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RENEW your membership or Join!

September 1, 2019 is the beginning of our new season of events and exhibits! That means if you are a member, it is time to RENEW and if you aren’t a member yet, it is easy. Please use the attached membership form to join now. We welcome beginners and pros. We have over six art exhibits lined up for Sept 2019-August 2020. CHALmembershipform2019-2020KC

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September POP up exhibit for CHAL members only!

Capitol Hill Art League Members only Pop – Up Art Exhibit
Theme:“EARTH-WIND-FIRE”

Where: Frame of Mine Gallery 545 Eight Street SE, DC
Exhibit Runs: September 1-30

For this month of September, it is fitting for its theme to be “EARTH-WIND-FIRE”. Use your imagination to incorporate the theme into your artwork.

CHAL members are invited to drop off one or two paintings/photographs. There is no space for three dimension pieces. Space available will determine how many pieces will be hung. Each piece must be labeled with artist name, name of artwork, medium, price and contact information. Please have your artwork framed and ready to hang – i.e. wire stretched across the back with D-rings. No sawtooth hangers or clips can be used with the hanging system at Frame of Mine. Fee payable to CHAL of $5.00 check/cash

For the reception on September 6th please invite your fans – family and friends. Please bring wine and/or “finger food” snack ready to serve.

DATES to remember:
Drop off art work : Sat, August 31st, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Reception: Friday, September 6th 5:30 to 7:30
Pick up Artwork: Monday, September 30th

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Sept. 9 Greg Staley Photoshoot for CHAL members

CHAL artists who need their artwork professionally photographed, please set this date on your calendar and RSVP for your slot. We need a minimum of 5 artists or so to hire Greg Staley.

Date: Sept. 9 from 10:30am-12:30pm in the Black Box Theatre at CHAW
                                                      Deliver by 9:30 AM, Pick up at 1 PM.

RSVP to klm@kate-mcconnell.com  and she will contact you via email. Put in your subject line: Greg Photoshoot and please let her know approx how many pieces of artwork that you intend to have photographed.

Fee: $10.00-$15.00 per item cash or check payable to Greg Staley
Payment: Check or cash-paid to Greg Staley at the day of the photo shoot.

Questions: email Kate from the Steering Committee at  klm@kate-mcconnell.com

 

Note: Sept 9 from 9:30-11:30 is also the same day as receiving day for our members only non-juried exhibit called ROAD TRIP.

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September ROAD TRIP non-juried members’ exhibit

Summer concludes annually with our first exhibit for CHAL members of the new season in September, called Road Trip. If you haven’t done one yet (road trip or artwork or both), there’s still plenty of time! Pls download this PDF CHALroadtripprospectus (1)  and save it for details, dates, directions, etc.    You may bring in one work of art, any medium, with this theme for this non-juried group members’ show. Exhibit runs: September 10-28 at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Gallery.

POSTPONED: Our annual membership meeting at 11:30 am on Sept 7th has been postponed and will be rescheduled.
Time to renew your memberships for one year: $50 with volunteer hours. $90 without volunteer hours.

Note: Email a Road Trip image file with your name and title of the art, we can start to post these on Facebook. Pls send to chalartists@gmail.com.

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POSTPONED on September 7th MEMBERS’ Meeting

 


Capitol Hill Art League will be rescheduling our annual membership drive/meeting which had been planned for Sept. 7th at 11:30 am.

In the meantime, you can renew your memberships for one year: $50 with volunteer hours. $90 without volunteer hours. Membership runs for one year starting Sept 1, 2019-Aug. 31, 2020.

Click here to download our new 2019-2020 membership form. CHALmembershipform2019-2020KC

Mail your membership form with your check to: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Pls make checks to Capitol Hill Art League or you can pay in person at CHAW with credit card.

 

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April-August 2019 CHAL Calendar of Events

April Open-Call All-Media Juried Exhibit Theme: “By Design”
Juror: Claude Elliot.    Exhibition Dates: April 6 – May 9, 2019                                                            Stay tuned for more info and dates…

May ARTISTS’ PICK     Members-Only, All-Media Exhibit (non-juried) Receiving: May 11 + 13, 9:30-11:30 AM          Exhibition Dates: May 18 – June 1, 2019    Opening Reception: May 18, 5- 7 PM

JUNE WINNERS CIRCLE EXHIBIT.  CHAL Season’s Award WinnersReceiving: June 15 -17 Winners will be notified via email about this show.   Installation: June 18, 10:00-Noon                                     Exhibition Dates: June 22- August 17.                              Opening Reception: June 22, 5 – 7PM

This Calendar will be regularly updated throughout the season as new opportunities arise and details are confirmed.

 

 

Kate McConnell Mind of an Artist Blog

Please read an informative article in the CHAW blog featuring our CHAL member and local artist, Kate McConnell. Please check it out here: https://www.chaw.org/blog/august-mind-artist-kate-mcconnell

Once a month, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop runs a story featuring one of CHAL’s current artist/member! It could be YOU next year 2020. Contact chalartists@gmail.com if you would like to be featured.

August 6 Tuesday CHAL members art critique

CHAL members art critique group meets Tuesday 10-12 at CHAW, usually in the downstairs photo lab.  All members welcome and guests may attend once.  Bring one or two pieces and your creative ideas.  Contact carolynrondthaler@gmail.com if you need more information.

If you prefer to meet nights or weekends, please shoot an email to chalartists@gmail.com  We are planning to start a second critique group for those who are not available weekday mornings if there is interest.