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There’s a call for female artists for this center’s latest exhibit

Persistence is an exhibition dedicated to celebrating women artists from all over the country. (Southside Daily Photo/courtesy of the d'Art Center)
Persistence is an exhibition dedicated to celebrating women artists from all over the country. (WYDaily Photo/courtesy of the d’Art Center)

In honor of Women’s History Month, d’Art Center will be hosting an exhibition featuring female artists from all over the country.

The exhibition will be titled, “Persistence: A National Exhibition Celebrating Women’s Empowerment.”

The call for submissions is open until Feb. 7 and the exhibit is open to functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art and fine art craft in all mediums.

Women 18 or older from all over the United States are encouraged to apply.

The entry fee for the exhibition is $35 and counts for up to three works.

The opening reception for the exhibition, will be on March 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The d’Art Center is Norfolk’s 30-year-old art center and it includes exhibitions and programming open to the public.

The d’Art Center is located in the NEON district of Norfolk.

To submit your artwork, click here.

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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