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Gallery HOURS

Monday: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED


past residencies:

Pink Cycle- Life of a Fly by Carolina Mayorga

Botanica Magnifica by Pam Rogers 

Shadow and Light by Kate Fleming

Circle Story by Lenora Yerkes

Interesting in being a resident artist?  Head to our Artist Residency page for more information on applying.

The Capitol Hill Art League is a consortium of 100+ local artists who mount seven juried shows per year in CHAW's Gallery Space.  Dedicated to providing show, sales and professional development opportunities to new and established artists, this program of the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is run by volunteer members.  Annual membership dues are $50.

Membership in Capitol Hill Art League renews Sept 1, 2018. Our annual season runs Sept. 2, 2018-Aug. 31, 2019. PLEASE RENEW or Sign up!

For more information, visit their website:

The CHAW gallery features a range of professional and student artists in shows and residencies throughout the year. CHAW’s gallery is home to the Capitol Hill Art League, a consortium of emerging and professional artists who showcase, and sell member work, offer professional development and outside showing opportunities including CHAW's Artist in Residence.


CApitol Hill ARt LEague: By Design

Aya Defiance by Gail Shaw-Clemons Space by Robert Weinstein Tree I by Karen Van Allen


Exhibit dates: April 6 - May 8, 2019

Opening Reception: saturday, April 6, 5:00-7:00pm

Where: Capitol Hill Art Workshop, 545 Seventh Street SE, Washington DC

The Capitol Hill Art League presents its Annual Metro DC regional juried show, which showcases artists in the DC Metro area. 

This show focuses on the result of the many design decisions artists make when creating art.  The fundamentals of design include: repetition, points, lines, planes, textures, colors, and composition. These will all be on display in this show featuring 2-d and 3-d work, juried by curator, Claude L. Elliott.

Claude L. Elliott is an art curator and consultant.  Following his time as Deputy Director of Step Afrika! he served as a program officer with the Rhode Island Foundation where he managed a fund for the creation of New Works and fellowships for visual artists, writers, and music composers.  Elliott has a Master of Arts in Art History from the University of Mississippi.

The public is invited to the Opening Reception with Juror’s remarks and awards which will be held on Saturday, April 6 from 5pm-7pm at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) located at 545 7th St. SE, Washington, DC. 20003.

There will be cash awards for First, Second and Third Place and two Honorable Mention awards.  All awards will be presented at the Opening Reception with the juror presenting his remarks at 6:00 pm.

The show will run through May 8th at CHAW, located three blocks south of the renowned Eastern Market on Capitol Hill.  It is convenient to the Eastern Market metro stop on the Blue Line.

The opening is free and offers wine, food, and conversation with the artists for insight on their work.  CHAW general gallery hours are: 9:30 am–9:00 pm (M-Th), 9:30 am–6:00 pm (F), and 9:00 am–2:00 pm (Sat).   For more information, visit or call (202) 547-6839.

NOTE: Non-members are invited to JOIN Capitol Hill Art League to be part of this exhibit and many upcoming exhibits in 2018-2019. Membership in Capitol Hill Art League renews each September. Our annual season runs Sept. 1, 2018-Aug. 31, 2019PLEASE Join or renew.

To inquire about renting the gallery space for an event please check out our Space Rental Page.