Opening Reception: Saturday, March 9 from 5pm to 7pm
.On view through March 31, 2013.
The members of the Capitol Hill Art League represent a broad range of artistic talent, which will be on display at the March show opening on Saturday, March 9th and running through March 31st at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop.
These artists and photographers from the Washington metropolitan area work in a range of media including oil, acrylic, watercolor, collage, printmaking and digital photography, and their creations are both representational and abstract.
Awards will be presented to the following artists:
- First Place: Lynn Mehta, “Night Docking”, oil painting
- Second Place: Edie Swift, “The New Berlin”, photograph on metal
- Honorable Mention: Judy Folkenberg, “See Spot Run”, paper and reproduced photos
- Holly Greig, “Ventro Veneziano I”, archival digital print
This art show is juried by Phil Hutinet, who will speak at 5:30 during the opening reception at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, located at 545 Seventh Street SE.
Mr. Hutinet is the chief operating officer at ARCH Development Corporation (ADC), a 20-year-old nonprofit, community-based organization founded on the belief that arts and the creative economy can be employed as part of a comprehensive, synergistic approach to community revitalization in Anacostia.
He also serves as the Editor in Chief of East City Art, an online publication covering the visual art scene in Eastern DC – H Street, Capitol Hill, River East and Brookland.
Proceeds from the sales are shared with the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, a non-profit community center that promotes art in all its forms, with a special emphasis on introducing children to opportunities for visual and performing art and other developmental activities.
For more information, contact the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop at 202-247-6839 or www.chaw.org