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...

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 ...

Clowning Around (Entries due 7/24/2017)

Clowning Around by Gordon Frank
Clowning Around Call for Entry at Del Ray Artisans gallery August 4- 27, 2017 Digital entries due: Monday, July 24, 2017 by midnight Clowns have been the subjects of paintings for centuries. Clowning Around is an exhibit that encourages artists to express their inner clown through art in fun, playful, sadistic, comedic, or tragic ways. Clowns have always evoked a variety of emotions from people. Many people are happy clown believers, drawn towards fanciful circus graphics or sympathetic weep...

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 (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...

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 ...

Del Ray T-Shirt Design Contest (due 5/21/2017)

Del Ray is a State of Mind
Call for Proposals DRCA T-Shirt Design Contest, Del Ray Artisans Members Only Deadline extended to: Sunday, May 21, 2017 by 11:59pm   The Del Ray Citizens Association is looking for T-Shirt Art for its next round of T-shirts. The submissions are open to Del Ray Artisans members only. The subject is open to your interpretation, but any relationship to the Del Ray neighborhood would be appreciated. There is no award or fee associated with this Art, only fame and good feelings for...

Speak Your Mind (Entries due 4/17/2017)

Cassandra by Kathy Turner
Call for Entry Speak Your Mind at Del Ray Artisans Gallery May 5 - 28, 2017 Digital entries due: Monday, April 17, 2017 by midnight They say “a picture is worth a thousand words”-- the theme of this show celebrates the relationship between art and the human mind through the use of art as a form of nonverbal communication. For some, visual images are a platform for advocacy, to share raised awareness of a social cause, or to express a political message.  Art is a means of self-expression...

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 ...