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Artist Spotlight

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Reclamation: Q&A with Jenny Dorsey

Posted: April 19, 2021
Category: Artist Spotlight
Chef, writer, and artist Jenny Dorsey talks with us about her process and work, part of NMWA's new online exhibition RECLAMATION: Recipes, Remedies, and Rituals.
A light-skinned woman of Asian descent stands behind a large, wooden kitchen table that is full of two white dishes of finely plated food and various small, plastic to-go dishes., alongside a small bronze French Press coffee maker. The woman smiles and wears a grey tshirt under a black and white vertical striped apron.

Women to Watch 2020: Joli Livaudais

Posted: March 31, 2021
Category: Artist Spotlight
Learn about artist Joli Livaudais's process and work, which was featured in Paper Routes, the latest installment of NMWA's Women to Watch exhibition series.
A light-skinned woman with short brown hair stands in front of a white wall to which paper beetles, sculpted out of photographs, are affixed. The woman holds a beetle in her open palm, while others are arranged atop her brown leather jacket. She smiles slightly at the camera while leaning against the wall.

Women to Watch 2020: Luisa Pastor

Posted: March 10, 2021
Category: Artist Spotlight
Learn about Spanish artist Luisa Pastor's process and work, which was featured in Paper Routes, the latest installment of NMWA's Women to Watch exhibition series.
A beige rectangular work with fragments of small boxlike elements adhered together to create a textured surface.

Women to Watch 2020: Georgia Russell

Posted: March 1, 2021
Category: Artist Spotlight
Learn about artist Georgia Russell's process and work, which was featured in Paper Routes, the latest installment of NMWA's Women to Watch exhibition series.
A rectangular paper work in a plexiglass box that shows thousands of slashes through the work to create waves and shadows throughout the surface. The color shifts from purple at the top to blue to red at the bottom.

Women to Watch 2020: Natasha Bowdoin

Posted: February 24, 2021
Category: Artist Spotlight
Learn about artist Natasha Bowdoin's process and work, which was featured in Paper Routes, the latest installment of NMWA's Women to Watch exhibition series.
A detail of contemporary paper art with a colorful painted base underneath thousands of cut alphabet letters in concentric designs.

Women to Watch 2020: Elisabetta Di Maggio

Posted: February 23, 2021
Category: Artist Spotlight
Learn about Italian artist Elisabetta Di Maggio's process and work, which was featured in Paper Routes, the latest installment of NMWA's Women to Watch exhibition series.
Detail view of delicate, white tissue paper that has been cut with intricate floral patterns which create shadows on the wall behind it.

Women to Watch 2020: Natalia Revilla

Posted: January 21, 2021
Category: Artist Spotlight
Learn about Peruvian artist Natalia Revilla's process and work, which was featured in Paper Routes, the latest installment of NMWA's Women to Watch exhibition series.

Reclamation: Q&A with Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz

Posted: January 19, 2021
Category: Artist Spotlight
Interdisciplinary artist Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz talks with us about her process and work, part of NMWA's new online exhibition RECLAMATION: Recipes, Remedies, and Rituals.
A olive-skinned woman smiles brightly, seemingly mid-laugh, as she sits at an office desk, her right hand placed beneath her chin. Her brown curly hair is worn in a cropped pixie cut and she wears cat-eye glasses. In front of her is a closed Apple laptop; the wall behind her holds two framed certificates or degrees, a framed newspaper, a wooden cross, and other pasted photos.

Women to Watch 2020: Paola Podestá Martí

Posted: January 12, 2021
Category: Artist Spotlight
Learn about Chilean artist Paola Podestá Martí's process and work, which was featured in Paper Routes, the latest installment of NMWA's Women to Watch exhibition series.

Women to Watch 2020: Echiko Ohira

Posted: January 5, 2021
Category: Artist Spotlight
Learn about Japanese artist Echiko Ohira's process and work, which was featured in Paper Routes, the latest installment of NMWA's Women to Watch exhibition series.
In a white brick artist's studio, a small light-skinned Japanese woman stands amongst various supplies, including work paper, paper sculptures, scissors, glue sticks, and paint cans. She wears a black shirt and stares directly at the camera, unsmiling. Her black hair is pulled back and she has streaks of white hair at her hairline's part.