The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than love. -Vincent Van Gogh.The notion of “art as love” describes perfectly the synergy of CHAW. Nothing animates a community quite like art and vice versa. I like Van Gogh’s musing because it inverts how we typically frame our relationships with art. We talk... more
We welcome Sarah Porter as our February Artist of the Month! Sarah's commitment to experimenting and evolving through education and mastering different art forms and techniques is awe inspiring. Welcome Sarah!
Sarah Porter = Experiment and Evolve
Originally from western Pennsylvania, I have lived in Washington DC (on and off) for almost the last twenty... more
This month, we welcome Sally Canzoneri as our December Artist of the Month. Sally's artistic journey includes embracing new interests and techniques as she moved from photography to book forms to lenticulars and more! Her dedication to hard work and doing more show the true progression of an artist extraordinaire. Thank you Sally for sharing your work and words with us... more
This month, we welcome the words and works of Marilyn Christiano. Her love for photography started as a hobby but quickly grew into a passion that has evolved over 20 years. Marilyn inspires as she "creates photogrpahs that will draw the viewer back again and again" and describes how her own view has expanded as she now takes photos that "lift my spirits." Welcome... more
We are excited to feature the words and works of Gregg Adams this month. Gregg's childhood habit has helped to shape his art and his love for photography. Thanks Gregg for sharing your fabulousness with us this month!
I have a somewhat peculiar habit. For years now, since I was a kid, I would find and bring random objects from places such as the corner curbside... more
This month, we welcome the words and work of painter Ken Bachman. Ken's travels have inspired and influenced his art, and his desire to seek out new subjects keeps his paintings fresh and different. Welcome Ken and thank you for sharing your #CHAWsomeness with us.
I grew up both in this area and Paris France, and have traveled extensively throughout my life.... more
Welcome to our August Mind of the Artist featuring Jane Mann. Jane's international travels inspired her journey of photography through several different techniques and mediums. Her insight into her art and expression are #CHAWsome and we can't wait for you to read more!
I was born in Canton, Ohio, to a family who used the camera to document family life and... more
Short, sweet, and to the point. CHAL Artist of the Month, Charles Martin, gives us the bullet points to his life as an artist. His works of art exemplify his attention to direct observation and realism as one sees it. Charles, thank you for sharing your work, life, and story with us!
I was born and raised in a small Long... more