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REDISCOVERED: Evelyn Kok (1923-2014)

REDISCOVERED: Evelyn Kok (1923-2014)

INTRODUCTION I'm pleased to introduce REDISCOVERED, a new addition to our AWA News blog. This will be a monthly post by art historian Dr. Jann Haynes Gilmore who spoke at our annual meeting in Steamboat Springs, Colorado in June this year on the subject of her latest...

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New AWA Board Member – Dr. Jann Haynes Gilmore

New AWA Board Member – Dr. Jann Haynes Gilmore

American Women Artists would like to welcome Dr. Jann Haynes Gilmore to our esteemed Board of Directors. Dr. Gilmore brings a wealth of knowledge to AWA as an art historian, writer, and watercolorist. She is the author of several books, numerous articles, and is...

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American Women Artists at the RS Hanna Gallery

American Women Artists at the RS Hanna Gallery

  A Tradition of Excellence: American Women Artists at the RS Hanna Gallery October 21 - December 7, 2019 A new exhibition at the RS Hanna Gallery in Fredericksburg, Texas, titled A Tradition of Excellence:...

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Applications Open November 1 for The Booth Museum Show 2020

Applications Open November 1 for The Booth Museum Show 2020

AWA is gearing up for its 2020 museum exhibition which will be hosted by The Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia. This is the fourth year of our 25 in 25 campaign; an initiative to have 25 museum exhibitions in 25 years. This is the first year that we...

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Former Disney Artist now AWA Signature Member

Former Disney Artist now AWA Signature Member

Interview by Aleta Carpenter, American Women Artists Board Vice President AWA Signature Member Kim Minichiello is one of several members whose creative past includes stints with Disney (as well as members Laurie Stevens, Ellen Woodbury, Heather Lynn Gibson). Kim...

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Another Museum Purchase Award!

Another Museum Purchase Award!

Congratulations to AWA Master Member Carol Swinney whose painting Big Sky Country was one two purchase awards for the permanent collection of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The paintings were selected from the 2019 Cheyenne Frontier...

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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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