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February 2020 Rhythm and Blues Members’ Exhibit

FEBRUARY 2020 Themed and juried members’ art exhibit


Open Reception: February 15, 5:00 – 7:00 PM (suggestion-wear BLUE!)

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

Capitol Hill Art League artists get down with their artistic vibes! 2-D and 3-D art work in all mediums represented. The theme can be interpreted many ways, examples are rhythmic patterns, dominant blue colors, R&B music ideas, etc, so use your imagination and get in the groove! Please use this link to receive the prospectus and print it out!

Receiving entries: February 8 +10, 9:30 -11:30 am at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. All instructions for members will be sent via google group for CHAL-look for that in your emails! Not accepted? Please pick up your work asap in the closet at CHAW.

Exhibition Dates: Feb 15 – March 14, 2019

Juror and Artist: Justyne Fischer

About our juror: Justyne Fischer is an award winning printmaker from DC whose work focuses on Social Memorials. She maintains a printmaking studio at Blue Studios Art Underground in Arlington, Virginia.  Her art works are featured in numerous private and public collections, including the Boston Public Library, the Boston Athenaeum, Tulane University, Montgomery College, the Detroit Public Library, Florida A&M University, and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Fischer currently teaches AP art full time to nationally recognized and award-winning students at South County High School in Lorton, Virginia

Exhibited artwork: please pick up work after show ends: March 15-20, 2020. Questions:

Not a member? Capitol Hill Art League welcomes DC/VA/MD artists of all levels/mediums. Join now with our easy online membership application: New membership at the Volunteer Level (with volunteer hours), is prorated starting in Jan 2020 ($45), Feb 2020 ($40). If you can’t volunteer hours, membership is $90.00.


Sept. 9 Greg Staley Photoshoot for CHAL members

CHAL artists who need their artwork professionally photographed, please set this date on your calendar and RSVP for your slot. We need a minimum of 5 artists or so to hire Greg Staley.

Date: Sept. 9 from 10:30am-12:30pm in the Black Box Theatre at CHAW
                                                      Deliver by 9:30 AM, Pick up at 1 PM.

RSVP to  and she will contact you via email. Put in your subject line: Greg Photoshoot and please let her know approx how many pieces of artwork that you intend to have photographed.

Fee: $10.00-$15.00 per item cash or check payable to Greg Staley
Payment: Check or cash-paid to Greg Staley at the day of the photo shoot.

Questions: email Kate from the Steering Committee at


Note: Sept 9 from 9:30-11:30 is also the same day as receiving day for our members only non-juried exhibit called ROAD TRIP.

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.

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