Monthly Archives: August 2019

RENEW your membership or Join!

September 1, 2019 is the beginning of our new season of events and exhibits! That means if you are a member, it is time to RENEW and if you aren’t a member yet, it is easy. Please use the attached membership form to join now. We welcome beginners and pros. We have over six art exhibits lined up for Sept 2019-August 2020. CHALmembershipform2019-2020KC

Kate McConnell Mind of an Artist Blog

Please read an informative article in the CHAW blog featuring our CHAL member and local artist, Kate McConnell. Please check it out here: https://www.chaw.org/blog/august-mind-artist-kate-mcconnell

Once a month, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop runs a story featuring one of CHAL’s current artist/member! It could be YOU next year 2020. Contact chalartists@gmail.com if you would like to be featured.

August 6 Tuesday CHAL members art critique

CHAL members art critique group meets Tuesday 10-12 at CHAW, usually in the downstairs photo lab.  All members welcome and guests may attend once.  Bring one or two pieces and your creative ideas.  Contact carolynrondthaler@gmail.com if you need more information.

If you prefer to meet nights or weekends, please shoot an email to chalartists@gmail.com  We are planning to start a second critique group for those who are not available weekday mornings if there is interest. 

September POP up exhibit for CHAL members only!

Capitol Hill Art League Members only Pop – Up Art Exhibit
Theme:“EARTH-WIND-FIRE”

Where: Frame of Mine Gallery 545 Eight Street SE, DC
Exhibit Runs: September 1-30

For this month of September, it is fitting for its theme to be “EARTH-WIND-FIRE”. Use your imagination to incorporate the theme into your artwork.

CHAL members are invited to drop off one or two paintings/photographs. There is no space for three dimension pieces. Space available will determine how many pieces will be hung. Each piece must be labeled with artist name, name of artwork, medium, price and contact information. Please have your artwork framed and ready to hang – i.e. wire stretched across the back with D-rings. No sawtooth hangers or clips can be used with the hanging system at Frame of Mine. Fee payable to CHAL of $5.00 check/cash

For the reception on September 6th please invite your fans – family and friends. Please bring wine and/or “finger food” snack ready to serve.

DATES to remember:
Drop off art work : Sat, August 31st, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Reception: Friday, September 6th 5:30 to 7:30
Pick up Artwork: Monday, September 30th

Sept. 9 Greg Staley Photoshoot for CHAL members

CHAL artists who need their artwork professionally photographed, please set this date on your calendar and RSVP for your slot. We need a minimum of 5 artists or so to hire Greg Staley.

Date: Sept. 9 from 10:30am-12:30pm in the Black Box Theatre at CHAW
                                                      Deliver by 9:30 AM, Pick up at 1 PM.

RSVP to klm@kate-mcconnell.com  and she will contact you via email. Put in your subject line: Greg Photoshoot and please let her know approx how many pieces of artwork that you intend to have photographed.

Fee: $10.00-$15.00 per item cash or check payable to Greg Staley
Payment: Check or cash-paid to Greg Staley at the day of the photo shoot.

Questions: email Kate from the Steering Committee at  klm@kate-mcconnell.com

 

Note: Sept 9 from 9:30-11:30 is also the same day as receiving day for our members only non-juried exhibit called ROAD TRIP.