Mezzanine Gallery

Important Update

Entrance on the courtyard will be closed. All pedestrian traffic will be redirected to the main entrance on 9th and French Streets.

Current Exhibition

“Hand Free Drawing of Art,” 2019, colored pencils, 22 x 28 inches.

“The Realistic Colors of Art,” an exhibition of drawings of public transportation by Wilmington artist Geraldo Gonzalez, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from August 2-30, 2019. The artist will host a free opening reception on Friday, August 2, from 5-8 p.m. and a free closing reception on Friday, August 23, from 5-8 p.m.

Gonzalez is the recipient of a 2019 Individual Artist Fellowship in Folk Arts: Visual Arts. Gonzalez creates drawings that pulse with energy, spilling over with the excitement he feels about creating.

Working mostly with colored pencils and in watercolor, he creates Technicolor worlds brimming with buses, trains, trolleys and subway lines.


The Mezzanine Gallery, open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., is located on the second floor of the Carvel State Office Building, 820 N. French Street, Wilmington.

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 before the annual deadline of March 15.

Individual Artist Fellowship Application

Delaware’s Individual Artist Fellowships recognize artists for their outstanding quality of work and provide monetary awards. Individual Artist Fellows are publicly acknowledged and benefit from the additional exposure to their work. Visual artists who receive Individual Artist Fellowships are also given the opportunity to exhibit in the Mezzanine Gallery.

To be considered for a Fellowship, artists may submit an Individual Artist Fellowship Application before the annual deadline of August 1.


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Construction Update

Entrance on the courtyard is closed. All pedestrian traffic will be redirected to the main entrance on 9th and French Streets.


Visit the Gallery


Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Photo ID required after 4:30 p.m.


On-street and garage parking available


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

Olga Nielsen

September 6-27, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, September 6 from 5-7 p.m.

Leah Beach

October 4-25, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, October 4 from 5-7 p.m.


Gregg Silvis

November 1-27, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, November 1 from 5-7 p.m.

Shawn Faust

December 6 – January 10, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, December 6 from 5-7 p.m.


Terron Mitchell

February 7-28, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, February 7 from 5-7 p.m.

Paul Simon

Works on Paper
March 6-27, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, March 6 from 5-7 p.m.


Aaron Paskins

April 3-24, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, April 3 from 5-7 p.m.

Kim Klabe

Works on Paper
May 1-29, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, May 1 from 5-7 p.m.


Eileen Olson

June 5-26, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, June 5 from 5-7 p.m.

Howard Eberle

Works on Paper
July 3-31, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, July 10 from 5-7 p.m.


Chloe McEldowney

August 7-28, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, August 7 from 5-7 p.m.

Our annual exhibition schedule runs from
September to August, with a new exhibition
every month except in January.


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