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“Beauty is Everywhere” Exhibition

Open Juried Exhibition for CHAL Artists

March 6, 2021 – July 15, 2021

Dermatology Office of Dr. Mana Ogholikhan
Greenbelt, MD

CHAL has been invited to display artwork at the new office of Dr. Mana Ogholikhan in Greenbelt, MD. Her request is for “Contemporary, Modern, Bright, Abstract, Funky, Pop” art.

Dr. Ogholikhan is a dermatologist, so art which interprets the human body would also be appealing.

Rolling Entry begins Saturday March 6, 2021 and goes until April 20th. Artists will be notified if work is accepted and arrange with Ann Pickett for drop off. $5.00 per entry with a maximum of 5 entries per member.

Download “Beauty is Everywhere”
Exhibition Prospectus (PDF)

Artist: Rosa Vera

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

Submissions Begins: March 6, 2021
Notification of Results: Ongoing selection until April 20, 2021
Drop Off Artwork: Scheduled with Ann Pickett
Exhibition Dates: March 2021 – July 15, 2021

For more information, please contact Exhibit Manager: Ann Pickett
Juror: Mana Ogholikhan assisted by Ann Pickett Entry

Process: Entrants may submit up to 5 digital images in the online process at Smarter Entry. To enter go to: https://client.smarterentry.com/chal and follow instructions. If you don’t already have an account with Smarter Entry, you will set one up as “First TimeUser.” Necessary information includes title, artist name, medium, dimensions, and price. Digital files for viewing should be JPEG format, saved at high resolution with the longest dimension being no more than 1200 pixels.

Please name your file as follows:
Last nameFirstName_TitleofArtwork_SubmissionNumber.
Example: SmithTom_Sunrise_1.jpg

All work must be original and signed by the artist. Photographs and digital manipulations are considered original. All work must have been created within the last three years. Submissions begin March 6, 2021 – closes April 20, 2021 at midnight.

Entry Fees: CHAL members may submit up to 5 entries for a non-refundable fee of $5.00 per entry.

Accepted Work: Our juror will select the final exhibitors from the Smarter Entry submissions and will consider the theme and size as part of the criteria for selection. Her selections will be a “rolling process” and artists will be notified when their work is accepted to arrange delivery of the artwork to Ann Pickett.

Sales: The price submitted on the Smarter Entry registration online form will be the price presented at the time of the show for accepted work. All sales will be arranged directly with the artist and the artist will send a 10% commission fee to Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. Artists will make arrangements with buyers for delivery or drop off of sold artwork.

The Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL) is a program of the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. Located in the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood in Washington, DC. Seventy artists/members from the DC metro area exhibit and sell original artwork at CHAW and various venues in the DC region. CHAL/CHAW hosts lectures on art related topics, offers workshops, and strives to support this vibrant community of artists.

Open Call Exhibition: GALAXY – April 5-30, 2021

The Capitol Hill Art League presents its Tenth Annual Metro Open Juried Exhibition, GALAXY, April 5– 30, 2021, online at www.caphillartleague.org.

Galaxy evokes images suggestive of cosmic vastness, emptiness, otherworldliness, outerworldliness, yet can represent an internal as well as an outer landscape. Submitting artists are invited to explore their artwork interpretations of Galaxy through their own personal process and any media, including photography. The exhibition is open to artists, 18 years and older, residing in the DC/VA/MD area, 2-D and 3-D.

"Walk Among The Stars" 
Painting by Mary Beth Gosselink
“Walk Among The Stars” – Painting by Mary Beth Gosselink

Exhibit Managers: CHAL Steering Committee Co-Chairs Anne Albright & Karen Van Allen (caphillartleagueofdc@gmail.com)
Juror: April M. Rimpo – Artist and Instructor from Dayton, MD
Virtual Reception: April 9, 2021, 6:00pm
Entry Process: Digital images submitted online via Smarter Entry (https://client.smarterentry.com/chal)
Submission Opens: February 12, 2021
Submission Closes: March 12, 2021 at midnight
Entry Fees: Three (3) Entries – CHAL Members $25; Non-Members $35
CHAL Members and Non-Members may submit up to two (2) additional entries for $5 per entry
For More Information about the GALAXY Exhibition, click here.
Download GALAXY Exhibition Prospectus (PDF)

Symbolism Exhibition

December 12, 2020 – January 30 – 2021
Frame of Mine Gallery
545 8th Street SE, Washington, DC

Juror: Delna Dastur
Featured Artists: Tara Hamilton, Judy Searles, David Mann, Carolyn Rondthaler, Lynne Schlimm, Tamora Ilasat, Gloria Maria Grandoli, Elin Whitney Smith, Steve Kunin, Victoria Lakes, Rosa Ines Vera, Allison Stettler, Martina Sestakova, Sally Canzoneri, Kim Di Donato-Murrell, M.E. Gosselink, J. Jaffery, Jane Mann, Nan Raphael, Karen Van Allen and Karen Zens.

Congratulations to the Winners!

Open Call Exhibition: GALAXY

The Capitol Hill Art League Presents its
Tenth Annual Metro Open Juried Exhibition:
GALAXY
April 5 – April 30, 2021
Online at www.caphillartleague.org

Galaxy evokes images suggestive of cosmic vastness, emptiness, otherworldliness, outerworldliness, yet can represent an internal as well as an outer landscape. Submitting artists are invited to explore their artwork interpretations of Galaxy through their own personal process and any media, including photography. The exhibition is open to artists, 18 years and older, residing in the DC/VA/MD area, 2-D and 3-D.

Download GALAXY Exhibition Prospectus (PDF)

“Walk Among The Stars” – Painting by Mary Beth Gosselink

Juror: April M. Rimpo
Artist & Instructor from Dayton, MD
April is an award winner artist who works with water media, most often in a combination of fluid acrylic and watercolor on 140lb watercolor paper where she “explores color and light to tell stories of life.” She has been studying and teaching art for over 40 years and is represented in galleries in Maryland, District of Columbia and New York, NY. Her work has been featured in several editions of North Light Books and magazines.

Exhibit Managers
CHAL Steering Committee Co-Chairs Anne Albright & Karen Van Allen (caphillartleagueofdc@gmail.com).

Virtual Reception and Juror’s Remarks on Zoom
April 9, 2021 at 6:00pm – Juror will make remarks, awards will be given and the winning exhibit artwork will be screen shared.

Entry Process
Entrants may submit digital images in the online process at Smarter Entry. To enter go to: https://client.smarterentry.com/chal and follow instructions. If you don’t already have an account with Smarter Entry, you will set one up as “First Time User.” Necessary information includes title, artist name, medium, dimensions, and price. Digital files for viewing should be JPEG format, saved at high resolution with the longest dimension being no more than 1200 pixels.

Please name files using the following format:

LastNameFirstName-TitleofArtwork-Entry#
Example: SmithTom-Sunrise-1.jpg

All work must be original and signed by the artist. Photographs and digital manipulations are considered original. All work must have been created within the last three years. Work previously juried into a CHAL exhibit may not be submitted. Previously non- accepted work may be submitted.

Submission Opens: February 12, 2021
Submission Closes: March 12, 2021 at midnight.

Entry Fees
Non-members may submit 3 entries for a non-refundable fee of $35.00
CHAL members’ discounted fee is $25; a special discount code will be sent to our members for their discount. Up to two additional entries may be submitted at $5 each for members and non-members. Artists submitting 3-dimensional work may provide two images of each piece, front
view and side view. Non-members are encouraged to join the Capitol Hill Art League by going online to: https://reg.chaw.org/chal/membership

Accepted Work and Awards
Our juror will select the final exhibitors from the Smarter Entry submissions and will consider the theme as part of the criteria for selection. The juror will also decide and award First, Second Third place plus (2) Honorable Mentions.  On or around March 29, 2021, an email will go out to all participants with the names of the juried exhibiting artists and the title of their artwork for the on-line show.  All awards will be presented at the opening virtual reception to be held Friday, April 9, 2021 beginning at 6:00pm.

Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL) and Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) reserve the right to use various artwork images to promote this exhibit and other CHAL and/or CHAW events for up to a year from the date of the online show at no cost to CHAL and/or CHAW and will provide credit to the artist in the promotion material.

Sales
All 2-D art for sale should be priced as framed.  CHAL will provide an online venue for the show on the CHAL website at caphillartleague.org.  Interested buyers will contact the CHAL Steering Committee to purchase the art through Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW).  CHAW deducts a 25% commission on exhibition sales from the pre-tax sales price. The price submitted on the Smarter Entry registration online form will be the price presented at the time of the show for accepted work. Artists will be paid for their sale(s) through an electronic direct deposit system. Work that is not for sale must be marked NFS.  Artists will make arrangements with buyers for delivery or drop off of sold art work.

About CHAL
The Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL) is a program of the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. Located in the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood in Washington, DC. 70 Artists/members from the DC- metro area exhibit and sell original artwork at CHAW and various venues in the DC region. CHAL/CHAW hosts lectures on art related topics, offers workshops, and strives to support this vibrant community of artists.

Website: https://www.caphillartleague.org/
Email: caphillartleagueofdc@gmail.com