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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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Portfolio Reviews – For AWA Members

Portfolio Reviews – For AWA Members

Portfolio Reviews - For AWA Members Wednesday, May 27 | 3:00 - 5:00 pm |  Reviews will be by phone or teleconferencing. AWA artists will have the opportunity to have their portfolio reviewed by select Master Members of AWA. This review will provide important...

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2020 Spring Online Juried Show Jurors Announced

AWA has confirmed three jurors who will be selecting the finalists in the 2020 Spring Online Juried Show!  Tonya Turner Carroll | Selection & Awards Juror A 1989 graduate with Honors from the Art History Department at the University of North Carolina, Chapel...

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Newsletter – February 2020

Newsletter – February 2020

Click HERE to read our February newsletter. (Image: Jazz is Jazz by Alisa Shea, watercolor 22" x 20", cover image: Bittersweet by Elizabeth Floyd, oil, 32" x 40")

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Booth Museum Exhibition Artists Selected

Booth Museum Exhibition Artists Selected

Congratulations to the artists whose artwork was selected for the 2020 Booth Western Art Museum Exhibition in Cartersville, GA, May 27 - August 23, 2020.  Sue deLearie Adair (NY), The Orange Feeder Carol Alleman (AZ), Twilight Stars JaNeil Anderson (NM), Right...

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Rediscovered Women Artists: Bruton Sisters

Rediscovered Women Artists: Bruton Sisters

By Jann Haynes Gilmore, PhD, AWA Board Member Sisters Margaret, Helen, and Esther Bruton make up a remarkable story of California-born siblings and artists who worked prolifically from the 1920s to the 1970s. “It is impossible to write about one without the others, as...

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The Power of the Group

The Power of the Group

By Dyana Hesson, AWA Signature and Board Member You are not an island. Grab some artist friends, start a group, and begin to celebrate your successes. I first read about the Algonquin Roundtable in Harpo Marx’s book Harpo Speaks. The group was compiled of New York...

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Booth Museum Jurors Announced

Booth Museum Jurors Announced

Our annual juried museum show opening in May 2020 at The Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, GA, is lining up to be an important event. We have recently confirmed three awards jurors who will select the finalists, women artists that will collectively receive...

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AWA Artist Paints for Time Magazine

AWA Artist Paints for Time Magazine

AWA Artist Shana Levenson recently had the honor of having her work featured in Time Magazine.  Here's what she wrote about the experience: "The Time Magazine commission was such an incredible opportunity!  Victor Williams, the magazine's Art Director,...

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2019 RS Hanna Show News

2019 RS Hanna Show News

RS Hanna Show Report by Robin Knowlton   A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE: AMERICAN WOMEN ARTISTS AT THE RS HANNA GALLERY in Fredericksburg, TX, had a busy November 1 reception, thanks to the hard work of gallery owner Shannon Hanna and AWA’s Show Chair, Christine...

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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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