Each exhibition at Woman Made is a gift, and all of us, WMG board and staff celebrate the artistic contributions by our artists.
Corinne D. Peterson exhibited her work in the 'Dear Earth' exhibition last July, and in her letter to Dear Earth, she comments about her installation, 'Distress/Resolve": "I’ve taken your health and my own health for granted, and now we both suffer the outcomes of uncountable thoughtless, careless acts. I have invited several hundred people–men, women and children—to join me in an expression of our distress by clenching our fists around soft clay... Read more.
Megan De Paula is a Life Drawing Major at the American Academy of Art in Chicago. She draws inspiration from pop culture, LGBTQ history, and the women around her. Here is the rest of her statement.
Anko Chang's work 'In Money We Trust: Fiction' was in our most recent exhibition, 'Truth as a Contested Concept' and juried by Indira Freitas Johnson, Anko writes: "In the course of human history, currency has shifted from precious metals to fiat (paper). This past century has seen a further shift from physical currency to systems of credit and debt. At its core, this intangible system is based all on our trust in each other... Read her words here.
Thank you to all who make Woman Made Gallery a reality: contributors, artists, educators, jurors, poets, volunteers and member.
WMG Board and Staff
Images from top to bottom, left to right: Suzanne Shafer-Wilson, Corinne D. Peterson, Megan De Paula, Anko Chang and Dorothy Straughter.
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ABOUT WOMAN MADE GALLERY
Woman Made Gallery (WMG) is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization founded in 1992. Its mission is to support, cultivate, and promote the diverse contributions of women in the arts through exhibitions and other programs that serve, educate, and enrich our community.
We rely on membership contributions and individual donations to create the programs that support our mission.
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Woman Made Gallery is partially supported by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & 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.