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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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Applications Open November 1 for The Booth Museum Show 2020

Applications Open November 1 for The Booth Museum Show 2020

AWA is gearing up for its 2020 museum exhibition which will be hosted by The Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia. This is the fourth year of our 25 in 25 campaign; an initiative to have 25 museum exhibitions in 25 years. This is the first year that we...

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Upcoming 2020 Signature Members

Upcoming 2020 Signature Members

Congratulations to our New AWA Signature Members for 2020 The following women have all juried into three or more AWA shows and qualify for Signature Membership. Congratulations on your significant achievement! ...

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2019 Steamboat Art Museum Award Winners

2019 Steamboat Art Museum Award Winners

Awards were announced for Looking West, AWA's exhibition at the Steamboat Art Museum, June 28, at the Chief Theater in Steamboat Springs, CO. Award jurors were Christine Bullard (Art Collector), John Fawcett (Artist) and Jennifer Henneman (Associate Curator, Petrie...

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Booth Museum of Western Art – 2020 Show!

Booth Museum of Western Art – 2020 Show!

Booth Western Art Museum Making Their Mark: American Women Artists Application dates: November 13, 2019 – January 20, 2020 Exhibition dates: May 23 – August 23, 2020 We are pleased to announce AWA's fifth museum exhibition, at the Booth Western Art Museum, as part of...

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Early Female Art Collector

Early Female Art Collector

In a small museum in a tiny Gold Rush mining town nestled into the foothills of far Northern California, you may be surprised to discover a collection of Early California Impressionism, including many paintings by women artists of the era. The 98-piece collection is...

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2019 Spring Online Juried Show

2019 Spring Online Juried Show

"The quality of the work for this show," wrote juror Kathleen Giles," was outstanding! We have so many talented members. Once an artist masters the technique of their chosen medium, their creative voice can really shine through. Technique and medium become almost...

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Juried Finalists Announced

Juried Finalists Announced

"I thoroughly enjoyed seeing all of the entries - scoring them, however, was difficult!  Almost half were pieces I would be happy to have had in the show though even my top tier choices equaled more than there was room for. Since only about 1 in 10 could be...

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Making the Most of Social Media

Making the Most of Social Media

More Tips to Keep You Social Media Savvy  It’s a new year and that means new opportunities to get your work seen, whether it’s in a gallery or exhibition - or online. If you’re a frequent user of social media, you’ve likely seen our posts about what AWA members...

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2019 Show Application Information

2019 Show Application Information

Apply for AWA's 2019 Shows! There are two 2019 shows that AWA members can apply for: STEAMBOAT ART MUSEUM Steamboat Springs, Colorado Who can apply: Associate, Associate with Distinction & Signature Members Application dates: November 14, 2018 - January 20, 2019...

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Haggin Show Images

Haggin Show Images

View Highlights from the Haggin Museum Show Here are a few highlights from the opening week of Full Sun: American Women Artists Illuminate the Haggin Museum, July 30 - August 4, 2018. Top to bottom and left to right: Mother-daughter AWA artists Whitney Hall and Terry...

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Winners Announced! 2018 Haggin Museum Exhibition

Winners Announced! 2018 Haggin Museum Exhibition

Over $25,000 in awards! Congratulations to the award winners of AWA's 2018 show Full Sun: American Women Artists Illuminate the Haggin Museum, on August 2, 2018, at the Haggin Museum in Stockton, California. Awards Jurors were: Barbara Flaherty, Retired...

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Newest Signature & Associate with Distinction Members

Newest Signature & Associate with Distinction Members

Members Earn New Membership Levels for 2019 Congratulations to all our members who have earned the next level of membership with American Women Artists.  The following members have juried into three or more AWA exhibitions and have earned Signature status: Elisa...

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Haggin Museum Paintings Inspire AWA Artists

Haggin Museum Paintings Inspire AWA Artists

Works Selected From the Haggin Museum That Inspired Our Show American Women Artists' show at the Haggin Museum originated as a way to get viewers to see the works in the newly refurbished Haggin Museum with fresh eyes.  AWA artists selected 11 paintings from the...

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“Tagging” AWA On Social Media

“Tagging” AWA On Social Media

Taggings is In! Recent changes to social networks, particularly Facebook and Instagram, means that AWA's work in promoting our members and their accomplishments is a bit more challenging. With that in mind, we have one simple request: tag AWA in your posts! By tagging...

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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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