Category Archives: CHAL Artists Opportunities

June 5th- CHAL Artists/Members’ Critique group

Our CHAL critique group meets the first TUESDAY of each month.

Schedule:  June 5,  July 3, August 7, Sept. 4. (all tentative and subject to change.) Facilitator: Carolyn Rondthaler/CHAL artist. If interested, please email her at: carolynrondthaler@gmail.com  

Where: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop/ downstairs photo lab room.   Time: 10am -12 noon.

 CHAL members can bring one or two works of art each time for discussion.   Guests who are not CHAL members are able to attend once and invited to join CHAL to attend more critique member group sessions. 

May 1 – CHAL Artists/Members’ Critique meeting

Our CHAL critique group meets the first TUESDAY of each month.

Schedule: May 1 , June 5,  July 3, August 7, Sept. 4. (all tentative and subject to change.) Facilitator: Carolyn Rondthaler/CHAL artist. If interested, please email her at: carolynrondthaler@gmail.com  

Where: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop/ downstairs photo lab room.   Time: 10am -12 noon.

 CHAL members can bring one or two works of art each time for discussion.   Guests who are not CHAL members are able to attend once and invited to join CHAL to attend more critique member group sessions. 

April 3 – CHAL critique group monthly meeting

Our CHAL critique group meets the first TUESDAY of each month.

Schedule: May 1 , June 5,  July 3, August 7, Sept. 4. (all tentative and subject to change.) Facilitator: Carolyn Rondthaler/CHAL artist. If interested, please email her at: carolynrondthaler@gmail.com  

Where: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop/ downstairs photo lab room.   Time: 10am -12 noon.

 CHAL members can bring one or two works of art each time for discussion.   Guests who are not CHAL members are able to attend once and invited to join CHAL to attend more critique member group sessions. 

Our World Exhibit April 21

Rindy O’Brien- Color My World

Capitol Hill Art League’s “Our World” Show Features Region’s Artists 

This year’s Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL) open call to artists in the Metropolitan Washington Region garnered entries from artists around the region. Juror Eric Hope had the task of choosing 30 pieces representing a broad spectrum of work. Please read his statement here.

Eric Hope is a curator and writer based in Washington, DC.  He gained a passion for contemporary art through volunteer marketing work at both the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and The Phillips Collection. A senior Contributor at East City Art, he has extensively critiqued exhibitions throughout the metro region for the past seven years.

Congratulations to the featured artists:  Kenneth Bachman; Jennifer Barlow; Joyce Frank; Ayanah George; Tara Good; Tom Greaves; Tara Hamilton; Vincent Iannacchione; James Mallos; David Mann; Kate McConnell; Kathryn Mohrman; Hernan Murno; Richard Niewerth; Rindy O’Brien; Sarah O’Donoghue; Christine Parson; Alex L. Porter; Alex Tolstoy; Karen Van Allen; Meghan Walsh; Steve Wanna; Lang Wethington; Kirsten Williams; and Jan Zastrow. For a full list of titles/prices, please click here.

Opening reception on Saturday, April 21st, Earth Day  along with awards presentation and juror’s remarks from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) Gallery, at 545 7th St. SE. The Arts Workshop is located three blocks south of the renowned Eastern Market on Capitol Hill. Eastern Market Metro is the nearest metro stop on the blue, silver and orange lines.

The event is free and offers wine, food, and conversation with the artists for insight on their work. The exhibit runs April 21– May 31. CHAW general gallery hours are: 9:30 am–9:00 pm (M-Th), 9:30 am–6:00 pm (F), and 9:00 am–2:00 pm (Sat).   For more information, visit www.chaw.org, or call (202) 547-6839.

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February 14, 2018

~JANUARY~Artists’ Choice – unjuried
Members-only all-media exhibit at CHAW Receiving: January 6 & 8, 9:30-11:30am Opening:January 13, 5-7pm  Closes: February 24

CHAL at the Hill Center Annual Invitational Juried Exhibit-Members only, January 4-February 25    Delivery: January 2, 8-11am     Opening reception: January 10, 7-9pm    Pickup: February 26, 2018

CHAL exhibit at the VA/Community Center in DC Closes/please pickup: January 6, noon-2pm

CHAW Blog: Sandy Tallant  Exhibiting at ENO Wine BAR: Brian Truesdale

~FEBRUARY~Our World – open-call exhibit at CHAW Juror: Eric Hope
Digital submissions begin: early January. Enter here.

CHAW Blog: Mike McSorley  ENO Wine Bar: Brian Truesdale

~MARCH~Our World – open-call exhibit at CHAW Submission continues. Deadline: March 10   Artists notified via email: March 25

Community Forklift Garden Party Pop-up exhibit & sale for CHAL members Set-up: March 23, 5-7pm   Event: March 24, 9am-3pm

CHAW Blog: Jonathan Weiner ENO Wine Bar: Jane Mann

~APRIL Our World – OPENS   Delivery at CHAW: April 6-9 during regular CHAW business hours (see www.chaw.org) Opening Reception: April 21, 5-7pm  Closes: May 31.
Pickup: June 1-6 during regular CHAW business hours

CHAW Blog: Karin Edgett   ENO Wine Bar: Jane Mann

~MAY ~CHAW Blog: Brian Truesdale   ENO Wine Bar: Kasse Andrews-Weller . Community ForkLift: Marie DeAmicis

~JUNE~Artists’ Pick – unjuried members’ exhibit
Members-only all-media exhibit at CHAW Receiving: June 16 & 18, 9:30-11:30am
Opening: June 23, 5-7pm     Closes: July 14

CHAW Blog: Meera Rao   ENO Wine Bar: Kasse Andrews-Weller . Community ForkLift: Kasse Andrews-Weller

~JULY~Winners’ Circle – exhibit of award winners

Receiving: July 14 & 16    Opening: July 21, 5-7pm  Closes: August 18. Names of winning members will be announced and those members will be contacted regarding their exhibit.

CHAW Blog: TBD     ENO Wine Bar : Michael Ford

Please NOTE-If you are a current member, please contact CHAL steering committee for your own exhibit at Eno Wine Bar in Georgetown OR/and for the CHAW blog called “Mind of the Artist”, featuring YOU!

~August   CHAW Blog: TBD    ENO Wine Bar: Michael Ford

Questions about CHAL? Contact the Steering Committee at chalartists@gmail.com. Instagram: caphillartleague

www.caphillartleague.org has all the latest news, member exhibits, receptions, acceptance lists for exhibits, downloadable forms, CHAL Handbook which includes framing guidelines, a calendar of all our activities, and archives of past newsletters and acceptance lists.