Del Ray Artisans 2017 Wall Calendar Available Now!

Del Ray Artisans 2017 Wall Calendar
Del Ray Artisans' 2017 Wall Calendar featuring artwork by Del Ray Artisans members is available for purchase at the gallery now at just $18/calendar. The calendar includes the work of 49 artists. There are 4 pieces of art per month, plus Cathy Messina's Remember the Redbuds is on the cover. Pre-populated events in the calendar include Del Ray Artisans events, community events, national holidays, and major Christian, Jewish, and Muslim religious holidays. Come to the gallery today to get yo...

Del Ray Artisans’ 2017 Wall Calendar (Entries due 10/28/2016)

Del Ray Artisans calendar
Call for Entry (Open to Members) Del Ray Artisans' 2017 Wall Calendar Digital entries due: Friday, October 28, 2016 Members: Submit your best work to the 4th annual Del Ray Artisans' calendar! All entries are to be received digitally, and no physical pieces of art will be collected. There is no entry fee, no theme, and work previously shown at Del Ray Artisans is acceptable. Your Del Ray Artisans membership must be up-to-date. The Calendar Selection Committee will choose approximately 40 p...

Local Flavor Exhibit (Entries due 9/22/2016)

Local Flavor postcard
Del Ray Artisans' Members Exhibit Call for Entry Local Flavor at Del Ray Artisans Gallery October 7–30, 2016 Digital entries due: Thursday, September 22, 2016 When you’re not in town, what do you miss? What do you crave? A local ice cream shop or favorite restaurant? Friendly neighbors, dogs, or familiar faces? What do you see on your typical routes to work, shopping, or recreation? Highlight local officials, landmarks (popular or hidden gems), small businesses, farmers’ markets, community e...

Cookbook Fundraiser (Recipes & Artwork due 9/5/2016)

Call for Cookbook Recipes and Artwork Submissions due via email by September 5, 2016 Del Ray Artisans (DRA) is preparing a cookbook to sell during the holiday season and thereafter. Help raise funds for DRA by sending us your recipes for that hearty soup, the cocktail that inspires you to paint, your mother in law’s signature hors d’oeuvres—which you’ve improved—or the pie you brought to the DRA member meeting. Recipes are being sought for these categories: Beverages; Appetizers and Snacks; ...

“Fire and Earth” National Ceramic Cup and Regional 2-D Art Exhibit

Ceramic mugs by Dan Finnegan
Opening Reception: Friday, September 2 from 7-9pm Exhibit Dates: September 2–October 2, 2016 “Fire and Earth” are two of the four classical elements. This exhibit celebrates these elements in a hybrid show that combines a National ceramic cup exhibit with a regional 2-D exhibit. This exhibit honors how fire in the kiln transforms earth (clay) into functional drinking vessels. The exhibit is juried by Dan Finnegan, a nationally and internationally recognized potter. Local Del Ray businesses St....

Holiday Market 2016 (Applications due 9/18/2016)

Application deadline extended to: Sunday, September 18, 2016 Applications for exhibitors in Del Ray Artisans' 21st Holiday Market to be held in December 2016 are now open. The market is the first three weekends in December. Different artists from a variety of media categories will be selected for each weekend. Artists who applied before August 19 will be notified of acceptance by September 2; artists who applied after August 19 will be notified after September 18. DRA members and non-members ar...

Open Life Drawing Sessions – Summer & Fall 2016

Figure 04 by Linda Lowery
Looking for a chance to hone your figure drawing skills? Del Ray Artisans offers a range of open life drawing sessions for just this purpose. Both nude and clothed models are featured. These sessions operate on a drop-in basis so there is no need to register in advance. Bring your supplies and join us at the gallery to draw or paint from our live models. We don't supply easels but you are welcome to bring your own if you want to use one. Please no acrylics or oils; pastels, watercolor and ink ar...

FUN-derful: The Main Attraction at Del Ray Artisans Gallery with mini-FUN-raiser Sideshow: “Can You Spare a Square?”

FUN-derful postcard
Opening Reception: Friday, August 5 from 7-9pm Exhibit Dates: August 5-28, 2016 Lookie! Lookie! Come to the show! Del Ray Artisans invites you to the main attraction, FUN-derful, a curated exhibit of witty, punny, colorful, silly, humorous and just (LOL) FUN art by local area artists. It is guaranteed to put a smile on your face! But, wait! There’s more! We are featuring a sideshow mini FUN-raiser called: “Can You Spare A Square?” Artists are adopting small square matboards and donating com...

Birdhouses of Del Ray: Silent Auction Fundraiser (Entries due 10/3/2016)

Visionary Birdhouse by Ted Frankel
Physical submissions due: October 2 and October 3, 2016 from 6-8pm Seeking artisans birdhouses for the "Birdhouses of Del Ray" silent auction fundraiser. Artists are invited to submit one or two 3-D birdhouses of any material. Artists may completely form their own birdhouse or may purchase a 'blank' birdhouse from Del Ray Artisans to alter and embellish. The birdhouses will be on display for bidding from October 7-25, 2016. All proceeds from the auction will be donated to Del Ray Artisans. Bird...

2016 Summer Art Camp for Youth at Del Ray Artisans

Art Camp Show
Choose Week: July 18-22 or July 25-29 from 9am-4pm daily For Ages: 8-14 years old Register now for the 2016 Del Ray Artisans Summer Art Camp! Youth ages 8-14 years old are invited to spend a week with professional educational staff at Del Ray Artisans creating art and learning a range of creative techniques. Art Camp is a one-week experience for campers—choose either week one (July 18-22, 2016) or week two (July 25-29, 2016). Camp is Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm daily and costs $30...