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National Arts Program® in Delaware

6th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition

The Delaware Division of the Arts and the National Arts Program® present the 6th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition. This program is designed to give Delaware state employees and their families, at any skill level, a unique opportunity to exhibit their artwork and to compete for cash prizes. New this year: increases to the cash awards as well as additional judges’ choice and special recognition awards. Check out last year’s winners: Flickr Album

The exhibit is judged by professional artists and visual art professionals in Amateur, Intermediate, Professional, Teen, and Youth classifications, and it is free to all.

Exhibit Date:  

February 20 – March 13, 2017

Reception Date:

March 4, 2017


Art Center/Gallery - Delaware State University
1200 N. DuPont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901

Medium Categories

  • Painting (oil, acrylics)
  • Works on Paper (watercolor, pencil, ink, charcoal, pastel, marker, crayon, digital)
  • Photography (black & white, color)
  • Sculpture
  • Craft (Ceramics, glasswork, jewelry, woodcarving, fiber)
  • Mixed Media (visual art with more than one medium)


  • Participants must be a current employee, or immediate family member of a current employee (parent, spouse, sibling, or child), of the State of Delaware (participating group members are also eligible).
  • All entries must be the original work of the applicant completed within the last three years.

For full eligibility and guidelines, please view: 2017 - NAP Information

Register here at National Arts Program before January 23, 2017.

For more information, please contact Dana Wise, at 302-577-8279.

For last year's entries and winners, please visit our Flickr page: 5th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition