NCWCA WELCOMES YOU
The Northern California Women's Caucus for Art (NCWCA) is a networking organization for women in the arts. We offer a broad range of events and programs: member forums, exhibitions, art-making, art activism and community.
2021 Board Retreat Participants
Top Row L to R: Namita Paul, Sawyer Rose, Priscilla Otani.
Second Row L to R: Durba Sen, Elizabeth Addison, Rachel Tirosh.
Third Row L to R: Tanya Augsburg, Sandra Yagi, Marguerite Elliot.
Fourth Row L to R: Angela Han, Bianca Lago, Theresa Giammattei.
Bottom Row L to R: Linda Joy Kattwinkel, Laura Abrams, Chandrika Marla.
WE STAND IN SOLIDARITY
It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the murders of six Asian women at three spas in Atlanta, along with two other fatalities and one injury, in the shootings that occurred on March 16th, 2021. We say their names here: Daoyou Feng, Suncha Kim, Hyun Jung Kim, Soon Chung Park, and acknowledge the women whose families would like to protect the identities of their loved ones.
This heinous act is, tragically, only the latest in a string of hate incidents against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders across our country. Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been a troubling rise in racist harassment and violence against AAPI communities. We acknowledge:
These statistics are quoted from the 2020-2021 Stop AAPI Hate National Report (March 2021) which can be accessed here.
NCWCA’s mission is to create community through art, education, and social activism. Hate and bigotry have no place in our organization. We condemn these racist, violent acts in the strongest possible terms and encourage our members to do so as well. We stand in solidarity with the AAPI community and with all those who suffer from fear, harassment, and violence.
In honor of all those hurt by this tragedy, and to help our members take concrete action against racial injustice, we offer the list of resources below. There is much work to do in confronting and interrupting these acts of hatred, and the time to self-educate and act is now.
On behalf of NCWCA, we send our deepest condolences to those who knew and loved the victims and also to the entire AAPI community.
In Community and Partnership,
Sawyer Rose | President
Priscilla Otani | Vice President
Sandra Yagi | Treasurer
Namita Paul | Board Secretary
Marguerite Elliot | Membership Chair
Elizabeth Addison | Exhibition Chair
Angela Han | Communications Chair
Jennifer Jigour | Professional Development Chair
Bianca Lago | Board Director
Tanya Augsburg | Art Historian in Residence
More resources will be provided soon
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Board Meeting Agenda:
Paint the Void, a Talk by Inga Bard
Paint the Void was started in mid April 2020 by three women: Shannon Riley, Meredith Winner and Inga Bard, as a response to the economic “void” of businesses closing all around the Bay Area in the wake of Covid 19. We noticed plywood boards going up all over San Francisco and our artist friends all lost their jobs in the event, service and gig economies overnight.
We thus hatched a plan to raise funds to give artists grants for painting murals that highlight hope and beauty while we all sit tight and do our best to make it through the uncertainty. Since it's conception, Paint the Void has curated and produced 130 murals on plywood boards across the Bay Area, including some permanent walls.
Inga Bard is a Ukrainian-American artist whose mission in life is to use art to make the world a more beautiful and a better place. She has been producing oil paintings and public murals for over a decade and oscillates between themes of beauty and socio-political narratives. She designs visual narratives that ask questions, kindle meditation, and provoke conversation. As Executive Director of Art for Civil Discourse, Inga creates spaces for communities to meditate through the creation of public artworks. Her passion is in inspiring civil engagement through dialogue with neighborhoods.
COMPOSING THE FUTURE: A NCWCA MEMBERS' EXHIBITION
May 7 - June 27, 2021 at Bankhead Theater, Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center, 2400 First St, Livermore, CA and online.
For our Online Gallery and details about the exhibition, go here.
2021 NCWCA GOALS
THESE ART TAG ROUNDS ARE IN PLAY
Peninsula Group: Space
Global Group: Black & White
Saturday Group: Transformation
Sunday Group: Shift - Play
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NCWCA is a 501(c)(3) organization, EIN 77-0183213. Our profile under Guidestar is www.guidestar.org/profile/77-0183213
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Your donations make a wide range of exhibitions, professional development programs and special events such as Bay Area Art Stars possible. Thank you for your generosity!
WE APPRECIATE OUR DONORS
Elizabeth Addison , Ann Marie Carleton, Sylvia Chesson, Gina Chiao, Marguerite Elliot, Tracy Ferron, Kathy Fujii-Oka, J. Ruth Gendler, Kelly Hammargren, Melissa Harmon, Marge Healy, Hilla Hueber, Kay Kang, Linda Joy Kattwinkel, Karen LeCocq, Elaine Louie, Chandrika Marla, Elise Marshall, Priscilla Otani, Miriam Owen, Cecile Picard, Pamela Pitt, Laurie Rich, Sawyer Rose, Sally Ruddy, Judy Shintani, Irma Velasquez, Caskey Weston, Tamara White and Sandra Yagi
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