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over 90 years of

PROMOTING AND SUPPORTING

WOMEN ARTISTS IN CONNECTICUT

EXHIBITS

Each year, CWA presents the National Open Juried Exhibition, the Members' Juried Show, and the Council Members' Show at well-known and respected galleries and museums throughout the state.

The 2022 CWA Member's Juried Show will be hosted this spring by the Art League of New Britain.

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COMING IN FEBRUARY:
THE MEMBERS' GALLERY

The new curated Members’ Gallery presents the selected works of participating member artists in a new visual format.
 
On display in the gallery are works influenced by Contemporary Realism, Impressionism, Abstract Expressionism, Surrealism, and other genres, created using traditional and non-traditional media. The gallery harmonizes a diverse selection through color and form and gifts the viewer with an immersive art experience via these strong works.

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OUR STORY

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,

CWA'S MISSION

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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EXPERIENCE CWA

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.

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Art Workshops and Services

View CWA members’ latest workshops and services for artists and art lovers. Learn oil and cold wax techniques, watercolor, oil painting, or learn to improve your website. Our list changes monthly and keeps growing. Check back each month for current offerings.

Grace McEnaney, Autumn Dreams, Watercolor

New Featured Artists

View the work of new Featured Artists Grace McEnaney and Bernadette Bellizzi. Grace works with watercolor, and her featured works illustrate her mastery of the figurative genre. Bernadette works in acrylic and is a self-described intuitive, expressive artist.

Anne Doris-Eisner, Cradled, Acrylic

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.