Photos of artists and finished artwork from the Michigan WCA’s 2015 5×7 Fundraising Art Making Party. Photos by Amanda N Rogers.
What a day indeed. To begin the day I stopped at Sandra Perlow’s beautiful studio in downtown Chicago with the WCA members who were down from Finlandia University; Phyllis Fredendall, Melanie Houghton, and Shelby Winter. Sandra donated a painting to the raffle at the Gala this year, so it was wonderful to see and hearContinue reading “Saturday. What a Day!”
We had a great art making event for the Half the Sky exhibition this morning. This picture is just a preview. Any ideas what we are doing? Now we are off for the first bus tour of the conference!
The Women’s Caucus for Art’s International Caucus has created a wonderful opportunity for women artists to showcase their work in China. Links at the bottom of the page will take you to the call for art. The following is from the Caucus’s webpage: “WCA’s International Caucus has created a global opportunity for BOTH women artists andContinue reading “CALL FOR ART Half the Sky: Intersections in Social Practice Art”
The Women’s Caucus for Art is now calling for artwork for the exhibition “Eye On The D.” This show focuses on the rich multi-textured character of the city of Detroit in the midst of radical change. Whether it’s the current physical landscape, evolving neighborhoods or political makeup, show us evidence of a re-imagined terrain. WhatContinue reading “Entry Deadline Sept 2nd: Eye On The D”
Bright and squirrelly this morning Brenda Oelbaum and I hopped into her car for a trip to South Bend, Indiana. Why South Bend you ask? Because the Indiana chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art invited Brenda to come down and speak to their members about her art. I always love traveling to meet upContinue reading “Strawberries and Cream :)”
Michigan chapter members Brenda Oelbaum and Amanda Moyer and WCA supporter Jeremy Hansen traveled to West Lafayette, Indiana to stay with Gabriela Sincich. Sincich is a WCA member at large with a passion for representing nature in her work. Oelbaum and Sincich connected a few months ago over a performance idea Oelbaum submitted to (corpo)realities,Continue reading “A studio visit with Gabriela Sincich”
Brenda Oelbaum and Amanda Moyer attended the opening of the Women’s Show at CAID this past week. It was the triple treat: art, music, and poetry. The evening began with an inspiring panel discussion with four confident women artists from Detroit. Next dynamic female poets took the spotlight and wowed the audience with their passionate,Continue reading “The Woman Show at CAID”
JOIN US! Michigan WCA’s own Brenda Oelbaum will be introducing this Lynn Hershman Leeson Film W.A.R. Women Art Revolution. This viewing will be hosted by the Ann Arbor Women Artists Group in collaboration with the Michigan Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art. Come out and celebrate women’s history month by bringing your friends toContinue reading “FREE W.A.R. Film Viewing!”
Most of the conference goers are on their way home today. Only a small group of motivated board members tend to stay behind in order to “make it happen” at the semiannual WCA board meeting. Gathered in NYC’s Bello restaurant, the board works on planning upcoming conferences, maintaining fiduciary responsibilities, addressing the needs of chaptersContinue reading “Let’s Get Down to Business!”