Location: The Offsite Gallery, MacArthur Center, Monticello Avenue, Norfolk, VA
The City of Norfolk’s Offsite Gallery is a cultural hub and creative outlet for local artists, fostering exploration, and community engagement. We hope to exhibit artwork that reflects the diversity of our community while contributing to the contemporary art world. Artists are encouraged to submit original, experimental, non-conventional art. Special consideration will be given to proposals that include a community engagement component during the exhibition or opening reception such as a hands-on workshop or artist talk.
Open to all artists 18 years or older, working in any visual media, residing in the Hampton Roads region to include Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton, Virginia Beach, Newport News, and Suffolk. Proposals can be for solo, two-person, or group exhibitions. Exhibitions rotate every 6-8 weeks. No fee to apply. The Offsite Gallery does not take any commission.
Exhibition Schedule Draft (subject to change):
March 22-May 10, 2024
May 17-July 12
July 19-September 6
September 13-November 15
November 22-January 17, 2025
Proposals must include:
1) Artist statement that includes your preferred dates from the Exhibition Schedule Draft above and the intent of your exhibition. If you have an idea for a community engagement component to your exhibition, please include it in your artist statement. Please type your artist statement into Entry Thingy under Main Profile.
2)A CV or resume. Please type this information into the resume section of Entry Thingy under Main Profile.
3) 5-10 JPEG or PNG images that accurately represent a cohesiveness of work to be exhibited. Please complete title/description/dimension/material/year for each image. You may also upload a PDF of your image key.