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Artful Weekend July 9-10 – The Art League

Welcome to Clever Weekend, our listing of space art reveals and gatherings.


This weekend: The July Open up Exhibit, Beautiful World by Jinchen Han, and the 2022 Scholar/School Show at the League Robert Novel’s restricted palette paintings at Hemphill and The House We Occupy at Solas Nua.




July 2022 Open up Exhibit

Ginko Spirit by Doris Ross Fused glasson metallic stand

Diverse works in various mediums are the aspect of Open Reveals at The Art League. This month’s exhibit functions 97 performs in oil, acrylic, watercolor, ceramic, images, printmaking, mixed media, fused glass, drawings, digital art, sculpture, gouache, and collage. The July Open Show was juried by painter Jessie Boyland, who is also the gallery director at Artwork Performs in Richmond, VA. The July 2022 Open Show is on look at via August 7.

You’re invited to go to the opening reception for our July exhibits future Thursday, July 14, from 4:30—6 pm. RSVP below.



Stunning World by Jinchen Han


Paris from Notre Dame by Jinchen Han Watercolor

Watercolorist Jinchen Han’s solo exhibit showcases his travels from around the entire world, often highlighting the location’s unique architecture. It is on check out by August 7.



2022 College student/School Present

“A Catwork Orange” by Lori Welch Brown Acrylic

Our annual University student/School Present gives our student entire body and instructors an possibility to shine! This yr it returns on the net and features artworks completed by students between the March 2020 and Winter 2022 conditions, as effectively as signature operates by instructors. It was juried by Scott Hutchison, an Associate Professor of Follow in painting and drawing at Georgetown University and former Art League painting and drawing teacher, and is on view through July 15.

Sign up for us via Zoom this Sunday, 2–3:30 pm, as we celebrate these artists through the Digital Reception and Awards Ceremony. RSVP right here.



Robert Novel Paintings

Untitled 2015 Acrylic on canvas

Through the previous ten years, Robert Novel completed about a single hundred and fifty paintings in a restricted palette ranging from white to delicate gray to black, often incorporating uncooked canvas or linen as a compositional element of the do the job. The nuance and rawness of the seen linen or canvas contrasts the flat software of pigment and the toughness of the geometric varieties. Robert Novel Paintings, an exhibit showcasing twenty-two parts from his series, opens Saturday, July 9, at Hemphill, and will be on check out by means of August 13. Hemphill is located at 434 K Road NW.



The Area We Occupy

Photograph courtesy of Solas Nua.


The Room We Occupy, at Solas Nua,  is a team exhibition of work by six visible artists based in Dublin, Cork and New York City. The artists depict the depth and breadth of present-day visual art being produced throughout the island of Eire these days and by the quite a few Irish artists who phone the U.S. residence. The is effective take into account our partnership with position and time from the macro to the micro—Earth’s location in the solar procedure, humankind’s quick time on Earth, the location we occupy in local community and the actual physical romantic relationship in between artwork and viewer. It is on perspective by means of July 31 1777 Church Street NW.

Enjoy the weekend!