2023 AWA Pushing Forward Reaching Back

September 14-November 10, 2024

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American Women Artists is a non-profit organization dedicated to the inspiration, celebration, and encouragement of women in the visual fine arts.

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About the exhibition

American Women Artists will accept applications for its next juried museum exhibition entitled

Expanding Horizons at Loveland Museum.

The exhibition will open to the public on September 14, 2024 and run through November 10, 2024.

We can’t wait to see you in Colorado!

The Brenda and Dick Rosen Galleries Brookgreen Gardens image Demi Lawrence
The Brenda and Dick Rosen Galleries Brookgreen Gardens image Demi Lawrence


All current members of AWA are eligible to apply

Application dates

March 29, 2024 – May 10, 2024


The prospectus is available on ShowSubmit.com.

Exhibition Selection Jurors

Karin Campbell, Phil Willson Curator of Contemporary Art at Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska

Krista Steed-Reyes, Gallery Director, Broadmoor Galleries, Colorado Springs, CO

Gina Ward, Marketing Specialist, Streamline Publishing

Exhibition Awards Jurors

To Be Announced

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Little Flower Girl by Carmen Drake, Oil, 10 x 13

Artist Awards

Fund cash awards for category winners $250-$10,000 Grand Prize or make an in-kind donation of merchandise for winners

Exhibition Catalog

Support production of the catalog of exhibiting artists and their works $500-$15,000 full sponsorship

Calm Waters by Sandy Delehanty, Watercolor, 18 x 24

Helping Hand by Pokey Park, Bronze 16 x 15 x 9

Artist Enrichment

Fund workshops and other educational activities for artists

$500- $5,000

General Support

Make a gift of $100 or more and allow AWA to choose how it is applied

Mythos by Maryann DellaRocco, Colored Pencil, 20 x 16

Somewhere Deep by Megan Lange, Acrylic and Oil, 34 x30


General donation


TownePlace Suites

Stay at the beautiful TownePlace Suites Loveland Fort Collins in the heart of Loveland, CO walking distance to the museum. Complimentary breakfast and all suites feature home-inspired amenities such as fully equipped kitchens, free Wi-Fi, large HDTVs and plush beds with luxe linens, ideal for extended stays.

Discounted rates are offered to AWA for the nights of September 9-September 14, 2024. Reservations can be made online now until August 9, 2024 with this AWA group link. Please contact the hotel with any questions about rooms.

Double Queen Studio Cost: $149
King Studio Cost: $149
There are also other accommodation options in and around Loveland. AWA recommends making reservations soon!


Artists and works for the exhibition will be announced mid-May.