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 mediums including but not limited to painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, assemblage, photography, clay, metal, fiber, textiles, and glass.


CWA's Annual National Open Juried Exhibition will be hosted at Arts Center East, Vernon, CT

  • Submission Deadline July 19

  • Opening Reception, Award Ceremony September 12

Call For Entries

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Learn about the work of CWA’s Featured Artists in this online gallery. Artists discuss their work, influences, creative processes, and their inspiration.

Featured Artists Gallery

Visit the events page to view current and upcoming events.

  • Annual Members' Juried Show

  • Annual National Open Juried Exhibition

  • CWA Council Show

  • Special Events for 2020

Upcoming & Current Events






Home page slide show images: CWA Member Michele Tragakiss, Hope, Oil and Ink on Paper; CWA Member Kathleen DeMeo, Alpenglow, Monotype; CWA Member Grace McEnaney, The Rose Window, Watercolor.  Home page events images: L to R: Diane Brown, Loop-dee-Loop, oil & cold wax painting; Carol Zamcheck, Three Birds, alabaster sculpture; Linda DeStefanis, Delayed Departure, oil on canvas painting.  Events page: A recent CWA Annual National Open Juried Exhibition at the Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, Connecticut - Photo by CWA member B. Rossitto.

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