Call for volunteers:

Participatory Art Project goes to Calder Plaza, Grand Rapids My walk through environment, C’ood: a democracy experiment, will be installed at Calder Plaza, Grand Rapids’ City Hall, this September. It will be right next to the sculpture by Alexander Calder that put Grand Rapids on the art map 41 years ago. Frederik Meijer Gardens curators selected work for this site. Chief Curator JosephContinue reading “Call for volunteers:”

Welcome to one of our new members…

As our numbers grow we thought it would be nice to welcome new members on the blog! .  We invited recent members to share a bit of information about themselves so that we could share it with you.  If you would like your information to be featured here ( nearly-new members and long timers areContinue reading “Welcome to one of our new members…”

New Page Added…

We are introducing a MIWCA Member Artist of the Month feature.  If you are interested in being considered for the MIWCA (member)  artist of the month spotlight please email 5 images of your work, a statement about your work and any information you would like included to   mi_wca (at) to be considered.  You willContinue reading “New Page Added…”

ArtPrize and the MIWCA

To date, we are aware of four (4!!) of our members that will be participating in the upcoming ArtPrize competition. Touted as the “World’s Largest Art Prize” and a “radically open” art event, ArtPrize draws artists and viewers from around the world for nearly two weeks of art, special events and all out competition. TheContinue reading “ArtPrize and the MIWCA”

Congratulations are in order

Congratulations go out to the MI Chapter President and Midwest Region Vice-President, Brenda Oelbaum,  who took First Place and an Honorable Mention in Women in Photography International’s Decade of Images 2000-2010 Competition! (<-click to visit site) Brenda’s 1st place award winning image “Osama’s Bin Degraded” Honorable Mention “Starving Artist with Diet Books”

June Meeting for Michigan Chapter

Mark your calendars for June 17, 2010 at 7 p.m. for the next WCA Michigan chapter meeting.  We will be convening in Grand Rapids for an evening of business, art and gathering.  Please bring art to discuss if you so choose and a snack or beverage to share.  Patricia Constantine is graciously opening her studioContinue reading “June Meeting for Michigan Chapter”

Hanging in the ‘Balance’

Surprises abound in this year’s annual Women’s Caucus for Art Michigan’s exhibition in the Gallery in the Dudterstadt Center. Eco Artist Sophie Grillet’s Fish Trash whose title plays with the child like words to describe what fish do “Splish Splash”, casts ghostly shadows on her Balance partner Delilah Smith’s oil on canvas painting entitled Sea, Wind, Sky,Continue reading “Hanging in the ‘Balance’”

Balance approaches!

Michigan Artists Collaborate to find “Balance” The Women’s Caucus for Art-Michigan has brought together artists from across the state to participate in Balance: An Artists’ Collaborative Game. Thirty-six women artists have been paired with each other to create three original works each, based on the theme of “Balance”. Through “Call and Response” exchanges, the processContinue reading “Balance approaches!”

New Opportunity! Check it out…

Raices Taller 222 Art Gallery & Workshop presents our 6th Annual Exhibition of Art by Women Mujeres, Mujeres, Mujeres (Women, Women, Women) Our annual exhibition of art by women, Mujeres, Mujeres, Mujeres is always an exciting exhibition of painting, sculpture, photography and mixed media work by local, national and international women artists.  The work ranges from traditionalContinue reading “New Opportunity! Check it out…”

Michigan Chapter Update by Kathleen Letts

2010 started out with a burst of activity for the Michigan chapter of WCA.  Board President Brenda Oelbaum headed up the chapter’s organizational contribution to the National WCA Conference in Chicago in February. This  included organizing the bus tour of notable Chicago art venues for conference attendees, manning the entrance at the Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner with theContinue reading “Michigan Chapter Update by Kathleen Letts”