BIOGRAPHY

After a career as an association executive, Charlene welcomes the change of pace that painting brings. She has no formal education in art, just the support and encouragement of friends and family and a few private lessons, classes and workshops with the Alexandria Art League and local artists.


 SHOWS & AWARDS

Wax Works, Encaustic Group Show, 2014

 *Lucille & Maxx, Geri Gordon First Choice Award, Alexandria Art League Patron Show

*Lizzy & Jupiter, Honorable Mention, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, July 2014 

*Dancing Lessons, Honorable Mention, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, December 2012

*Seaside, Honorable Mention, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, September 2011

*LuLu at City Hall, Honorable Mention, Art in City Hall, Alexandria, Virginia, May 2011

*Walk in the Rain, Honorable Mention, Art in City Hall, Alexandria, Virginia, March 2010

 

Juried Exhibitions 

*Cupid’s Arrow, Wheelhouse Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, February, 2015,  Frankie and Johnny (Charcoal/Mixed Media Encaustic) 

*2015 CHAL Exhibition, Capitol Hill Art League, Washington, DC,         January – March 2015, Guardian of the Guardian 

*5x5(x5), Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA; Kate (Watercolor/Encaustic) 

*All Media Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, December 2014,  Duomo II  (Watercolor/Encaustic) 

*Strokes of Genius, Maryland Federation of Art, National Juried Painting Exhibition, October/November 2014, Lizzy & Jupiter 

*Art in City Hall, Alexandria, VA, Fall 2014, Newport Dinghy 

*All Media Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, November 2014,  Firenze (Watercolor/Encaustic) 

*Simplicity: Art in Black & White, Washington ArtWorks, September   2014, Lucille (Monoprint) 

*All Media Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, May 2014,        Snickersville Morning 

*The Artist as Messenger, Howard County Conservancy’s 5th Annual   Juried Art Show, Woodstock, MD, March 2014, Guardians 

*Abstract Expressionism Revisited, The Art League, Alexandria, VA,    January 2014 Three (Encaustic) 

*(con)text, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, July 2013, San Francisco –A Different Point of View 

*All Media Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA May 2013, Shy 

*All Media Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, March 2013, Florence in May 

*Art in City Hall, Alexandria, VA, Fall 2012, Ever the Loyal Mascot and   Dog and Dancer – Your Turn

*Small Works, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, November 2012, Rue de Boc

*All Media Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, April 2012, Village in Tuscany 

*Art In City Hall, Alexandria, VA, March 2012, Three Fish 

*All Media Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, March 2012, Peek-a-Boo 

*All Media Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, January 2012, Block Island Dinghy 

*All Media Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, December 2011, The Dancer and the Dog 

*All Media Show Show, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, July 2011, Zoe and Trip 

*Emancipation and Freedom, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, June     2011, Libere 

*Art in City Hall, Alexandria, VA, May 2011, Moonlight on the Potomac  and Old Town Patron 

*Found Objects, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, April 2010, Urban     Crow 

*Her Story, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, March 2010; Night           Watchers

 

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