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Newsletter – August 2020

Newsletter – August 2020

          Click HERE to read our August Newsletter (Image: Presence (Mo & Benson) by Stephanie Revennaugh, Bronze 2/21, 23" x 30" x 8"; Cover Image: Western Homestead by Claudia Hartley, Acrylic, 30" x 40")

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Booth Museum: Art for Lunch Series

Booth Museum: Art for Lunch Series

The Booth Museum hosts a weekly Facebook Live series, Art for Lunch with Seth Hopkins, Booth Director. Throughout AWA's Making Their Mark exhibition Seth interviewed AWA Heritage & Master-Signature Member Kathrine Lemke Waste and AWA Signature & Board Member...

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AWA Elects New Board President

AWA Elects New Board President

by Aleta Carpenter, AWA Vice-President   American Women Artists is excited to announce the election of its new president, Christine Drewyer. Christine brought a wealth of experience when she joined the AWA Board, given her background as an artist, gallery owner,...

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Rediscovered Women Artists: Ray Eames

Rediscovered Women Artists: Ray Eames

by Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member   “I never gave up painting, I just changed my palette.” - Ray Eames Ray and Charles Eames were erroneously referred to as “the Eames Brothers” in a 2006 New York Times Magazine article. (1) Ray Eames was...

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Making Their Mark: Spotlight Videos

American Women Artists and the Booth Museum present Making Their Mark: Spotlight Videos. Select AWA Master-Signature Members share their thoughts on fellow members' artwork from Making Their Mark Virtual Show & Sale. This charming series of spotlight videos will...

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Symposium on Women in the Arts with Kathrine Lemke Waste

Symposium on Women in the Arts with Kathrine Lemke Waste

SIGHTLINES: Brining the Art of Women into Public View AWA Master-Signature & Heritage Member, Kathrine Lemke Waste presents her talk, Sightlines: Bringing the Art of Women into Public View as a part of AWA's Symposium on Women in the Arts. In her talk, Kathrine...

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Newsletter – July 2020

Newsletter – July 2020

              Click HERE to read our July Newsletter. (Image: Making Their Mark: American Women Artists digital exhibition catalog cover; Cover Image: Into Thin Air by Elizabeth Pollie, Oil, 36" x 36")

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Making Their Mark – Booth Museum Purchase Awards

Making Their Mark – Booth Museum Purchase Awards

AWA is so honored to announce the Booth Western Art Museum Purchase Awards for AWA's Making Their Mark show. The Booth Musuem selected five works from the show. Right Where I Want To Be, oil by JaNeil Anderson (NM), Sunset Sunburst, oil by Diane Arenberg, The Secret...

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Newsletter – June 2020

Newsletter – June 2020

              Click HERE to read our June Newsletter. (Image: Sunset Sunburst by Diane Arenberg, Oil on linen, 30" x 30"; Cover Image: Smalltalk by Debbie Korbel, Mixed Media, 67" x 70" x 24")

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Rediscovered Women Artists: Edith Gregor Halpert

Rediscovered Women Artists: Edith Gregor Halpert

By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member I was walking in a section of National Memorial Park in Falls Church, VA with a plat map looking for the grave marker of Edith Gregor Halpert (1900-1970).  Epic gallerist, Edith Halpert led the mainstreaming of...

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2020 Booth Museum Award Winners Announced!

2020 Booth Museum Award Winners Announced!

We are pleased to announce the award winners for Making Their Mark: American Women Artists' Exhibition at the Booth Western Art Museum. This is the first year AWA is awarding the Grand Prize winner with a $10,000 cash award! We'd like to thank our Awards Jurors:...

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I Need to Stray Off the Beaten Path

I Need to Stray Off the Beaten Path

by Melanie Eberhardt, AWA Associate Member   I am thrilled to be one of the new members of American Women Artist. My development as an artist probably rings similarly with many of you. I have drawn since I could hold a crayon, I was my school’s “artist” drawing...

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Newsletter – May 2020

Newsletter – May 2020

                Click HERE to our May Newsletter. (Image: Tango by Terry Cooke Hall, Oil on panel, 30" x 30"; Cover image: A Different Perspective by Kim Minichiello, Watercolor, 20" x 20")

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Newsletter – April 2020

Newsletter – April 2020

Click HERE to our April Newsletter. (Image: The Neighborhood by Susan Walker, Oil on canvas, 30" x 40"; Cover image: Poached by Melanie Eberhardt, Watermedia: Gouache, 24" x 18")

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2020 Spring Online Show Award Winners

2020 Spring Online Show Award Winners

American Women Artists is excited to announce the winners of our 2020 Spring Online Juried Show! The winners of the awards were selected by Tonya Turner Carroll, co-owner of Tonya Turner Carroll Gallery.  Of the 125 entries that were juried into the show, 15...

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2020 Spring Online Show Artists

2020 Spring Online Show Artists

Congratulations to all of the artists whose artwork was selected for AWA's 2020 Spring Online Juried Show! There were 1,397 entries, of those 125 were juried into the show. Selections Juror Ellen Woodbury wrote about the works submitted for the show, "The high quality...

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Rediscovered Women Artists: Ann Norton

Rediscovered Women Artists: Ann Norton

By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member I had not heard of sculptor Ann Weaver Norton (1905-1982) until I traveled in Florida recently and visited her home and gardens in West Palm Beach. My interest was piqued upon learning that she was born in Selma, AL and...

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Newsletter – March 2020

Newsletter – March 2020

Click HERE to read our March newsletter. (Image: Briskly and with Purpose by Helen K. Beacham, watercolor, 22" x 22"; cover image: Moonlight by Kim Kori, bronze, 13" x 5" x 5")

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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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