American Women Artists

articles and essays about exhibitions focusing on individual women artists

published 2009 - present


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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:



Helen Farr Sloan, 1911-2005; essay by Heather Campbell Coyle (10/7/15)

Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent (8/12/15)

Rediscovering Nina Belle Ward; essay by Karla J. Niehus (6/11/15)

Dialogue with Beauty - Scotty Mitchell Landscapes: text by Alan Petersen (12/20/14)

Dialogue with Beauty - Scotty Mitchell Landscapes (12/18/14)

Theresa Bernstein: A Century in Art (12/17/14)

Sister Mary Charles: Engagement and Transcendence (12/3/14)

Grace Hudson: Painter of the Pomo People (11/13/14)

Heaven: Rebekah Bogard (10/2/14)

Doesn't it ever rain in Alabama?": The Prints of Mary Wallace Kirk, essay by Stephen Goldfarb (8/16/14)

Being, Nothingness and Much, Much More: Roz Chast, Beyond The New Yorker (8/7/14)

Austere Beauty: The Art of Z. Vanessa Helder (7/31/14)

Ethel Stein, Master Weaver (7/9/14)

"Blessed are the Peacemakers": Violet Oakley's The Angel of Victory (1941) (5/6/14)

Flowers in Winter: Celia Thaxter's Island Garden (11/13/13)

Lois Dodd: Catching the Light (2/8/13)



Lily Spandorff's Charmed Life (Until Now); essay by Brett Busang (11/21/12)

The Art of First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson: American Impressionist (8/7/12)

Colleen Browning at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art (7/21/12)

Mary-Russell Ferrell Colton: Artist and Advocate in Early Arizona (6/5/12)

Painted Poetry: The Art of Mary Page Evans (4/21/12)

Curious George Saves the Day: The Art of Margret and H. A. Rey (12/21/11)

Beauty Rediscovered: Paintings by Adeline Albright Wigand & Otto Charles Wigand (12/15/11)

Mavis Smith: Hidden Realities (11/22/11)

Love Never Fails: The Art of Edouard and Luvena Vysekal (10/28/11)

Blanche Lazzell and the Advancement of Modernism; essay by Robert Bridges (8/17/11)

A Kansas Treasure in Context: Mary Cassatt (5/20/11)

Fortune's Way, or Notes on Art for Catholics (and Others); play by Steve Hauk (1/14/11)



O'Keeffiana: Art and Art Materials (12/16/10)

Helen M. Turner: The Woman's Point of View (11/18/10)

A Kinship in Art: Charles Demuth and Georgia O'Keeffe; essay by Anne M. Lampe (9/10/10)

Mary DeNeale Morgan, 1868-1948; essay by Julie Armistead (7/14/10)

Annie Lyle Harmon, 1855-1930; essay by Erika Esau (7/14/10)

Marion Kavanagh Wachtel, 1870-1954; essay by Jean Stern (7/14/10)

Alice Neel: Painted Truths (4/2/10)

Tula Telfair: Landscapes in Counterpoint (3/24/10)

Anna Hyatt Huntington: A Collector's Eye; article by Robin Salmon (2/17/10)

Agnes Pelton: Poet of Nature; article by Michael Zakian (12/14/09)

Behold the Day: The Color Block Prints of Frances Gearhart; essay by Susan Futterman (11/18/09)

The Art of Janet Fish (11/17/09)

Response and Memory: The Art of Beverly Buchanan (11/10/09)

Nina Fletcher Little: Bridging the Worlds of Antiques and Folk Art; article by Ruth Wolfe (11/5/09)

Out of the Background: Cecilia Beaux and the Art of Portraiture; essay by Tara Leigh Tappert (9/25/09)

Illustrating Her World: Ellen B. T. Pyle (9/4/09)

Dove/O'Keeffe: Circles of Influence (7/11/09)

Judy Hill: The Self Transparent, From the Collection of Driek and Michael Zirinsky (5/2/09)

Elizabeth Enders: Landscape/Language/Line (3/27/09)

Unique Force: The Art of Carolyn Wyeth (3/11/09)


Updated through 11//5/15


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