Winners of the Capitol Hill BID Banner Contest
by Larry Janezich
In October of 2016, the Capitol Hill Business Improvement District (BID) and the Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL) collaborated on a competition to give artists a unique opportunity to celebrate our community through art.
The theme for the contest was “It’s all here on the Hill!” The winning designs, submitted by Capitol Hill Art League artists.
The winning designs are:
“Capitol Hill in Living Color” – by Kay Fuller
“Hill Icons” – by Tara Hamilton
“Chilly Day at Eastern Market” – by Linda Norton
“Effervescence Hill” – by Rindy O’Brien and Elizabeth Eby
The new banners were unveiled on Thursday, February 2nd in a ceremony at the Eastern Market Metro Plaza. A silent auction for the original art work will be held at the BID’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday, February 28, 8:00am – 10:00am, at Hill Center. The proceeds will be split between the artists and the BID’s “Ready, Willing & Working” program.