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November 2018 Artists’ Choice CHAL Members unjuried exhibit

NOVEMBER Artists’ Choice – unjuried Members-only all-media exhibit at CHAW

Receiving: November 10 & 13, 9:30-11:30am (CHAW closed 11/12 Veterans Day)

             A prospectus will be emailed and posted for rules and more information.

Opening: November 17, 5-7pm      Closes: December 5

YOU judge your best piece to show in this members art show. Please follow the  correct wiring for hanging your artwork. We use the Walker system at CHAW. Weight limit 30 lbs/size can be “open” as space permits.

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October: Gregg Adams-Mind of the Artist Blog

http://www.chaw.org/blog/octobers-mind-artist-gregg-adams

We are excited to feature the words and works of Gregg Adams this month on the CHAW blog. . Gregg’s childhood habit has helped to shape his art and his love for photography. Gregg’s work is featured at the Sitar Arts Center, for info on this venue, go to: http://www.sitarartscenter.org/programs/gallery-series/

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Results for Joie de Vivre exhibit

Kat Jamieson, our juror gave her results today for Joie de Vivre art exhibit for CHAL members. The following artists have been selected for this exhibit, congrats!

First Place: Ann Pickett, “Burst of Life”

Second Place: Nancy Arbuthnot, “Postcards from the Border”

Postcards from the Border by Nancy Arbuthnot

Third Place: Judy Searles, “In the Orchid House”
Honorable Mentions:
Hernan Murno, “Hanging Garden”
Susan Canuteson, “Finding Inspiration”

Hanging Gardens by Hernan Murno

Also Exhibiting:  Kim Bursic, Karen Cohen, Karin Edgett, Kay Fuller, Tara Hamilton,  JoAnn LaBoy, Eileen Leahy, Rindy O’Brien, Mai Pham, Carolyn Rondthaler, Karen Van Allen, Jan Zastrow, and Karen Zens.

For those names not on this list, please pick up your artwork in the CHAW closet in the gallery Oct. 3-6 from 10am-5pm. Thank you for your submissions.

The Opening Reception with Juror’s Remarks and awards will be held on Saturday, October 6 from 5pm-7pm, open to the public. Our juror will speak around 5:30-6pm and give awards.

~We request that CHAL members bring a snack/treat/finger food to our reception party. Please remember that CHAW is a nut-free building due to possible allergies to nuts of any kind. Beverages are supplied.

Exhibit dates: October 3-November 7 at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, at 545 7th St. SE, Washington, DC

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Sept. 22 Receiving for Joie de Vivre Annual Members (only) juried exhibit

The Capitol Hill Art League presents our annual, juried (for members only), all media exhibition called Joie de Vivre.

On September 22 and 24 please bring your artwork for jurying to Capitol Hill Arts Workshop BEFORE the annual members and new members meeting. We have an excellent juror and she will have the tough task of narrowing down all the entries to what she feels illustrates: Joie de Vivre! Her judging will be early October and you will be notified of the results via email from the steering committee email: chalartists@gmail.com

Juror: Kat Jamieson.    Theme: Joie de Vivre, (Joy of Living), is a French phrase used to express a cheerful enjoyment of life; an exultation of spirit.

Important Note: If you are not a member of Capitol Hill Art League and wish to join this competition and more to come, it’s easy to do. Just fill out the form attached and mail it to Capitol Hill Arts Workshop or deliver it in person. http://www.caphillartleague.org/wp- content/uploads/2018/07/2018-19-Membership-Form.pdf

Please see the attached prospectus for all the details and dates for Joie de Vivre. Click here: http://www.caphillartleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/JoiedevivreProsepectusSept2018.pdf

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Time to RENEW or JOIN! Season ends Aug. 31, 2018

Capitol Hill Art League members are busier than ever with various exhibits around the DC Metro area. Do you know an artist who would like to join in the fun and exhibit their work? Please send this link http://www.caphillartleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-19-Membership-Form.pdf .

The new season starts September 1, 2018. Don’t forget to renew! It’s easy, stop in the office at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop and ask for a membership form to fill out, pay and turn it in! Simple and easy. This will put you on our email list so you will receive updates about all our upcoming events: Barracks Row Festival, Joie de Vivre competition and so much more!

Please mark your calendar please for your membership RENEWAL this September if you plan to have more exhibits and fun with Capitol Hill Art League as a member! New members are welcome, too!

Oct. 2 CHAL members Art Critique

If you like to get some positive feedback and constructive opinions or tips on your artwork, bring 1-2 pieces of your work to the CHAL members critique group on Oct. 2 from 10-12noon. 
Carolyn R. runs the group and everyone is happy to share artistic impressions. Contact Carolyn to reserve your spot: carolynrondthaler@gmail.com

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