This year’s Capitol Hill Art League Juried Exhibition was juried by Alan Braley, Capitol Hill Artist, and Nicky Cymrot, Director of Hill Center Galleries. Members of the Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL) were invited to submit original hanging work, in any medium, to be considered. 36 local artists were selected to display their work at Hill Center, showcasing 100 pieces total. A reception to celebrate the opening of this exhibit will take place at Hill Center on Monday, June 13th, 6:30pm-8:00pm. Please join us to tour the art and enjoy refreshments in the garden (weather permitting).

Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL), a visual arts program of Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW), produces and promotes juried and non-juried exhibits throughout the year. Artists/members are 18 years- 80+ from the DC-metro area including Virginia and Maryland. They show and sell artwork at galleries and various venues in the DC region. Their season runs January through December and expires 12/31. You can join CHAL with an online membership application at at any time of the year, even mid-season! $60 is for one year and two hours of volunteer time.

Capitol Hill Art League was created decades ago as a program of the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW), started in 1972. CHAW has provided arts education to thousands of children and adults in the Washington region, especially from the greater Capitol Hill area. Through classes, performances, and exhibitions in visual and performing arts, CHAW brings together diverse segments of the population to connect through the transforming power of creativity.

This year’s prize winners and honorable mentions:

FIRST PRIZE: “Salt Marshes II” by Rosa Vera

SECOND PRIZE: “Rise Above” by Mary Elizabeth Gosselink

THIRD PRIZE: “Untitled #5: Here” by Kimberley Bursic


Ken Bachman, “Wedding Preparations”

Sally Canzoneri, “Together”

Nipun Manda, “Wings of Hope”

John Rohrbach, “Friend, Nebraska”

Carolyn Rondthaler, “Lido di Dante”

Carol Williams, “Pigs at the Capitol”

Virtual Gallery

Gregg Adams – Study of Circles, #5

Gregg Adams – Study of Lines, #2

Ken Bachman – Beach Sunset

Ken Bachman – The Baltimore

Ken Bachman – Wedding Preparations

Amy Bandel – Lush

Amy Bandel – Twilight

Jeffrey Berg – Protagonist (1)

Jeffrey Berg – Protagonist (2)

Jeffrey Berg – Protagonist (3)

Jeffrey Berg – Protagonist (4)

Kimberley Bursic – #2 Red Cloud: Blue

Kimberley Bursic – #3 Red Cloud: Flower

Kimberley Bursic – Interrupted Dahlia

Kimberley Bursic – Untitled #1 On the Corner

Kimberley Bursic – Untitled #4: Night Song

Kimberley Bursic – Untitled #5: Here

Kimberley Bursic – Untitled #5: Here

Sally Canzoneri – 18th Street NW: March 2021

Sally Canzoneri – Ida & John

Sally Canzoneri – Together

Judith Capen – No. 1: Yin and Yang

Judith Capen – No. 2: Screwed

Judith Capen – No. 3: Egg-in-Egg

Judith Capen – No. 4

Judith Capen – No. 5

Maria-Victoria Checa – Back to Abstract

Maria-Victoria Checa – Chimeras

Maria-Victoria Checa – Ethereal

Maria-Victoria Checa – Flower Field

Maria-Victoria Checa – Forest

Maria-Victoria Checa – Sunset a la Richter

Karen Cohen – Landlocked

Martin de Alteriis – Cause For Optimism?

Martin de Alteriis – Free Falling/Leap of Faith

Nancy Ennis – Dahlia Blue

Nancy Ennis – Isistopic Orange

Nancy Ennis – SunBurst

Mary Elizabeth Gosselink – Rise Above

Mary Elizabeth Gosselink – Root and Branch

Tara Hamilton – Deep Reflection

Tara Hamilton – Easter Girl

Kimberly Keller – Great Blue Heron

Kimberly Keller – Ruth Ferguson

Steven Kunin – VW No. 1

Steven Kunin – VW No. 2

Elisabeth Lacayo – Happiness

Elisabeth Lacayo – Meditation

Elisabeth Lacayo – Melody

Nipun Manda – Deviation

Nipun Manda – Drift

Nipun Manda – Falling into Infinity

Nipun Manda – Illumination

Nipun Manda – Wings of Hope

David Mann – Insurrection

David Mann – Intelligence Community

David Mann – Plague Doctor

Jane Mann – Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Jane Mann – Will the Fabric Hold?

Lynn Nguyen – Fruits

Lynn Nguyen – Solo Dining

Lori Niland-Rounds – Summer in the Southwest

Rindy O’Brien – Hillwood Japanese Garden

Rindy O’Brien – Hillwood Japanese Lantern

Rindy O’Brien – Ukraine

Meera Rao – Garuda

Meera Rao – Steaming Hot

Meera Rao – Sunset Silhouettes

Meera Rao – Water Lillies

Nan Raphael – For the Beauty of the Earth

Nan Raphael – Harmony in Blue and Gold

Nan Raphael – In the Belly of the Feast

John Rohrbach – Diana Jean on Chaise

John Rohrbach – Friend, Nebraska

Carolyn Rondthaler – California Coast

Carolyn Rondthaler – Further

Carolyn Rondthaler – Great Blue Heron

Carolyn Rondthaler – I Am a California Girl

Carolyn Rondthaler – Lido di Dante

Lynne Schlimm – Library of Congress

Lynne Schlimm – Sunflower Study

Tania Sen – Fire Breathing Dragon

Anne Shields – And my Boat is so Small

Anne Shields – Awesome!

Anne Shields – Where in the World is Ukraine?

Anne Stine – Inner Lines

Catherine Toulsaly – Nubia No. 2

Catherine Toulsaly – Waves

Karen Van Allen – Freedom VI Mindfulness

Rosa Vera – Lotus Fields IV

Rosa Vera – Luz Adentro/Light Within II

Rosa Vera – Reflections

Rosa Vera – Reflections II

Rosa Vera – Salt Marshes II


Carol Williams – CORPORATE SKIES

Carol Williams – PIGS AT THE CAPITOL

Carol Williams – THE WHISTLERS

Karen Zens – Floating

Karen Zens – Origin

Karen Zens – Space

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