FEB 13–16, 2020 | CHICAGO, IL

CONFERENCE HOTEL

Hotel Essex

800 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

 

Group rate booking has closed!

 

 

Thursday, Feb 13 

7:30–11:30 am
WCA Conference Registration

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
8th Floor

8:00–9:00 am
Welcome Session with Board President Margo Hobbs

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
813 Auditorium, 8th Floor

 

Margo Hobbs
WCA Board President
9:00 AM–6:00 PM
WCA Book Table at CAA Book Expo

Chicago Hilton Hotel
720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Booth 204, Salon A, Lower Level 

 

CAA Ticket Required

9:15–11:45 AM
Chapters’ Council (open to all members)

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
813 Auditorium, 8th Floor

 

Laura Morrison
VP for Membership
12:30–1:30 PM
WCA Business Meeting
Rachel Epp Buller, “Inappropriate Bodies” Book Launch

Hilton Hotel
Waldorf Room

 

Open to all WCA Members

12–1:00 PM
Lunch

 

1:00–2:30 PM
Eco-art Caucus Meeting/Conversation
Sandra Mueller will moderate

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
813 Auditorium, 8th Floor 

 

1:00–2:30 PM
LGBTQ+ Caucus Meeting
Introduction

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
835 Classroom, 8th Floor 

 

2:45–4:15 PM
JWAN Caucus
Panel: Art & Anti-Semitism

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
813 Auditorium, 8th Floor 

 

2:45–4:15 pM
Artist Talk
Ellen Sandor/Caren Helene Rudman

The intersectionality between art, science, and the medical world of genetics. “Tough art and science really saves!”

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
835 Classroom or possibly off-site

 

6:00–7:30 pM
WCA /CAA Panel
Amplifying Inclusion: Intersectional Feminism in Contemporary Curatorial Practice
Chaired by Sawyer Rose
Participants: Tanya Augsburg, Maria Elena Buszek, Karen Gutfreund, Rosemary Meza-DesPlas, and Priscilla Otani.

Hilton Hotel
Waldorf Room

 

CAA Ticket Required

8:00 PM
Drop-in for drinks and lively conversation

 

 

Friday, Feb 14 

8:30–9:00 am
WCA Conference Registration

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
8th Floor

9:00 AM–6:00 PM
WCA Book Table at CAA Book Expo

Chicago Hilton Hotel
720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Booth 204, Salon A, Lower Level 

 

CAA Ticket Required

8:30–10:00 AM
Intersectionality Workshop: “Intersectionality: Building
Awareness, Brainstorming Ideas, and Exploring Collaborations”

Maxine Hess/Ann Rowles/Virginia Tyler

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
835 Classroom, 8th Floor
 

8:30–10:00 aM
From Shepard Fairey to Fair Use
Linda Kattwinkel

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
837 Classroom, 8th Floor

 

10:15–11:45 aM
Intersectional Ideas, Interactive Practice
Laurie Talbot Hall

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
835 Classroom, 8th Floor

 

10:15–11:45 aM
Art & Healing
Gilah Hirsch

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
837 Classroom, 8th Floor

 

12–12:45 PM
Lunch

 

1:00–2:30 PM
Artist Talks
Yeonhee Cheong/Corinna Sephora/Anne Farley Gaines

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
835 Classroom, 8th Floor

 

1:00–2:30 PM
Art in the Everyday Quilt Project
Laura Phelps Rogers

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
837 Classroom, 8th Floor

 

2:45–4:15 PM
Intersectionality and the Midwest Art Scene
Margaret Parker

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
835 Classroom, 8th Floor

 

2:45–4:15 PM
Visual Arts Impact Intersectionality
Roundtable discussion

Discussants: Katherine Guiness, Ann Mohler, Martha Shepp, Stephany Rose Spaulding

Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
837 Classroom, 8th Floor

 

5:00–7:00 pM
YWC Exhibition: Intersectional History
Opening Reception

Woman Made Gallery
2150 S Canalport Ave #4A-3, Chicago, IL 60608

Bus leaves the Hotel Essex at 5 pm

 

6:30–8:30 pM
National Exhibition: Collectively Shifting
Opening Reception

The Bridgeport Art Center
1200 W 35th St, Chicago, IL 60609

Bus leaves the Hotel Essex at 5 pm

 

9:00 PM
Drop-in for drinks and lively conversation

 

Saturday, Feb 15 

9:00 AM–2:30 PM
WCA Book Table at CAA Book Expo

Chicago Hilton Hotel
720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Booth 204, Salon A, Lower Level 

 

CAA Ticket Required

ALL DAY
Spend the day discovering the city
8:30 AM–5:30 PM
The Feminist Art Project (TFAP) “Transnational Feminisms”

Symposium Chairs: Claudia Calirman (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY) and Tatiana Flores (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)

Hilton Hotel
Continental Ballroom C 

Free and Open to the Public

5:30–7:00 PM
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS RECEPTION

Guests purchasing reception tickets will be treated to three food stations, butlered treats, an open bar, and the opportunity to congratulate the awardees.

Columbia College
1104 S Wabash Ave, 8th Floor, Chicago, IL 60605
Lobby

 

Ticket Required

7:30–9:00 PM
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS CEREMONY

2020 Lifetime Achievement Awardees: Joyce Fernandes, Michiko Itatani, Judy Onofrio, Alison Saar, and Judith Stein.
President’s Award for Art & Activism: Rose B. Simpson

Columbia College
1104 S Wabash Ave, 8th Floor, Chicago, IL 60605
813 Auditorium & Lobby

 

Free and Open to the Public

Sunday, Feb 16 

10:00 AM–3:00 PM
WCA National Board Meeting

(Members are welcome to attend)

TBA
Room TBA

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Our Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors for making this event possible!

Supporter

Accola Griefen Gallery
Leslie Aguillard
Arroyo Arts Collective
ArtTable, Inc, NYC
Bank of America Foundation
Suzanne A. Beutler
Andrea B. Broyles
Wanda M. Corn
Sherri Cornett
Alice Dubiel
Alicia Eyers
Gamblin
Ofelia Garcia

Sponsors

A Window Between Worlds, Los Angeles, CA
Ron and Ulla Barr (In Memory of Avinger Nelson)
College Art Association (CAA)
Hye-Seong Tak Lee
Corinne Peterson
Sandra Perlow
St. Louis Community College – Florissant Valley, MO
Yuriko Takata
University of Minnesota

Sponsors

A Window Between Worlds, Los Angeles, CA
Ron and Ulla Barr (In Memory of Avinger Nelson)
College Art Association (CAA)
Hye-Seong Tak Lee
Corinne Peterson
Sandra Perlow
St. Louis Community College – Florissant Valley, MO
Yuriko Takata
University of Minnesota

Mailing Address

Women's Caucus for Art
PO Box 1498
Canal Street Station
New York, NY 10013

Office

Women's Caucus for Art
640 Bartholomew Road–Rm 122A
Piscataway, NJ 08854 

Director of Operations

Karin Luner
k.luner@nationalwca.org
212-634-0007

WCA President

Laura Morrison
president@nationalwca.org