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December 10 Sip and Shop Holiday sale at East City Book Shop

CHAL  have been invited by The Capitol Hill Association of Merchants and Professionals (CHAMPS) to participate in Sip and Shop holiday sale event on Monday, December 10th from 6-9pm. We will have our own table set up inside East City Bookshop on Pennsylvania Avenue SE.

Ten CHAL members can participate in the Sip and Shop art sale/table and sell artwork, greeting cards, matted prints, etc. All sales, cash, checks and charges will be processed by Capitol Hill Arts Workshop with 25% deducted for CHAW and 75% to the artist. $5.00 fee (paid at event to CHAW), for participating and please RSVP by December 3. Space is limited to ten artists who are also required to help selling for one hour each. We will email you back after Dec. 4th  to let you know your status.

Please RSVP to chalartists@gmail.com.    Subject: Sip and Shop

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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.

 A maximum of 3 original works created within the past 3 years may be entered.

Works previously exhibited in a juried show at the Hill Center are not eligible.

Works may not exceed 72 inches in width, height or depth, including the frame, unless otherwise specified for a particular exhibit.

3-d work cannot be accepted

All work must be signed by the artist and all photographs and hand-pulled prints must be numbered.

All work must have D-Rings  hanging on the Walker Hanging System, with d rings two inches down from the top of the artwork on each side for wiring. No exceptions please.

Sponsoring partners:Capitol Hill Art League, The Hill Center, National Cherry Blossom Festival (pending)

Call for Entries:  December 7, 2018.   Deadline for entries: Feb 1, 2019

Jury dates: Feb 4 or 5.  Notify artists: Feb 6 or 7.    Delivery of artwork: Sunday, March 3 from 12-3pm

Installation: Monday, March 4  from 8am-4pm.   Reception: Wednesday March 13 6:30pm-8:30pm

Pick up of artwork: Monday, April 29 from  8am-11am

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!

November 17 Reception for Artists’ Choice group exhibit

25 Capitol Hill Art League members brought in artwork for group exhibit called Artists’ Choice at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop on exhibit  till December 5. Members choose their own favorite creation to put on the gallery walls.  Voting for “people’s choice” during the reception event will take place and the artwork with the most votes wins a $25 gift certificate from Plaza Arts.

New Member and artist: Nancy Ennis with her oil painting called Luscious Purple.

The show features artwork from: Kay Fuller, Bob Fuller, Rindy OBrien, Marilyn Christiano, Karen Cohen, Karen Zens, Kimberley Bursic, Karen Van Allen, Tamora Ilasat, Nancy Ennis, Jonathan Weiner, Carolyn Rondthaler, Jan Zastrow,  Christoper Lewis, Karen Edgett, James Mallos, Tara Hamilton, Linda Norton, Robert Lipartito, Judy Searles, Patricia Granados, Ken Bachman, Gregg Adams, Sally Canzoneri and Kate McConnell.

Dec. 4 CHAL Art Critique Group

Members: If you like to get some positive feedback and constructive opinions or tips on your artwork, bring 1-2 pieces of your work to the CHAL members critique group on December 4  from 10-12noon. 
Watercolor artist and member, Carolyn Rondthaler, runs the group and everyone is happy to share artistic their impressions. Contact Carolyn to reserve your spot: carolynrondthaler@gmail.com This group meets once a month on the first Tuesday at CHAW.

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