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.

A Summer Profile of Our Featured Artist, Shanthi Chandrasekar!

Even before her “Red Dots” appeared on our walls this month, Shanthi Chandrasekar was creating buzz in the DC area art community. Check out this interview featuring Shanthi and her 15-year-old daughter, Aishwariya, in the June 15th issue of Potomac Patch!  Local Mother, Daughter Keep Traditional Indian Folk Art Alive A mother and daughter Read more →

Frances Borchardt is a hit!

The local media has fallen for Frances Borchardt and her photo-filled printer cases! And it’s no wonder; the pieces each invoke memories of Maryland, our neighbor to the north, with images of rustic farms, girls-next-door and Old Bay-dusted crabs, ready for crackin’. Even better, the antique wood of the cases has inspired more than Read more →

Sneak Peek at Our New Show!

Frances Borchardt’s work is in and our assistant gallery director, Megan, is putting together the new show (which opens tomorrow)!  Megan works on the wall label while the pieces get ready for their close-ups. We thought our fans would appreciate a first look at Borchardt’s photo albums-turned-mosaics, laid out in printer’s cases.  Newly-hung and Read more →

Meet the Stars of Our New Exhibit, "Baa-Merica! Icons Revisited"

The sheep have officially arrived. Leslie Blackmon’s pop culture masterpieces-in-yarn arrived this afternoon and they are demanding star treatment! Erica and Megan are hard at work setting the perfect stage for the sheep and their big opening next Thursday. Read all the details here.  Spongebob Sheep-Pants Spatula in hand, he is ready to make Read more →

Leslie Blackmon’s "Baa-merica! Icons Revisited" Opens This Week!

Mark your calendars! This is an exhibit you don’t want to miss. Leslie Blackmon’s solo exhibit of whimsical fiber sculptures of sheep posing as American icons opens in The Art League’s solo gallery this Thursday! Andy Warhol Multi-media fiber artist Leslie Blackmon has taken a conventional craft to a very unconventional place. She has Read more →

Opening This Thursday: “Water Marks,” “Carnivalé,” and f11’s “Room of Our Own”

Barry D. Lindley’s Solo Exhibit “Water Marks”Opening Reception this Thursday, March 10, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at The Art League Gallery Watercolorist Barry D. Lindley creates striking paintings portraying the effect water has on natural and man-made objects. Filled with both precision and fluidity, these works that are both “of and from water” invigorate Read more →