Proposal for 2019 Art Exhibit (due 7/1/2018)

Game of Thrones (detail) by Kathy Turner
Call for Proposals 2019 Art Exhibits at Del Ray Artisans Gallery Proposals deadline: Sunday, July 1, 2018 by midnight Del Ray Artisans is currently soliciting show proposals for next year’s calendar. Del Ray Artisans strives to offer exhibits that reach a broad and diverse audience, encourage artistic development, and represent a wide variety of art forms. The show proposal committee will review all proposals and make recommendations to the Board for final approval. Questions may be email...

Atomic Dog (Entries due 4/23/2018)

Nama-Stay by Sarah Chittenden
Del Ray Artisans’  Members Only Atomic Dog Call for Entry May 4 – 27, 2018 Digital entries due:  Monday, April 23, 2018 by midnight Sponsored by The Dog Store of Del Ray, Del Ray Artisans is accepting submissions for Atomic Dog, a show for dog lovers and artists of all breeds. Artistic expressions of canines and their characteristics of all kinds are welcome, whether realistic or abstract. This show will include, but not be limited to, photography, painting, sculpture, and inventive mixe...

A Touch of Magic (Entries due 3/26/2018)

A Touch of Magic by Veronica Barker-Barzel
Call for Entry ~ Open to All Area Artists A Touch of Magic April 6–29, 2018 Digital entries due:  Monday, March 26, 2018 by midnight Magic is what we believe it is. We can see it as subtle or bold, complex or simple. Magical inspirations can vary with culture, age, beliefs, experience, physiology, and even pharmacology. We can suspect that magic created that special moment of connection, that fulfilled dream, that rare experience, the unexpected beauty, or that amazing phenomenon others ...

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 Open to Del Ray Artisans Members and All Local Area High School and College Students 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...

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...