Monthly Archives: November 2017

Winner’s Circle Reception and Exhibit July 21


Capitol Hill Art League proudly presents our  annual “juried winners”‘ from 2017-2018 season shows.

Featured artists: Kim Bursic, Jane Mann, Sally Canzoneri, Kay Fuller, Ann Pickett, Ken Bachman, Karen Cohen, Tara Hamilton, Jim Huttinger, Ann Thomson, JoAnn Laboy, Karen Zens, Meera Rao and Rindy O’Brien.  Note: Marcel Taylor was an award winner, too, but is not exhibiting in this show.

Reception/ free and open to the public: July 21 from 5-7pm

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

Exhibit Dates: July 20-August 18, 2018.

OUR WORLD exhibit April 18-May 31, 2018

The Capitol Hill Art League presents its Seventh Annual Metro DC open juried exhibition: April Show, Theme “Our World” 2018

April 22nd is the anniversary of the modern-day environmental movement.  What better time to honor our world.  We and the world around us is in a constant state of flux, influenced by climate, inhabitants, events, time, and gravity.  The Capitol Hill Art League invites you to express in art form what OUR WORLD means to you? This exhibit is open to 2-d and 3-d work, juried by curator and writer, Eric Hope.

All artists, 18 years of age or older residing in the Washington, DC metropolitan area are eligible to enter. Digital Entry Deadline for submissions is March 10, 2018 (midnight).

Exhibit Dates: April 18-May 31, 2018

Juror: Eric Hope/curator and writer based in Washington, DC,  gained a passion for contemporary art through volunteer marketing work at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and The Phillips Collection.  In 2009, after over a decade of work at large institutions, he  moved into the realm of curation, staging a variety of solo and group exhibitions at the Evolve Urban Arts Project in the H Street neighborhood of DC.  He is currently a senior Contributor at East City Art, where he has extensively critiqued exhibitions throughout the metro region for the past seven years.

For complete details/instructions, please read this:

Digital ENTRY:  Selections for the exhibit will be made by the judge from JPEG images submitted online by the artists.  All work must be original and signed by the artist.  Any work previously shown at a Capitol Hill Art League juried exhibit is ineligible. All work must have been created within the last three years.  ENTRY FEES: **Up to 3 entries may be submitted for a non-refundable fee of $30 (current Capitol Hill ART League members $20). Up to two additional entries may be submitted at $5 each.  Artists submitting 3-dimensional work may provide two images of each piece. To enter, go to and follow the instructions there.

Where: CHAW.  Opening reception: April 21. NEW CLOSING DATE: May 31

Awards will include cash awards for Best in Show and Merit awards. Two Honorable Mentions will be awarded. All awards will be presented at the opening reception and judge’s talk on April 21, from 5:00-7:00 PM with the juror presenting his remarks at 6pm.

Artists Choice Reception 2018 at CHAW: Jan. 13 from 5-7PM

Artist’s Choice: All-media, members-only, non-juried exhibit.

Our first non-juried show of the season, “Artist’s Choice” begins in January 2018.  It is time for you to strut your stuff!  You may bring one piece (only) of artwork to CHAW on January 6, between 9:30 and 11:30 am.  We will hang them as they arrive.  If there is wall space left for more art at the end of receiving on Saturday, we will let you know by email, and those of you who did not make it on Saturday can bring your art on Monday January 8, between 9:30 and 11:30 am. Fee: $5 for 1 piece.
There will be a “People’s Choice Award” at the reception, 5-7 pm on January 13.  Exhibition dates: January 8th to February 24th, 2018

Opening Reception and “People’s Choice Award”: January 13th, 5–7 PM



La Buena Vida at Dumbarton Concert Gallery featuring CHAL Artists

Pop Up Exhibition Opportunity for CHAL Artists~ Theme: La Buena Vida (The Good Life)

Where: Dumbarton Concert Gallery, 3133 Dumbarton Street NW Washington DC 20007

When: Jan. 27-Feb. 27, 2018    Juror: Lynn Creamer/Carnegie Hall, WV Gallery Director

The following members have been juried into this exciting exhibit: Kenneth Bachman, Kim Bursic, Susie Campbell, Sally Canzoneri, Karen Cohen, Paula Cleggett, Marie-B De Amicis, Bob Fuller, Kay Fuller, Tara Hamilton, Mike McSorely, Linda Norton, E Ann Pickett, Carolyn Rondthaler, Brian Truesdale, and Karen Zens. Congratulations!

Email notifications will be sent to those selected with all the requirements for installation and sales details/commission, etc.  Please follow all the instructions for bringing/installing your work. Install date: Friday January 27 between 2-5 pm. For questions, please contact the Steering Committee at:

Dumbarton Concert Gallery has invited CHAL artists to display a collection of artwork during the week of January 27- February 2nd 2018. This is a weeklong exhibit where the evening of the concert acts as the reception for the artists and artwork. The Gallery shows original framed artwork from local and regional artists and has hosted pop-up art exhibits of local and regional artists for over  20 years. The Concerts series attracts national and international musical performers from classical to jazz and vocal. The Gallery welcomes the concert goers to concessions and a gathering place to view the artwork.

January 27, 2018 at 8pm:  “La Buena Vida” with guitarists Adam del Monte and Mak Gric, playing Latin American and Spanish music, tangoes, flamenco and new classical arrangements.

2018 Hill Center CHAL Reception/Awards Jan. 10 from 6:30-8:30pm


Congrats to the following CHAL artists!     Exhibit dates: January 4 through February 25th, 2018.
Karen Zens, Kasse Andrews-Weller, Ken Bachman, Kimberley Bursic, Sally Canzoneri, Marilyn Christiano, Karen Cohen, Marie-B De Amicis, Kay Fuller, Bob Fuller, Tara Hamilton, Robin Harris
Nicol Hockett, Barbara Johnson, Eric Johnson, JoAnn Lamicella Laboy, Robert Liparitito, James Mallos,Jane Mann, Mike McSorley, Linda Norton, Rindy O’Brien, Ann Pickett, Meera Rao, Carolyn Rondthaler, Judy Searles, Patricia Smith, Sandra Tallant, Ann Thomson, Karen Van Allen, and Corinne Whitlatch.

 Best in Show awards were presented:  Jane Mann for 2 pieces: Haut-de-Cagnes and Paris (both photomontage), Sally Canzoneri for Milan Staircase View (inkjet print), Kay Fuller for 2 pieces: Passing Thoughts 1 and Passing Thoughts 2 (collage and acrylic paint on paper), Ann Pickett for Rosie Posey (acrylic painting), Ken Bachman for Fall Hike (oil painting), AND  Karen Cohen for Afterwork (digital photograph).

 Capitol Hill Art League has the privilege of exhibiting our art work annually in a recognized art venue and community establishment on Capitol Hill, namely the Hill Center Galleries. Every winter the Hill Center juries and hosts CHAL. 

The prospectus and link to submit work for consideration can be found by copying and pasting this link into your search:…/Hill-Center-Call-for-Entr…

 Delivery: Tuesday, January 2, 8am – 11am.  Removal: Monday, February 26, 9 am-12 pm.