Watercolor and Pastel Artists at CHAW

Tara Hamilton takes first place at CHAL show

The Capitol Hill Art League asked its members to focus their creative efforts away from its home base on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The resulting work, in the November show, “Off the Hill,” spans geography and themes.

Tara Hamilton and Anne Shields, members of the Wednesday Studio, had work in the show.  Tara’s piece Waiting took first place. Congratulations, Tara!

The watercolor depicts a night scene in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The three boys are waiting on the street below for taxis to pull up to the restaurant. They hurry to open the car doors, hoping for tips.

Tara Hamilton Waiting First place CHAL

Waiting, by Tara Hamilton. First Place in CHAL show “Off the Hill,” November 2017. Watercolor.

Anne Shield: The Road Not Taken. Pastel

Anne Shields: The Road Not Taken. Pastel. Anne created this from a scene at Cape Cod.

Azalea Time #2

Tara Hamilton: Azalea Time #2. Watercolor.

The show was juried by Joumana Moukarim, founder of the WAS Gallery in Bethesda, Maryland, and awards were sponsored by the Jack Richeson Company.

Marian Wiseman




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2 comments on “Tara Hamilton takes first place at CHAL show

  1. Fran Tomlinson
    December 2, 2017

    Congratulations! All are beautifully crafted and composed.


  2. Dianne Yunkman
    December 2, 2017

    Congratulations, Tara! Each of the pieces is just beautiful! Joedianne


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