One hundred years ago, on August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment was ratified, which gave women the right to vote. After years of struggle and education, organising and marching, American women won the right to participate in the democratic process. Not all women were included, but the basic argument was won – that women could not be kept out ofContinue reading “The 19th Amendment at 100: Women’s Voices Then and Now”
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“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”
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 :)”
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”
The Woman Show at CAID
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”
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!”
Let’s Get Down to Business!
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!”
Book Fairs in the Morning, Galleries in the Evening.
Today was a day filled with great discoveries, good book deals, networking, and artistic inspiration. From the CAA book fair to a walking gallery tour in Chelsea, the only way I can describe the day is in photos. Enjoy!
A morning of young fresh ideas!
This morning the Young Women’s Caucus gathered at the American Folk Art Museum in NYC. In order to break up the typical caucus meeting structure, Jaimianne Amicucci, chair of YWC, lead the gathering through a fantastic visioning workshop. This morning each woman in the meeting focused on her own unique goals, passions and ambitions. TheContinue reading “A morning of young fresh ideas!”
End of Day 1
It’s hard to believe we just finished day 1! It feels like a whole week of activities occurred in one day. The Lifetime Achievement Awards were a huge success with wonderful presentations at the New York Institute of Technology. Can you see your hand that you contributed? Anyone recognize Beverly Buchanan’s beautiful piece… It hasContinue reading “End of Day 1”