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Krystii Melaine, Flowing (triptych)

Newsletter – February 2024

Newsletter – February 2024

Sky High, 24x10, Watercolor by Sandy Delehanty Click here to read our February 2024 Newsletter! (Cover image: Churchyard Chickens 18x18, Oil by Elizabeth Pollie)

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ANNE WILSON GOLDTHWAITE (1869-1944) WORLDLY ARTIST

By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member It is a delight to write about Anne Goldthwaite, a rare Southern woman artist who lived on a world stage experiencing the birth of Modernism in Paris in the early 20th century, teaching art  in New York City, and...

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Newsletter – January 2024

Newsletter – January 2024

Mountain Horse Dragonfly, 12x12, Encaustic by Kathleen Roman Happy New Year! Click here to read our January 2024 Newsletter! (Cover image: That's Close Enough, 11x9, Oil by Candace X. Moore)

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Newsletter – December 2023

Newsletter – December 2023

Birds Eye View, 9.5x14x5.5, Sculpture by Liz Wolf Click here to read our December 2023 Newsletter! (Cover image: Held, 20x20x8, Sculpture by Feral Nifty)

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Marguerite Thompson Zorach: Multi-Task Artist

By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member Greetings this holiday season! It is a delight to write about a marriage of two artists who enjoyed a true working partnership, Marguerite and William Zorach (1889-1966); and to focus on Marguerite (1887-1968) who ably...

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Newsletter – November 2023

Newsletter – November 2023

Something Special, 12 x 9, Mixed Media by Linda Harrison Parsons Click here to read our November 2023 Newsletter! (Cover image: Zeta, 10.5 x 9.5 x 5, Sculpture by Anna Kasabian)

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Newsletter – October 2023

Newsletter – October 2023

Layers, 23 x 22, Watercolor by Irena Roman Click here to read our October 2023 Newsletter! (Cover image: The Flightless Bird, 18x24, Mixed Media by Barbara Dahlstedt)

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Mary Millicent Rogers (1902-1953) Glamorous Patroness

Mary Millicent Rogers (1902-1953) Glamorous Patroness

By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member Late in life, Millicent Rogers was called the Patroness of Northern New Mexico and the progenitor of “Southwestern Style,” after she moved to New Mexico in 1948.  She was the granddaughter of Henry Huttleston Rogers, who...

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Newsletter – September 2023

Newsletter – September 2023

Tempest, 19x12x11, Oil by Linda H. Post Click here to read our September 2023 Newsletter! (Cover image: Treasures Abound, 20x20, Acrylic by Vie Dunn-Harr)

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Newsletter – August 2023

Newsletter – August 2023

Seeing Eye to Eye, 19x12x11, Bronze by Liz Wolf Click here to read our August 2023 Newsletter! (Cover image: Wander, 21x13, Linocut Relief Printmaking by Monique Wales)

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Newsletter – July 2023

Newsletter – July 2023

Trainspotting, 27x27, Oil by Shelley Smith Click here to read our July 2023 Newsletter! (Cover image: Oasis, 12x12, Printmaking by DeAnn Prosia)

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Neighbors: Women Artists of Canyon Road, Santa Fe

Neighbors: Women Artists of Canyon Road, Santa Fe

By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member Sense of place is a phrase often associated with art colonies and this is especially true of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Difficult to define, place is an allusive combination of senses: taste, smell, sight, and hearing, and in...

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Newsletter – June 2023

Newsletter – June 2023

Walking Her Dogs 15x11, MMP by Donna Howell-Sickles Click here to read our June 2023 Newsletter! (Cover image: Morning Swim, 16x20, Oil on Linen Mounted on Board by Annette Hammer)

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Newsletter – May 2023

Newsletter – May 2023

Morning Mist 15.5x8x5, bronze by Moana Ponder Click here to read our May 2023 Newsletter! (Cover image: Helping Hand, 16x15x9, bronze by Pokey Park)

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Revisiting American Women Art Patrons

Revisiting American Women Art Patrons

By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member Many affluent American women patrons built some of the best art collections in this country. Three major women patrons are showcased here, each of their families had multiple members who also contributed significantly to...

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Newsletter – April 2023

Newsletter – April 2023

Little Flower Girl, 10x13, oil by Carmen Drake Click here to read our April 2023 Newsletter! (Cover image: Flow, 24x18, Oil by Yana Beylinson)

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Newsletter – March 2023

Newsletter – March 2023

Alla, 36x28, oil by LinHui Ding Click here to read our March 2023 Newsletter! (Cover image: In the Wind, 24x24, Water Media by Linda Loeschen)

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Visionary Women Art Educators

Visionary Women Art Educators

By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member The New Woman Movement began in the last years of the 19th century and had a profound influence on empowering women’s lives in the early twentieth century. Ironically, Henry James popularized the term when he wrote about...

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Newsletter – February 2023

Newsletter – February 2023

Somewhere Deep, 24x30, Deep Acrylic and Oil by Megan Lange Click here to read our February 2023 Newsletter! (Cover image: The Poetics of the Body, 30x20, Mixed Media by Odeta Xheka)

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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