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Exciting Conclusion to Rockwell Museum Show

Exciting Conclusion to Rockwell Museum Show

AWA Award Winners Announced At Rockwell Museum “Thank you for sharing your talent as interpreters of the world around us. Your artwork is important, and your voice amplified.” - Award's juror Lynn Dates, Executive Director, 171 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY...

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Haggin Museum Juried Finalists

Haggin Museum Juried Finalists

Juried Artists Announced for Haggin Museum Exhibition The Haggin Museum Exhibiton, August 2 - September 16, 2018, is unlike any previous AWA show. The museum requested that artists submit works inspired by 13 of the museum's iconic works from the 19th- and...

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Winners Announced!

Winners Announced!

2018 Spring Online Juried Show Winners Announced With 995 entries in our 2018 Spring Online Juried Show, the exhibition winners should be extremely proud of their accomplishment.  The final 117 entries that make up the Online show were selected by artists Dyana...

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A Call To Action

A Call To Action

AWA Video Released!  Members of AWA have been working long hours to complete our video - 25 in 25: A Call to Action.  This seven-minute video explains AWA's 25 in 25 campaign with interviews and images of members' works and past shows. Help us spread the...

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Rockwell Itinerary

Rockwell Itinerary

A busy schedule has been planned for members and patrons attending AWA's show at the Rockwell Museum!  Thursday, April 19 9 am - 5 pm Anyone attending the closing reception (except AWA Artists) on April 20  must RSVP by the end of today, with the...

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Information on Upcoming Juried Show Deadlines

Information on Upcoming Juried Show Deadlines

Two Juried Show Applications Open in January 2018 - Don't Miss These Opportunities! Here are two exclusive jurying opportunites for AWA Associate and Associate with Distinction members for 2018 - 2018 SPRING ONLINE JURIED SHOW  Application dates are: January 16 -...

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2017 Symposium on Women in the Arts

2017 Symposium on Women in the Arts

View Videos of AWA's 2017 Symposium, Co-Sponsored with the Tucson Museum of Art American Women Artists' annual Symposium on Women in the Arts was held November 4, 2017, at the Tucson Museum of Art, our symposium co-sponsor.  Four speakers educated and entertained...

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Tucson Show Event Images

Tucson Show Event Images

Experience the Tucson Show and Events!  Here are a few images from the 2017 Tucson Desert Art Museum Show events, November 1 - 4, including painting days, members' meeting, artists' reception, and symposium - enjoy!...

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Winners Announced!

Winners Announced!

Award Winners at AWA's 2017 Exhibition at the Tucson Desert Art Museum Announced "The Tucson Desert Art Museum is proud to be a part of history in hosting the first of American Women Artists' 25 in 25 shows. What an outstanding show!  It truly reflects...

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Haggin Show Inspired by Early American and European Art

Haggin Show Inspired by Early American and European Art

13 Paintings from Haggin Museum Collection Serve as Inspiration for AWA Artists AWA's exhibition at the Haggin Museum, August 2 - September 16, 2018, is one of our more unusual shows. The museum has recently undergone an extensive renovation and rehung their...

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Under A Vast Sky

Under A Vast Sky

American Women Artists Exhibition at the Tucson Desert Art Museum Under A Vast Sky American Women Artists Exhibition at the Tucson Desert Art Museum October 13 - December 3, 2017 Campfire and Velvet Blue Sky, Yucca at Twilight, Fossil Creek By Dyana Hesson Oil on...

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Tuscany Tour 2017

Tuscany Tour 2017

AWA's Trip To Italy A Resounding Success! Article by AWA Board Member & Trip Participant Aleta Carpenter “Andiamo!” Our charming guide, Giulia, called us together for the day’s activities – “Let’s go!” as we set off to experience the daily delights! Tuscany...

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Juried Selections for Rockwell Announced

Juried Selections for Rockwell Announced

28 Artists Chosen for Rockwell Museum Juried selections for AWA's upcoming show at the Rockwell Museum in Corning, New York, January 19 - April 22, 2018, were made by our three jurors: Paula Holtzclaw, Ellen Buselli and Angela Mia De La Vega.  There were 190...

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2017 Symposium on Women in the Arts

2017 Symposium on Women in the Arts

AWA/Tucson Museum of Art Sympsium - November 4, 2017 Five fascinating speakers will be featured at UNDER A VAST SKY: Symposium on Women in the Arts, November 4, 2017, beginning at 9:00 am at the Tucson Museum of Art (140 N. Main Avenue, Tucson AZ). The event is...

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Tucson Show Itinerary

Tucson Show Itinerary

AWA has a busy schedule planned for AWA Artists, Patrons, and invited Guests during our show at the Tucson Desert Art Museum.  Wednesday, November 1, 2017 8 am - Noon All Members Painting/Sketching/Sculpting Social Open to Everyone, free Agua Caliente Park 12325...

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Juried Opportunities Abound!

Juried Opportunities Abound!

Start Applying Today! Associate and Associate with Distinction Members of AWA have a rush of opportunities before them.  There are three juried exhibition opportunities in 2018.  Here are the shows and deadlines.  All show entries will be posted through...

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Start Spreading the News!

Start Spreading the News!

Five Ways to Promote Through AWA  Five ways to get the word out about your work through AWA As you may already know, American Women Artists is all over social media, with accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Combined with our newsletter and...

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Announcing Juried Artists for 2017 Tucson Show

Announcing Juried Artists for 2017 Tucson Show

Congratulations to the Artists Who Juried into AWA's 2017 Tucson Desert Art Museum Show! Out of 680 entries, the following 63 Associate and Associate with Distinction artists were juried into AWA's Tucson Desert Art Museum Show. Show dates are October 13 - December 3,...

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Women Artists Who Paved Our Way

Women Artists Who Paved Our Way

Louise Emerson Ronnebeck - American Painter and Muralist Recently I attended the California Art Club's annual Gold Medal Show at the Autry Museum. Chatting with one of the artists, his wife inquired whether or not I had heard of Louise Emerson Ronnebeck (1901-1980)....

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Social Media Form to Promote Your Art News

Social Media Form to Promote Your Art News

AWA Makes Social Media Accessible to Members!  As a benefit of your membership, AWA will promote your art news - awards, new works, openings & more - on our social media channels. All you have to do is fill out our simple form and email it to us. Be sure to...

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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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