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”

WCAMI Promise Award goes to Marygrove’s Ginette Balbin-Cuesta

National And local members of WCA met at Marygrove College in Detroit, Michigan on Monday, March 16, to jury the first WCAMI Award for a young artist of  exceptional talent and promise.  Mary Lou Greene, a WCAMI member and head of the Art Department at Marygrove College, invited Women’s Caucus for the Arts to participateContinue reading “WCAMI Promise Award goes to Marygrove’s Ginette Balbin-Cuesta”

FREE W.A.R. Film Viewing!

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!”

Women’s Caucus for Art Michigan Chapter News

Michigan Chapter News Brenda Oelbaum founding president of the Michigan Chapter is running for president of WCA National She is encouraging all members through out the states at large or in established chapters to vote. Please see the two candidates’ letters in this issue of Artlines. A vote for Brenda Oelbaum is a vote forContinue reading “Women’s Caucus for Art Michigan Chapter News”

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”

“Celebrating Women” Exhibition News

WCA artists; Sue Beutler, Barbara Melnik Carson, Sophie Grillet, Sandra Shelly, Corrine Vivian and Barbara Goodsitt are in the exhibit “Celebrating Women”, an AAWA juried exhibit featuring artists interpretations of Women, their roles, relationships and importance as leaders. This exhibit is being held in conjunction with The Historical Center’s exhibit, “Petticoat Patriots”: Women’s Suffrage Movement (MichiganContinue reading ““Celebrating Women” Exhibition News”

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!”

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”