Del Ray Artisans

Gallery Without Walls (GWW)

Come see Del Ray Artisans art exhibits hosted outside our gallery. Through our Gallery Without Walls programs, Del Ray Artisans partners with other organizations and businesses to create more exhibit opportunities. For information on how to participate in the program, please contact the Gallery Without Walls Curator at .

Current GWW Shows
Streets Meets Glass Streets Meets Glass at the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter
May 15–August 15, 2016
Reception: Friday, May 20 from 7-9pm
Artists: Joshua Oliveira and Betsy Mead
Del Ray Artisans and the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria present an art exhibit on the walls of the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter (4101 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria VA 22304) featuring the work of two Del Ray Artisans' artists: Joshua Oliveira and Betsy Mead.
A Call to Service at VCA Alexandria A Call to Service at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital
May 15–September 25, 2016
Curator: Linda Mierke
Del Ray Artisans' Gallery Without Walls A Call to Service art exhibit features artwork from Del Ray Artisans' members at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital (2660 Duke Street, Alexandria VA 22314).
GWW Show Archive
Partnerships at VCA Alexandria Partnerships at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital
January 31–May 15, 2016
Curator: Linda Mierke
Del Ray Artisans' Gallery Without Walls Partnerships art exhibit (human animal bond) features artwork from Del Ray Artisans' members at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital (2660 Duke Street, Alexandria VA 22314). Open house in April.
Around the Next Corner Around the Next Corner at the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter
January 31–May 15, 2016
Reception: Friday, February 12 from 7-9pm
Curator: Linda Mierke and Eileen O'Brien
Del Ray Artisans and the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria present an art exhibit on the walls of the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter (4101 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria VA 22304) featuring the work of Del Ray Artisans' members.
VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital Art Show VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital Art Show
August 31, 2015–January 31, 2016
Curator: Linda Mierke
VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital (2660 Duke St, Alexandria VA 22314) and Del Ray Artisans present this Gallery Without Walls art exhibit featuring artwork from Del Ray Artisans' members.
Thanks Y'all Thanks Y'all at the Ground Zero Hurricane Museum
August 29, 2015
Reception: Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 5:30-8pm
Curator: The Arts, Hancock County
On the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, The Arts, Hancock County presents this special exhibit, inviting Del Ray Artisans and various groups around the country who reached out with helping hands after the disaster. The one-day exhibit is at the Ground Zero Hurricane Museum (335 Coleman Avenue, Waveland, MS).
Art in City Hall Art in City Hall
July 17–December 18, 2015
Reception: Monday, September 28, 2015 from 4:30-6pm at City Hall, Room 2000
Juror: Frank P. Phillips
Art in City Hall is a collaborative program of the Alexandria Commission for the Arts, the Office of the Arts, The Art League, Del Ray Artisans, and the Torpedo Factory Artists' Association. The exhibit is located in Alexandria City Hall (2nd floor, 300 King St, Alexandria VA). Hours are Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm.
Reprise Reprise at the Shirlington Library
July 1–31, 2015
Curator: Eileen O'Brien
The Arlington Public Library and Del Ray Artisans present this Gallery Without Walls art exhibit featuring artwork from Del Ray Artisans' members.
Under a Summer Sun Under a Summer Sun at the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter
May 31–September 27, 2015
Reception: Friday, June 19, 2015 from 7-9pm
Curator: Linda Mierke and Eileen O'Brien
Del Ray Artisans and the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria present an art exhibit on the walls of the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter (4101 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria VA 22304) featuring the work of Del Ray Artisans' members.
Art and Story Art and Story at the Shirlington Library
March 29–April 26, 2015
Curator: Eileen O'Brien
The Arlington Public Library and Del Ray Artisans present this Gallery Without Walls art exhibit featuring artwork from Del Ray Artisans' members.
Rescue Me Paws 'n Claws for Art at the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter
February 21–May 31, 2015
Reception: Friday, February 27, 2015 from 7-9pm
Curator: Linda Mierke and Eileen O'Brien
Del Ray Artisans and the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria present an animal-themed art exhibit on the walls of the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter (4101 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria VA 22304) featuring the work of Del Ray Artisans' members.
Beyond the Board Beyond the Board at Prudential PenFed Realty
October 27, 2014–February 27, 2015
Reception: Monday, November 17, 2014 from 6-8pm
Curator: Eileen O'Brien
A group show featuring the work of Del Ray Artisans members John Hiller, Lesley Hall, Stacy Rausch, Eileen O'Brien, Pamela Underhill, Liz Martinez, and Gale Goldfarb at the Prudential PenFed Realty office in Old Town Alexandria. The artists are donating a portion of all sales to the PenFed Foundation.
Rescue Me Rescue Me at the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter
October 27, 2014–February 21, 2015
Reception: Friday, November 14, 2014 from 7-9pm
Curator: Eileen O'Brien
Del Ray Artisans and the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria present an animal-themed art exhibit on the walls of the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter (4101 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria VA 22304).
Art and Story Art and Story at the Shirlington Library
October 5–November 30, 2014
Curator: Eileen O'Brien
The Arlington Public Library and Del Ray Artisans present this Gallery Without Walls art exhibit featuring artwork from Del Ray Artisans' members.
Art in City Hall Art in City Hall
September 22, 2014–January 16, 2015
Reception: Tuesday, October 14 from 4:30-6pm at City Hall, Room 2000
Juror: Margaret Adams Parker
Art in City Hall is a collaborative program of the Alexandria Commission for the Arts, the Office of the Arts, The Art League, Del Ray Artisans, the Torpedo Factory Artists' Association, Empowered Women International, and Convergence Art Center. The exhibit is located in Alexandria City Hall (2nd floor, 300 King St, Alexandria VA). Hours are Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm.
All Creatures Great & Small All Creatures Great & Small at the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter
August 3–October 26, 2014
Reception: Friday, August 8, 2014 from 7-9pm
Curator: Eileen O'Brien
Del Ray Artisans (DRA) and the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (AWLA) present the first animal-themed art exhibit to be displayed on the walls of the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter (4101 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria VA 22304).
Three Artists, Three Visions Three Artists, Three Visions at Prudential PenFed Realty
June 29–October 26, 2014
Reception: Monday, July 21, 2014 from 6-8pm
Curator: Eileen O'Brien
A small group show featuring the work of Del Ray Artisans members Wendy Band, Sharon Frey, and Linda Lowery opened on June 29 and will run through October 31 at the Prudential PenFed Realty office in Old Town Alexandria.
Reincarnations Revisited Reincarnations Revisited exhibit at the Shirlington Library
June 2–29, 2014
Curators: Eileen O'Brien and Theresa Kulstad
Featuring artwork from Del Ray Artisans' previous Reincarnations show where curator Theresa Kulstad challenged artists to find form and design in objects and materials that would have been otherwise thrown away, and let us all watch as waste is "reincarnated" into incredible works. Also included are additional pieces from Del Ray Artisans members Irina Koren, Tracy Wilkerson, and Sally Coler.
By Women, About Women By Women, About Women exhibit at Prudential PenFed Realty
March 10–June 29, 2014
Opening Reception: Monday, March 10, 2014 from 6-8pm
Curator: Eileen O'Brien
In honor of Women's History month, the exhibit at the Prudential PenFed Realty Old Town Alexandria office features the Living Legends of Alexandria (photographic portraits of women who have made a positive, tangible difference to the quality of life in Alexandria) and works by Del Ray Artisans women artists (highlighting women and women's themes). View Photo Gallery
Art in City Hall Art in City Hall | Intersections of Art and History
January 6–July 18, 2014
Reception: March 25, 2014 from 5:30-7pm at City Hall, Room 2000
Juror: Dana Cibulski
Art in City Hall is a collaborative program of the Alexandria Commission for the Arts, the Office of the Arts, The Art League, Del Ray Artisans and the Torpedo Factory Arts Center. The exhibit is located in Alexandria City Hall (2nd floor, 300 King St, Alexandria VA). Hours are Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm. View Photo Gallery
Del-Ray-geous Del-Ray-geous exhibit at Prudential PenFed Realty
November 1, 2013–February 28, 2014
Artists Reception: Monday, November 4, 2013 from 6-8pm
Curator: Eileen O'Brien
Del Ray is a neighborhood in the City of Alexandria, but it's more than just a place—it's a creative community. Del Ray Artisans is pleased to present Del-Ray-geous at Prudential PenFed Realty. This all-member exhibit features artwork about Del Ray and community—focused on the outrageous, fun, exciting, and unique aspects.
Music In Art Music In Art exhibit at Prudential PenFed Realty
July 1–October 30, 2013
Artists Reception: Monday, July 15, 2013 from 6-8pm
Curator: Eileen O'Brien
There is a long history of musical references and influences in the visual arts. Music and art have gone hand in hand for centuries. This all-member exhibit explores the relationship between music and art by showcasing artists' interpretations of music in art in a variety of media. Come join this celebration of music in art to find out what songs, musical artists, and musical genres have influenced the artists!
Art in City Hall Art in City Hall | Spring 2013
April 22, 2013–January 3, 2014
Reception: June 10, 2013 from 5:30-7pm at City Hall, Room 2000
Juror: Allison Nance, Director, Target Gallery
Art in City Hall is a collaborative program of the Alexandria Commission for the Arts, the Office of the Arts, The Art League, Del Ray Artisans and the Torpedo Factory Arts Center. The exhibit is located in Alexandria City Hall (2nd floor, 300 King St, Alexandria VA). Hours are Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm.
Dot and Dash Dot and Dash exhibit at Prudential PenFed Realty
February 25–June 30, 2013
Artists Reception: Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 6–8pm
Curator: Eileen O'Brien
This art exhibit investigates the simplistic elements of lines and circles in artwork. It's about getting back to the basics: dot and dash. Artists deconstruct their individualized art-making processes to interpret the theme in their unique styles—showcasing two and three-dimensional work that is painterly, graphic, realistic, and abstract.
Sweet 'n Salty Sweet 'n Salty exhibit at Prudential PenFed Realty
October 29, 2012–February 24, 2013
Artists Reception: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 from 6–8pm
Curator: Eileen O'Brien
Artists were asked to "give in to their cravings... let their senses and personal experiences inspire them... push their boundaries" to create dynamic and interesting interpretations of this very tasty and feeling-filled theme.
Art in City Hall Art in City Hall | Inside The Beltway
October 22, 2012–April 19, 2013
Reception: December 10, 2012 from 6:30-7:30pm at City Hall, Room 2000
Juror: Sydney-Chanele Dawkins
Art in City Hall is a collaborative program of the Alexandria Commission for the Arts, the Office of the Arts, The Art League, Del Ray Artisans and the Torpedo Factory Arts Center. The exhibit is located in Alexandria City Hall (2nd floor, 300 King St, Alexandria VA). Hours are Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm.
Hot! Hot! Hot! Hot! Hot! Hot! exhibit at Prudential PenFed Realty
July 28–October 28, 2012
Artists Reception: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 6–8pm
Curator: Eileen O'Brien
What comes to mind when you hear "Hot! Hot! Hot!"? The surface of the sun, steamy dances, ice melting on the sidewalk... That's just what we asked area artists to do. No matter what our artists cook up, this show will definitely be hot! View Photo Gallery
Childhood Memories Childhood Memories exhibit at Prudential PenFed
April 30–July 27, 2012
Artists Reception: Monday, June 18, 2012 from 6–8pm
Curators: Drew Cariaso and Eileen O'Brien
Childhood Memories features works by local area artists inspired by their childhoods. The show's theme explores the endless memories that are often the inspiration for art, especially, those memories that evoke an artist's childhood. View Photo Gallery
Art in City Hall Art in City Hall
March 24, 2012–September 15, 2012
Reception: May 21, 2012 from 5:30-7pm at City Hall, Room 2000
Juror: Ali Ringenburg, Principle Gallery
Art in City Hall is a collaborative program of the Alexandria Commission for the Arts, the Office of the Arts, The Art League, Del Ray Artisans and the Torpedo Factory Arts Center. The exhibit is located in Alexandria City Hall (2nd floor, 300 King St, Alexandria VA). Hours are Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm.
Artist Warriors Artist Warriors exhibit at Prudential PenFed
January 30–April 29, 2012
Artists Reception: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 from 6–8pm
Curator: Drew Cariaso
Imagine you are an artist surviving in the landscape of a post apocalyptic world. Artist warriors document this inhospitable world with artwork and the fashions to move through it. The causes of this apocalypse could be real or media created. Why should Hollywood have all the fun? This show is all about letting your inner survivalist and your art warrior imagination go wild.
Made In The U.S.A. Made In The U.S.A. exhibit at Prudential Carruthers
August 10–October 31, 2011
Artists Reception: Monday, September 12, 2011 from 6–8pm
Curators: Drew Cariaso and Becky Arnold
View Photo Gallery
It's only Rock 'n' Roll, But I like it! It's only Rock 'n' Roll, But I like it! exhibit at Prudential Carruthers
May 2–July 31, 2011
Artists Reception: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 from 6–8pm
Curators: Drew Cariaso and Becky Arnold
Del Ray Artisans pays homage to all things rock 'n' roll. This open, all-media juried celebrates the bands, instruments, lyrics, rebellious youth culture and a life style dedicated to glamour and excess.
Del Ray Artisans Beyond Form at Signature Theatre
March 14–June 12, 2011
Artists Reception: Monday, March 14, 2011 from 7-10pm
Curators: Betty Plummer and Fareeha Khawaja
Del Ray Artisans in partnership with Signature Theatre presents an abstract art exhibit at Signature Theatre (in Shirlington Village, 4200 Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206). The abstract art exhibit runs through June 12 in Signature Theatre's lobby gallery. View Photo Gallery
Del Ray Artisans A New Artist Year exhibit at Prudential Carruthers
?–May 1, 2011
Artists Reception: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 from 6–8pm
Curators: Drew Cariaso and Becky Arnold
Supported in part by:
City of AlexandriaAlexandria Commission for the ArtsVirginia Commission for the ArtsNational Endowment for the Arts

Del Ray Artisans gallery
at the Nicholas A. Colasanto Center

2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301-1124
Phone: 703-838-4827 | Directions

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Thursday:  Noon to 6 pm
First Thursday (May-Sep):  Noon to 9 pm
Friday:  Noon to 9 pm
Saturday:  Noon to 9 pm
Sunday:  Noon to 6 pm

Free admission, Open to the public