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2015 Lifetime Achievement & President's Recipients

L to R: Sue Coe, Kiki Smith, Martha Wilson, and Petra Kupers

The Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA) is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2015 WCA Lifetime Achievement Awards: Sue Coe, Kiki Smith, and Martha Wilson. The recipient for the 2015 President’s Art & Activism Award is Petra Kuppers.

Please join us for the awards celebration on Thursday February 12, 2015 at the New York Institute of Technology Auditorium (NYIT) at 1871 Broadway, New York, NY. The Gala kicks off with a ticketed cocktail reception from 5:30 to 7pm. The ticketed reception will include three food stations, an open bar, and the opportunity to congratulate the awardees. The Awards Ceremony (free and open to the public) will take place from 7:30–9pm and a coffee and dessert reception will follow from 9–10pm. The celebration is held during the annual Women’s Caucus for Art and College Art Association conferences.

For more information on the event download our Press Release
Download the WCA Honoring Opportunities 2015

Our Ticket Counter will open Nov 15, 2014.

President Elect Election Coming in November!

We are pleased to inform you that the Nominations Committee is evaluating candidates for the President Elect who will succeed President Brenda Oelbaum in 2016. You will receive notification of the candidate or candidates soon.

For the first time members will be voting for the President Elect through an electronic ballot. If you are unable to vote electronically, you may do so by paper ballot. Information postcards will be mailed to members shortly so please look for it in the mail.
LTA FUNDRAISER | 5 x 7" Fundraiser Show | January 31, 2015

The Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA) invites artists to donate work created on 5 x 7” canvas board.
All donated work will be used to decorate the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) on Broadway for the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Awards (LTA) celebration on February 12, 2015.

Your art will be on display for viewing by artists from across the country, CAA members, art patrons, and influential women in the arts who will be attending the LTA Ceremony and Celebration in New York.
This is a great opportunity to have your art on display for a night in New York City.

Each piece will be sold for $60.00 at the end of the Gala.

Download the full description of the 5 x 7" Fundraising Project

CALL FOR ART | WOMEN DO IT! | February 10, 2015

CALL FOR ART: Women Do It! Postcard Exhibition Deadline: February 10, 2015

WCA's International Caucus and its UN Program invite individual artists, mail artists, students, children, activists and concerned individuals of all genders and ages as well as classrooms and organizations to create altered or hand-made postcards on the theme of 'Women Do It!' Exhibition.

What are noteworthy achievements by women? What impacts have women had on the economy, human rights, education, environment, world health, religion, politics and peace? Who are our women and girl heroes in our family and in our community? Which women do you admire in leadership, public service, sports and in the arts?

”Women Do It!” supports both the UN Women’s #HeForShe campaign and the upcoming 2015 Commission on the Status of Women’s Beijing+20 Conference in their efforts toward advancing women’s rights and gender equality in society, economics and politics.

• WCA and CAA Conferences, February 2015 (possible opportunity with early postcard submissions)
• UN Commission on the Status of Women Conference, International Caucus UN Program parallel event during March 9-20, 2015.
• UN DPI/NGO Conference August 2015
• WCA National Conference, Washington DC, February 2016
• Women's History Month Exhibition, St. Louis Florissant Valley Community College, March 2016
• Arc Project Gallery, San Francisco, May 7 - June 4, 2006.
• Online Gallery created on this site.

Altered postcards and hand-made postcards 4 x 6 inches in size. Any material that can travel through the mail may be used to construct the postcards. Postcards must be stamped and mailed, preferably without an envelope, through the postal system.


CALL FOR ART | Force of Nature | March 30, 2015

July 6–August 14, 2015
Artists Reception: TBD

Karl Drerup Art Gallery and Silver Center for the Arts
Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH www.plymouth.edu/gallery

Deadline for Entry:
March 30, 2015

Juror: Judith Brodsky 
WCA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Judith K. Brodsky is Distinguished Professor Emerita, Department of Visual Arts, Rutgers University; Founding Director of the Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper (renamed the Brodsky Center in her honor); co-founder and co-director with Ferris Olin of the Rutgers Institute for Women and Art, and The Feminist Art Project, a national program to promote recognition of women artists. She is past national president of ArtTable, the College Art Association, and the Women's Caucus for Art. She was a contributor to The Power of Feminist Art, the first comprehensive history of the American women's movement in art. A printmaker and artist, Brod sky's work is in the permanent collections of over 100 museums and corporations.  

Eligibility: WCA Members and Non-Members, male and female, working individually or collectively, who live in the United States, are invited to submit artworks for this exhibition. 
Artwork Specifications: Up to three artworks. 2D, 3D, video, installation and performance are acceptable for submission. Detailed proposals for site specific installations, videos and performances will be considered. (Note: Diptychs, triptychs or artworks with multiple parts are considered to be a single artwork. They should be submitted with one image showing all parts together.)
Deadline for Entry: March 30, 2015
Entry fee: 
Current WCA members: $25 for up to three artworks.   
Non-members: $35 for up to three artworks.
Visit www.nationalwca.org to learn more about joining WCA. 
(Please note: You will not be refunded your entry fee if your work is not selected for the exhibition or if you are not eligible to enter the exhibit.) 

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Launa D. Romoff
Southern California Chapter

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