Tribute: A National Exhibition of Paintings that Pay Homage to People, Places, and Things


Description: Tribute is a national exhibition that features paintings from artists from across the country. This exhibition is open to 2D fine art and fine craft in all paint mediums. In theme and content, artworks should pay tribute to a person, place, or thing of great importance to the artist. The Tribute exhibition at d’Art Center is in honor of Barbara Fulp. Barbara was a resident artist at d’Art Center who passed in 2019. She is greatly missed by all who knew her. 

This exhibition is open to all artists living in the United States and is held at the d’Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia. The d’Art will also showcase the work of Barbara Fulp in its new solo gallery: The Vault. 

The exhibition will be co-curated by gallery manager Amanda Bradley, and exhibition juror and Artist Ken Wright.

Exhibition dates:        Friday, April 9th - Sunday, April 25th 2021
Reception:                 Opening Reception and New Location Grand Opening  
                                  April 9th 2021, 5:30 - 7:30pm

Call Open:                  Monday, February 8th 2021 - Sunday, March 7th
Notifications (by email):         By 5pm, Monday, March 15th 2021 
Accepted works arrive by:      Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
Submission fee:                         $35.00 for 3 works  (one image per
                                                  submission) $5 for additional
                                                  submissions (maximum of 10, and
                                                  one image per submission) 

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

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

NOTICE: The d'Art Center is packing, planning, and moving until March 1st! If you need assistance contact the staff or the  artists  directly. Thank you!

Past Exhibitions at d'Art


Click here to see what is for sale in our rotating national exhibition gallery!

Persistence III: d’Art Center’s Annual National All Women’s Exhibition

Call open until February 7th.

Description: Persistence is an annual exhibition that features work from female artists from across the country to celebrate Women’s History Month. 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, this exhibition is only open to female artists, and is held at the d’Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia. This exhibition is open to all female artists living in the United States, and receives over 600 submissions from over 200 female artists annually! 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

Co-curated by Amanda Bradley & juror Lori Pratico.

Exhibition Information:

Exhibition dates:             Saturday, March 13th 2021 - Wednesday,
                                       March 31st 2021                                              
Reception:                       Opening Reception & New Location soft opening
                                       Tuesday, March 16th 2021 5:30 - 7:30pm
Call Open:                       Tuesday, January 12th 2021 - Sunday, 
                                       February 7th 2021
Notifications (by email):         By 5pm, Monday February 15th, 2021
Accepted works arrive by:      NO EARLIER THAN March 2nd - 
                                               March 6th, 2021
Submission fee:                      $35.00 for 3 works  (one image per 
                                                  submission) $5 for additional 
                                                  submissions (maximum of 10, and 
                                                  one image per submission)​

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

Persistence is also our new location's soft launch opening exhibition!

We are also offering a solo show opportunity during the Persistence exhibition in our smaller gallery, The Vault. Interested? SUBMIT HERE.