Childhood Passions (Entries due 8/21/2017)

Childhood Passions by Karen Laurie Thomas and Pat Stacy
Childhood Passions Call for Entry at Del Ray Artisans gallery September 1 - October 1, 2017 Digital entries due: Monday, August 21, 2017 by midnight We’ve all had childhood dreams and passions; things that we did that brought us complete joy without anyone telling us to do it. We did it instinctively because it was playful, fun, and made us feel alive. As we grow up, we tend to lose touch with the ability to play like a child and the experience of doing things for the sheer joy of doing ...

Proposal for 2018 Art Exhibit (due 7/31/2017)

To Charlie From Mother by Kathy Turner
Call for Proposals 2018 Art Exhibits at Del Ray Artisans Gallery Proposals deadline extended to Monday, July 31, 2017 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 ...

Determination (Entries due 5/13/2017)

Many Hills by Pamela Underhill
Del Ray Artisans' Gallery Without Walls Call for Entry Determination (What's Your Goal?) at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital May 21 - Sept 17, 2017 Digital entries due: Saturday, May 13, 2017 by midnight From Gallery Without Walls partner, VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital: Our clients arrive with determination to keep their pets healthy and happy. We can’t wait to see how Del Ray Artisans artists visualize their ideas about their determination to work as artists or in any part of their lives...

“Thanks For All The Fish” Art Exhibit at Del Ray Artisans

Thanks For All The Fish by Kathy Turner
Exhibit Dates: June 2-25, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday, June 3 from 7-9pm Thanks For All The Fish is a very special exhibit of artwork by Del Ray Artisans members who have made exceptional volunteer contributions to support Del Ray Artisans within the past two years. This exhibit highlights the best work by our most giving artists. Please join us at the opening reception on Saturday, June 3 from 7-9pm to meet the artists, celebrate their dedication, and enjoy the art they share. Fifty i...

Thanks For All The Fish (Entries due 5/22/2017)

Thanks For All The Fish
Members Invitational Exhibit - Call for Entry Thanks For All The Fish at Del Ray Artisans Gallery June 2 - 25, 2017 Digital entries due: Monday, May 22, 2017 by 11:59pm Thanks For All The Fish is a very special exhibit to honor Del Ray Artisans (DRA) members who have made exceptional volunteer hour contributions to support DRA. The organization is very grateful to its members who have gone above and beyond, working tirelessly to make our little corner of the art world successful, and we wan...

Del Ray Artisans presents a Special Theater Night at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Red, White and Tuna at The Little Theatre of Alexandria
Something’s Fishy! Friday, June 2 from 6:30-10pm As we’re celebrating Del Ray Artisans’ 25th Anniversary, join us for an evening at The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s “Red, White and Tuna” comedy production, complete with opening reception and champagne intermission, plus a “fish art” exhibit and raffle! Tickets: $45/ticket includes reception, show, and champagne celebration intermission. Tickets can be purchased at the gallery or online at  All proceeds go directly ...

Grown-Ups Art Camp (Proposals due 5/20/2017)

Theresa and Dawn during a Grown-Ups Art Camp 2016 workshop
Call for Instructors Grown-Ups Art Camp at Del Ray Artisans Gallery June 27 - July 15, 2017 Proposals deadline extended to: Saturday, May 20, 2017 by midnight Seeking instructors for classes & workshops at Del Ray Artisans gallery during Grown-Ups Art Camp (June 27-July 15). Curriculum includes visual arts, crafts, performing arts, artistic development, and more—for the experienced artist and the beginner, and all those who want to engage in and explore the arts. What would you like ...

“Speak Your Mind” Art Exhibit at Del Ray Artisans

Artwork by Kath Gayle
Exhibit Dates: May 5-28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, May 5 from 7-9pm They say “a picture is worth a thousand words.”  The Speak Your Mind art exhibit celebrates the relationship between art and the human mind as a form of nonverbal communication.  For some, visual arts are a platform for advocacy, a way to raise awareness of a social cause, or to express a political message.  Art is a means of self-expression when it portrays emotions, thoughts, or a state of mind.  For others, the proces...

Spring Art Market at Del Ray Artisans

Spring Art Market
Saturday, May 6 from 10am-4pm – RAIN or SHINE! Join Del Ray Artisans in its tradition of outdoor markets!  Our Spring Art Market is a one-day event that gives you the chance to purchase original handmade artwork from talented local artists.  The market showcases artwork in a wide range of media including ceramics, photography, jewelry, fiber, paper, glass, and more. Shop for Mother's Day, graduation, a teacher's gift, birthdays, or just because! The Spring Art Market will be on Saturday, May...

Spring Art Market Application (due 4/15/2017)

Spring Art Market
Call for Artists Del Ray Artisans' Spring Art Market Applications due: April 15, 2017 by midnight Join Del Ray Artisans in its tradition of outdoor art markets! The Spring Art Market gives artists an opportunity to sell their original handmade artwork to the local community. This is an outdoor, family-friendly, rain-or-shine event at Nicholas A. Colasanto Park, adjoining Del Ray Artisans gallery, on Saturday, May 6, 2016 from 10am to 4pm. Application Form (PDF)   Save ...