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Tuesday Mornings Art Critique Group 2020

Calling all members: Please bring works in progress, finished or unfinished artwork, (YOUR CHOICE), for 1-2 works of art for a free peer group critique for CHAL members offering constructive and positive suggestions from 10am-12noon at CHAW, held in the downstairs darkroom space-ask at the desk to be sure.  Contact carolynrondthaler@gmail.com if you need more information. This group meets once a month on the first Tuesday of every month.

Dates for 2020: Feb 4, Mar 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1- mark your calendars and join in productive FUN.

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Have your art work photographed professionally and digitally!- February 24 from 9:30 – Noon

Where: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop/Black Box Theatre

CHAL Members bring work to be professionally photographed. Deliver by 9:30 AM, Pick up at 1 PM.

Fee: $10.00-$15.00 per item cash or check payable to Greg Staley Feb. 24
Please RSVP/sign up via email with Subject line: Greg Staley, state your quantity of pieces and name by February 14. Kate McConnell Coordinator, email: klm@kate-mcconnell.com


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Happy New Year Artists!

2020 brings us new opportunities to show/sell our artwork. The Steering Committee of CHAL (shown here), has been busy last year putting together a complete roster of themed exhibits and pop up for CHAL artists. Please be sure to consult this Website AND look for announcements through our google group emails for CHAL and on Instagram.

Here is the latest 2020 Art Events for CHAL, please print it out and consult the dates! We send updates out year ’round, too!


NOTE: February starts a new juried exhibit for our members:

Rhythm and Blues. Click here for prospectus/info:


Why not join our art league and be part of all this creative FUN.

Novice artists and seasoned artists are all part of our group!


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February 2020 Rhythm and Blues Members’ Exhibit

FEBRUARY 2020 Themed and juried members’ art exhibit


Open Reception: February 15, 5:00 – 7:00 PM (suggestion-wear BLUE!)

Where: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St SE, DC

Capitol Hill Art League artists get down with their artistic vibes! 2-D and 3-D art work in all mediums represented. The theme can be interpreted many ways, examples are rhythmic patterns, dominant blue colors, R&B music ideas, etc, so use your imagination and get in the groove! Please use this link to receive the prospectus and print it out!


Exhibition Dates: Feb 15 – March 14, 2019

Juror and Artist: Justyne Fischer

About our juror: Justyne Fischer is an award winning printmaker from DC whose work focuses on Social Memorials. She maintains a printmaking studio at Blue Studios Art Underground in Arlington, Virginia.  Her art works are featured in numerous private and public collections, including the Boston Public Library, the Boston Athenaeum, Tulane University, Montgomery College, the Detroit Public Library, Florida A&M University, and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Fischer currently teaches AP art full time to nationally recognized and award-winning students at South County High School in Lorton, Virginia

Receiving entries: February 8 +10, 9:30 -11:30 am at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. All instructions for members will be sent via google group for CHAL-look for that in your emails! Not accepted? Please pick up your work asap in the closet at CHAW.

Exhibited artwork: please pick up work after show ends: March 15-20, 2020. Questions: chalartists@gmail.com

Not a member? Capitol Hill Art League welcomes DC/VA/MD artists of all levels/mediums. Join now with our easy online membership application: New membership at the Volunteer Level (with volunteer hours), is prorated starting in Jan 2020 ($45), Feb 2020 ($40). If you can’t volunteer hours, membership is $90.00.


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JOIN Capitol Hill Art League online

We are a volunteer-managed art program of the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. We welcome artists of all ages, mediums, and levels! You may  sign up and pay for annual membership online on this Website. Look for the blue BECOME a MEMBER icon and hit it. It will take you to our new online form to fill out. You will receive a confirmation email showing that you paid and the date. To date, we have over 60 members of mixed ages who produce art in all forms-beginners and professionals alike!

Membership for this season runs Sept. 1, 2019- Aug. 31, 2020

Volunteer Level $50 (agree to volunteer hours at 2 events)

Adult Level $90 (no volunteer hours)   Student Level $25 (volunteer hours)

NEW MEMBERS only: We offer a pro-rated membership fee for new members joining later in the season. You pay the following: Jan. 2020 $ 45 Feb. 2020 $40 : March 2020 $35: April 2020 $30. We still require volunteer hours at 1-2 events based on date of joining.

Note for new members only: If you wish to join CHAL in May 2020 or later, you may pay the full annual membership fee and your membership will roll over for the full following season Sept. 1, 2020 ending Aug. 31, 2021.

If you prefer to pay by check or cash or in person, please use this form: https://www.caphillartleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Membershipform-CAPITOL-HILL-ART-LEAGUE2019new.pdf

Come on and join the fun and exhibit your artwork!

January 5, 2020 Sunday Critique Group Meets

HAPPY NEW YEAR ARTISTS! CHAL artists/photographers have a monthly weekend group: The Sunday Critique Group will next meet on January 5, from 3-5 pm.

Location: Member and artist Mai Pham’s house: 1231 C ST NE. 

All CHAL artists/members are welcome to bring 1-2 artworks for peer review, tips, positive feedback.                      Organizer: Deb Hurtt

2020: meetings held the first Sunday of each month unless otherwise noted. Look in your google gmail email account for reminders!