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2018 WCA Lifetime Achievement Awards and
President’sAward for Art & Activism

L to R: Lynn Hershman Leeson, Gloria Orenstein, Renée Stout, and Lee Bontecou.

The Women’s Caucus for Art announces the 2018 Lifetime Achievement and President’s Award for Art & Activism Recipients, and plans for the celebration in Los Angeles, CA.

The Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA) is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2018 WCA Lifetime Achievement (LTA) Awards: Lee Bontecou, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Gloria Orenstein, and Renée Stout. The recipient for the 2018 President’s Art & Activism Award are founding gallery director Kathy Gallegos and feminist art historian Amelia Jones.

Please join us for the LTA Awards celebration on Saturday February 24, 2018 at the DoubleTree By Hilton LA Downtown Hotel, 120 S Los Angeles St, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
The celebration kicks off with a pre-reception that includes a cash bar from 5–6pm. The Lifetime Achievement Awards Ceremony Awards will take place from 6–7:30 pm in the Golden State Ballroom. The pre-reception and Awards Ceremony are free and open to the public. Guests purchasing reception/dinner tickets will be treated to dinner and drinks in the beautiful Thousand Cranes/Kyoto Garden.

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WCA congratulates the sixty-three artists from across the country whose works were selcted by acclaimed curator Jill Muniz for the  “ART SPEAKS! Lend Your Voice”  exhibition at  Arena 1 Gallery in Santa Monica. The Opening Reception will be on Thursday, February 22, 2018  during the 2018 national conference in Los Angeles with a Closing Recepttion on March 10th in honor of International Women’s Day. 

Selected artists: Jayne Adams, Kathy Aldous-Schleindl, Shula Arbel, Jenny E. Balisle, Sharon Barnes, Yvonne Beatty, Linda Basha Brookshire, Janine Brown, Lorraine Bubar, Julie Carcione, Michele Colburn, Constance Culpepper, Liz Dodson, Laurie Edison, Beth Fein, Clairan Ferrono, Kim Foley, Megan Frances, Ellen Freyer, Dwora Fried, Christine Giancola, Amy Gilvary, Betty Green, Susan Harmon, Shelley Heffler, Mary Kamerer, Veda B Kaya, Linda Kunik, Esther Kwan Simon, J. J. L’Heureux, Beth Lakamp, Lynda Levy, Charity Malin, Aline Mare, Robbin Milne, Lena Moross, Sandra Mueller, Mary Nash, Melissa Reischman, Lynda A. N. Reyes, Samuelle Richardson, Julia Rigby, Karrie Ross, Orly Ruaimi, Linda Jo Russell, Marilou Ryder, Seda Saar, Sondra Schwetman, Jacqueline Secor, Rebecca Setareh, Doni Silver Simons, Kerrie Smith, Stephanie Solomon, Leona Strassberg Steiner, Nathalie Tierce, Linda Vallejo, Elise Vazelakis, Arika Von Edler, Elizabeth White, Holly Wong, Joan Wulf and Tina YbarraI 
CALL FOR ART | Featured Artist Slot on Home Page

2018 Featured Artist Contest

Every year, twelve WCAmembers are selected as "Featured Artists" on the
front page of WCA's website: www.nationalwca.org. The 2018 "Featured Artist" section of
the website will include the artist's name, three rotating images, and a link to the artist's website.
This contest is open to all 2017 members, but you must be a member in good standing in 2018 to be featured.

Entry Fee: $0 Yes, it's free!

Juror: WCA President, Susan M. King

Deadline: January 10, 2018

Submission Requirements

  1. Email nationalwca@gmail.com using "Featured Artist Competition" as the subject header.
  2. Attach one jpg to your email:
    1. Image size 72 dpi, not to exceed 500 pixels in any direction
    2. Title your jpg with your WCA member ID number (for example, 99999.jpg). You must title your jpg correctly and use the nationalwca@gmail.com address to be considered.
      (All non-compliant emails will be discarded)
    3. Add your URL (do not include a statement, titles etc. in your email)


Notification: January 22, 2018.


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