Capitol Hill Art League Season Opens
With Juried Show October 1st
Find the Awards list and images here.
September __ 2016—The Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL) begins its 2016-17 Season with a show entitled “Show and Tell”, juried by Glen Kessler, who will present awards and his Juror’s Talk at a reception on Saturday, October 1 at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop located at 545 Seventh Street, S.E., Washington, DC 2003. The Arts Workshop is located three blocks south of the renowned Eastern Market on Capitol Hill. The show will run October 1 through November 3 in the Workshop Gallery.
Glen Kessler earned a BFA in Painting from Maryland Institute College of Art and an MFA in Painting from the New York Academy of Art. He is the founder and director of The Compass Atelier in Rockville, MD. Recent awards include being named the winner of the first annual Invitational “Paint the Town Art Show” at the Kensington Armory in 2015, and being chosen as a finalist in the Abstract/ Experimental Category of “The Artist’s Magazine 32nd Annual Art Competition” in 2015. His work has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions, and is held in private collections throughout the US, Canada, UK, France, Israel, and Australia.
The eighteen artists featured in the show represent a wide range of media including clay, oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, graphite, pencil, collage and photography.
Those receiving awards are:
First Place: Eve D Sandmeyer
Second Place: Ken Bachman
Third Place: Kim Bursic
Marilyn Christiano and Karen Cohen
In addition, the work of these artists will be presented:
M’el Abrecht, Kasse Andrews-Weller, Sally Canzoneri, Kay Fuller, Bob Fuller, Tara Hamilton, Charles Martin, Isabella Martire, Linda Norton, Meera G Rao, Ann Thomson, Karen Van Allen, and Karen Zens.
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop’s (CHAW) is a community-based, not-for-profit organization founded in 1972. The Workshop facility includes a dance studio paint studio, Black Box Theater, art gallery, complete ceramics/pottery studio, a photography darkroom (the only “open” darkroom in D.C.), and private music instruction studios. Arts Workshop representatives will be present to provide information on their art programs for children and adults.