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Women to Watch 2020: Julia Goodman

Posted: November 30, 2020
Category: Artist Spotlight
Artist Julia Goodman talks about her process and work, which is featured in Paper Routes, the latest installment of NMWA's Women to Watch exhibition series.
An oblique view of two side-by-side sheets made of pulp, one black and one pale pink. They both have raised surface patterns in the shapes of moon phases. Red paint on the back of the sheets reflects a sliver of color on the walls.

Women to Watch 2020: Angela Glajcar

Posted: November 25, 2020
Category: Artist Spotlight
Learn about German artist Angela Glajcar's process and work, which is featured in Paper Routes, the latest installment of NMWA's Women to Watch exhibition series.
Panels of white paper hung together to look like a long rectangular box suspended from the ceiling a few feet off the ground. Roughly torn holes in the middle of the sheets create a tunnel-like space.

Women to Watch 2020: Mira Burack

Posted: November 18, 2020
Category: Artist Spotlight
Artist Mira Burack talks about her process and work, which is featured in Paper Routes, the latest installment of NMWA's Women to Watch exhibition series.
A light-skinned woman with long brown hair smiles happily at the camera. She wears a black t-shirt.

Women to Watch 2020: Jen Aitken

Posted: November 9, 2020
Category: Artist Spotlight
Canadian artist Jen Aitken talks about her process and work, which is featured in Paper Routes, the latest installment of NMWA's Women to Watch exhibition series.
An orange geometric abstract sculpture with varied angles positioned against a corner on the floor. The sculpture has painted lines extending onto the walls.

Women to Watch 2020: Dolores Furtado

Posted: October 8, 2020
Category: Artist Spotlight
Argentinian artist Dolores Furtado talks about her process and work, which is featured in Paper Routes, the latest installment of NMWA's Women to Watch exhibition series.
A close up color photograph of a light skinned woman who stares unsmiling at the camera. She has chin-length blonde ombre hair, dark eyebrows, and blue-grey eyes. The background of the photo is blurred.

Edna Reindel: An Inspiring Artist for an Unprecedented Time

Posted: May 27, 2020
Category: Artist Spotlight
Edna Reindel's "Women at War" paintings express her viewpoint that humans endure—and even thrive— during challenging times when they work communally and pursue equity.
Painting of a light-skinned woman wearing safety goggles and working with machinery in an industrial warehouse setting. In the background, other light-skinned figures work on airplane parts.
In her writings on racial and social justice, Xaviera Simmons has expressed a desire to understand what it takes to shift political systems. Her art works to shift our notions...

Landscape of Change: Janaina Tschäpe’s “100 Little Deaths”

Posted: October 15, 2019
Category: Artist Spotlight
Janaina Tschäpe began her "100 Little Deaths" series in 1996 as an exploration of landscape, transmutation, and death. Each self-portrait depicts the artist sprawled face down in different environments around...

5 Fast Facts: Louise Dahl-Wolfe

Posted: September 11, 2019
Category: Artist Spotlight
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Louise Dahl-Wolfe (1895–1989), best known today for her innovative fashion photography.

5 Fast Facts: Niki de Saint Phalle

Posted: August 7, 2019
Category: Artist Spotlight
Impress your friends with five fast facts about artist Niki de Saint Phalle (1930–2002), whose work Pregnant Nana (1993) is on view in NMWA's galleries.
View of the gallery shows an eye-catching marble sculpture in the foreground and a visitor looking at multiple brightly colored artworks in the background. The abstract scupture is of a voluptuous figure with pregnant belly covered in bright patterns and posed with outstretched arms.