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...

“$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...

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. ...

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...