Woman Made Gallery is honored to announce our Board of Directors is at full capacity with some incredibly talented folks! In summer 2021, Woman Made Gallery put out a call for Board Members and filled board seats with mission-focused, energetic women who are committed to social justice in the arts and were looking for a rare opportunity to shape a growing nonprofit organization.


Join us in celebrating the women shaping WMG today:

🌼 Mary Penn (Board President), Artist and Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Chicago Commons
🌼 Jeanette Green (Board Vice President), Artist, Writer, Poet
🌼 Paige Morgano (Board Treasurer), Auditor at RSM US LLP
🌼 Yolanda Fernandez-Shebeko (Board Secretary), Artist and Business Owner
🌼 Breannah Alexander Oppenhuizen, Director of LEAD Programs at Michigan Disability Rights Coalition; Founder and Co-Executive Director of Women Revamped
🌼 Emily Breidenbach, Director of Enrollment Management for Continuing Studies at School of the Art Institute Chicago (SAIC)
🌼 Lisa Calderira, Program Manager at Rush University Medical Center
🌼 Pritika Chowdry, Senior Curator at South Asia Institute
🌼 Megan Foy, Communications Liaison at Monique Meloche Gallery
🌼 Olivia Glod, Account Executive at Inkhouse
🌼 Janet Gomez, Product Designer at The National Restaurant Association
🌼 Jennifer Montojo, Director of Development at Borderless Magazine
🌼 Dawn Raftery, Principal of Communications at Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
🌼 Asia Denise Shelton, Photographer and Filmmaker
🌼 Laura Wetter, Artist and Director of Development and Communications at Garfield Park Community Council

Together, the board and staff are building a bright intersectional feminist future for Woman Made Gallery and the women and non-binary artists that we support.

Support Woman Made


Join us this week! Woman Made Gallery is humbled to gather in community to discover new artists, connect with friends old and new, and celebrate our work that supports, cultivates, and promotes the diverse contributions of women and non-binary artists.

✨ This will be an evening to remember, with an exceptional DJ along with delicious food, drinks, dancing, and a chance to bid on some of the most exciting contemporary feminist art as well as other treasures in our online silent auction.

This is a ticketed event and all proceeds go to support Woman Made Gallery’s unique programs and vision for the future.

Each admission ticket includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and 2 drink tickets for items including beer, wine, our signature cocktail and non-alcoholic beverages. Additional drink tickets will be available to purchase at the registration table. Cashless payment is preferred, but cash will also be accepted. 

COVID-19 UPDATE, as of 10.4.21: To enter this event, you must be fully vaccinated, 14 days after your final dose. We will accept a vaccination card, hard copy or photo, that matches a IL or Federal ID you provide us. If you use a photo of a vaccination card, the whole front must be clearly visible. At this time, given the state of Illinois mask mandate, WMG will require the use of face masks (except while eating and drinking).




Dail Kirkpatrick is an abstract artist working in a variety of mediums in her Chicago based studio. Her work explores how color impacts and interacts with emotion. Using organic and familiar shapes paired with lines, colors, and textures, Dail mostly works intuitively letting one mark, shape, or color influence the next. She also works with repetition and multiples to find the subtle variations that can happen within them. Dail hopes to create an emotional connection with the viewer that sparks their youthfulness, vibrance, playfulness, and curiosity. Dail is also a K-12 certified Art Teacher currently teaching 3rd-5th grade art on the south side of Chicago.
Image: Dail Kirkpatrick, Here She Comes, 24 x 24 in., acrylic on canvas
This work and more are available in WMG's online silent auction >>


There's still time! 


It's the most wonderful time of the year to be a Woman Made Gallery member! The biggest perk to WMG membership is this guaranteed annual exhibition opportunity of small works.

WMG defines small work as under 16 in. in any direction and with a list price of under $300. All works in this exhibition are required to be listed for sale.

This group exhibition is open to all current WMG members working across mediums. A current member will have paid dues between November 9, 2020 and November 7, 2021. 


Closing Event


It's your last chance to see the 5th Midwest Open juried by Alison Wong. Join us this Saturday, November 6th at 3:30 PM CST for a closing event -- an artist walkthrough featuring Riley Brady, Mary Climes, Jessica Jokhi, Violet Luczak, and more exhibiting artists.

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