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Material II: D’Art Center’s Second National Exhibition of Fiber Artwork
d'Art Center
ATTN: Amanda Bradley
740 Duke St.
STE 150
Norfolk, VA 23510


Contact Email: abradley@d-artcenter.org
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: Virginia
Entry Deadline: 9/13/20
Application Closed
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (Material II: d'Art's Second National Fiber Arts Exhibition): $35.00

Material II: D’Art Center’s Second National Exhibition of Fiber Artwork

Description: Material is an exhibition of original fiber artworks from across the country. This exhibition will highlight the quality and variety of fiber art, and is open to functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in fiber. Mixed media works are welcome as long as fiber is a major component. This exhibition is open to all artists living in the United States. If you have a question about if your work qualifies, please email abradley@d-artcenter.org.

(Exhibition will be an on site installation, and featured on our website)

This exhibition is held at the d’Art Center in Norfolk. The d’Art Center is Norfolk’s thirty-year-old art center and includes working professional artist studios and provides a wide variety of exhibitions and programming open to the public. The d’Art Center is located in the NEON district of Norfolk. Anchored by the Chrysler Museum of Art and Harrison Opera House and extending to The Plot on Granby Street, the NEON District includes many creative small businesses and arts partners

This is a juried exhibition, and it will be co-curated by gallery manager Amanda Bradley, and exhibition juror, Liana Graham.

Juror Biography: Liana Graham is the Visual Arts Department Chair at The Governor's School for the Arts. She is currently a member of the Arts District committee for NEON, celebrating the New Energy OF Norfolk. She has been leading a team of students with public art works in the Arts District on Granby Street, the Ingleside Light Rail station, and the Earth Day Celebration at Mount Trashmore. She facilitates student participation in various art exhibitions and a workshop with ForKids yearly. Liana has organized and curated the GSA Fashion Show and Installation of Wearable Art at The Chrysler Museum and MacArthur Center. She also the Director of the GSA Summer Visual Arts Camp, offered every summer.

Her education includes a B.S. Degree in Communications from JMU, and a B.F.A. in Painting from ODU, with an Art History minor. She graduated Summa Cum Laude, and was recognized as the College of Arts and Letters Outstanding Student in Studio Art. She has earned her Gifted Education Endorsement.Her work has been exhibited at the Contemporary Art Center (now MOCA), the Riverview Gallery, The Selden Arcade, Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries, and the Hermitage Museum and Gardens.

Exhibition dates:      
Saturday, October 10th 2020 - Saturday, November 7th 2020

Reception:            
Thursday, October 15th 2020, 5:30-7:30pm

Call Open:                        
Wednesday, August 12th 2020 - Sunday, September 13th 2020

Notifications (by email):        
By 5pm, Monday September 21st, 2020 

Accepted works arrive by:  
October 5th, 2020

Submission fee:            
$35.00 for up to 3 works  (one image per submission)

Awards:

1st Place:            $500.00

2nd Place:            $300.00

3rd Place:            $150.00    

Eligibility: This exhibition is open to all artists, 18 or older, residing in the United States. All work must be original and created without the aid of an instructor or kit. Work needs to have been produced within the last eight years. All styles and aesthetics are considered. The d’Art Center is a public non-profit art center open to everyone; as such, the content of submissions should be appropriate for all viewers. 

Submissions: All entries and payments must be submitted via Call for Entries (Cafe). Please follow the directions on Cafe. If you have exhibition questions, please contact abradley@d-artcenter.org; questions related to submitting through the Cafe platform should be directed to Cafe. 

*** Please also make sure that your mailing address is accurate on CaFe (in case you win so we can send you your check!), and that your artwork prices are listed accurately on CaFe for sales in our gallery.

Limitations: Works cannot exceed a weight of 40 pounds. Work can not be longer/larger than 48 inches in its longest dimension. If you have a question about if your work qualifies, please email abradley@d-artcenter.org.

All 3D works that require presentation other than standard pedestals must include those displays with the works. Works that require special installation must come with clear instructions. Any works that require complicated specialized installation must be installed by the artist. We reserve the right to reject work for the exhibition that differs significantly from the submitted images and/ or for craft issues. 

Liability: The gallery staff will take great care handling artworks for exhibition. However, the d’Art Center, its staff, and gallery are not responsible for any damage that may occur, nor are Downtown Norfolk Properties. We strongly recommend artists insure the works themselves, and also purchase insurance from the shipping company used. Shipping your work means you agree to this.

Shipping: 

The artist is responsible for shipping costs to and from the gallery. 

All accepted works must arrive by Monday, October 5th, 2020 without exception. 

Please send work to:

d’Art Center
ATTN: Amanda Bradley
740 Duke St.
STE 150
Norfolk, VA 23510

 

Hand delivered works are accepted through pre-arrangement; please contact 

abradley@d-artcenter.org. 

 

Artists must issue pre-paid return labels for their works through UPS or FedEx. We do not arrange shipping in any other manner. Works must have pre-paid return labels through FedEx or UPS to be returned which allows us to call for pick up as the Center’s insurance does not cover transporting work offsite to local shipping companies or the United States Postal Service, which is why the postal service is not an option for shipping.

 

Works should be shipped in reusable containers for return. PLEASE MAKE YOUR RETURN LABEL EASY TO FIND UPON UNPACKING. Clearly indicate any packing directions for return of works. Works that do not include a return label, and/or works that are not picked up within one month of the end of the exhibition become property of the d’Art Center.

 

NO PACKING PEANUTS. Works packaged with packing peanuts will be returned immediately and not included in the exhibition.

 

Entry Fees and Materials: Artists may submit up to 3 artworks for consideration (one image per submission) and the entry fee is $35.00. Commission for works is 60% (artist)/ 40% (d’Art), not including awards.

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