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View Videos of AWA’s 2017 Symposium, Co-Sponsored with the Tucson Museum of Art

American Women Artists’ annual Symposium on Women in the Arts was held November 4, 2017, at the Tucson Museum of Art, our symposium co-sponsor.  Four speakers educated and entertained us.  You can view videos of each presentation by clicking on the links below.

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The Art of Making Cowboy Boots
Lisa Sorrell, custom boot maker, presents her journey from seamstress to one of the preeminent cowboy boot makers in America, elevating boot-making to a celebrated art form.
Video link HERE



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The Thriving Artist
Dyana Hesson, artist and Signature member of AWA discusses her life as an artist, how she has overcome setbacks and expanded her income stream through entrepreneurship.
Video link HERE



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Lessons from 164 Podcast Interviews
Antrese Wood, founder of Savvy Painter and AWA Artist, will discuss the lessons for artists she has synthesized from 164 episodes of the Savvy Painter Podcast, her hour-long broadcast of interviews with artists and people in the business of art.
Video link HERE 



The Gift of Spider Woman Na’ashjéii Asdzáá
Dr. Mark Sublette, President of Medicine Man Gallery, Author of the Charles Bloom Mystery Series, provides a historical perspective of Navajo weaving c. 1750 – 2017. Dr. Sublette will take us on a journey through the eyes of the remarkable women weavers of the Navajo.
Video link HERE