Monthly Archives: September 2020

Nov 7-Dec 12 Winners Circle

Winners Circle Nov.7-December 9 at Frame of Mine Gallery, DC

Featuring: Ken Bachman, Louise Holland, Erika Rubel, Mike McSorley, Deb Furey, Karen Cohen, J Jaffery, Nan Raphael, Rindy O’Brien, Linda Norton, Kim DiDonato, Judy Searles, Tamora Ilasat, and Jane Mann.

Members: please VOTE for your one favorite artwork in this show and send your VOTE to our google group. The artists with the most votes will receive a gift certificate from Frame of Mine. Deadline to vote: December 1.

Deb Furey
Simple Altar 2019
17 x 30 Mixed Media – Photography/Acrylic Oil
$350

Once a year we award our members who won awards in previous exhibits their own group show called Winners Circle. This show will feature all mediums of art and each artist selects one work to display. All of the art work is framed and will be featured online, for sale, and in the gallery appointments to visit are required, as well as masks. Frame of Mine will conduct online sales, go to: https://www.frameofminetoo.com/shop/gallery-show-november

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’s Art Challenge: Circular

Elin Whitney-Smith’s Circular Ripples won the top votes from Hill Center. Elin will receive $20 gift certificate from Hill Center.
Steve Kunin

Like everyone, artists sometime need a little push, an inspiring message, a change of thought patterns. Each month we challenge our members with a central theme to be interpreted artistically in a new work of art.

This month’s theme is CIRCULAR and we received submissions from 37 of our members. Deadline: Sept. 30.

By offering a theme, we encourage our members to start a NEW work of art every month, that’s the challenge. Most of the artwork is for sale, please contact Capitol Hill Art League for purchase info.

Our DC neighbor, Hill Center, will pick their ONE favorite art image at the end of every month and award that artist with a $20 gift certificate.

September~Mind of the Artist: Anne Shields

Anne Shields

Every month, CHAW’s website presents a blog called Mind of the Artist and one of our CHAL members submits their own short bio about their artwork along with artwork images. This month, please view Anne Shields here: https://www.chaw.org/blog/chaw-mind-artist-anne-shields

As with many artists, working full time and taking care of family fills up time for creating but once one retires…boom! Artists can spend hours taking art classes, drawing, painting, taking photographs and expressing their creativity without restraints. That was the case with Anne; she even has TWO children’s books available on Amazon!!

If you would like to register for an online art class, check these out: https://www.chaw.org/adult-classes