Artist Opportunities

Check this page often for opportunities to display your art and engage with other artists, at the Newark Arts Alliance and around our community!

Opportunities at the Newark Arts Alliance

Solo & Group Shows – Now Accepting Applications
Deadline extended to Saturday, October 14
Applications for Solo & Group Shows are now being accepted for 2018.  Each complete application will be reviewed by our Exhibition Gallery Committee. Applications for 2018 are due by Saturday, October 14, 2017. See the Solo/Group Show Guidelines and Application for details.

Upcoming Exhibitions
We have several juried, themed exhibitions throughout the year. Any interested artists may submit works to these shows for possible inclusion. The non-refundable submission fees are $5 for NAA Members and $10 for non-members. (These fees are per work.) Maximum submission: 3 works per show.

Gallery Shop
You can drop off work for the Newark Arts Alliance Gallery Shop anytime during regular hours! While the full committee meets the first Monday of the month, the committee is often able to put out new work more often. Please make sure your Newark Arts Alliance Membership is current. The shop only sells works for NAA Members.  Click here to join today!

Art Loop
The Newark Arts Alliance organizes a changing display of art and jewelry in local businesses around Newark. Contact Pamela Skwish, Program Coordinator, at for more information on how you can participate in this opportunity.


Opportunities Around Our Community

Delaware Watercolor Society Juried Fine Art Exhibition
Entry Fees: $25.00 for members/$30.00 for nonmembers
Location of Exhibition: Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal Street, Dover DE19901
Submission of works: Hand delivery only to the Biggs Museum – Monday October 30, 2017 from 10:00am to 12:00pm Only on this day/time. No exceptions.

The Delaware Watercolor Society is calling for entries from member and non-member watercolor and aqueous media artists interested in submitting artwork for their upcoming DWS Juried Fine Art Exhibition. The exhibition will be on display in the Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover from November 3–January 21, 2018. Visit the DWS Events & Exhibition page to download a detailed prospectus and necessary entry forms.

Hockessin Art & Book Fair
Event Date: November 4, 2017
Time: 11am – 3pm
Location: Hockessin Community Recreation Center, 7259 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707
Exhibitor Fee: $55 (6′ table included)
The Hockessin Art and Book Fair is seeking independent and self-published authors, and artists, for their 2017 event. Vendors must be an author or artist residing in or close to Delaware. This will be a free event to the public. Online Registration opens on August 7, 2017.

Newark Free Library
The Newark Free Library is seeking artists and collectors to exhibit their work/collections in one or more of five display cases located inside the library. Although sales tags cannot be included with the display, artist contact information and website information are allowed. Click here for submission form and display case dimensions. For more information email Amy Smith at

The Lorelton
2200 W. 4th St., Wilmington DE 19805

The Lorelton, an assisted living community in Wilmington, is seeking artists who would like to display their artwork. The Lorelton has two large rooms and two hallways ready to accept hanging pieces. (Only hanging works can be accepted.)

Works can be submitted by a single artist or a group of two or more artists. Exhibitions are displayed for one month with a “meet the artist” reception typically held on the 1st Saturday of the month from 1–5pm. The exhibits and reception are free and open to the public. Artists are welcome to send out announcements and invitations. Artists are welcome to visit and look at the space at any time. If interested, please contact Cathy Latham at 302-573-3580 or Chandler Brown at 302-998-0266.

Delaware Division of the Arts: Artist Opportunities
Many artist opportunities at other regional venues are listed at the Delaware Division of the Arts website.