Gallery Openings and Events

Capitol Hill Art League October Juried Exhibition at CHAW

Encaustic Monotype, “Fiddle Dee Dee” by Judy Searles. Courtesy of CHAW.

Encaustic Monotype, “Fiddle Dee Dee” by Judy Searles. Courtesy of CHAW.

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Opening Reception: Saturday, October 3 from 5pm to 7pm

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Fall marks the beginning of the Capitol Hill Art League 2015-16 Season with its October show. The 25 artists featured at the show represent a wide range of media including oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, graphite, pencil, collage, and photography.

Juror William S. Talbot will discuss the accepted works at a reception at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW). CHAW is located three blocks south of the renowned Eastern Market on Capitol Hill. The show will run October 3rd through November 6th in the CHAW Gallery. The opening reception and the Gallery space are free and open to the public—all are welcome.  The Gallery is available for perusal during CHAW’s open hours, which are available on the website, www.chaw.org.

Mr. Talbot has served in the post of Deputy Director of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Renowned for the quality and breadth of its collections, the museum includes almost 45,000 objects. Mr. Talbot has a distinguished career specializing in American landscape painting.

Those receiving awards are:

  • First Place: Judy Searles
  • Second Place: Elizabeth A Pickett
  • Third Place: Cole Woolford
  • Honorable Mention: Marilyn Christiano, Fierce Sonia

In addition, the work of these artists will be presented:

M’El Abrecht, Kasse Andrews-Weller, Nancy Arbuthnot, Ken Bachman, Stephanie Bianco, Kimberley Bursic, Sally Canzoneri, Paula Cleggett, Elizabeth Eby, Sam Fortune, Nancy Freeman, Bob Fuller, Kay Fuller, Tara Hamilton, Diana Laurie, Rindy O’Brien, Ann Thomson, Maria Tati Valle-Riestra, Corinne Whitlatch, and Karen Zens.

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) is a community-based, not-for-profit organization founded in 1972. The CHAW facility includes a dance studio, visual arts studio, Black Box Theater, art gallery, complete ceramics/pottery studio, a photography darkroom (the only “open” darkroom in D.C.), and private music instruction studios. CHAW representatives will be present to provide information on their art programs for children and adults.

CHAW is located at 545 Seventh St. SE.

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