Monthly Archives: October 2017

More Opportunities for CHAL Members in 2017 and 2018

Heads up so you can get your running shoes on more chances to exhibit your work!

Your Art Photographed by Professional Photographer: Greg Staley at CHAW November 1.  Have  your pieces photographed. Price: $10 per 2-d piece photographed, 3-d depends on views photographed.  Register by sending reply to:

CHAL Life off The Hill November Show at CHAW. In person receiving November 4 and 6.  Click here for info. Juror: Joumana Moukarim of WAS Gallery, Bethesda MD.

Velocity Condos-Nov. 17 New artwork will be accepted by the Steering Committee. The first ten artists to bring in (3) artworks will be accepted. All artwork must be wired with d-rings and ready to hang. Please attach title, price, artist for creating wall labels. Look for an email with starting time!

Pop-Up Dumbarton Concert Gallery: Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2018 – juried week long exhibit. Online digital entry: Nov. 1-Dec. 1, 2017 All members have received an email with detailed instructions for entering. Theme: La Buena Vida (The Good Life).

ARTIST CHOICE : January 2018 -All media, non-juried exhibit at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW), receiving dates: Jan. 6 & 8, 9:30-11:30 am Opening: Jan. 13 from 5-7pm. Closes: Feb. 27, 2018

Hill Center Exhibit for CHAL members.  Online digital entry open Nov. 1-Dec. 1, 2017  Juried by Hill Center Galleries. Exhibition dates: Jan. 4-Feb. 25, 2018. Click here for more info.

Eno Wine Bar in Georgetown will feature the artwork of Brian Truesdale Jan/Feb 2018. Jane Mann for March/April, Kasse Andrews Weller for May/June, and Michael Ford for July/August.

Our World: Open call exhibit February 2018 for April install at CHAW. Juror: Eric Hope. Details will be coming

Community Forklift: 2018 Spring Garden Party/Sale and First Fridays art sales starts in April-details and dates will be announced soon!

Winners’ Circle: July 2018exhibit at CHAW. Winning artists can submit their favorite work of art (that hasn’t been exhibited yet) More details will be emailed!


Reminder: Renew your membership here and stay in the game! These are “members only” exhibits. You can’t win it if you ain’t in it!

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Hi Members, We hope you have opted to renew your membership with Capitol Hill Art League for 2018. We have many exciting opportunities coming up and 2018 is already packed with juried shows and exhibit venues! Click here for membership renewal form.

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NEW: You can find CHAL on Instagram,

November 18th Reception kicks off “Life off the Hill: exhibit

 CHAL artists exhibit their interpretation of “Life off the Hill”.  All mediums including 3-D art on exhibit Nov. 11-Dec. 2 at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop.

 Alexandria Glow/photography by Third Place winner: Ann Thomson

“…in a desert”/collagraph by Honorable Mention winner: Karen Zens

Spot of Tea by Honorable Mention winner: JoAnn Laboy

AWARDS First Place: Tara Hamilton, Second Place: Jim Huttinger, Third Place: Ann Thomson

HONORABLE MENTION: JoAnn Lamicella Laboy and  Karen Zens

Juror: Joumana Moukarim, founder of WAS Gallery in Bethesda, Maryland.

Jack Richeson & Co., Inc. sponsored Life off the Hill and generously donated three gift certificates for the top award winners!

Reception and awards presentation: November 18th from 5:00-7:00 pm  The event is free: wine, food, and meet the artists. Gallery hours: 9:30 am–9:00 pm (M-Th), 9:30 am–6:00 pm (F), and 9:00 am–2:00 pm (Sat).   For more information, visit, or call (202) 547-6839.

Other juried artists are: Gregg Adam, M’El Abrecht, Marilyn Christiano, Karen Cohen, Bob Fuller, Kay Fuller, James Mallos, Hernan Murno, Rindy O’Brien, Ann Pickett, Meera Rao, Carolyn Ronthaler, Judy Searles, Stu Searles, Anne Shield, Sandy Tallant,  Maria Tati Valle-Riestra and Karen Van Allen.

Oct. 14 Reception for Summer Explorations Juried Art Exhibit

CHAL’s October Exhibit Theme: Summer Explorations


Marcel Taylor SECOND PLACE

Karen Cohen Third Place

Opening Reception: October 14 from 5-7 pm with Juror’s remarks.

Exhibit Dates: Oct. 14- Nov. 4, 2017.          Where: Capitol Hill Art Workshop, Washington, DC

First Place: Kimberly Bursic, Second Place: Marcel Taylor,  Third Place: Karen Cohen

HONORABLE MENTION:  Jo Ann La Boy, Meera Rao

Juror: Spencer Dormitzer, Director of Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery/Shaw District, DC.

For the full list of those juried in to this exhibit, click here.