February 2019 Workshops at CHAW

By Editorial Team on January 29, 2019
Working from the Figure at CHAW.

Fridays, February 1, 15 and 22 – Working From the Figure Drop-In Figure Drawing
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) hosts drop-in Working from the Figure sessions on Fridays, February 1, 15 and 22, 2019 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at 545 7th Street, SE. Work on drawings or paintings in front of a live model in a session without formal instruction, facilitated by artist Will Fleishell. Please bring your own drawing materials. Easels are available. The session is $15 for drop-in students or $56 for a four session pass. For more information, visit www.chaw.org or call (202) 547-6839.

Friday, February 1 – Reception for Lenora Yerkes, Gallery Artist Resident
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop presents an exhibit of  the works of Lenora Yerkes, recipient of CHAW’s 2019 Gallery Artist Residency, on Friday, February 1, 2019 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at 545 7th Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20003. For the month of January, Lenora transported her home studio into the CHAW gallery where she worked and displayed her daily drawings, collecting over the length of the residency to form a narrative experience. The reception is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.chaw.org or call (202) 547-6839.

Saturday, February 16 – “How to Narrate Your Life in Comics” Workshop with Lenora Yerkes
Lenora Yerkes, the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop’s 2019 Gallery Artist Resident, presents a workshop “How to Narrate Your Life in Comics” on Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at 545 7th Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20003. Workshop participants will learn techniques for organizing thoughts, connecting them into narratives and developing a daily practice that will improve personal understanding and self-awareness. Think Alison Bechdel meets Julia Cameron and you’ve got an idea of what we’re doing in this workshop! Free and open to the public. Please call (202) 547-6839 to sign-up. For more information, visit www.chaw.org or call (202) 547-6839.

Capitol Hill Art Workshop (CHAW) is located at 545 7th St, SE. For more information, visit www.chaw.org, or call (202) 547-6839.