FEB 13–16, 2020 | CHICAGO, IL
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Hotel Essex

800 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

 

Book your group rate for Women’s Caucus Annual Conference

Hotel Essex is offering a special group rate at $149 single/double (price does not include applicable taxes and fees)


Last day to book: 1/10/2020

 

To make telephone reservations: 877.736.4311

Mention the group name “Women’s Caucus for Art” to retrieve the group rate

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Thursday, Feb 14 

7:30–11:30 am
WCA Conference Registration

Columbia College
600 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Room TBA

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

Columbia College
600 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
813 Auditorium

 

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

Hilton Hotel
720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Room TBA 

 

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

Columbia College
600 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
813 Auditorium

 

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
Roundtable Discussion: Plan It Change 10

Columbia College
813 Auditorium 

 

1:00–2:30 PM
LGBTQIA Caucus Meeting
Introduction

Columbia College
835 Classroom 

 

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

Columbia College
813 Auditorium

 

xxxxx
JWAN CHAIR
2:45–4:15 pM
Artist Talk
Ellen Sandor/Carene Rudman

Columbia College
835 Classroom or possibly off-site

 

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

 

 

Friday, Feb 14 

8:30–9:00 am
WCA Conference Registration

Columbia College
600 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Room TBA

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

Hilton Hotel
720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Room TBA 

 

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

Maxine Hess/Ann Rowles/Virginia Tyler

Columbia College
835 Classroom

 

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

Columbia College
837 Classroom

 

TBA
WCA /CAA Panel
Amplifying Inclusion: Intersectional Feminism in Contemporary Curatorial Practice
chaired by xxxx

Hilton Hotel
Room TBA

 

CAA Ticket Required

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

Columbia College
835 Classroom

 

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

Columbia College
837 Classroom

 

12–12:45 PM
Lunch

 

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

Columbia College
835 Classroom

 

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

Columbia College
837 Classroom

 

2:45–4:15 PM
Intersectionality in the Midwest
Margaret Parker

Columbia College
835 Classroom

 

2:45–4:15 PM
Visual Arts Impact
Ann Mohler

Columbia College
837 Classroom

 

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

Women Made Gallery
2150 S Canalport Ave #4A-3, Chicago, IL 60608
Bus leaves from the Essex Hotel

 

5:00–7:30 pM
National Exhibition: Collectively Shifting
Opening Reception

The Bridgeport Art Center
1200 W 35th St, Chicago, IL 60609
Bus leaves from the Essex Hotel

 

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

Hilton Hotel
720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Room TBA 

 

ALL DAY
Spend the day discovering the city
10:00–4:30 aM
The Feminist Art Project (TFAP) Panels“xxxxxxx”

A day of panels and performance organized by artists xxxxxx
Hilton Hotel
Room TBA 

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

Become a Sponsor
Become a Volunteer

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

Margo Hobbs
president@nationalwca.org