October Art Challenge theme: Haunting ends Oct. 31

Haunting is our October art challenge for our members. Please submit your artwork images to our google group and we will post on social media sites for CHAL. Deadline October 31 at 5pm.

As before, the staff of Hill Center in DC will pick their favorite artwork from all our submissions and award one artist with a $20 gift certificate on Nov. 2. 

October 2020 Mind of the Artist blog: Anne Albright

Every month, CHAW’s website and CHAL’s presents a blog called Mind of the Artist. One of our CHAL members submits their own short bio about their artwork along with artwork images.

October, we present: Anne Albright. Anne joined CHAL in 2020 and is on our volunteer Steering Committee while also serving as president of Washington Water Color Association. She paints and continues her studies in watercolors after her 35 year career in IT.

Read about Anne and see her work here: https://www.chaw.org/blog/mind-artist-anne-albright. Follow her on Instagram: @playsinthepaint

Ascending by Anne Albright
If you have not been featured and would like to participate in the Blog, please send a note to our Steering Committee volunteer: Tara Hamilton.
We’d especially like to hear from our new CHAL members!

New! Hill Center CHAL members’ virtual juried exhibit

Hill Center will feature our MEMBERS juried art exhibit in  January 2021 virtually on Hill Center Website.  There will be no theme and it is juried by Hill Center. Deadline for entries will be December 1, 2020. Artists notification will go out: December 7 or 8 and Award winners  will be announced via email for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, + 5 Honorable Mentions.

Show opens online January 1, 2021.       Show closes online March 31, 2021

Nov 7-Dec 12 Winners Circle Exhibit

“San Diego” photograph by Jane Mann

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 will be featured online, for sale, and on the walls at:

Frame of Mine, 545 8th St SE, WDC where you can view the show in person! Visits are limited to 5 or less folks at a time in the gallery area.

Dates: November 7-Dec. 12, 2020

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.