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Capitol Hill Art League Hosts its Second Annual Metro DC Open Juried Exhibit Coming Home/Lighting Out

Jack Rasmussen Capitol Hill Art League at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Washington DC Galleries on East City Art

M'El Abrecht. "Look to the Mountain" Colored Pencil. Photo Courtesy Capitol Hill Art League.

Jack Rasmussen Capitol Hill Art League at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Washington DC Galleries on East City Art

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Opening Reception: Saturday May 14 from 5pm to 7pm.

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The Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL) presents its second annual metro DC open juried exhibit entitled Coming Home/Lighting Out.  The juror for the exhibit is Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator of the American University Museum. Opening reception is Saturday, May 14, 2011 from 5:00-7:00 PM at CHAW, 545 7th St, SE. Jack Rasmussen will present his remarks at 5:30 pm at the reception. Admission is free.  Runs until June 3, 2011. Gallery hours are: 9:30 am-9:00 pm (M-Th), 9:30 am-6:00 pm (F), and 9:00 am-2:00 pm (Sat). For more information, please call (202) 547-6839 or visit www.chaw.org.

Jack Rasmussen completed his MFA in Painting, MA in Arts Management, and PhD in Anthropology at American University. He has been presenting contemporary art on the east and west coasts for most of the last 35 years and is currently Director and Curator of the American University Museum.

Jack Rasmussen Capitol Hill Art League at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Washington DC Galleries on East City Art

M'El Abrecht. "Beyond the Sky". Pastel. Photo Courtesy Capitol Hill Art League.

The following submissions have won Best in Show, Second Prize and Third Prize respectively as follows:

Best in Show – First Prize FILE #35
Alan Braley
Maine Patterns
collage, mixed media
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Second Prize – FILE #31
Michael A Lynch
Two Fish
Acrylic on Canvas
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Third Prize – FILE #13
Lynn Mehta
Looking Up the Hill in the Afternoon
oil
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The Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL) is a visual arts program of the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW), which presents six juried shows of members’ work annually in all media as well as a special sale of smaller works in December.  CHAL provides artists with opportunities to exhibit and sell their work; supports artists’ growth; provides opportunities for artists to meet other artists and arts professionals, offers venues for artists to interact with the community at-large, showcases and promotes the work of area artists; educates the public about the value of the arts and artists to the Capitol Hill community and beyond.

Since 1972, the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) has provided arts education to thousands of children and adults in the Washington region, especially from the greater Capitol Hill area. Through classes, performances, and exhibitions in visual and performing arts, CHAW brings together diverse segments of the population to connect through the transforming power of creativity.  CHAW offers a tuition assistance program and flexible payment plans.  CHAW is a featured charity in the 2010-2011 Catalogue for Philanthropy.  For a complete list of events, workshops, classes or registration information, please visit CHAW’s website at www.chaw.org or call (202) 547-6839.

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