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What Are You Voting For? | A Virtual Exhibition
Jurors: Karen Gutfreund and Sherri Cornett | Gutfreund Cornett Art
October 2020 | Juror Statement  


CHICAGO — Woman Made Gallery (WMG) is pleased to present “What are You Voting For?” a virtual exhibition with works by 37 artists from across the U.S. who are sharing their voices and visions in response to the November 2020 elections.

In their statement jurors Karen Gutfreund and Sherri Cornett comment: “In this crucial election year, WMG asked self-identified women artists to share what they are voting for. There is so much at stake in the November 2020 elections and there are so many issues that polarize and define us: racism, Black Lives Matter, women’s rights, abortion, the ERA, intersectionality, power, privilege, the Covid19 pandemic, masks, the climate crisis, unemployment, education, health care, jobs, the economy, voting, surveillance, privacy, constitutional rights…

We were thrilled to be a part of this important visual discussion. The artist responses were strong, pointed and had an underlying thread of tenacity, resilience, courage and hope—even in the face of so many calamities occurring right now in the USA. These 37 artists have displayed they will not go quietly into the good night… (Read entire Juror Statement here.)

Exhibiting Artists: Beth Costello, Alicia Decker, Jacqueline DesForges, Karen Fiorito, Lisa Freeman, Christine Giancola, Linda Gleitz, Leah Golberstein, Jae Green, Susan Hale, LucyJulia Hale, Edwina Jaques, Tulika Ladsariya, Beth Lakamp, Holly Ballard Martz, Sandy Mayo, Penny McElroy, Cristin Millett, Cherie M Redlinger, Sawyer Rose, Caren Helene Rudman, Gigi Salij, Sarah Schneiderman, Suzannah Schreckhise, Durba Sen, Sarah Sipling, Pauline Hudel Smith, Laurie Szujewska, Salma Taman, Millette Tapiador, Amy Usdin, Winnie van der Rijn, Mary Vaneecke, Michelle Victoria, Dominique`Vitali, Kelsey Merreck Wagner, Maria Wolf.

Co-Jurors: Sherri Cornett + Karen Gutfreund | Gutfreund Cornett Art is a curatorial partnership that specializes in creating exhibitions in venues around the U.S. on themes of “art as activism” to stimulate dialog, raise consciousness and create social change. Visit https://www.gutfreundcornettart.com/about-us.html  for more information. 

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Banner Image: artwork by Gigi Salij
Bottom Images: artwork by Mary Vaneecke and Pauline Hudel Smith

 
Woman Made Gallery
2150 S. Canalport #4A-3 | Chicago, IL 60608
312-738-0400 | general@womanmade.org | www.womanmade.org


Woman Made Gallery is supported in part by grants from The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events; The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation; The Illinois Arts Council Agency; a major anonymous donor; and the generosity of its members and contributors.
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Woman Made Gallery is supported in part by grants from The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events; The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation; The Illinois Arts Council Agency; a major anonymous donor; and the generosity of its members and contributors.

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