The Latest from American Women Artists
Newsletter – June 2022
Treading Tribe, 22x30, Watercolor by Stacy Lund Levy Click here to read our June 2022 Newsletter! (Cover image: Happy Happy, 24x18, Oil by Carol Lee Thompson)
American Women Artists 2023 Show: Pushing Forward Reaching Back at Brookgreen Gardens
AWA is thrilled to announce its next exhibition, American Women Artists: Pushing Forward Reaching Back which will be open to the public from May 13 - July 23, 2023, at beautiful Brookgreen Gardens in South Carolina. Application dates are...
2022 Spring Online Juried Show Award Winners Announced!
AWA is pleased to announce the 20 award winners for our 2022 Spring Online Juried Show chosen from 136 pieces juried in from 979 entries. We'd like to thank our Sponsors, Merchandise Donors, and Jurors for making these awards possible! "The AWA 2022 Spring Online...
Newsletter – May 2022
Sala dei Pappagalli in Pitti Palace Florence, 20x15, Oil on Panel by Priya Ahlawat Click here to read our May 2022 Newsletter! (Cover image: Pink, 20x30, Watercolor by Xi Guo)
The Huntington Women – Arabella and Anna
By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington first came to my attention when I was doing research on Delaware artists Orville and Ethel Peets. After World War I, the Peetses traveled in Spain and Portugal painting the Spanish...
2022 Spring Online Juried Show Jurors Announced
AWA has confirmed three accomplished women in the arts who will select the finalists and award winners for the 2022 Spring Online Juried Show! Sarah B. Cunningham | Selection & Awards Juror Sarah B. Cunningham is the owner of Walker-Cunningham Fine Art, a private...
Newsletter – April 2022
Mama's Little Baby Loves Rhubarb Pie, 30x24, Acrylic by Robin Harris Click here to read our April 2022 Newsletter! (Cover image: Prickly Paradise, 18x26, Mixed Media by Barbara Dahlstedt)
2022 Breaking Through@Customs House Museum Award Winners Announced!
AWA is pleased to announce the award winners for our Breaking Through: The Rise of American Women Artists exhibition at Customs House Museum & Cultural Center. AWA again awarded the Grand Prize winner with $10,000 cash! The Awards Presentation took place online...
Newsletter – March 2022
Crab Apple Tea Pot, 22x30, Watercolor by Kathleen Giles Click here to read our March 2022 Newsletter! (Cover image: Olympia, 12x16, Red Chalk on Charcoal Paper by Wendy Wagner)
“Our Own Forgotten” Tucson Museum of Art
By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member Having spent more than a year now writing the thirty-plus year history of the American Women Artists, years 1991 through 2022, my chronological research started with...
Thank You to the AWA Breaking Through @ Customs House Jurors!
American Women Artists is grateful to the six accomplished jurors with the task of choosing exhibition finalist and award winners for our 2022 museum exhibition Breaking Through @ Customs House Museum. Rose Fredrick, Kristin Hoerth, and Marianne Wardle chose the...
Newsletter – February 2022
It's Always Sunny, 27x19 Soft Pastel by BF Reed Click here to read our February 2022 Newsletter! (Cover image: Daffodil, 20x16 Oil by Nancy Boren)
Newsletter – January 2022
Poems Looking For a Seat, by Gayle Madeira Click here to read our January 2022 Newsletter! (Cover image: Once in A Blue Heron Moon, Oil by Drewyer Christine)
UNINVITED: Canadian Women Artists Reinvited
By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member While spending almost a year now writing the 30-year history of American Women Artists at our thirtieth anniversary, I have become intrigued by a dozen Canadian women artists who have become AWA members and participated in...
Newsletter – December 2021
Raining Cats and Dogs, Oil and Cold Wax by Jolynn Forman Click here to read our December Newsletter! (Cover image: Afternoon Tea, oil by Lauren Anderson)
Newsletter – November 2021
The Long Climb, ink and watercolor by Marilynn Brandenburger Click here to read our November Newsletter! (Cover image: Light Martini, oil by Karen Budan)
Rediscovered Women Artists: Alice Neel
By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member Artist Alice Neel was known throughout her career, but was “rediscovered” in a prodigious way over the past year due to a major retrospective of her work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art entitled Alice Neel: People Come...
AWA Announces Master-Signature Members for 2022
American Women Artists is honored to announce that two AWA Signature Members have been elevated to Master-Signature status for 2022! AWA’s Master-Signature Task Force carefully reviewed the impressive group of qualified Signature Members and unanimously agreed on two...
Newsletter – October 2021
Patriarch, oil by Gayle Levee Click here to read our October Newsletter! (Cover image: The Farrier, bronze by Kathleen Friedenberg
Newsletter – September 2021
Ann at the Bus, oil by Jill Eberle Click here to read our September Newsletter! (Cover image: Eventuality (Hyalophora Ceropia), Charcoal and Italian Paper by Traci Martin)
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