Posts in WSW Out in the World
#FirstFriday: February Exhibitions We Love!
Feb 01, 2022
Highlighting exhibitions that feature the work of WSW artists, we share the shows near and far that make up our monthly must-see list. New York Golnar Adili (Legacy Studio Residency Grant ’15, Artist Book Residency Grant ’21) is opening a solo exhibition titled “Found in Translation: A Story of Language, Play, and a Personal Archive”, at the CUE… View Article
Harnessing the Power of Feminist Arts Organizations: The Women’s Art Consortium
Sep 19, 2019
In 2017, Women’s Studio Workshop (WSW) led three other women’s organizations focused on media and visual arts—Women Make Movies (WMM), New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT), and the Center for Women and Their Work (CW&TW)—in the formation of the Women’s Art Consortium (WAC). Each of these organizations was founded as part of the… View Article
Looking Back, Looking Forward: Discovering the Future of Women-Led Arts Organizations
May 15, 2018
Looking Back The 1970s: Vietnam, Kent State, Watergate, the Equal Rights Amendment, feminism. Art historian Linda Nochlin asked “why have there been no great women artists?,” and the Feminist Art Movement took root in the United States. If the male-dominated arts institutions weren’t going to lift up the work of women artists, then women artists… View Article
ConFab: Librarians make art. Artists make libraries.
Jun 16, 2014
What if the librarians who collect WSW’s Artists’ Books in any number of august institutions across this land spent a day making Artists’ Books? On the 1st of May, WSW traveled to Washington, DC to stage such a day as part of what we found to be a FAB-ulous CON-ference (the 42nd conference of ARLIS/NA, the… View Article
Editing Adventures in Art & Feminism
Feb 28, 2014
We’re kicking off March (Women’s History Month!) with a post about our recent adventures in girl power! Last month we participated in an international event that was really fueled by the spirit of feminism (plus lots of caffeine from Café East in Kingston). On February 1st, 2014, far-flung organizations from Australia to the Yukon collectively joined… View Article