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Rediscovered Women Artists: Ray Eames

Rediscovered Women Artists: Ray Eames

by Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member   “I never gave up painting, I just changed my palette.” - Ray Eames Ray and Charles Eames were erroneously referred to as “the Eames Brothers” in a 2006 New York Times Magazine article. (1) Ray Eames was...

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Rediscovered Women Artists: Edith Gregor Halpert

Rediscovered Women Artists: Edith Gregor Halpert

By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member I was walking in a section of National Memorial Park in Falls Church, VA with a plat map looking for the grave marker of Edith Gregor Halpert (1900-1970).  Epic gallerist, Edith Halpert led the mainstreaming of...

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Rediscovered Women Artists: Ann Norton

Rediscovered Women Artists: Ann Norton

By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member I had not heard of sculptor Ann Weaver Norton (1905-1982) until I traveled in Florida recently and visited her home and gardens in West Palm Beach. My interest was piqued upon learning that she was born in Selma, AL and...

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Rediscovered Women Artists: Bruton Sisters

Rediscovered Women Artists: Bruton Sisters

By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member Sisters Margaret, Helen, and Esther Bruton make up a remarkable story of California-born siblings and artists who worked prolifically from the 1920s to the 1970s. “It is impossible to write about one without the others, as...

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Rediscovered Women Artists: Ida Ten Eyck O’Keeffe (1889-1961)

Rediscovered Women Artists: Ida Ten Eyck O’Keeffe (1889-1961)

IDA TEN EYCK O’KEEFFE (1889-1961) Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD Ida Ten Eck O’Keeffe, Georgia’s artistically talented sister, was unknown to a majority of art enthusiasts until recently. An Ida O’Keeffe exhibition and catalogue organized by the Dallas Museum of Art titled...

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Rediscovered Women Artists: Evelyn Kok (1923-2014)

Rediscovered Women Artists: Evelyn Kok (1923-2014)

INTRODUCTION I'm pleased to introduce Rediscovered Women Artists, a new addition to our AWA News blog. This will be a monthly post by art historian Dr. Jann Haynes Gilmore who spoke at our annual meeting in Steamboat Springs, Colorado in June this year on the subject...

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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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