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Blog - CHAW Beyond the Walls

June 27, 2011

"Here and Then", 2010, oil, 36"x60" Courtesy Addison-Ripley Fine Art

Please join CHAW on July 2, 5-7pm for the opening of a show of oil paintings by John Morrell associate Professor of Painting and Chair of the Department of Art and Art History at Georgetown University.

About his work, John Morrell says, ” The sense of the sublime... more

June 25, 2011

The Franciscan Monastery by Stu Searles

This is the first blog I ever read, a tribute of sorts from a true luddite. if any CHAW artist wants to join our very informal plein air group, send an email to We go out once a week, weather permitting, to a nearby park or other site, e.g. the... more

June 23, 2011

Award-winner Laura Wilcox (right), family and friends toasting winners at the annual Adult Student Art show.

Photos by Gene Clapp

The adult STUDENT SHOW at the Workshop last Saturday June 11 was both an art opening and a party! About 150 people jammed... more

June 7, 2011

Shades of Joy, mixed media print by Carolina Mayorga

CHAW is a very special place.  There is so much to tell about its history, the people who worked hard to bring it into existence, and those who have and do work to keep it that way.  There’s... more