New Year New Brew: DAL celebrates the Art of Coffee!
Call for artist to submit work that is made with coffee making materials or celebrates the art of coffee from bean to brew!
December 27th-30th: Drop-off work from 10am-3:30pm
January 24th-27th: Pick up work from 10am-3:30pm
January 6th, 2017: Reception 5pm-8pm
Members: $25 for 3 pieces
Non-Members $35 for 3 pieces
A Splash of Color: An Exploration of Primary Colors
Explore the world of pure color! Call for artists of all disciplines to submit work using a limited color pallet, the primary colors.
February 3, 2016- February 23, 2016
Work Drop off: December 2nd -January 27th
Work Pick up: February 21st -24th
Members: $25 for 3 pieces
Non-Members $35 for 3 pieces
Mardi Gras Masqurade Masks
Call to all artists to create one of a kind masks for our upcoming Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball in any medium. Masks can be decorative or wearable.
Each Mask will be individual priced and all proceeds will benefit the DAL so we can continue providing art opportunities to local artists.
Drop off for completed masks will be until February 27th 2016.
Thank you for your support!
March Members Show
Free for Members
March Member Show- Members only show
This exhibit will showcase the diverse talent of our member artists.
Any size or medium can be submitted.
March 3rd, 2016-March 30th, 2016
Work Drop Off: February 1st- 24th
Work Pick up: March 28th-March 31st
National Poerty Month: Printmakers & Poets
Call all Printmakers, Bookmakers, and Poets!
To celebrate National Poetry Month DAL is calling all poets and prose writes to submit original short poems and prose. Artists will choose from a selection of 3 poems to inspire their work and entries must have a printmaking or bookmaking element
Selected works and poems will be on display in our main gallery from April 7, 2016- April 27, 2016.
Work Drop Off: March 1st -March 31th
Work Pick up: April 27th -28th
Artists: $35 for 3 for non-members
$25 for 3 pieces for students and members
Poets: $5 for 3 pieces
Poets Deadline: email submissions to email@example.com along with a bio and a CV by January 31st 2017. 2-3 poems will be selected and the authors will be notified by February 15th, 2017 if they are selected.
The poets will be invited to the Show's opening on March 3rd 2016 to read a selection of their works.
Artists Deadline: in state and out of state printmakers interested in participating in this show must email firstname.lastname@example.org to select the poem of choice to inspire their work no later than March 6th 2016.
2nd Annual Regional Potters Exhibit: Judged by Alan Burslem
Calling all Potters and Ceramic Artist in the Delmarva area for a Judged Exhibition.
Award amount TBA soon
April 20th-28th: Drop off work between 11am to 3pm.
NO ARTWORK WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER APRIL 28TH.
May 5th: Opening Reception from 6pm to 8pm.
May 23th-31th: Pick up work between 11am to 3pm
May 26th- Show ends.
Members Fee; $25.00 for five (5) entries and $10.00 for each additional piece
Non-Members Fee: $35.00 fee for three (3) entries and $15.00 for each additional piece
To participate, artists must meet these guidelines:
1. At the time of “drop-off” please submit a completed inventory list with name, address, phone and email and/or an artist statement or artist bio.
2. For your art work(s), please provide title, medium, size, completion date and price each piece.
3. All works must be for sale.
4. Please contact the DAL Gallery Manager in advance for any special placement and/or display of large or unique pieces to insure we can provide adequate installation. Ceiling hung works will not be accepted.
5. The Dover Art League makes no arrangements for receipt of and/or return of carrier shipped entries.
6. All pottery must be original artwork created by the artist within the past two years and cannot be derived via packaged or hobby kit.
7. DAL will retain a 30% commission on any items sold.
8. The Dover Art League reserves the right (at any time prior to the exhibits opening) to decline any piece that is determined to be unacceptable for this exhibit.
Inventory form is available by clicking the link below.
Collaborative Mural and Summer Members Show
Mural Wall Installation
Three selected artists will collaborate in the creation of a large scale installation work to be showcased June 2017 in DAL. Submit a proposal and project idea to be part of mural collaboration, along with CV and 8-10 samples of work to Laura Mancuso via email at Doverart@gmail.com. Proposals due by January 30th 2016.
Exhibit will run June 2rd- June 29th
My America is and PTSD Voices
Tell us about your America! Call for artists to submit work that represent voices that may not often be heard. First Generation Americans, Immigrants, Veteran and all other American voices are encouraged to submit work.
Artists are called to create works that completes the sentence, My America is… or to speak about PTSD.
July 2st- July 28th
Work Drop Off: June 19th-30th
Work Pick up: July 25-28th
Steam Punk and Ink: The Art of Tattoo
Call for Tattoo and steam punk artist to submit original work such as original
Illustration, designs and artful photographs of ink work
Steampunk pieces: all mediums, including 2D and 3D works.
Work Drop Off: July 18th-28th
Work Pick up: August 29th-25th
Bikes and Quilts Show (Amish Bike Tour) Contemporary meets Traditional.
This is a duel call to fiber artists and artists of any medium.
Call for fiber artists: to showcase contemporary and traditional quilts.
Call for multi- disciplinary artists: to create artwork of bikes, using bicycle parts as part of or created with bicycle parts.
September 1st -September 28th
Work Drop Off: August 15th-25th
Work Pick up: September 28th-29th
Juried Exhibit: Sculptures and 3d Designs
Call for sculptures in any material and size. This will be a judged or juried show and there will be a best in show prize.
October 6th-October 26th
Work Drop Off: September 19th -29th
Work Pick up: October 26th-27th
Member and Non-Member Artists are welcome to artwork of no bigger than 8in x10in. All mediums welcome.
November 3rd – November 25th
Entry Fee: Non Members: $35 for up to 3 pieces
Members: $25 for up to 3 pieces
October 17th -27th: Drop-off work from 10am-3:30pm
November 21st-24th: Pick up work from 10am-3:30pm
November 3th 2017: Reception 5pm-8pm