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Lifting the Sky: National Online Juried Show

Carrie Waller​, Abundance

Symposium on Women in the Arts with Dyana Hesson

Symposium on Women in the Arts with Dyana Hesson

AWA Master-Signature Member, Dyana Hesson presents her talk, 10 Bees of Success as a part of AWA’s Symposium on Women in the Arts. In her talk, Dyana shares ten tips she has learned throughout her 30-year career as a professional artist.   ...

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2021 Lifting the Sky Awards Announced!

2021 Lifting the Sky Awards Announced!

We are pleased to present the award winners for Lifting the Sky: Elevating the Works of American Women Artists. This year's show awards include $35,000 in cash prizes, magazine ad awards, and merchandise! AWA is thrilled to announce two new awards in this year's show:...

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Lifting the Sky – Digital Catalog

Lifting the Sky – Digital Catalog

Learn more about each artist and their work in AWA's Lifting the Sky show!  View the catalog HERE.               View the show HERE. Take a virtual gallery tour HERE.

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Lifting the Sky – Virtual Walkthrough

Lifting the Sky – Virtual Walkthrough

Take a virtual tour of Lifting the Sky: Elevating the Works of American Women Artists! View 155 paintings and sculptures created by members of AWA in an online gallery space. We recommend viewing the show as a guided tour. Click the link below and select "Start Guided...

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Lifting the Sky: Virtual Itinerary

Lifting the Sky: Virtual Itinerary

American Women Artists is pleased to host several virtual events in celebration of our 2021 National Online Show Lifting the Sky. All of our events will be presented on AWA's Facebook Page and YouTube channel. Links will be added before the event. View the Show. If...

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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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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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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