Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist in Residence
brings to the Rutgers University community and general public the work of a renowned contemporary woman artist through exhibitions, class visits, and public lecture.

The Feminist Art Project
is an international collaborative initiative recognizing the aesthetic, intellectual and political impact of women on the visual arts, art history and art practice, past and present. The project promotes diverse feminist art events, education and publications through its website and online calendar; and facilitates networking and regional program development throughout the world.

Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series
at the Douglass Library Galleries, Rutgers University, founded in 1971, is the oldest continuous running exhibition venue for contemporary women visual artists in the U.S.

Online Education
E-courses about women artists, their achievements, and impact on culture and society; race and contemporary art; homosexuality and visual culture; gender and the body.

Visiting Scholars & Artists
CWAH supports visiting scholars engaging in range of activities including research, collaborations, publications, and other scholarly projects. CWAH supports visiting artists, including the annual Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist in Residence.

Miriam Schapiro Archives on Women Artists
contains files related to women artists and art organizations. These collections are housed in Rutgers University Libraries Special Collections and University Archives and are open by appointment to scholars, curators, researchers and students who seek documentation about women's art practices.

Women Artists Archive National Directory
is an innovative web directory to U.S. archival collections of primary source materials by and about women visual artists active in the U.S. since 1945.

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TFAP@CAA
Call for Proposals: 2017 TFAP@CAA Day of Panels
Crossroads: Art + Native Feminism
Deadline: June 15, 2016

imageLiving in the Shadows: Underground Immigrant Communities

Jurors: Anonda Bell, Curator/Director, Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers-Newark
Ulla Berg, Associate Professor of Latino and Caribbean Studies and Anthropology, and Director, Center for Latin American Studies, Rutgers-New Brunswick
Leah DeVun, Associate Professor of History, Rutgers-New Brunswick
Martin Rosenberg, Chair of the Department of Fine Arts and Professor of Art History, Rutgers-Camden

All artists will be notified regarding the exhibition in June.

Laura Anderson Barbata:
Collaborations Beyond Borders

imageSeptember 6 -
December 16, 2016

2016-2017 Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist in Residence Exhibition
Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries
Douglass Library, 8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am - 4:30pm

Public Lecture
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
5pm Reception / 5:30pm Lecture,
Douglass Library

The Repatriation of Julia Pastrana: Transdisciplinary/Transnational
Social Art Practice

Performance and Discussion
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

10:30am - 12pm, Scholarly Communication Center, Alexander Library

Congratulations to Judith K. Brodsky
Co-Founder of the Institute for Women and Art (now CWAH)

During its spring commencement ceremonies Rider University proudly bestowed the honorary doctor of fine arts degree to noted artist, educator, and arts advocate Judith K. Brodsky at the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony.
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ONLINE EDUCATION

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Ellen Gallagher,  Double Natural (detail), 2002  

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Online courses!

REGISTER TODAY!

CWAH in partnership with the Department of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers.

Gender, Art, and Society
Course number: 988:255
  
Homosexuality and Visual Culture
Course number: 988:259
Gender, Race and Contemporary Art - NEW MATERIALS!
Course number: 988-258
Gender and the Body: Representation and Pornography
Course number: 988-257

Please note that these are online courses. REGISTER HERE

CAMPUS HIGHLIGHTS

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Julia y Laura, 2013
Digital print, 43 x 57 cm (17 x 22.5 in)
Edition of 5

Laura Anderson Barbata
2016-2017 Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist

Public Lecture
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

5pm Reception / 5:30pm Lecture
Douglass Library, 8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

The Repatriation of Julia Pastrana: Transdisciplinary/Transnational Social Practice
Performance and Discussion
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

10:30am-12pm
Scholarly Communication Center,
Alexander Library
169 College Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Laura Anderson Barbata: Collaborations Beyond Borders
2016-2017 Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist Exhibition
On view in the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries,
Douglass Library, September 6 - December 16, 2016

EVENT VIDEOS

TFAP@CAA

The Feminist Art Project Day of Panels 2016
PERFORMING IDENTITY AS INTERSECTIONAL

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The videos can also be watched on VIMEO!

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Artists' Discussion
TFAP@TEN, Exhibition in Honor of The Feminist Art Project's 10th Anniversary

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Artists' discussion moderated by Midori Yoshimoto with artists Anonda Bell, Nancy Cohen, Jaz Graf, So Yoon Lym, Babs Reingold, and Adrienne Wheeler. This event took place on March 3, 2016, and was in conjuction with the exhibition TFAP@TEN.

TFAP@TEN is a group exhibition in honor of the 10th anniversary of The Feminist Art Project (TFAP). Established at Rutgers University in 2006, The Feminist Art Project (TFAP) is an international collaborative initiative advancing the aesthetic and intellectual contributions of women in the visual arts. Boasting a searchable calendar of over 3,000 feminist art exhibitions, conferences, artist talks and lectures, publications and much more, TFAP has become a hub for educational resources and information on feminist art in the U.S. and internationally. TFAP has 55 regional coordinators throughout the world who facilitate networking and regional program development. The TFAP@CAA Day of Panels has become a highlight at the College Art Association (CAA) annual conferences. Visit feministartproject.rutgers.edu to find out more about the calendar, events, regional groups, and educational resources.

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SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS

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Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art, and Society

Book for the exhibition and showcase of women artists, filmmakers, writers, scholars, and performers of Middle East heritage, "Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art, and Society." To purchase a copy of the book, click here!

Learn more about the Fertile Crescent Project!

 

VIEW ALL CWAH PUBLICATIONS HERE!

ONLINE EXHIBITIONS

image Joan Snyder, Red Flowers, 2010, paper pulp painting

40 Years of Women Artists at Douglass Library
Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series 40th Anniversary Virtual Exhibition (1971-2011)

The 40th Anniversary of the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series is celebrated by launching its first virtual exhibition. The virtual exhibit went live on April 30, 2012, and will remain on the website in perpetuity as an over-arching archival representation of the remarkable women artists who have exhibited in the series.
View the Virtual Exhibit!



Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities
A unit of the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, and a consortium member
of the Institute for Women's Leadership at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

IWL Spring 2016 Calendar


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