Category Archives: CHAL Artists Opportunities

September 26 Shop Small Shop Fall

Capitol Hill Art League artists will be showing and selling our ART and artful inspired gifts as part of a neighborhood fall shopping weekend with other local businesses throughout Capitol Hill. This event is called Shop Small Shop Fall, presented by CHAMPS.

Where: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Front LAWN, 545 7th St SE, DC and Frame of Mine Gallery outdoors, 545 8th St SE, DC

Karen Cohen

When: Sat Sep 26, 2020 from 11am-5pm Participating artists: Anne Albright, Nancy Arbuthnot, Karen Cohen, Felicia Reed, Elin Whitney Smith, and Allison Stettler.

CHAW is a member of CHAMPS – Capitol Hill Association of Merchants and Professionals. CHAMPS has organized a fall shopping weekend to remind/encourage Capitol Hill residents to shop local, shop handmade, and shop early. Holidays are right around the corner for gifts! Masks required at outdoor tables and artists will maintain 6 feet distancing at tables.

September 15th Tuesday Art Critique Group

CHAL Tuesday Art Critique Group meets twice a month. September 1 and September 15 from 10am-12noon on ZOOM.

CHAL Members bring 1-2 artworks in progress WIP to a virtual peer group session on ZOOM for comments and positive critiques. Artists take turns showing and telling. 10am-12pm. Please have your artwork images ready to screen share. Email Carolyn R., our moderator, for your invite to zoom!

Bright Bold Big Art Exhibit September 2020- April 2021

16 artists of Capitol Hill Art League are featured in a curated, group mixed media display called Bright Bold Big. All artwork is for sale, please contact Capitol Hill Art League for purchase info.

Location: Center for Plastic Surgery in Chevy ChaseMD 

Julie Byrne, Karen Cohen, Karin Edgett, Nancy Ennis, Mary Elizabeth Gosselink, Tamora Ilasat, J Jaffery, David Mann, Jane Mann, Steve Kunin, Ann Pickett, Nan Raphael, Lori Rounds, Alexia Stefanovich, Karen Van Allen, and Rosa Vera. Photographs, encaustics, watercolors, acrylic, and collage artwork will be displayed September and extended till April 2021 Exhibit manager/volunteer/artist: Ann Pickett

Garden Party by Ann Pickett
Acrylic 60 x 36 $3000

All artwork is for sale, please contact email: chalartists at

September Making New Connections Frame of Mine Live exhibit

“Last Night’s Makeup” by KB Kessler

Making New Connections Art Show is our first, (unjuried), group exhibit for NEW members who have joined CHAL since Jan. 2020

Where: Frame of Mine Gallery 545 8th St NE, DC

Exhibit Runs- September 8- October 3, 2020

Visitors/Artists are welcome to view the artwork exhibit in person. For hours of operation, please visit:

Groups of 4-5 people at a time in the gallery are allowed, masks are required. Hand sanitizer will be stationed throughout. 

NOTE: There will be a 20% discount given on custom framing from anything purchased in the gallery CHAL exhibit.

Our exhibit features the following new members in various art mediums, acrylic painting, oil painting, pastels, encaustics, watercolor, archival inks, and photography: Mary E. Gosselink, Lori Niland Rounds, Martina Sestakova, Sarah Burford, Steve Kunin, Anne Albright, E. Lynn Coates, Nan Raphael, Kim DiDonato-Murrell, Ellen Yahuda, KB Kessler, Jeffery Miller, and Louise Holland.

August Mind of the Artist Blog: Deb Furey

Deb Furey

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop presents a monthly blog called The Mind of the Artist featuring one of Capitol Hill Art League members. August is artist, award winner, Deb Furey, she says, “I am very fascinated by the random things that occur in the photography/painting/collage process that I can then react to.” Please read and see more about Deb’s artwork!