“Women, Yes!” Art Posters on AAATA Buses

The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) has partnered with the Women’s Caucus for Art Michigan (WCAMI) to feature artwork inside its buses this summer. The WCAMI held a competition for poster designs which resulted in eight finalists. Their artwork will be featured inside buses throughout TheRide’s expanded and improved service area. The “Women, Yes!”Continue reading ““Women, Yes!” Art Posters on AAATA Buses”

Women, Yes! Posters in AAATA Buses

Call for Entry Women, Yes!: Bringing Art to the AAATA Community, 2016 The Michigan Women’s Caucus for Art is looking for women artists from Michigan to participate in Women Yes!, a poster competition and campaign that will bring art by talented women artists into AAATA buses in the Ann Arbor, Dexter, Saline, Milan and YpsilantiContinue reading “Women, Yes! Posters in AAATA Buses”

“Making Connections”opening success

Around 45 people arrived at 4th floor gallery under the bell tower of Marygrove College last night to  see “Making Connections”. The food and wine poured in, many thanks to all who contributed. The installation that Kathleen placed in uncanny pairings (I watched in amazement as she marched around the walls), was calm and glowing in theContinue reading ““Making Connections”opening success”

Call for Entry WCAMI Members +1 Show

Call for Art DEADLINE APRIL 20 June 2-27 2015 All  current members of the Michigan Chapter of Women’s Caucus for Art are invited to submit work for the upcoming annual WCAMI Show “Making Connections”. The theme of the show centers on the social and artistic connections that provide artists with contacts, inspiration and support inContinue reading “Call for Entry WCAMI Members +1 Show”

Pussy Riot members meet Ann Arbor Artists

Submitted by Artist WCA Member Carol Morris September 18th Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alekhina, two of the founding members of Pussy Riot, the Russian art collective, visited Ann Arbor as part of a U.S. tour. Sponsored by a LennonOno grant for peace; they are young women, ages 24 and 26, vigorous, focused and determined. OnContinue reading “Pussy Riot members meet Ann Arbor Artists”

Grand Rapids Artist T’Alyne Makes the Environment Her Cause

WCA-Michigan member artist T’Alyne is clearly in her element when it comes to water and the environment. Two recent shows in Michigan, Clouds and Waterfalls (Grand Rapids Arts Council, 2012) and Then There was Water (Open Concept Gallery, 2011) emphasize her continuing fascination with this ubiquitous yet precious substance.  She is currently working on a newContinue reading “Grand Rapids Artist T’Alyne Makes the Environment Her Cause”

Strawberries and Cream :)

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 :)”

WCA Michigan Artist’s Profile: Gabrielle Pescador

Gabrielle Pescador became an artist on the Day of the Dead. A linguist by training, the installation for the Day of the Dead that she created in collaboration with the her husband Juan Javier Pescador for Michigan State University Museum sparked her interest in a new career. Since their debut in 2007, these multifaceted altarsContinue reading “WCA Michigan Artist’s Profile: Gabrielle Pescador”

A studio visit with Gabriela Sincich

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”

Panel Presentation on the Current State of Women Artists in the Art World.

Brenda Oelbaum attended a presentation at the Women’s Caucus for Art conference in New York. Susan Fisher Sterling, Director of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, informed the audience about the current state of women artists in the art world. Above is poster created by the Guerilla Girls to reveal how the sadContinue reading “Panel Presentation on the Current State of Women Artists in the Art World.”