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Our World – Call For Artists

Our World – Call For Artists

The Capitol Hill Art League invites artists to express what Our World means to you. This exhibit is open to 2D and 3D work, juried by curator and writer, Eric Hope. April 22nd is the anniversary of the modern-day environmental movement. What better time to honor our world. We and the world around us is in a constant state of flux, influenced by climate, inhabitants, events, time, and gravity.

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Deadline: 10 Mar 2018

Artists 18 years of age or older residing in the Washington, DC metropolitan area are eligible to enter. All work must be original and signed by the artist. Any work previously shown at a Capitol Hill Art League juried exhibit is ineligible. All work must have been created within the last three years.

Juror: Eric Hope, curator and writer based in Washington, DC, gained a passion for contemporary art through volunteer marketing work at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and The Phillips Collection. In 2009, after over a decade of work at large institutions, he moved into the realm of curation, staging a variety of solo and group exhibitions at the Evolve Urban Arts Project in the H Street neighborhood of DC. He is currently a senior Contributor at East City Art, where he has extensively critiqued exhibitions throughout the metro region for the past seven years.

Cash awards will include Best in Show, Merit, and two Honorable Mentions. All awards will be presented at the opening reception and judge’s talk on April 21, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM with the juror presenting his remarks at 6 PM.

About Capitol Hill Art League

Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL), a visual arts program of Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW), produces and promotes exhibits throughout the year. Artists and members from the DC-metro area exhibit and sell their work at CHAW and various venues in the DC region. Member artists may exhibit in any 2D or 3D they choose.

Capitol Hill Art League:

  • Supports artistic growth, especially through juror talks and feedback
  • Brings members and the community together for opening receptions where artists can meet and talk about art
  • Promotes growth and appreciation of the arts in the community at large
  • Arranges and promotes exhibits by members in local venues outside the CHAW gallery
  • Communicates to our members many opportunities for exhibiting work in other venues
  • Promotes public art projects
  • Offers members workshops, museum tours, and other services, such as photographing their work

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