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CONNECTICUT WOMEN ARTISTS
PROMOTES AND SUPPORTS WOMEN ARTISTS
SINCE 1929 - NOW IN OUR 9
5TH YEAR

View the 2024 Online Members' Gallery

Connecticut Women Artists Annual Members' Juried Show
April 9 – 27, 2024
Artspace, Hartford Gallery; 555 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT
Opening Reception and Awards: Sunday April 14, 1 -3 pm

Grace Scharr McEnaney, Rhodies, Watercolor

Volunteer With CWA

Many opportunities exist to participate in this uniquely talented organization of professional women artists. Serving as a volunteer with CWA allows members to gain valuable and fulfilling experience within our art organization, network with other accomplished members, and utilize their skills.

ArtChat Live Stream Forum

ArtChat is a live stream forum for CWA members to share their work and creative processes with other members in an informal and interactive space. The dates of these exclusive members-only events, a benefit of CWA membership, are posted on the CWA Events Calendar.

Featured Artists

View the work of over thirty artists including Christine Acebo, Laura Barr, Rosemary Benivegna, Diane Cadrain, Polly Castor, Mary Chandler, Amy Conover, Cy Cooper, Rosemary Cotnoir, Kathleen DeMeo, Carol Dixon, Anne Doris-Eisner, Nancy Greco, Sarah Grote, Lisa Helene, Hooey Mountain, and Donna Namnoum.

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ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S OLDEST ART ORGANIZATIONS FOR WOMEN

Connecticut Women Artists, Inc. is a premier art organization that has promoted and supported professional women artists since 1929. Beginning 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 various media, including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, assemblage, and photography.

CWA hosts numerous events during the year for members and art lovers. View the events calendar for news about exhibitions, calls for artists, and the dates of special and live stream events for members.

PROVIDING ART EXHIBITION 
OPPORTUNITIES IN CONNECTICUT

CWA presents annual art exhibitions in Connecticut, including 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.

Rosemary Cotnoir, The Forest Glows at Night, acrylic on canvas_edited.jpg

Rosemary Cotnoir

Pauletta De Lucia Even Solomon Was Not Arrayed Like One of These Digital Photographwsig.jp

CELEBRATING CONTEMPORARY ART IN THE MEMBERS' GALLERY

The curated Members’ Gallery annually presents a fresh look at the selected works of participating member artists. 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 gifts the viewer with an immersive art experience via these strong works by

contemporary female artists.

ENGAGING THE ARTS COMMUNITY

Opportunities to exhibit your work at respected galleries and museums, network with our community of

accomplished artists, attend special events, or utilize your skills volunteering for our organization are all part of the CWA experience. The membership application period runs from August 1 through August 31.

Crystal MacLean, The Breakthrough, Acrylic and Charcoal.jpg

Crystal MacLean

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