Calendar

Feb
20
Mon
2017
“Through the Looking Glass” Call for Entry Deadline
Feb 20 @ 11:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Through the Looking Glass

“Down the Rabbit Hole” by Joshua Oliveira

Artists must submit their entries via the online entry form by 11:59pm on Monday, February 20, 2017 to be considered for the exhibit.

Feb
22
Wed
2017
Life Drawing – Short/Long Poses @ Del Ray Artisans Gallery
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Figure 04 by Linda Lowery

“Figure 04” by Linda Lowery

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. (Models will be nude unless otherwise noted.) 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 ink are permissible. All skill levels are welcome.

The fee for each three-hour session is $10 for DRA members and $12 for non-members. Two-hour sessions are $8 for members and $10 for non-members.

Short/Long Pose Sessions

The three-hour short/long pose sessions start with some short 1 to 5-minute warm-up poses and progressively move into longer poses lasting 10 to 45 minutes. These sessions provide a great opportunity to refine your drawing and observation skills.

Life Drawing – Long Poses @ Del Ray Artisans Gallery
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Artwork by Linda Lowery

Artwork by Linda Lowery

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. (Models will be nude unless otherwise noted.) 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 ink are permissible. All skill levels are welcome.

The fee for each three-hour session is $10 for DRA members and $12 for non-members. Two-hour sessions are $8 for members and $10 for non-members.

Long Pose Sessions

If you want to spend an extended amount of time on a pose, come to our long pose sessions. These sessions are generally composed of two long poses with perhaps a few warm-ups at the start.

Feb
26
Sun
2017
Lovers (2/3-2/26) @ Del Ray Artisans Gallery
Feb 26 all-day

Exhibit Dates:  February 3 – 26, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, February 3 from 7-9pm

Lovers Art ExhibitBroken hearts, far apart, still together, despite the weather.  Lovers will celebrate the spirit of Valentines Day throughout the month of February.  This show features Del Ray Artisans (DRA) members’ interpretations of affectionate pairings in 2D and 3D mediums. Artists’ new handmade cards will also be available during this exhibit. Please join us for the opening reception on Friday, February 3 from 7-9pm.

As part of the celebration, join DRA in “Sweet Treats and Poetry” on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 6-8pm at the gallery. Featuring desserts and poetry! You’re invited to read a poem, either one you wrote or a favorite by another author, or just come to enjoy the readings by others. This event is free.

The Lovers exhibit runs February 3-26, 2017 at Del Ray Artisans gallery in the Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22301. Gallery hours are: Thursdays 12-6pm, Fridays 12-9pm, Saturdays 12-9pm, and Sundays 12-6pm. The gallery is free, open to the public, and handicap accessible.

For more information, please contact the curators Bonnie Holmberg (mochajumbi@gmail.com) and Miles Liss (mcl679@gmail.com).

“Lovers” Artwork Pick Up @ Del Ray Artisans Gallery
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
"Lovers" Artwork Pick Up @ Del Ray Artisans Gallery | Alexandria | Virginia | United States

Time for artists and buyers to pick up their artwork from the closing show, Lovers.

Questions? Contact curator curators Bonnie Holmberg (mochajumbi@gmail.com) and Miles Liss (mcl679@gmail.com) or Director of Curating Kathy Turner (Curating@DelRayArtisans.org).

“Through the Looking Glass” Artwork Drop Off @ Del Ray Artisans Gallery
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
"Through the Looking Glass" Artwork Drop Off @ Del Ray Artisans Gallery | Alexandria | Virginia | United States

Time for artists to drop off their accepted artwork and (if applicable) marketplace entries for the upcoming show Through the Looking Glass. Artwork drop off is Sunday, February 26 & Monday, February 27 from 6-8pm.

Artwork must be ready to hang (with screw eyes and wire) or ready for display (with mounting and/or a display stand if necessary). Review the standard artwork presentation guidelines and the Call for Entry for show specific information.

Questions? Contact the curator Joshua Oliveira (Joshua.OliveiraMartin@gmail.com) or Director of Curating Kathy Turner (Curating@DelRayArtisans.org).

Feb
27
Mon
2017
“Through the Looking Glass” Artwork Drop Off @ Del Ray Artisans Gallery
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
"Through the Looking Glass" Artwork Drop Off @ Del Ray Artisans Gallery | Alexandria | Virginia | United States

Time for artists to drop off their accepted artwork and (if applicable) marketplace entries for the upcoming show Through the Looking Glass. Artwork drop off is Sunday, February 26 & Monday, February 27 from 6-8pm.

Artwork must be ready to hang (with screw eyes and wire) or ready for display (with mounting and/or a display stand if necessary). Review the standard artwork presentation guidelines and the Call for Entry for show specific information.

Questions? Contact the curator Joshua Oliveira (Joshua.OliveiraMartin@gmail.com) or Director of Curating Kathy Turner (Curating@DelRayArtisans.org).

Feb
28
Tue
2017
Waterworks Revisited (11/28-2/28) @ Ease Yoga and Cafe
Feb 28 all-day

November 28, 2016 – February 28, 2017
Reception: Saturday, January 14 from 4-6pm

Little Harbor Campground by Michele Reday Cook

“Little Harbor Campground” by Michele Reday Cook

Waterworks Revisited art exhibit opened on November 28, 2016 and runs through February 28, 2017 at Ease Yoga and Cafe as part of Del Ray Artisans’ (DRA) Gallery Without Walls (GWW) program. Patrons may view the artwork during regular business hours and at the discretion of studio staff. Please join us on Saturday, January 14 from 4-6pm at Ease Yoga for a reception with the artists. [UPDATE: The January 14 reception has been canceled due to a scheduling conflict.]

The exhibit features selected pieces from the H20/WATERWORKS exhibit Del Ray Artisans members presented in November 2016 at the main gallery in the Colasanto Center.

Ease Yoga and Cafe is located at 3051 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22305, which is just a short walk from the Colasanto Center. For more information, contact Del Ray Artisans’ volunteer GWW coordinator, Eileen O’Brien, at GWW@DelRayArtisans.org.