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Gallery Feature: Sparrow Gallery

Gallery Feature: Sparrow Gallery

American Women Artists (AWA) is pleased to feature the Sparrow Gallery. We are grateful for the donorship of this Gallery Showcase Award for one of our talented artist members! One artist of AWA’s 2021 Spring Online Juried Show will have a unique opportunity to...

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Gallery Feature: The Principle Gallery

Gallery Feature: The Principle Gallery

American Women Artists (AWA) is pleased to feature The Principle Gallery. We are grateful for the donorship of this Gallery Showcase Award for one of our talented artist members! One artist of AWA’s National Online Juried Show, Lifting the Sky: Elevating the Works of...

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Lifting the Sky: 2021 National Online Show Jurors Announced

Lifting the Sky: 2021 National Online Show Jurors Announced

Planning for AWA's national virtual show, Lifting the Sky: Elevating the Works of American Women Artists, is in full swing! We have recently confirmed the three jurors who will select the finalists, women artists that will collectively receive approximately $25,000 in...

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Gallery Feature: Phoenix Zoo’s Savanna Gallery

Gallery Feature: Phoenix Zoo’s Savanna Gallery

American Women Artists (AWA) is pleased to feature the Savanna Gallery, located within The Arizona Center for Nature Conservation/Phoenix Zoo. We are grateful for the donorship of this Gallery Showcase Award for one of our talented artist members!  The Arizona...

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Rediscovered Women Artists: Women in Print

Rediscovered Women Artists: Women in Print

By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member When I began collecting art by American women artists in the 1980s, there were few resources for research. One was awed by a woman artist’s talent but it was quite difficult to find biographical...

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Newsletter – November 2020

Newsletter – November 2020

                  Click HERE to read our November Newsletter (Image: Poder, Colored pencil drawing by Natalie Dark; Cover Image: Hollyhock Seedling and Poppies, Watercolor by Carolyn...

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Newsletter – October 2020

Newsletter – October 2020

                  Click HERE to read our October Newsletter (Image: Spa Day, Transparent Watercolor by Lorraine Watry, 20" x 28"; Cover Image: The Neighborhood, Oil by Susan Walker, 30" x...

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Applications Open November 15 for National Online Juried Show

Applications Open November 15 for National Online Juried Show

American Women Artists is thrilled to announce our 2021 National Online Juried Show, Lifting the Sky: Elevating the Works of American Women Artists. As the uncertainty of COVID continues, AWA has decided to host an all-virtual exhibition year. This online exhibit will...

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AWA Announces 2021 Master-Signature Members

AWA Announces 2021 Master-Signature Members

American Women Artists is honored to announce that two AWA Signature Members have been elevated to Master-Signature status! AWA's Master-Signature Task Force carefully reviewed its Signature Members and nominated two strong candidates. Dyana Hesson and Laurie Kersey...

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Newsletter – September 2020

Newsletter – September 2020

Click HERE to read our September newsletter.  Image captions: clockwise (left to right): Raven Steals the Light by Deanne McKeown; Into the Light (detail) by Chula Beauregard; A Moment in Time (detail) by Lynette Cook Cover image...

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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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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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