Jan-Feb 2018 Brian Truesdale at ENO Wine Bar in Georgetown

   Moving to Arlington, VA in May 2017, Brian Truesdale is mostly a self-taught acrylic, abstract artist. He took classes periodically at the Delaplaine Visual Arts and Education Center in Frederick, MD from 2012-2016, and studied privately with established artists in the Frederick area. Truesdale has exhibited his work throughout the MD and DC Metro regions, solo shows at Delaplaine Visual Arts and Education Center and Frederick Community College in addition to several group shows. Brian is a member of The Artists Gallery,  Be Dot Gallery in Frederick, MD and Foundry Gallery in Washington, D.C. and a new member to Capitol Hill Art League.

Truesdale will exhibit his paintings at Eno Wine Bar in Georgetown: Jan. 2-Feb. 27.                     Website: http://bedotgallery.com/brian-truesdale-be-dot-gallery

 

Winner’s Circle Exhibit 2018

Did you artwork win any awards in 2017-2018? Lucky YOU! Please bring in a new work of your art for a special WINNER’S Circle Exhibit at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. Receiving: July 14 & 16, 2018 from9:30-11:30am    Show Reception: July 21, 2018 from 5-7pm

OUR WORLD exhibit April-June, 2018

The Capitol Hill Art League presents its Seventh Annual Metro DC open juried exhibition: April Show, Theme “Our World” 2018

April 22nd is the anniversary of the modern-day environmental movement.  What better time to honor our world.  We and the world around us is in a constant state of flux, influenced by climate, inhabitants, events, time, and gravity.  The Capitol Hill Art League invites you to express in art form what OUR WORLD means to you? This exhibit is open to 2-d and 3-d work, juried by curator and writer, Eric Hope.

All artists, 18 years of age or older residing in the Washington, DC metropolitan area are eligible to enter. Digital Entry Deadline for submissions is March 10, 2018 (midnight).

Exhibit Dates: April 18-June 2, 2018

Juror: Eric Hope/curator and writer based in Washington, DC,  gained a passion for contemporary art through volunteer marketing work at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and The Phillips Collection.  In 2009, after over a decade of work at large institutions, he  moved into the realm of curation, staging a variety of solo and group exhibitions at the Evolve Urban Arts Project in the H Street neighborhood of DC.  He is currently a senior Contributor at East City Art, where he has extensively critiqued exhibitions throughout the metro region for the past seven years.

For complete details/instructions, please read this:http://www.caphillartleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Our-world-prospectus-2018.pdf

Digital ENTRY:  Selections for the exhibit will be made by the judge from JPEG images submitted onlineby the artists.  All work must be original and signed by the artist.  Any work previously shown at a Capitol Hill Art League juried exhibit is ineligible. All work must have been created within the last three years.  ENTRY FEES: **Up to 3 entries may be submitted for a non-refundable fee of $30 (current Capitol Hill ART League members $20). Up to two additional entries may be submitted at $5 each.  Artists submitting 3-dimensional work may provide two images of each piece. To enter, go to https://client.smarterentry.com/chal and follow the instructions there.

Where: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop.  Opening reception: April 21, 2018

Awards will include cash awards for Best in Show and Merit awards. Two Honorable Mentions will be awarded. All awards will be presented at the opening reception and judge’s talk on April 21, from 5:00-7:00 PM with the juror presenting his remarks at 6pm.

Artists Choice Reception at CHAW: Jan. 13 from 5-7PM

Artist’s Choice: All-media, members-only, non-juried exhibit.

Our first non-juried show of the season, “Artist’s Choice” begins in January 2018.  It is time for you to strut your stuff!  You may bring one piece (only) of artwork to CHAW on January 6, between 9:30 and 11:30 am.  We will hang them as they arrive.  If there is wall space left for more art at the end of receiving on Saturday, we will let you know by email, and those of you who did not make it on Saturday can bring your art on Monday January 8, between 9:30 and 11:30 am. Fee: $5 for 1 piece.
There will be a “People’s Choice Award” at the reception, 5-7 pm on January 13.  Exhibition dates: January 8th to February 24th, 2018

Opening Reception and “People’s Choice Award”: January 13th, 5–7 PM