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


Resident and Associate Artist Show

Thursday, July 25th - Saturday, August 31st

​Reception : TBA


​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: TBA


​Unconventional: A National Exhibition Celebrating 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 : TBA​​

In Pursuit: A Virginia College & University Student Art Exhibition 


Description: In Pursuit is a juried exhibition that features work from Virginia Art Students currently enrolled in their University or College’s 2019 Art Program. This exhibition is open to functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in all mediums. This exhibition is open to all Virginia college art students currently enrolled in the art program at their college or university, and is held at the d’Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia. This exhibition will be juried by art professionals at d’Art Center, and curated by d’Art Center Staff. 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.


Exhibition dates:        Thursday, April 11th 2019 -    

                                  Thursday, May 2nd 2019

Reception:                  Thursday, April 11th 2019, 

                                   5:30-7:30pm


Sheets: A National Exhibition of Paper Arts


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Description: Sheets is a national juried exhibition that features paper arts. This exhibition is open to all 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine paper crafts that may also incorporate any additional medium, as long as the finished piece is composed of at least 60% in paper elements (this may include, but is not limited to book arts, collage, sculpture, assemblage, and 2D mixed media). Paintings, drawings, and prints simply composed on paper are not considered UNLESS the paper has a unique handmade component. This exhibition is open to all artists living in the United States. This exhibition will be juried by Clay McGlamory, and curated by d’Art Center Staff. 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.

Exhibition dates:        Saturday, June 15th 2019 - Saturday, July 13th 2019

Reception:                 Thursday, June 20th 2019, 5:30-7:30pm

Call Open:                  Monday, April 15th 2019 - Sunday, May 19th 2019

Notifications (by email):          By 5pm, Friday May 31st, 2019 

Accepted works arrive by:       Thursday, June 11th, 2019

Submission fee:                        $35.00 for up to 3 works  

Awards:


1st Place:            $500.00

2nd Place:            $300.00

3rd Place:            $150.00    

Eligibility: This exhibition is open to all artists living in the United States. Work needs to have been produced within the last two years. All styles and aesthetics are considered. Work may be no longer/larger than 48 inches in it’s longest dimension. The d’Art Center is a public non-profit art center open to everyone; as such, the content of submissions should be appropriate for all viewers. 

Submissions: All entries and payments must be submitted via Call for Entries (Cafe). Please follow the directions on Cafe. If you have exhibition questions, please contact abradley@d-artcenter.org; questions related to submitting through the Cafe platform should be directed to Cafe. 

Limitations: Works cannot exceed a weight of 40 pounds. Work can not be longer/larger than 48 inches in it’s longest dimension. All 2D works must be equipped with hanging hardware for installation. All 3D works that require presentation other than standard pedestals must include those displays with the works. Works that require special installation must come with clear instructions. Any works that require complicated specialized installation must be installed by the artist. We reserve the right to reject work for the exhibition that differs significantly from the submitted images and/ or for craft issues. Work must be presentation/display quality and hang ready.

Liability: The gallery staff will take great care handling artworks for exhibition. However, the d’Art Center, its staff, and gallery are not responsible for any damage that may occur. We strongly recommend artists insure the works themselves, and purchase insurance from the shipping company used. Shipping your work means you agree to this.

Shipping: The artist is responsible for shipping costs to and from the gallery. All accepted works must arrive by Thursday, June 11th, 2019 without exception. Hand delivered works are accepted through pre-arrangement; please contact 

abradley@d-artcenter.org. Artists must issue pre-paid return labels for their works through UPS or FedEx. We do not arrange shipping in any other manner. Works must have pre-paid return labels through FedEx or UPS to be returned. Please make your return label easy to locate in packaging. Any additional details on shipping will be included upon notification of accepted entries. Please no packing peanuts. Works should be shipped in reusable containers for return. Clearly indicate any packing directions for return of works. Works that do not include a return label, and works that are not picked up within one month of the end of the exhibition become property of the d’Art Center. 

Entry Fees and Materials: Artists may submit up to 3 artworks for consideration and the entry fee is $35.00. Commission for works is 60% (artist)/ 40% (d’Art), not including awards.

Earth Devised: A Juried National Exhibition of Ceramic Art

Description: Juried by Richard Nickel and curated by d’Art staff, Earth Devised is an exhibition that features both functional and non-functional ceramic art from across the country. This exhibition is open to adults 18+ 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.

Juror Biography: Richard "Rick" Nickel - Originally from Rochester, New York, Richard Nickel received a Bachelor of Science in Art Education from State University College at Buffalo, New York. He received a Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics in 2000 at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Nickel is an Associate Professor of Art at Old Dominion University. He has been published in several Lark books on ceramics and awarded several grants on research in Education and Ceramics, including a Faculty Innovator Grant, and an ODU Summer Research Fellowship.

https://www.instagram.com/richardnickel/

Exhibition dates:        Saturday, May 11th 2019 - Thursday, June 6th   

Reception:            Thursday, May 16th 2019, 5:30-7:30pm


 Exhibitions

2019 Exhibition Schedule