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The Northern California Women's Caucus for Art (NCWCA) is a networking organization for women in the arts. We offer exciting events and programs: member forums, exhibitions, art-making, art activism and community.
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Mary B. White, NCWCA Chapter Rep
Mary B. White is the recipient of the annual $200 chapter grant and will be representing NCWCA at the WCA National Conference in Washington, DC. She will participate in the conference offerings then share her impressions with the chapter upon her return. Mary joined NCWCA in 2015 and is a board member of WEAD (Women Eco Artists Dialog). Her mentor was the late Jo Hanson, Eco-Art pioneer and WCA LIfetime Achievement Awardee.
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San Francisco, CA 94131-0101
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February Chapter Meeting
When: February 9, 6-10 pm
Where: Arc Gallery, 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco (see map below)
Potluck: bring something to eat or drink
2. The following items for Approval at the March, 2016 Meeting
· 2016 Board Retreat Notes (waiting for comments & edits from attendees)
· January 12, 2016 Meeting
3. Board Reports
A. Exhibitions - Leisel Whitlock
B. Treasurer – Sandra Yagi
C. Professional Development – Elizabeth Addison
D. Membership Report – Miwako Nishizawa
E. Communications – Priscilla Otani
4. Finalization of 2016 Chapter Goals
5. Amendment of Bylaws to remove National Liaison as officer Level position and rename position to Director under Boards of Directors
6. Name on of the Director positions “Art Historian in Residence” and placing Tanya Augsburg in that position
7.Formation of Womanhouse Exhibition Committee
8. Open Engagement Power buttons & Registration
9. Monthly Quick Grants offered by CCIArts organization
10. Deposit on the Art and Healing Day venue
11. Update on Silicon Valley WCA Chapter
12. ArtTag Party
Sawyer Rose Artist Presentation
Sawyer Rose is a metal sculptor and mixed-media artist working in the San Francisco Bay Area. Using a soldering iron as a paintbrush, she armors abstracted botanical forms in layers of molten metal. Her work is represented by Room Gallery, Mill Valley, CA. In 2016, Rose will attend residencies at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Ireland, Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina, and Vermont Studio Center. She will discuss three bodies of work: Carrying Stones, Double Burden Silver and Ties that Bind.
Map to 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA
2016 WCA Lifetime Achievement & President's Awardees
Lifetime Achievement Awardees Tomie Arai, Sheila Levrant de Bretteville, Juana Guzman and Helene Aylon. President's Awardee Stephanie Sherman. Click here to read about each of the Lifetime Achievement Honorees written by an NCWCA chapter member.
NATIONAL WCA ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON DC
Feb 3 (Wed): Pre-registration
Feb 4 (Thurs): Conference Opening, Chapters Council Meeting, Conversation on Contemporary Arts Organizing, WCA Lifetime Achievement Awards Gala & Ceremony
Feb 5 (Fri): Special Interest Caucus Meetings, WCA Panel at CAA: Critical Contact - Non-Traditional and Multicultural Mentoring through Art-Making, bus to Trending Opening Reception.
Feb. 6 (Sat): The Feminist Art Project Panels, bus to Impact - Legacy of the Women's Caucus for Art 1872-2016
To register, click here.
Members' Winter Shows
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