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Escape to the Bahamas with The Art League

The Art League makes a trip to the sunny Bahamas each year in February, and painters of all media join to paint en plein air (because sun and sand make for better conditions than snow and wind) in one of our travel workshops. Instructor Susan O'Neill will guide the group this year.  Read more →

The Hip Bone’s Connected to the Artistic Bone: John Murray Gets to the Marrow of Figurative Work

John Murray’s “Artistic Anatomical Drawing” class could be bone dry. But instead of lectures akin to medical school discourse, Murray incorporates figurative work and his breadth of knowledge of the human body to make figurative work really move. Read more →

Artist Opportunities #454

On Tuesdays, we gather a variety of artist opportunities from the DC area and beyond. Find one below and apply today — good luck! Read more →

7 Artist Quotes to Inspire Your 2019 Creative Resolutions

As we look forward to this next year, many of us are setting resolutions for where to take our art practice this year. Whether it's taking a class for the very first time, or moving into a new practice, or starting to solidify your growth and get to the business of selling your art—finding Read more →

For the Birds: Teresa Oaxaca’s Best in Show Winning Piece

The Art League caught up with Oaxaca, Best in Show winner, and Art League Instructor on her award-winning work as well as what she’s working on next. Read more →

Five Feet of Character in a Five Inch Frame: Petite December’s Best in Show Winner

  The Art League talked with Jennifer Allevato, an artist who leverages her love of interiors and floral arrangements to create colorful compositions. Her piece, Seated 21, is part of a larger body of work that features overstuffed chairs, paintings within a painting, and a peek into her creative, color-soaked interiors. We asked Allevato Read more →