Gallery Openings and Events

Capitol Hill Art League Juried Show Featuring Critters

Photo courtesy of CHAL.

Photo courtesy of CHAL.

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Opening: Saturday, January 30 from 5pm to 7pm

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Juror Ellen Cornett will discuss the accepted works at a reception on Saturday, January 30th at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW), located at 545 Seventh Street, S.E, Washington, DC  2003.  CHAW is located three blocks south of the renowned Eastern Market on Capitol Hill.  The show will run from January 23 through February 28 in the CHAW Gallery.

Ms. Cornett studied art at the University of Wisconsin and earned a B.A. in Studio Art from the University of Maryland. She teaches life drawing and oil painting at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. Working in pastel and charcoal, Ms. Cornett creates wry and sometimes dark interpretations of familiar fairytales and stories. Her work has been featured in solo and group shows and has received many awards in juried competitions. In 2014 she won the inaugural Brentwood Arts Exchange Project America’s Next Top Master Artist.

The eight artists featured at the show represent a range of media, including oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, graphite, pencil, collage, and photography.

Three Equal Merit Awards will be presented to:

  • Tara Hamilton
  • Wan Lee
  • Rindy O’Brien

In addition, the work of these artists will be on view:

  • M’El Abrecht
  • Kasse Andrews-Weller
  • Kay Fuller
  • Martha Huizenga
  • Anne Shields

CHAW is located at 545 7th Street SE and is easily accessible by Metro. For more information and the CHAW hours of operation, contact CHAW at 202-247-6839 or www.chaw.org.