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March 22, 2017

Happy spring!  This month, we’re diving into Kay Fuller’s light-filled studio in Capitol Hill and learning more about her journey to art.  It may have started later in life, but she has taken full ownership, even serving on the board of the CHAWsome Capitol Hill Art League.  Here’s Kay:

I am a native... more

March 22, 2017

It’s that time again–wherein the CHAW blog is turned over to a fantastic member of the Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL), and we get to zoom inside his or her creative brain! This month, we’re talking to Margo Johnson, longtime art-lover, traveler, teacher, and more.  Read on to learn more about Margo and her... more

March 22, 2017

Welcome back to our Mind of the Artist series, featuring members of the Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL), a program of CHAW.  Today’s featured artist is Carolyn Rondthaler, an artist who came to painting later in life–and is an inspiration to anyone who feels like there’s no time to fit the arts into the day... more

January 15, 2016

A seasoned teaching artist and writer; a whole new role.  Old and new meet again in our latest gallery show, Bullfinch: Memories and Fairytales, opening Saturday, January 16th!  In this multi-media and multi-disciplinary exhibition, explore the relationship between literature, visual arts... more

January 13, 2016

Happy New Year and welcome back to Mind of the Artist!  We’re excited to kick off 2016 in style with artist Stephanie Bianco, who shares her fascinating history with art and craft-making and some surprising and delightful ideas for how we can all bring a bit more art into our daily lives (and “junk” drawers)! 

About Stephanie and why I became interested in art... more

December 21, 2015

The next in our series of Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL) artist interviews, we’re excited to feature Jorge Luis Bernal as our final artist of 2015! Read more about his process and inspirations here, and join us right back here on the blog in... more

November 16, 2015

“Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography. “

-George Eastman

Dick Schneier is a retired engineer who in 1999 went “back to school” to unlearn all the bad things he had learned about his favorite avocation…photography! Under the expert... more

October 15, 2015

Welcome back to our Mind of the Artist series on the CHAW blog! Each month, we’re featuring a different artist from the Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL), a visual arts program of the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) with members drawn from our neighborhood, the city, and the region. This series will be a deep-dive into the richly... more

September 22, 2015

Welcome to the new Mind of the Artist series on the CHAW blog! Each month, we will feature a different artist from the Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL), a visual arts program of the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) with members drawn from our neighborhood, the city, and the region. This series will be a deep-dive into the... more

August 31, 2015

A fresh new season and a fresh new voice on the blog: this one comes to you from our #CHAWsome neighbors at Capitol Hill Village (CHV), an organization dedicated to sustaining and enriching the Capitol Hill community for the long term through services and opportunities to age in place.  We are... more

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