Capitol Hill Banner Contest- Deadline November 15-

The Capitol Hill Business Improvement District (BID) ( and the Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL) are collaborating on a special event to give CHAL artists a unique opportunity to celebrate our community through our creative talents. The BID is sponsoring a competition (open to CHAL members only) to design all–weather banners that will be on display all around the Hill for nearly a year.

“It’s all here on The Hill!”
Designs should showcase Capitol Hill as a diverse and ideal place for living, shopping and visiting.
November 15, 2016 – Deadline for entries
December 1, 2016 – Announce winners and begin production process
January 15, 2017 – Hang new banners
Entry Criteria:

Contest is open to current Capitol Hill Art League members only.

Artists may enter a maximum of three designs for a flat entry fee of $15.

For full prospectus click here .

Winter Magic Acceptance list and Place Awards

Christiano Frost on the Window Pane

Marilyn Christiano- First Place Award



Maria Valle-Riestra- Second Place Award

Congratulations to the CHAL artists chosen for the “Winter Magic” show.  Juried by

Elizabeth Grazioli, who will give juror comments at the opening reception on

November 5, 5-7 p.m.

Acceptance list for “Winter Magic” can be found here.


Judy Searles- Honorable Mention

Arlington - Angels

Ann Thomson- Honorable Mention


Tara Hamilton

Tara Hamilton: Honorable Mention

Open Call for CHAL artists at Velocity

Another exhibition opportunity for current CHAL members!

Velocity has asked us to display our art, once again, in their logia and meeting room. These beautiful spaces lend themselves to larger works, but smaller works can be grouped for a lovely display.

Please submit five pieces for consideration to: .

Deadline to apply is November 20. The fee for these five entries is $12.

Notification will be by November 30th and installation will be on, or around December 6th.

A “meet-the-artist” reception will be held at a mutually agreed upon time.