Welcome to the Women's Caucus for Art's first monthly newsletter!
We hope that creating a vehicle for regular communication to our members will help foster community and allow us to be even better as an organization. If you have any suggestions for the newsletter, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Featured Member: Bonnie Mac Allister
Each month we will feature one of our many talented members. If you would like to be featured, please email email@example.com.
WCA Secretary, Bonnie Mac Allister, is a former student of notated scholars Jacques Derrida, Hélène Cixous, and filmmaker Agnès Varda, MacAllister is an award winning multimedia performance artist. She has participated in textile master classes in Iceland, France, Ethiopia, and the United States. She is most known for felting, embroidery, spinning, weaving, and knitting. Her embroidered portraits have been the subject of pieces by the Huffington Post and WHYY.
Learn more about Bonnie and see her work.
First Friday Spotlight
First Friday is July 5 this month. Here are two events worth checking out:
Passed // Past, scenes of an ordinary life
Friday, July 5, 2019 at 5 PM - 8:30 PM ·
52 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Solo exhibition of oil paintings by Jean Broden featuring street scenes from the Philadelphia area and vintage still life images. Broden's work celebrates the beauty of the past... and passed.
Opening of Splendiferousness, Carson Fox
Friday, July 5, 2019 at 5 PM – 9 PM
242 N. 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
Opening for exhibition, Splendiferousness, 5-9, Friday, July 5.
Summer Rush: An All Female Group Exhibition at Jog / Hot•bed
SUMMER RUSH is a dual-gallery, all female group exhibition at James Oliver Gallery & HOT•BED, featuring a variety of local, national, and international female contemporary artists.
SATURDAY, JULY 13TH FROM 6 PM - 10PM
AUGUST 30TH FROM 6 PM - 9 PM
Summer Rush will be curated by and take place at James Oliver Gallery as well as their sister gallery Hot-Bed, where custom horticulture by Bryan Hoffman will accentuate the organic feel and intense color pallets of this Show. The incredible line-up includes a diverse array of works by artists: Michele Kishita, M.K. Komins, Elizabeth Bergeland, Nat Girsberger, Alicia LaChance, Juliet Sugg, Kristen Reichert, Caitlyn Grabenstein, Molly Goldfarb, Ekaterina Popova, Erica Bello, Katelyn Liepins, and Nikki Painter.
723 Chestnut Street 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Create! Magazine Call for Art: MFA Edition
Deadline: July 31
Create! Magazine is an independent contemporary arts magazine focused on highlighting the work of talented emerging and mid-career creatives from across the globe. We are pleased to announce our next call for artists for a custom designed two-page spread in our publication (both print & digital) that will feature your artist biography, website, and two images of your artwork. Have your work seen by our 125,000+ readers and followers around the world, including leading galleries, art fairs, collectors, curators, writers, art consultants, and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to put your work out there and connect with a new audience! ELIGIBILITY: MFA graduates from the past two years and current candidates from both the US and abroad, of all genders, ethnicities, and from all backgrounds are welcome to apply. We accept works in any medium: painting, sculpture, digital art, printmaking, fiber/textile art, photography, mixed media, installation, etc. Learn more.
Please send in your work, so we can add you to Gallery section of the WCA Philadelphia website!
Submissions should include:
One high res photo (JPG or PNG format)
Links to websites and social media
And be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition, please email us if you would like to nominate yourself for a monthly newsletter feature.