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.

Artful Giving

With another Thanksgiving behind us, the Art League offers a friendly reminder that this month’s events make great opportunities for holiday gift-giving. Featuring unique works hand-made by local artists, these shows are one more thing to be thankful for as you plan for the holidays. First, this month’s “Small Works” exhibit ends soon! Get Read more →

Q&A with “Small Works” award-winner Theresa Esterlund

This month’s “Small Works” exhibit in The Art League Gallery, which ends December 5, includes two award winners. Theresa Esterlund‘s collage, Variation, won the Anne Banks Collage Award. We asked Theresa to tell us more about her work. What was your inspiration or reason for creating Variation? Theresa: This piece is part of my Read more →

Holiday Ornament Collection 2011

Putting up a new exhibit in The Art League Gallery is always a joyous affair, but an even more festive sort of hanging took place today as the Holiday Ornament Collection arrived, along with branches to hang it on. Popular for holiday gift-giving, the collection was hung with care, despite the gallery’s lack of Read more →

"Small Works" opening reception tonight

After a busy week of receiving, jurying, and hanging, the opening reception for “Small Works” is tonight, in The Art League Gallery, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Out of over 900 pieces entered, under 300 were selected by juror Jordan Faye Block as part of the exhibit, which runs November 9 – December 5. Read more →

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 →