Compelling Images from Virginia Photographers celebrates professional, original photography with varied aesthetics from around the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Open to all artists living in Virginia, this exhibition is held at the d’Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia. The d’Art Center is Norfolk’s thirty-year-old art center which includes working professional artist studios and a wide variety of exhibitions and programming open to the public. The d’Art Center is located in the NEON district of Norfolk, and this show will be housed in d’Art’s spacious main exhibition space, the Harbor Group International Gallery.
Exhibition dates: September 12- October 21, 2017
Reception: Thursday, September 21, 6:00-8:00pm
Submissions due: Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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Erik Neil became the Director of the Chrysler Museum of Art in 2014. He has been running museums since 1999, when he started as the Director of the Newcomb Art Gallery of Tulane University. Since coming to Norfolk, Erik has focused new attention on the Chrysler’s core activities, including exhibitions, public programs, and community outreach. He grew up in Arlington, Virginia, and earned degrees from Princeton and Harvard Universities. His areas of specialization include Contemporary Art, Italian Renaissance, and History of Photography. He has organized or curated numerous photography exhibitions focusing on a range of topics from views of 19th century New Orleans to the changing view of the American West, and monographs on contemporary photographers like Doug Hall and Carrie Mae Weems among others.