Category Archives: CHAL Artists Opportunities

UPDATE: 9th Annual OPEN call, juried art exhibit: Perspectives! On HOLD

Edge of the Flat Earth by Michael McSorley

People see the world differently based on experiences and perceptions. Viewpoints are influenced by people, places, emotions, and thoughts. Please share your artistic and unique “perspective” for this juried show.

Open to artists, 18 years and older, residing in the DC/VA/MD area, 2-d and 3-d work.

Juror: Clint Mansell, Director of Principle Gallery in Alexandria, VA. 

Clint Mansell/Juror

Exhibit dates postponed: TBD

Where: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Gallery, 545 7thSt SE, Washington DC

Reception and Juror’s Remarks/Cash Prizes: TBD

Digital Entry: Selections for this exhibit will be made by the juror from JPEG images submitted online by the artists. 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-acceptedwork may be submitted.

Submission through Smarter Entry opens Feb. 11- closes March 9 midnight. Please read all the directions are here: https://www.caphillartleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/ProspectusPerspectives-1.pdf

Non-members can access smarter entry here: https://client.smarterentry.com/chal

If you don’t have a smarter entry account; just follow the directions for NEW Users when you use the above link.

Entry Fees: Non-members may submit 3 entries for a non-refundable fee of $35.  CHAL members’ discounted fee is $25 and the link was emailed to all members.  Up to two additional entries maybe 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.

Mind of the Artist Blog: February features Karen Van Allen

Karen Van Allen

Karen Van Allen, avid traveler and award winning abstract artist, says: “Sitting in front of a blank canvas without anxiety or judgement seems to be a worthy exercise for me.  Something comes, it always does.  In its own time.” Read about her inspiration and get a sense of her artwork here:

https://www.chaw.org/blog/februarys-mind-artist-karen-van-allen

View her Website: https://vanallenart.com/

Referrals: Members are required to remit to CHAL a percentage of any art sales made through CHAW gallery, Website, blog or CHAL promotional outreach.  If CHAL/CHAW is contacted by a prospective patron who wishes to see additional work by an artist and a sale is made, and the artist handles the entire process, the artist remits a 10% referral fee to CHAL. Pls see the handbook for full details.

Tuesday Mornings Art Critique Group 2020

Calling all members: Please bring works in progress, finished or unfinished artwork, (YOUR CHOICE), for 1-2 works of art for a free peer group critique for CHAL members offering constructive and positive suggestions from 10am-12noon at CHAW, held in the downstairs darkroom space-ask at the desk to be sure.  Contact carolynrondthaler@gmail.com if you need more information. This group meets once a month on the first Tuesday of every month.

Dates for 2020: Feb 4, Mar 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1- mark your calendars and join in productive FUN.

GREG STALEY PHOTOSHOOT

Have your art work photographed professionally and digitally!- February 24 from 9:30 – Noon

Where: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop/Black Box Theatre

CHAL Members bring work to be professionally photographed. Deliver by 9:30 AM, Pick up at 1 PM.

Fee: $10.00-$15.00 per item cash or check payable to Greg Staley Feb. 24
Please RSVP/sign up via email with Subject line: Greg Staley, state your quantity of pieces and name by February 14. Kate McConnell Coordinator, email: klm@kate-mcconnell.com

                                                   

Happy New Year Artists!

2020 brings us new opportunities to show/sell our artwork. The Steering Committee of CHAL (shown here), has been busy last year putting together a complete roster of themed exhibits and pop up for CHAL artists. Please be sure to consult this Website AND look for announcements through our google group emails for CHAL and on Instagram.

Here is the latest 2020 Art Events for CHAL, please print it out and consult the dates! We send updates out year ’round, too!

https://www.caphillartleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/CHAL-CALENDAR-January-2020.pdf

NOTE: February starts a new juried exhibit for our members:

Rhythm and Blues. Click here for prospectus/info:

https://www.caphillartleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/RB-prospectusMWKC.pdf

Why not join our art league and be part of all this creative FUN.

Novice artists and seasoned artists are all part of our group!

https://www.caphillartleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/NEWMembershipform-CAPITOL-HILL-ART-LEAGUE2019new.pdf