The Art League

  • 9 Days Left to See the Student/Faculty Show
    February 22–March 5 Closing reception: Sunday, March 5, 2:00–4:00 pmExhibit page We do our best to share what goes on in Art League classrooms, but a lot happens the roughly 1,000 classes, workshops, and camps we have every year. browse #theartleague on InstagramSo once a year, we invite all our students — and our faculty — to share what they’ve done in the past year. The Student/Faculty Show is unjuried, meaning we hang everything that gets submitted: it’s more crowded than a typical show, so make sure you allot time… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, February 24, 2017By The Art League
  • Thank You For Another Amazing Patrons’ Show Fundraiser
    This Sunday was the 2017 Patrons’ Show — our biggest annual fundraiser and a whole lot of fun! Hundreds of artworks have left for their new homes (690 artworks, to be exact). Now that things have settled down a bit, here’s a recap and some thank-yous you may have missed. Artist awards First off, we have two more artist awards to announce, for the first piece chosen and the popular vote: Wheat and Juniper, oil on wood, by Sheep Jones (lot #111) was the choice of the first patron… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, February 22, 2017By The Art League
  • Artist Opportunities #359
    By Art League ceramics instructor Lori Katz. On Tuesdays, we gather a variety of artist opportunities around the DC area and beyond. Find one below and enter today — good luck! Click here for recent opportunities posts, and submit your opportunity listing here. Photography competition Deadline: February 27. The Allegany Arts Council is pleased to announce the call for entries into the Allegany National Photography Competition and Exhibition, to be held at the Saville and Schwab Galleries in downtown Cumberland, MD through the entire month of April 2017. Public Art in Falls… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, February 21, 2017By The Art League
  • Patrons’ Show Fundraiser: Tips for First-Timers
    The Patrons’ Show Fundraiser is a lot of fun. It also takes a little work. So if you’re attending for the very first time on Sunday, we want to help you prepare! Here are our tips for first-time patrons. (It’s impossible to fully describe the experience, but we’ve done our best.) The basics You already have your ticket. Here’s how things will go down on Sunday: Show up early. The gallery will open at 10:00 am, and the drawing starts promptly at 4:00 pm — be sure to be… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, February 17, 2017By The Art League
  • Patrons’ Show Fundraiser: Counting Down to Sunday
    There’s a lot to explore in the Patrons’ Show Fundraiser — 650 works of art and counting — and while the pieces are as varied as the artists who made them, we did find a few patterns emerging on the walls. Here’s our scavenger hunt countdown, starting with: 12 pears (#038, #114, #521, #587) 11 pets (#022, #037, #080, #232, #255, #342, #399, #430, #492, #512) 10 views of the Potomac (#013, #123, #164, #309, #370, #424, #478, #510, #545, #558) 9 sunsets (#082, #109,… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, February 15, 2017By The Art League
  • Artist Opportunities #358
    Debonair Monkey by Art League instructor Kathlyn Avila-Reyes. On Tuesdays, we gather a variety of artist opportunities around the DC area and beyond. Find one below and enter today — good luck! Click here for recent opportunities posts, and submit your opportunity listing here. Singapore festival Deadline: March 3. M1 Singapore Fringe Festival is calling for artist proposals for the 2018 Festival, which will be curated around the theme “Let’s Walk.” The M1 Singapore Fringe Festival is an annual festival of theatre, dance, music, visual arts and mixed media created and presented… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, February 14, 2017By The Art League
  • The 2017 Patrons’ Show Fundraiser Judge’s Award Winners
    On Wednesday, Patrons’ Show Fundraiser juror Jack Rasmussen, the Director and Curator of the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, visited the gallery to pick out the four judge’s awards. We’re very pleased to announce the award winners! Yellowstone Thermal Zone #6, archival inkjet print, by Pete McCutchen. Winner of the Clemente Best in Show for Contemporary Realism award. Old Town Marina, oil on primed paper, by Matt Pinney. Winner of the Clemente Faculty Award. Dinghy Jam, oil on linen, by Cindy Packard Richmond. Winner of the TFAA… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, February 10, 2017By The Art League
  • Monday: Plan Your Escape
    On Monday, you can get yourself an early Valentine’s present at the Best Place to Take Classes in the DC area! Registration opens Monday, February 13 for all Spring classes and Summer Art Camps. (Spring classes will start the week of April 3, and Art Camp runs weekly from June 19 to August 20.) It’s the perfect getaway to rekindle your creative passion! So what’ll it be? A nine-week escape for you in one of our 201 different classes? A five-day escape for the kids at Art Camp this… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, February 10, 2017By The Art League
  • Newly Released Open Access Images From the Met
    On Tuesday, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced it’s releasing images from its collection for the public to use freely: “As of today, all images of public-domain works in The Met collection are available under Creative Commons Zero (CC0). So whether you’re an artist or a designer, an educator or a student, a professional or a hobbyist, you now have more than 375,000 images of artworks from our collection to use, share, and remix—without restriction.” That’s right, without restriction. Use them in your own artwork! Use them for research!… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, February 8, 2017By The Art League
  • Artist Opportunities #357
    Partly Cloudy by Art League instructor Fred Markham. On Tuesdays, we gather a variety of artist opportunities around the DC area and beyond. Find one below and enter today — good luck! Click here for recent opportunities posts, and submit your opportunity listing here. Maryland Plein Air Deadline: February 12. Entries for the 2017 Mountain Maryland Plein Air are now being accepted. This year’s juror is Barbara Jaenicke, a landscape painter based in Bend, Oregon. Over $11,000 in prizes will be awarded this year. Photos of DC creatives Deadline: February 17. FotoDC and… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, February 7, 2017By The Art League
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