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Lifting the Sky Show Artists Announced

Lifting the Sky Show Artists Announced

              Congratulations to the artists whose artwork was selected for AWA's National Online Juried Show, Lifting the Sky: Elevating the Works of American Women Artists, May 20 - August 21, 2021. Leslie Adams (OH), Renoir's...

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From the Jurors’ Prospective

From the Jurors’ Prospective

  With more than 2,200 works entered in AWA's Lifting the Sky online show, our jurors Emily Larsen, Monika Meler, and Mary Williams had a big task of selecting the 150 finalists. All three jurors were highly impressed with the artwork...

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Zoom Tips with Amy Furber

Zoom Tips with Amy Furber

American Women Artists is looking forward to introducing Amy Furber, who will be teaching a workshop on utilizing the Zoom virtual meeting platform. While Zoom isn’t new, for many professions that have previously relied on in-person events, conversations and...

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Gallery Feature: Sparrow Gallery

Gallery Feature: Sparrow Gallery

American Women Artists (AWA) is pleased to feature the Sparrow Gallery. We are grateful for the donorship of this Gallery Showcase Award for one of our talented artist members! One artist of AWA’s 2021 Spring Online Juried Show will have a unique opportunity to...

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Gallery Feature: The Principle Gallery

Gallery Feature: The Principle Gallery

American Women Artists (AWA) is pleased to feature The Principle Gallery. We are grateful for the donorship of this Gallery Showcase Award for one of our talented artist members! One artist of AWA’s National Online Juried Show, Lifting the Sky: Elevating the Works of...

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Lifting the Sky: 2021 National Online Show Jurors Announced

Lifting the Sky: 2021 National Online Show Jurors Announced

Planning for AWA's national virtual show, Lifting the Sky: Elevating the Works of American Women Artists, is in full swing! We have recently confirmed the three jurors who will select the finalists, women artists that will collectively receive approximately $25,000 in...

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Gallery Feature: Phoenix Zoo’s Savanna Gallery

Gallery Feature: Phoenix Zoo’s Savanna Gallery

American Women Artists (AWA) is pleased to feature the Savanna Gallery, located within The Arizona Center for Nature Conservation/Phoenix Zoo. We are grateful for the donorship of this Gallery Showcase Award for one of our talented artist members!  The Arizona...

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2021 Spring Online Juried Show Jurors Announced

2021 Spring Online Juried Show Jurors Announced

AWA has confirmed three jurors who will be selecting the finalists for the 2021 Spring Online Juried Show!   Kelly Kane | Selection & Awards Juror With more than 24 years experience in art publishing, Kelly Kane has interviewed many of the preeminent artists...

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Rediscovered Women Artists: Women in Print

Rediscovered Women Artists: Women in Print

By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member When I began collecting art by American women artists in the 1980s, there were few resources for research. One was awed by a woman artist’s talent but it was quite difficult to find biographical...

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Newsletter – November 2020

Newsletter – November 2020

                  Click HERE to read our November Newsletter (Image: Poder, Colored pencil drawing by Natalie Dark; Cover Image: Hollyhock Seedling and Poppies, Watercolor by Carolyn...

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Newsletter – October 2020

Newsletter – October 2020

                  Click HERE to read our October Newsletter (Image: Spa Day, Transparent Watercolor by Lorraine Watry, 20" x 28"; Cover Image: The Neighborhood, Oil by Susan Walker, 30" x...

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Applications Open November 15 for National Online Juried Show

Applications Open November 15 for National Online Juried Show

American Women Artists is thrilled to announce our 2021 National Online Juried Show, Lifting the Sky: Elevating the Works of American Women Artists. As the uncertainty of COVID continues, AWA has decided to host an all-virtual exhibition year. This online exhibit will...

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I am thrilled and so honored to receive this award. It is hard to put into words how it makes me feel when I see the caliber of the other entries – amazing work! 

— CARLA O’CONNOR
2019 Spring Online Show Grand Prize winner, WA

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