Up bright and early for the start of the WCA conference! The Building Community workshop Meeting at the Folk Art Museum for the International Caucus Meeting.
Category Archives: Special Events
Diet Detour Installation Opening at Whitdel Arts
” “Fat Feminist Activist” blogger, artist and prominent WCA-MI member Brenda Oelbaum will open her new installation “Diet Detour” on February 22 from 6-10 in Detroit’s Whitdel Arts Gallery. The installation is a kind of maze composed of discarded diet books which the artist has been collecting for several years. The exhibit promises to beContinue reading “Diet Detour Installation Opening at Whitdel Arts”
Oceanic Bliss Door for Avalon Housing Gala is complete
The door is finally done, not without some last minute crises–but it looks great and we hope it benefits Avalon Housing. The door will be sold at the Gala on Friday, Nov. 2, and tickets to the event can be purchased at avalonhousing.org
Naked Men Everywhere: New Exhibit Reverses the Gaze by Thomas Gladysz
Naked Men Everywhere: New Exhibit Reverses the Gaze Thomas Gladysz Today, 11:15 AM There were naked men, and penises a plenty, men without their clothes — plain and simple, and strapping young bucks ready to go. The occasion was not a gathering in the Castro, but a feminist-themed exhibit, “Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze,”Continue reading “Naked Men Everywhere: New Exhibit Reverses the Gaze by Thomas Gladysz”
Inspiring Michigan Women’s Caucus for Art Workshop
We had a wonderfully inspiring workshop April 28, 1-3:30pm at BrendaOArt Studio lead by Christy Kelly-Bentgen. A great group of women gathered. We began utilizing Visual Thinking Strategies helped to identify some of the unifying ideas and motifs contained in Beverly Buchanan’s piece “Richard’s Home.” We then moved into a “free write” and collage around theContinue reading “Inspiring Michigan Women’s Caucus for Art Workshop”
Nationally Recognized Artist Beverly Buchanan livens up Local WCA-MI Gathering
On March 17, 2011 a group of about 30 women were energized by the vibrant artist Beverly Buchanan. Buchanan was a recently honored by National Women’s Caucus for Art’s with a Lifetime Achievement Award. In an essay written for the event Lucy Lippard describes Beverly’s work as; “precarious, wackily off-kilter, and oddly cheerful shacks,” createdContinue reading “Nationally Recognized Artist Beverly Buchanan livens up Local WCA-MI Gathering”
Save the date!
This year the MIWCA has an exciting event planned for the holiday party! Roger Green, a noted critic, has agreed to come to the studio and do a critique for the WCA-MI members…first dibs will be given to members who participated in Ann Arbor’s Art Walk if there are other members who wish to takeContinue reading “Save the date!”
The captain has turned off the seatbelt light…
Feel free to move around the cabin…. Please take a moment to check out the pages on the MIWCA blog. We have new Member News items, Calls for Art and other interesting information!
Camp Rainbear and the MI WCA
On June 25 to the 27th the Women’s Caucus of Art was represented by Shaqe Kalaj (pronounced shacha call-eye) at Camp Rainbear at the Fowler Center for Outdoor Learning in Mayville MI. A group of families from Detroit yearly have a retreat at the camp. This year Shaqe came in as the teaching artist andContinue reading “Camp Rainbear and the MI WCA”
Member News update alert: Patricia Constantine ArtPrize Artist