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
“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. “
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
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
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
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
We are thrilled to feature Dagny Fisher on the blog this month, an inspiring young artist from DC. At age 13, Dagny has demonstrated a deep love of art and a perspective on women’s issues through the lens of her creative work. This summer, she worked with teaching artist Carolina Mayorga in a 3D-mixed media camp to develop major installation pieces and share her story... more
Here at CHAW, we are always thrilled to welcome diverse voices to our building, our programs, and our online community. Today, our guest blogger joins us in the midst of Supreme Court hearings and much discussion about justice and equal rights. In light of all of this going on in our city, we are especially proud to welcome this week’s guest blogger: Craig Cipollini... more
Published novelist Hannah Sternberg is back on the blog to share thoughts and strategies for aspiring book marketers everywhere!
You can find a blog post somewhere on the internet supporting nearly any hypothesis you might have on book marketing. Authors should Tweet more, and less. Publishers should spend more on promo, but also step back from over-advertising... more