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The Art League Blog

The Art League is a multi-faceted visual arts organization serving artists in the DC Metro area and beyond. We post news and information for artists, students, exhibit- and event-goers, and everyone else interested in art.

January 17, 2020

Artful Weekend January 17-20

Welcome to Artful Weekend, our new weekly listing of area art happenings! Check it out every Friday for fun and interesting exhibits and events occurring throughout the DMV. Share your experience at these and other weekend art destinations by tagging us (@theartleague) and including the hashtag #artfulweekend on social...
January 16, 2020

March Flora/Fauna Exhibit

Juried by: Carol Fabricatore Exhibit dates: March 10-April 5, 2020 Opening Reception: March 12, 2020 This show will feature member works that explore plant and animal life, and the delicate balance of the natural world. Enter Here Guidelines Artist must be a current exhibiting artist member of The Art League...
January 15, 2020

Fade to Black and White: A Conversation With Abol Bahadori, December 2019 Open Exhibit Best-In-Show Winner

“Pulling Perspective,” the painting awarded the December 2019 Open Exhibit Best-In-Show prize by juror Matthew McLaughlin, is a departure from what artist Abol Bahadori usually does. First of all it is black and white, a first for the self-described “colorist.”  Then, rather than draw or digitally design the grid-like...
January 14, 2020

Artists Opportunities #501

Every week, we gather a variety of artist opportunities from the DC area and beyond. Find one below and apply today — good luck! Click here for recent opportunities posts, and submit your opportunity listing here. New:   Donald M. Robinson Photography Biennial 2020 Call for Entry – Loretto, PA Deadline:...
Featured Video

Art League instructor Scott Hutchison demonstrates a simple approach to drawing a transparent glass vase using charcoal, eraser, and white conte.

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