Sunday Art Critique Group Meetings

CHAL’s new weekend critique group will be held the first Sunday of the month.

Date: Nov. 3.   Time: 3pm-5pm.

Meeting Place: Hoangmai Pham (Mai is a CHAL member): 1231 C St NE.  Mai’s house is a 20-minute walk from the metro or the D6 from Union Station stops a block away.

Please bring 1 or 2 pieces to share.  All CHAL members are welcome to join us.

RSVP appreciated to Deb Hurtt: dhurtt@gmail.com

The Tuesday CHAL critique group still meets the first Tuesday of every month 10am-12 noon              Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. Organizer: Carolyn Rondthaler

New!! Weekend Art Critique Group for CHAL Members

The first meeting of a new critique group to be held on a weekend day will be Saturday, October 19, 10-12 in the CHAW art studio upstairs. Please bring work you would like to receive feedback on–1 or 2 pieces and offer positive and constructive comments.

RSVPs and questions are welcome: dhurtt@gmail.com
CHAL member: Deb Hurtt and Steering Committee member: Carolyn Rondthaler will direct the group. Carolyn runs the ongoing monthly Tuesday mornings Art Critique Group 10am-12 for CHAL members. 

POP up Gratitude Nov. Show

CHAL  POP-UP Exhibit
Theme: Gratitude
Exhibit Dates: Nov. 2-Dec. 15, 2019
Location: Office of Dr. Nishan Halim, 27 Sixth St NE
For this exhibit, CHAL express their artistic representation of GRATITUDE: – a feeling/emotion, a trait, an expression, a motivator/purpose, a behavior, a sense of well being……..

Participating artists/members are: Karin Edgett, Ann Pickett, Carolyn Rondthaler, Gloria Grandolini, Jeffrey Levine, Rindy O’ Brien, Elizabeth Eby, and JoAnn Lamicella Laboy (also our Exhibit manager).

Dr. Halim and his staff invites the public to a party/ reception on Friday, Nov. 15th from 5:30 to 7:30pm

Joann Laboy and Dr. Nishan Halim (shown here.)

Results/Reception for GO DARK members juried exhibit


First Place:  Mike McSorley “Backlit RR House”
Second Place:  Charles Martin “Self Portrait”
Third Place:  Deb Furey “BMI”
Honorable Mention:  Jane Mann “Arabian Nights”
Honorable Mention:  Judy Searles “Kiss of the Sun”

Thank you to Fatuma Iman, CHAL new member, who shot this video of Mike McSorely explaining his award for which he won first place.

Also selected for this group show: Gregg Adams, Kim Bursic, Judith Capen, Karen Cohen, Marilyn Christiano, Deb Furey, Tara Hamilton, Jim Huttinger, Vince Iannacchione, Fatuma M. Iman, Joann Laboy, Eileen Leahy, Wan Lee, Robert Lipartito, Mike McSorely, Dave Mann, Jane Mann, Charles Martin, Rindy O’Brien, Mai Pham, Ann Pickett, Erika Rubel, Judith Searles and Karen Zens.

Where: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St SE, Wash DC
Two blocks from Eastern Market Metro

Reception with Artists Friday, October 11, 5:00-7:00 PM Free and open to the public (Artists please bring a small snack to share with friends and guests.) CHAW is a nut-free building please.