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...

Outdoors In (Entries due 2/12/2018)

Cedar Trail by Margaret Wohler
Outdoors In Call for Entry Del Ray Artisans gallery March 2 - April 1, 2018 Digital entries due: Monday, February 12, 2018 by midnight Art and nature have been closely linked from the time of cave drawings.  Before the camera was in common usage, what we learned about the nature of things and our environment came largely through the work of artists.  Scientists, explorers and adventurers all recorded animals, vegetation and landscapes in their visual records. Entry Details & Form

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...

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...

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...

$100 and Under (Entries due 10/20/2017)

Ben by Kathy Turner
Del Ray Artisans'  Members Only $100 and Under Call for Entry November 3 – 26, 2017 Digital entries due:  October 20, 2017 by midnight Del Ray Artisans (DRA) is bringing back our popular exhibit from 2015, inviting members to submit their best work — all priced at $100 and under. All media and all themes are welcome. Art that has previously been shown at DRA is welcome in this exhibit. The art will be sold on an art-to-go basis, with buyers taking art home when purchased. For this exhibi...

Holiday Market 2017 (Applications due 9/17/2017)

Holiday Market 2017
Application deadline: Sunday, September 17, 2017 Applications for exhibitors in Del Ray Artisans' 22nd Holiday Market to be held in December 2017 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 apply by the September 17 deadline will be notified of acceptance by September 29. Del Ray Artisans members and non-members are eligible, so apply now! Members receive priority and a disc...

Twisted Masterpieces Call for Donations (Due 8/14/2017)

Twisted Masterpieces
Twisted Masterpieces Auction Call for Donations at Port City Brewing Company Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 7-9pm Digital entries due: Monday, August 14, 2017 by midnight This is Del Ray Artisans' (DRA) 25th Anniversary year. We continue our 25th Anniversary celebrations with an auction event called Twisted Masterpieces at Port City Brewing Company. There will be a live auction of found & rejuvenated furniture by invited artists and a silent auction of donated 2-D and 3-D art pieces. ...

Captured Beauty (Entries due 8/26/2017)

Artscape 22 by David Heckman
Captured Beauty Call for Entry A Photography Exhibition at Del Ray Artisans gallery October 6 - 29, 2017 Digital entries due: Saturday, August 26, 2017 by midnight Del Ray Artisans and Union 206 Studio are seeking fine art photography that showcases artists’ visions of beauty.  Fine art photography is about how the artist communicates their vision, whether an idea, a message, or an emotion.  This may be something small, like a single word such as symmetry, or it may be a whole statement...