Mezzanine Gallery

Current Exhibition

“Family Story of Migration” by Yolanda Chetwynd

Family Story of Migration, an exhibition of paintings by Yolanda Chetwynd, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from September 1-29. An opening reception to meet the artist will be held on Friday, September 8 from 5-7 p.m.

Chetwynd received the 2017 Masters Fellowship in Painting. For this exhibition, she created a series of 10 paintings that tell the story of her husband’s family saga of migration from Pakistan to India after the Partition of India in 1947. Instead of canvas, each painting is done on a shaped wooden panel that frames a main scene. Some of the panels have dome-shaped tops, a reference to the diversity of architectural styles. The vibrantly colored paintings are full of personal symbolism and references to the family’s life in India.


Meet the Artist

The Mezzanine Gallery is located in the Carvel State Office Building, 820 N. French St., Wilmington, DE 19801 and open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Photo ID required after 4:30 p.m.


On-street and garage parking


Free and open to the public


About the Gallery

The Mezzanine Gallery presents solo exhibitions of work by Delaware artists in disciplines including painting, photography, sculpture, crafts, folk, and media arts.

This opportunity is available to Delaware’s emerging and established visual artists who have won Individual Artist Fellowships, or have been chosen by the Division’s annual Gallery Panel.


Opening Reception

Held the first Friday of the month from 5-7 p.m. Dates are subject to change.

Upcoming Shows


Rust #1, 2016 photography 8” x 12”

Ray Magnani

2017 Artist Fellow in Photography
October 6-27, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, October 6 from 5-7 p.m.

Jennifer Borders

2017 Artist Fellow in Sculpture
November 3-22, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, November 3 from 5-7 p.m.

Beth Trepper

2017 Artist Fellow in Photography
December 1-29, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, December 1 from 5-7 p.m.

Hugh Phibbs

2017 Artist Fellow in Works on Paper
February 2-23, 2018
Opening Reception: Friday, February 2 from 5-7 p.m.

Terrance Vann

2017 Artist Fellow in Painting
March 2-29, 2018
Opening Reception: Friday, March 2 from 5-7 p.m.

Jean Diver

Works on Paper
April 6-27, 2018
Opening Reception: Friday, April 6 from 5-7 p.m.

Mezzanine Gallery Application

The Mezzanine Gallery, located in the Carvel State Office Building in Wilmington, features one-person exhibitions of Delaware artists in disciplines including painting, photography, sculpture, crafts, folk, and media arts.

To be considered for an exhibition, artists may submit a Mezzanine Gallery Application. Artists who have received an Individual Artist Fellowship in the visual arts are also given the opportunity to exhibit in the gallery.


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Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street,
     4th Floor
     Wilmington, DE 19801
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