Gallery Openings and Events

CHAL Presents Vessels Group Exhibition

Work by Karen Cohen. Courtesy of CHAL.

Work by Karen Cohen. Courtesy of CHAL.

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Opening Reception: Saturday, February 4 from 5pm to 7pm

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The Capitol Hill Art League’s sixth annual open call exhibitions features 29 Washington metro artists in the multi-media art exhibition.

Juror: Chris Cooley, Potter, Gallery Owner and Former NFL Player

An art education major at Utah State University, Chris Cooley planned to become a high school art teacher and coach. In 2004, Chris was drafted in the third round by the Washington Redskins and played nine years for the team. While playing, Chris continued to draw and paint, but it wasn’t until the summer of 2006 that he actually purchased a pottery wheel. Throwing pots is where he found his true love for creativity. Chris is a self-taught potter and has continued to work daily at creating functional pottery for the last eight years.

Juried Artists

  • Amy Arons
  • Kenneth Bachman
  • Sally Canzoneri
  • Karen Cohen
  • Elizabeth Eby
  • Eileen Egan
  • Gloria Tseng Fischer
  • Robin Harris
  • Scott Herndon
  • Nicol Hockett
  • Alice Kale
  • Margaret Kepner
  • Charles Martin
  • Michael McSorley
  • Rindy O’Brien
  • Ohana
  • Karash Payne
  • William Peirce
  • E. Ann Pickett
  • Roni Polisar
  • Meera Rao
  • Oren Rose
  • Fritz Shaper
  • Richard Svec
  • Ann Thomson
  • Alex Tolstoy
  • Joan Ulrich
  • Daniel Venne

Capitol Hill Art League at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is located at 545 7th Street SE.