Art League Exhibits

The Art League Gallery opens a new juried group exhibit every month, and solo artist exhibits nine times a year. (Members also exhibit framed and unframed work in our Bin Gallery.) We post photos, videos, and behind-the-scenes news from our exhibits here.

For gallery hours and info on current exhibits, visit the Gallery home page.

2012 Solo Preview

This month’s exhibit in the solo show room of The Art League Gallery is a first — it’s a preview of the nine artists who will have solo shows this year. Like the shows themselves, the 2012 Solo Preview encompasses a wide variety of artwork: both the photorealistic, in-your-face colored pencil work by Suzanne Read more →

The Show Must Go Up

Midday snow flurries in Alexandria coincided with a flurry of activity in The Art League Gallery, where jurying was taking place for the January All-Media exhibit. Ever wondered how the artwork is delivered, chosen, and hung for each show? It’s an involved process which, thanks to the help of gallery volunteers, only takes a Read more →

March Exhibit: “Play”

From March 7 to April 7, The Art League Gallery will be exhibiting a different kind of show. Below, the prospectus for “Play,” a juried show of interactive art and a first for The Art League. Play A Juried Exhibit of Interactive Art March  7 – April 7, 2012 Juror – Judy Bass In Read more →

If This Wall Could Talk

The Art League Gallery underwent a minor beautification procedure today after years of nails finally took their toll on one section of wall. One might say it suffered for its art: Nail holes from month after month of successive exhibits turned the drywall into Swiss cheese, rendering it unsuitable for hanging and necessitating repairs Read more →

Q&A with Creativity Award Winner Samuel Miller

On Thursday we brought you an interview with Margaret Huddy, who won the Carol Zakaski Memorial Award for best watercolor in this month’s all-media show. The other award winner this month was Samuel Miller, whose unique sculpture — or three-dimensional still life — won the Adam Wishnow Memorial Award for Creativity and Innovation. Samuel Read more →

Holiday Favorites Revisited: The Gallery Gift Guide

You too can give the gift of creativity this season, with a little help from The Art League Gallery. So put a twist on familiar, traditional gifts and dust off your shopping list as we present a guide to creative gift-giving with artwork from local artists. The December All-Media exhibit has lots of inspiration Read more →