exhibition that features use of Unusual Materials and Found Objects in Art. This exhibition is open to all work that involves the incorporation of materials and techniques out of the traditional realm of art mediums, and standards. Work can include traditional aspects, but work in this exhibition should exhibit significant unconventional materials and methods in process and medium. Some examples (but not limited to) are recycled materials, coffee, ‘trash,’ spray paint, fiber, metals, plant materials, etc. Work may be 2D or 3D. If you are not sure if your work would qualify for this exhibition, please email the gallery manager, Amanda Bradley, at abradley@d-artcenter.org.  This exhibition is open to all artists living in the United States. Unconventional and will be co-curated by d’Art Center Staff and the juror Melissa Hill. 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. This exhibition reception will fall on the opening night of the 5th annual NEON Festival, a district wide arts festival in Norfolk, Virginia. 


Juror: Melissa Hill (1986 Norfolk, VA) is an award-winning artist who received both her BFA in 3D Media (2011) and her BA in Art History (2012) at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She completed her MFA in Sculpture (2015) at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. She currently practices in Virginia Beach, Virginia and works as an adjunct professor at Old Dominion University. Hill’s art has been exhibited both nationally and internationally. National exhibitions include various solo and group shows, the most recent being the Benefits Art Auction at The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts (2019), Art’s in Foggy Bottom Sculpture Biennale (2018), Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art’s New Waves Exhibit (2017) and Continuum at the Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries (2017). In 2014 she was awarded an exhibitions fellowship at the Flashpoint Gallery with CulturalDC.

Exhibition dates:   Thursday, October 17th - Saturday, November 16th     2019
Reception:             Thursday, October 17th 2019, 5:30-7:30pm

Past Exhibitions at d'Art

2019 Exhibition Schedule

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions