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Carrie Waller​, Abundance

I Need to Stray Off the Beaten Path

I Need to Stray Off the Beaten Path

by Melanie Eberhardt, AWA Associate Member   I am thrilled to be one of the new members of American Women Artist. My development as an artist probably rings similarly with many of you. I have drawn since I could hold a crayon, I was my school’s “artist” drawing...

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The Power of the Group

The Power of the Group

By Dyana Hesson, AWA Signature and Board Member You are not an island. Grab some artist friends, start a group, and begin to celebrate your successes. I first read about the Algonquin Roundtable in Harpo Marx’s book Harpo Speaks. The group was compiled of New York...

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AWA Artist Paints for Time Magazine

AWA Artist Paints for Time Magazine

AWA Artist Shana Levenson recently had the honor of having her work featured in Time Magazine.  Here's what she wrote about the experience: "The Time Magazine commission was such an incredible opportunity!  Victor Williams, the magazine's Art Director,...

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New AWA Board Member – Lisa Gleim

New AWA Board Member – Lisa Gleim

American Women Artists would like to welcome AWA Signature Member Lisa Gleim to our esteemed Board of Directors. Lisa works in both pastel and oil, and is particularly interested in capturing light in her work. She paints on location as often as she can and especially...

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New AWA Board Member – Dr. Jann Haynes Gilmore

New AWA Board Member – Dr. Jann Haynes Gilmore

American Women Artists would like to welcome Dr. Jann Haynes Gilmore to our esteemed Board of Directors. Dr. Gilmore brings a wealth of knowledge to AWA as an art historian, writer, and watercolorist. She is the author of several books, numerous articles, and is...

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Former Disney Artist now AWA Signature Member

Former Disney Artist now AWA Signature Member

Interview by Aleta Carpenter, American Women Artists Board Vice President AWA Signature Member Kim Minichiello is one of several members whose creative past includes stints with Disney (as well as members Laurie Stevens, Ellen Woodbury, Heather Lynn Gibson). Kim...

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Five AWA Associate Members Achieve Signature Member Status

Five AWA Associate Members Achieve Signature Member Status

All five of these talented women were Associate members of AWA who were juried into at least three AWA National Juried Competitions over the years. American Women Artists is pleased to announce five new signature members: Carol Alleman of Arizona, Mary Dennis of...

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Signature Member Claudia Seymour

American Women Artists is now accepting Associate Artist Members. Women who draw, paint, or sculpt in a representational style - whether with a contemporary or traditional approach - are welcome and encouraged to apply for membership. For details, please click on...

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Sculpture Spotlight: Master Signature Member Lee Hutt

Statistics to shout about: In the last month, our AWA Facebook page has generated over 20,000 post views! We've added a "Meet the Artists" page, where we're building photo profiles of each member artist with a link to their website. We're adding new fans everyday, and...

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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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