October 1st is Wrinkle-Erase for the Cause

hamid plastic surgeryOctober 1st, 2015 is a unique fundraising event at a DC cosmetic surgery office where CHAL artist Hamid Lagder’s art is currently on display for the remainder of this year. This is a new venue for CHAL to feature member artists at Ruff Plastic Surgery, 2440 M St NW, suite 200.  And they will host Wrinkle Erase for the Cause on Thursday, Oct. 1 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event is that the proceeds from common wrinkle-fighting treatments conducted on October 1st are donated to breast cancer and reconstruction groups. If you are considering one of these treatments, it is a perfect opportunity to donate a few wrinkles and see if the benefits of these treatments are right for you. You may contact the practice at 202-785-4187 or visit the website at www.ruffplasticsurgery.com.

Season-Opening Exhibit at the CHAW Gallery

Judy Searles Fiddle Dee DeeCHAL’s October all-media members’ juried exhibit opens on Saturday October 3rd with a public reception 5-7pm in the Gallery at CHAW, 545 7th Street SE, Washington DC. The juror William S. Talbot will present his remarks and awards to artists at 5:30pm. He is the recently retired Deputy Director of the Cleveland Museum of Art.  Please join CHAL and CHAW for this exhibit opening where twenty-five artists from CHAL have their work featured. The list of exhibiting artists can be downloaded here. The exhibit continues through November 6th.

First Place Judy Searles
Second Place Elizabeth A Pickett
Third Place Cole Woolford
Honorable Mentions Marilyn Christiano & Fierce Sonia

Summer Siestas: Tati Valle-Riestra Solo Exhibit

Tati Aug15 CHAL WallThis Saturday August 1st sees the opening of the watercolor exhibit Summer Siestas by CHAL artist Tati Valle-Riestra at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop The solo exhibit features her work in eleven new pieces exploring reclining figures. This CHAL Wall exhibit for Tati is the result of having been awarded first prize in this past April’s CHAL members exhibition What’s Poppin’ juried by Mary Ellen Vehlow.

The opening reception is Saturday August 1st, 5-7pm in the Gallery at CHAW, 545 7th St SE, Washington DC, two blocks from the Eastern Market metro station. The exhibit runs through August 19th. Gallery hours: Mon -Thurs 9:30am – 9:00pm, Friday 9:30am – 6:00pm, Saturday 9:00am – 2:00pm, Sunday CLOSED.