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Call to Photographers – ArtDC

Come closer. Strip away the distractions, fill the frame. ArtDC want to see your most revealing portraits. Vulnerable or intense, the composition is so tight that the entire head cannot be seen. Emotion lives within the confines of your face. Let’s emove all distractions. Remove the world, the body, our outfits, differences and display Read more →

The Art League’s SOHO program in the Washington Post

SOHO, a program run by The Art League and the Alexandria Court Service Unit, was recently recognized in The Washington Post article, “A Fresh New Perspective.” The program serves at-risk, 5th-grade girls from Alexandria through one-on-one art-based mentoring. The girls and mentors meet weekly to have life skills lessons, eat a healthy dinner, and Read more →

"Fabrications"

Nancy Pane Fortwengler’s Solo Artist Show of Figurative Dress Paintingsat The Art League Gallery June 4 – July 6, 2009 In Nancy Pane Fortwengler’s series of figurative dress paintings, the body exists without the figure. The human body is not present in any of her work. The dresses, costumes, and tiers of fabric are Read more →

Call to Artists – Target Gallery

Pandora’s BoxDecember 10 – January 10, 2010 Deadline:October 5, 2009 Pandora’s Box is an exhibition requiring artists to create work based on the theme of Pandora’s Box. In Greek mythology, Pandora’s box is the large jar carried by Pandora that contained evils to be unleashed on mankind – ills, toils and sickness – and Read more →

Thank you!

The Art League thanks its generous sponsors for Paint Alexandria 2009! Lead Event Sponsor:Sponsor of Rob Liberace’s Oil Painting Demo at Carlyle House Gardens: Sponsor of Sarah Poly’s Evening Sunset Session at National Harbor: Read more →

Art League Instructor Rob Liberace in American Artists

The Art League instructor Robert Liberace will be featured in a several-page spread in the upcoming Summer Workshop Issue of American Artists. The article discusses Liberace’s current work and projects, including the release of his drawing DVDs and his travel workshops at The Art League. There will be several images of Liberace’s 2008 travel Read more →