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Newsletter – June 2020

Newsletter – June 2020

              Click HERE to read our June Newsletter. (Image: Sunset Sunburst by Diane Arenberg, Oil on linen, 30" x 30"; Cover Image: Smalltalk by Debbie Korbel, Mixed Media, 67" x 70" x 24")

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2020 Booth Museum Award Winners Announced!

2020 Booth Museum Award Winners Announced!

We are pleased to announce the award winners for Making Their Mark: American Women Artists' Exhibition at the Booth Western Art Museum. This is the first year AWA is awarding the Grand Prize winner with a $10,000 cash award! We'd like to thank our Awards Jurors:...

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Newsletter – May 2020

Newsletter – May 2020

                Click HERE to our May Newsletter. (Image: Tango by Terry Cooke Hall, Oil on panel, 30" x 30"; Cover image: A Different Perspective by Kim Minichiello, Watercolor, 20" x 20")

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Newsletter – April 2020

Newsletter – April 2020

Click HERE to our April Newsletter. (Image: The Neighborhood by Susan Walker, Oil on canvas, 30" x 40"; Cover image: Poached by Melanie Eberhardt, Watermedia: Gouache, 24" x 18")

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Newsletter – March 2020

Newsletter – March 2020

Click HERE to read our March newsletter. (Image: Briskly and with Purpose by Helen K. Beacham, watercolor, 22" x 22"; cover image: Moonlight by Kim Kori, bronze, 13" x 5" x 5")

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Newsletter – February 2020

Newsletter – February 2020

Click HERE to read our February newsletter. (Image: Jazz is Jazz by Alisa Shea, watercolor 22" x 20", cover image: Bittersweet by Elizabeth Floyd, oil, 32" x 40")

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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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2019 RS Hanna Show News

2019 RS Hanna Show News

RS Hanna Show Report by Robin Knowlton   A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE: AMERICAN WOMEN ARTISTS AT THE RS HANNA GALLERY in Fredericksburg, TX, had a busy November 1 reception, thanks to the hard work of gallery owner Shannon Hanna and AWA’s Show Chair, Christine...

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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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American Women Artists at the RS Hanna Gallery

American Women Artists at the RS Hanna Gallery

  A Tradition of Excellence: American Women Artists at the RS Hanna Gallery October 21 - December 7, 2019 A new exhibition at the RS Hanna Gallery in Fredericksburg, Texas, titled A Tradition of Excellence:...

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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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Another Museum Purchase Award!

Another Museum Purchase Award!

Congratulations to AWA Master Member Carol Swinney whose painting Big Sky Country was one two purchase awards for the permanent collection of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The paintings were selected from the 2019 Cheyenne Frontier...

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AWA Introduces two new Board Members

AWA introduces the newest additions to our Board of Directors, Aleta Carpenter and Robin Knowlton AWA introduces the newest additions to our Board of Directors, Aleta Carpenter and Robin Knowlton.     Aleta Carpenter"I am thrilled to be on the board of...

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Introducing our New Master and Signature Members for 2015!

Introducing our New Master and Signature Members for 2015! AWA is pleased to add these amazing artists to the Master and Signature membership level.   Introducing Three New Master Signature Members and Twelve New Signature Members for 2015! American Women Artists...

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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