Meeting Place: Hoangmai Pham (Mai is a CHAL member): 1231 C St NE. 20-minute walk from the metro or the D6 from Union Station stops a block away.
Sunday, March 1. Diverse and energetic CHAL members meet from 3-5 PM at the home of Mai Pham (1231 C ST NE). Bring work to share if you would like feedback. An RSVP is helpful, but not necessary, to Deb Hurtt (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Tuesday CHAL critique group still meets the first Tuesday of every month 10am-12 noon at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop.
May 19 and June 2: Every other Tuesday at 10:30am-12:30pm. Calling all members! Please participate in our ZOOM meet up for this peer critique. Have one artwork to share via Zoom (camera/audio on). CHAL members offer constructive and positive suggestions. Organizer: Carolyn Rondthaler. Be sure to download ZOOM on your phone or computer or tablet.
Location: ZOOM online meetings until CHAW re opens. Contact email@example.com if you need more information. This group meets TWICE a month on the first and third Tuesday of every month.
IMPORTANT NOTE: As of May 30, 2020 ALL Zoom users and administrators will need to do a security update. Go here for more info:https://zoom.us/docs/en-us/zoom-v5-0.htmlIf you use Zoom, as CHAL does for various members’ meetings, you will need to do this update on your device used for Zoom meetings before the meeting begins.
Juror and award winning artist, Justyne Fischer, selected the following CHAL members/artists to exhibit in the Rhythm and Blues members’ show and awarded the following:
First Place: Tamora Ilasat-Compositions in Blue II, collage and acrylic painting
Second Place: Kenneth Bachman- Presence, oil painting
Third Place: Jane Mann-San Diego, photography
Honorable Mentions: Karen Cohen-Federal Brass Band 2019, photography/collage
J Jaffery- “all I own are the rhythm of my breath and the beatings of my heart.” Digital photography
Nan Raphael-This Too Shall Pass, photography
Exhibiting artists: Roberta Abel, Ken Bachman, Julie Byrne, Sally Canzoneri, Marilyn Christiano, Karen Cohen, Kim Di Donato-Murrell, Kay Elsasser, M.E. Gosselink, Nico Gozal, Jim Huttinger, Tamora Ilasat, J Jaffery, JoAnn Laboy, Jane Mann, Linda Norton, Rindy O’Brien, Ann Pickett, Nan Raphael, Anne Shields, Karen Van Allen, and Karen Zens.
Award certificates were announced at our reception along with juror’s remarks by Justyne Fischer. Reception-Saturday Feb. 15 from 5-7pm. at CHAW/CHAL gallery.
Exhibit dates: Feb. 14-March 14
Please wear something BLUE, just for the fun of it!
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.