Monthly Archives: October 2018

Nov. 6 CHAL members’ art critique

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 Nov. 6  from 10-12noon. 
Carolyn R. runs the group and everyone is happy to share artistic 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, WDC

Sticky: 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

 

 

 

 

 

November 17 2018 Artists’ Choice CHAL Members Reception

NOVEMBER 2018  Artists’ Choice – unjuried Members-only all-media exhibit at CHAW

YOU select your best piece to show for this members art show. What a beautiful show we will create! Please see image with correct wiring for hanging your artwork. We use the Walker system at CHAW. Weight limit 30 lbs/size can be “open” as space permitsReceiving: November 10 & 13, 9:30-11:30am (CHAW closed 11/12 Veterans Day).  Closes: December 5

~ A non-refundable entry fee $5.00 is due at receiving. The Capitol Hill Art League Steering Committee will be the sole and final judge of a work’s acceptability for submission.Please read and follow all the guidelines in our prospectus  with all details/info/instructions: http://www.caphillartleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/ArtistsChoice-CAPITOL-HILL-ART-LEAGUE-PRESENTS.pdf

Reception Opening: November 17, 5-7pm All members attending are requested to bring a snack, nibble, chips, cookies, easy to eat edibles. We provide the beverages. CHAW is a nut-free building.


Artists’Choice CAPITOL HILL ART LEAGUE PRESENTS

Results for Joie de Vivre exhibit

Kat Jamieson, our juror gave her results today for Joie de Vivre art exhibit for CHAL members. The following artists have been selected for this exhibit, congrats!

First Place: Ann Pickett, “Burst of Life”

Second Place: Nancy Arbuthnot, “Postcards from the Border”

Postcards from the Border by Nancy Arbuthnot

Third Place: Judy Searles, “In the Orchid House”
Honorable Mentions:
Hernan Murno, “Hanging Garden”
Susan Canuteson, “Finding Inspiration”

Hanging Gardens by Hernan Murno

Also Exhibiting:  Kim Bursic, Karen Cohen, Karin Edgett, Kay Fuller, Tara Hamilton,  JoAnn LaBoy, Eileen Leahy, Rindy O’Brien, Mai Pham, Carolyn Rondthaler, Karen Van Allen, Jan Zastrow, and Karen Zens.

For those names not on this list, please pick up your artwork in the CHAW closet in the gallery Oct. 3-6 from 10am-5pm. Thank you for your submissions.

The Opening Reception with Juror’s Remarks and awards will be held on Saturday, October 6 from 5pm-7pm, open to the public. Our juror will speak around 5:30-6pm and give awards.

~We request that CHAL members bring a snack/treat/finger food to our reception party. Please remember that CHAW is a nut-free building due to possible allergies to nuts of any kind. Beverages are supplied.

Exhibit dates: October 3-November 7 at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, at 545 7th St. SE, Washington, DC