over 90 years of





Connecticut Women Artists, Inc. has promoted and supported professional women artists for over 90 years. Beginning in 1929 with a small group of some of the most outstanding American women artists of that era from central Connecticut, CWA has grown to what it is today. 


We are a statewide organization of highly accomplished artists working in a variety of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, assemblage, photography, clay, metal, fiber, and textiles,


The goal of Connecticut Women Artists, Inc. is to foster and promote interest in the visual arts by women artists in Connecticut, to maintain the highest possible standards of achievement among them, to provide exhibitions, and to encourage any other activities beneficial to artistic endeavors.

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Opportunities to exhibit your work at respected galleries and museums, network with our community of accomplished artists, or utilize your skills volunteering for our organization are all part of the CWA experience.


We invite you to become a member.


Art Workshops and Services

View CWA members’ latest workshops and services for artists and the general public.  Learn social media strategies, improve your website or take a workshop this fall. Our list changes monthly and keeps growing. Check back each month for current offerings.

CWA's Annual Meeting is Oct 21

CWA invites all members to attend the annual meeting and enjoy the camaraderie of other members. Held on October 21 at 7 PM via the Zoom platform, this year's meeting promises to be an exciting networking opportunity.

New Featured Artists

View the work of new Featured Artists Kathleen DeMeo, Amy Conover, Christine Acebo, Rosemary Benivegna, CY Cooper, Anne Doris-Eisner, Veronique Fournier-Wynne, Nina McKitty, and Diane Ward.

The Council Show opens Nov 21

The Council Exhibit will be on display from November 21 through December 31, 2021, at the Chase Family Gallery of the Mandell JCC of Greater Hartford. Check the events calendar for more information.

Spotlight on New Members

Spotlight on New Members offers our audience a deep dive into our new members' art practices. Readers will find many takeaways as our accomplished members discuss their backgrounds, influences, and creative processes.

This October, CWA presents an Invitational Exhibition of past and present Officers, Council, and members' works.

Exhibit dates: Oct 22 - Nov 18

Location: East Hartford Public Library, 840 Main Street, East Hartford, CT