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Nmwa Exhibitions

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.

Cover to Cover: Tatter, Bristle, and Mend

Posted: March 22, 2021
Category: Nmwa Exhibitions
Published by NMWA, the fully-illustrated exhibition catalogue Sonya Clark: Tatter, Bristle, and Mend features new texts on Clark’s art by esteemed guest scholars and artists.
A close up photograph of braided black hair woven into cloth featuring colonial narrative scenes.

Women to Watch 2020: Luisa Pastor

Posted: March 10, 2021
Category: Nmwa Exhibitions
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.

Now Open—Mary Ellen Mark: Girlhood

Posted: March 9, 2021
Category: Nmwa Exhibitions
Now on view through July 11, the exhibition explores the prolific documentary and portrait photographer's depictions of girls and young women from around the world.
A black-and-white photograph of three light-skinned young girls in princess costumes of dresses and crowns standing in front of an adult in a full Batman costume. They all stand in the middle of a city street with defiant poses, their hands on their hips and faces serious.

Now Open—Sonya Clark: Tatter, Bristle, and Mend

Posted: March 3, 2021
Category: Nmwa Exhibitions
This midcareer survey features approximately 100 of Clark's mixed-media works that probe identity and visibility, appraise the force of the African Diaspora, and redress history.
Two head caps made of small, blue glass beads rest on two black mannequin heads. The two caps are connected at the tops by a beaded chain. The left cap is made of darker blue beads and the right cap is made of lighter blue beads. The chain combines both shades.

Women to Watch 2020: Georgia Russell

Posted: March 1, 2021
Category: Nmwa Exhibitions
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: Nmwa Exhibitions
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: Nmwa Exhibitions
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: Nmwa Exhibitions
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: Nmwa Exhibitions
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: Nmwa Exhibitions
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.