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Artists Choice Exhibit May 13-June 1

Capitol Hill Art League invites friends, fans, and family to our Artists Choice exhibit. CHAL Artists have chosen their favorite artwork to display and sell.

                                                    “I Love Blue”, painting by Karen Van Allen

Featuring: Karen Van Allen, Mary Procter, Bill Matuszeski, Nico Gozal, Jim Huttinger, Karen Cohen, Nancy Ennis, Karin Edgett, Ken Bachman, Erika Rubel, Tara Hamilton, James Mallos, Charles Martin, Jan Zastrow, Linda Norton, Rindy O’Brien, Kim Bursic, Ann Pickett, Elizabeth Eby, Karen Zens, Kate McConnell, Marian Wiseman, Michael McSorely, Elin Whitney-Smith, and Carolyn Rondthaler.

Location:Capitol Hill Arts Workshop/CHAL Gallery, 545 7thSt SE

Reception Dates:  May 18 from 5-7pm. Everyone is invited to vote for People’s Choice!

Exhibit runs: May 13 – June 1, 2019   CHAW/CHAL Gallery hours are Monday-Saturday, closed Sundays.

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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.

 

 

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TREEmendous Exhibit at the Hill Center Call for Entry

Open Juried Art Exhibit the Hill Center for DC-Metro artists  Theme: TREEmendous. Follow the instructions on this link:  2019 TREEmendous Call for Entries

Dates of exhibition: March 4- April 29 2019

Juror: Carol Ottesen/Teaching artist at Smithsonian

Where: The Hill Center 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003

This exhibit focuses on the beauty of trees which are celebrated annually during Cherry Blossom season. Artists from the DC metro area, VA and MD are invited to  submit along with art images  a short artist’s statement that includes identifying the tree that has inspired their work and/or any personal connection to it.

 

Sponsoring partners: Capitol Hill Art League, The Hill Center, National Cherry Blossom Festival (pending)    Deadline for entries: Feb 1, 2019

Reception: Wednesday March 13 6:30pm-8:30pm

Cash awards: $500, $350, $250   Cherry Blossom Festival will be Thursday March 21 to Sunday April 14, 2019

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Sept. 22 Receiving for Joie de Vivre Annual Members (only) juried exhibit

The Capitol Hill Art League presents our annual, juried (for members only), all media exhibition called Joie de Vivre.

On September 22 and 24 please bring your artwork for jurying to Capitol Hill Arts Workshop BEFORE the annual members and new members meeting. We have an excellent juror and she will have the tough task of narrowing down all the entries to what she feels illustrates: Joie de Vivre! Her judging will be early October and you will be notified of the results via email from the steering committee email: chalartists@gmail.com

Juror: Kat Jamieson.    Theme: Joie de Vivre, (Joy of Living), is a French phrase used to express a cheerful enjoyment of life; an exultation of spirit.

Important Note: If you are not a member of Capitol Hill Art League and wish to join this competition and more to come, it’s easy to do. Just fill out the form attached and mail it to Capitol Hill Arts Workshop or deliver it in person. http://www.caphillartleague.org/wp- content/uploads/2018/07/2018-19-Membership-Form.pdf

Please see the attached prospectus for all the details and dates for Joie de Vivre. Click here: http://www.caphillartleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/JoiedevivreProsepectusSept2018.pdf

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Time to RENEW or JOIN! Season ends Aug. 31, 2018

Capitol Hill Art League members are busier than ever with various exhibits around the DC Metro area. Do you know an artist who would like to join in the fun and exhibit their work? Please send this link http://www.caphillartleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-19-Membership-Form.pdf .

The new season starts September 1, 2018. Don’t forget to renew! It’s easy, stop in the office at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop and ask for a membership form to fill out, pay and turn it in! Simple and easy. This will put you on our email list so you will receive updates about all our upcoming events: Barracks Row Festival, Joie de Vivre competition and so much more!

Please mark your calendar please for your membership RENEWAL this September if you plan to have more exhibits and fun with Capitol Hill Art League as a member! New members are welcome, too!

Artists’ Pick Members Exhibit

MAY 2019.  ARTISTS’ Choice exhibit at CHAW  for CHAL Members-Only, All-Media Exhibit (non-juried) Members can exhibit one self-selected artwork.

This time, YOU get to choose your best and favorite artwork to exhibit. Space is limited in the gallery, so please get your art in early. Once the walls are filled, we will close receiving. Please bring your work with the attached label noting your name, title, medium and price.

Weight limit: 30 lbs and size is restricted to 48″ (on either side) or under. All work must be for sale.

Receiving: May 11 + 13, 9:30-11:30 AM Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

     Exhibition Dates: May 18 – June 1, 2019

Reception: May 18, 5- 7 PM please bring a finger food to share with guests. Patrons will vote for Peoples’ Choice Award.

If you would like to join Capitol Hill Art League, you can join anytime of the year. For membership application, click here

BY Design juried exhibiting artists

Claude Elliott has made his selections for By Design juried open call exhibit as follows:

First Place $500, Nico Gozal, Batik Parang Filigree

Second Place $400, Henan Murno, Yellow Forest
Third Place $300, Robert Weinstein, Warped
Honorable Mention $200, Erick Jenkins, Towering
Honorable Mention $200, Tom Greaves, Moonie
      Left to right: Robert Weinstein, Hernan Murno, Nico Gozal, Claude Elliott and Eric Jenkins,         not present: Tom Greaves. Photo by Rindy O’Brien

Congratulations, also, to the following artists who have been selected by our juror, Claude Elliott, to exhibit in BY DESIGN, mixed media exhibit, sponsored by Capitol Hill Art League.

Reception  April 6 from 5-7pm. Open to the public, please come and meet our artists, hear our juror’s remarks around 6pm, and witness the awards being given out.

Elizabeth Beach, Dorian Berman, Diane Blackwell, Anne Boule, Kimberley Bursic, Roselyn Cambridge, Sally Canzoneri, Timothy DeVenney, Barry Dunn, Gaetana Ebbole, Octavia Frazier, Harriet Gossett, JoAnn Laboy, Linda McKnight, Sue Miller, Ann Pickett, Jane Podesta, Judith Searles, Gail Shaw-Clemons, Alex Tolstoy, Karen Van Allen, and Jan Zastrow.

Where: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St SE, WDC

April-May-June- 2019

CHAL CALENDAR 1.25.2019

April 2019    “BY DESIGN” CHAL’s 8th ANNUAL DC JURIED OPEN CALL -open to DC metro area artists

Juror: CLaude Elliot Exhibition: April 6 – May 9, 2019     ONLINE ENTRY DEADLINE: March 15 Emailed Notification: March 22       Delivery of Accepted Work: -March 30 9:30 am – 2:00 pm -and April 4 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Opening Reception and Award Night  April 6 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

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“BLOSSOM” CHAL at FRAME OF MINE  (details will be emailed to CHAL members)

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MAY 2019.  ARTISTS’ PICK exhibit at CHAW  for CHAL Members-Only, All-Media Exhibit (non-juried) Members can exhibit one self-selected artwork.

Receiving: May 11 + 13, 9:30-11:30 AM      Exhibition Dates: May 18 – June 1, 2019

Reception: May 18, 5- 7 PM please bring a finger food to share with guests.

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“BY DESIGN” ends at CHAW.  Pick Up: May 10 -15, during CHAW business hours.

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May CHAW Mind of an Artist BLOG: ROBERT LIPARTITO

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JUNE 2019.  WINNERS CIRCLE EXHIBIT       CHAL Season’s Award Winners will be notified

Receiving: June 15 -17 (artist bring in work + store in closet)  Exhibition:  June 22- August 17 Opening Reception: June 22,  from 5 – 7PM

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GREG STALEY PHOTOSHOOT – June 3, 9:30 AM Bring Your Art to be photographed at CHAW Deliver by 9:30 AM, Pick up at 1 PM ish. RSVP to klm@kate-mcconnell.com

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 April CHAW Mind of an Artist BLOG: ROSABEL GOODMAN