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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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2021 Spring Online Show Award Winners

2021 Spring Online Show Award Winners

American Women Artists is thrilled to announce the winners of our 2021 Spring Online Juried Show! The winners of the awards were selected by Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine and the American Watercolor Weekly newsletter. Fifteen artists...

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2021 Spring Online Show Artists

2021 Spring Online Show Artists

Congratulations to all of the artists whose artwork was selected for AWA’s 2021 Spring Online Juried Show! There were 1,223 entries, of those 120 were juried into the show. Selection Juror Diana Reuter-Twining wrote, "It was an honor to serve as a Selection Juror for...

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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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2021 Spring Online Juried Show Jurors Announced

2021 Spring Online Juried Show Jurors Announced

AWA has confirmed three jurors who will be selecting the finalists for the 2021 Spring Online Juried Show!   Kelly Kane | Selection & Awards Juror With more than 24 years experience in art publishing, Kelly Kane has interviewed many of the preeminent artists...

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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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Zoom Tips with Amy Furber

Zoom Tips with Amy Furber

American Women Artists is looking forward to introducing Amy Furber, who will be teaching a workshop on utilizing the Zoom virtual meeting platform. While Zoom isn’t new, for many professions that have previously relied on in-person events, conversations and...

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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