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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.

February 20, 2020

Juror Q & A With Charlotte Ickes

In addition to being The Art League’s largest exhibition and fundraising event, our annual Patrons’ Show is also a juried competition with generous cash prizes awarded to artists in six categories. For this year’s show, our 52nd, we were pleased to have Charlotte Ickes as our juror. Ickes is...
February 20, 2020

Artist Opportunities #506

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:   Art Speaks Juried Exhibition Call For Artists – Matthews, VA Deadline: March 1  ...
February 14, 2020

Artful Weekend February 14-16

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...
February 10, 2020

Artist Opportunities #505

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:   Puffin Cultural Forum Call For Art – Teaneck, NJ Deadline: February 11   Puffin...
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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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