Reinvention (Entries due 2/26/2018)

Del Ray Artisans Members Only Gallery Without Walls Call for Entry Reinvention at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital March 4 - June 10, 2018 Digital entries due: Monday, February 26, 2018 by midnight We’re partnering with the VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital again! The Animal Hospital has just completed a major renovation, working with the strong bones of their original structure to reinvent the hospital to better serve their clients. So for our next Gallery Without Walls show, we challenge a...

Open Life Drawing Sessions – 2018

Drawing by Katherine Rand
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 in...

Art Squared (Entries due 1/15/2018)

Periodic at 475 by Monica Hokeilen
Art2 Call for Entry Del Ray Artisans gallery February 2 - 25, 2018 Digital entries due: Monday, January 15, 2018 by midnight Creativity drives the mind to explore: it inspires the scientist to ask questions and search for understanding; it leads the engineer to new solutions and inventions; it pushes the artist to new levels of expression. Mathematics has its own beauty (like Euler’s identity), and principles of symmetry, geometry, and measurement are often used in creating beautiful art...

Sensorium (Entries due 12/20/2017)

Home by Melanie Bikowski
Sensorium Call for Entry Del Ray Artisans gallery January 5 - 28, 2018 Digital entries due: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by midnight Our senses and the apparatus in our brain evoke emotional feelings of sympathy, appreciation, or gratitude, or something that is moving, heartwarming, or tender. The connection between our senses and emotions makes contact with our hearts through someone, something, or an event—be it a pat or tap on the head; or the feel of flower petals, hard steel, body p...

Del Ray Artisans’ 22nd Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Holiday Market

Holiday Market 2017
First 3 Weekends in December 2017 December 1-3, December 8-10, December 15-17 Join us the first three weekends in December as Del Ray Artisans’ 22nd Annual Holiday Market offers unique handcrafted fine arts and crafts from local artists. As always, the artists are presenting a variety of media, including botanical drawings, fiber/textiles, glass, jewelry, mixed media, mosaics, painting, paper crafting, photography, pottery/ceramics, sculpture, watercolor, wood turning, and more! Different arti...

Del Ray Artisans’ 2018 Wall Calendar

2018 Wall Calendar
Pre-order now through early November! Keep track of your 2018 dates with a calendar featuring artwork by Del Ray Artisans members! The calendar showcases 45 pieces of art from 44 local artists. Three to four artworks are highlighted each month. The wall calendar comes pre-printed with Del Ray Artisans events, community events (from Del Ray Business Association, Del Ray Community Association, and more), national holidays, and major religious holidays. Pre-order the calendar now for just $1...

Open Theme at the Durant Arts Center (Entries due 11/20/2017)

Bermuda (2) by Eileen O'Brien
Del Ray Artisans Members Only Gallery Without Walls Call for Entry Open Theme at the Durant Arts Center November 27, 2017 - February 26, 2018 Digital entries due: Monday, November 20, 2017 by midnight Del Ray Artisans is pleased to announce a collaboration with the Office of the Arts at Alexandria’s Durant Arts Center, located at 1605 Cameron St., to sponsor a new Gallery Without Walls exhibit. This show has no theme, though artists should keep in mind that the center houses many events...

“$100 & Under” Art Exhibit at Del Ray Artisans Gallery

$100 and Under postcard
Exhibit Dates: November 3 - 26, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, November 3 from 7-9pm Our popular $100 & Under exhibit from 2015 returns, featuring art by Del Ray Artisans member artists priced at $100 or less. This is a great chance to directly support the arts in your community at pocketbook-friendly prices. Please join us at the opening on Friday, November 3 from 7-9pm to meet the curators and many of the artists. The art will be sold on an art-to-go basis, with buyers taking art hom...

Del Ray Artisans’ 2018 Wall Calendar (Entries due 10/21/2017)

2018 Calendar Coming Soon
Call for Entry (Open to Members) Del Ray Artisans' 2018 Wall Calendar Digital entries due: Saturday, October 21, 2017 Members: Submit your best work to the 5th 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...

Twisted Masterpieces Auction at Port City Brewing Company benefits Del Ray Artisans

Twisted Masterpieces
Save the Date: Thursday, September 28 from 6-9pm Del Ray Artisans continues its 25th Anniversary celebrations this year with a special auction event called Twisted Masterpieces at Port City Brewing Company. There will be a live auction of found & rejuvenated furniture and a silent auction of original art pieces. Join Del Ray Artisans for this evening of art at Port City Brewing Company (3950 Wheeler Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304) on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 6-9pm. The live furnit...