Kim Bursic and Kay Fuller collaborated to hang their paintings that complement each other at Eno Wine Bar in Georgetown beginning February-March 2017. Eno’s has invited CHAL artists to exhibit art on a two-month rotation starting in June. More info will follow.
Where: Eno Wine Bar 2810 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Georgetown, DC Telephone: (202)295-2826
Community Forklift Garden Party and Art Sale April 1 & April 2
Where: 4671 Tanglewood Drive,Edmonston,MD When: April 1, Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday April 2, 11am – 3pm
Exhibit and Sales Opportunity. The Community Forklift (CFL) will feature CHAL artists at their CFL Garden Party and Art Sale. CHAL artists may enter up to two works with a “Spring-Theme”, Bins will be available to sell shrink-wrapped items, original matted paintings, and greeting cards. For details and entry info, click here. Please fill out and bring this inventory sheet when you drop off your work, click here. Deadline for entry is March 20 midnight.
Also, Community Forklift is offering 5 artists for each of their First Friday’s May-Sept the opportunity to sell their work on a first come sign up basis from 6 pm – 8pm with set up between 4pm-5pm. No commission. If interested contact Rachel:Rachel@CommunityForklift.org
Volunteer Opportunities. Every participant will need to volunteer for a shift during receiving, set-up, serving at the sales table, and/or break down. Kathy Clowery will be sending information about volunteering in March.
Chris Cooley, Juror, and First Place winner: Kenneth Bachman: Boats in Bermuda Harbor
The Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL) hosted its reception for the sixth annual, juried, open call show on Saturday, February 4th at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. This exhibit, open daily, features 2-d and 3-d works of 29 artists from around the Washington region.Click here for the list of artists.
Juror Chris Cooley presented awards as follows: Kenneth Bachman: First Place for Boats in Bermuda Harbor (oil painting, shown above)
Joan Ulrich: Second Place for Cloud Storage Jar (pottery)
Karash Payne: Third prize for Emerge (oil painting)
Fritz Schaper: Honorable Mention for Viking Funeral and The Red Mask (mixed media)
Daniel Venne: Honorable Mention for Man With a Shell (pastel)
Chris Cooley, an art education major from Utah State, was drafted in 2004 by Washington Redskins and played nine years with the team. He now enjoys painting and throwing pots and is the owner of The Cooley Gallery in Leesburg, VA.
Exhibit dates: February 4-28, 2017 Reception: Feb. 4, 5-7pm at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW), 545 Seventh St. SE, Washington DC
The winners of the Capitol Hill Banner Design Contest are as follows: “Hill Icons” by Tara Hamilton (top left), “Effervescence Hill” by Rindy O’Brien and Elizabeth Eby (top right), “Chilly Day at Eastern Market” by Linda Norton (bottom left), and “Capitol Hill in Living Color” by Kay Fuller (bottom right). Congratulations!
The theme “It’s all here on the Hill”, portrayed in the winning designs have been reproduced on banners and now hang on over 100 light poles throughout Capitol Hill neighborhood. Go see them!
The Capitol Hill Business Improvement District (BID) will hold a short unveiling ceremony Thursday, February 2nd at noon at the Eastern Market Metro Plaza. At the ceremony, the four banners selected from the competition will be on display and awards will be presented to the five CHAL artists who created them. Light refreshments will be available. Come and meet these artists!
All the artists who entered the competition will have an opportunity for their work to be auctioned off to the public, on Feb. 28, with the funds raised being split 50/50 between the artist and the BID’s Ready, Willing & Working charity program. Click here for the catalog of art to be auctioned.
Where: The Hill Center, (921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE) at the Capitol Hill BID’s Annual Membership Meeting. When: Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 8:00AM-10:00AM.