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Peninsula Women’s Caucus for Art - Art Exhibition “Golden State of Mind”
Showcasing the work of California Women Artists. An Exhibition that is 100% Women!
SAN FRANCISCO, California, September 1, 2010 – The Peninsula Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art present a member exhibition titled “Golden State of Mind”, curated by WCA, displaying the work of California women artists. The exhibition will be held from October 18, 2010 through January 28, 2011 at the Milton Marks Conference Center Galleries, San Francisco. The public reception and opportunity to meet the artists will be held in the Galleries on Thursday, October 21 from 4-5:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public.
“Golden State of Mind” includes artwork by 19 emerging and professional women artists. The 38 works on display cover a broad range of media, including painting, mixed media, textiles and photography. Organized around the theme of a “Golden State of Mind”, the show explores the artist’s interpretation of living within California, both the glamorous and the seedy; the idealized golden land and the realistic, gritty view from the street level. The artists also capture the sense of innovation in this area and local personalities. ”Regardless of the artist’s media, their individual work speaks to the uniqueness and strength of their message on “Golden State of Mind” says Tanya Lin Jaffe, exhibition coordinator.
About the Women’s Caucus for Art
Founded in 1972 in connection with the College Art Association (CAA), WCA is a national member organization unique in its multi-disciplinary, multicultural membership of artists, art historians, students /educators, and museum professionals. The mission of the Women's Caucus for Art is to expand opportunities and recognition for women in the arts.
WCA is committed to education about the contributions of women, opportunities for the exhibition of women's work, publication of women's writing about art, inclusion of women in the history of art, professional equity for all, and respect for all individuals without discrimination and support for legislation relevant to our goals. For more information visit: www.nationalwca.org
About Milton Marks Conference Center Galleries The Milton Marks Conference Center Galleries is located on the lower level off the Hiram Johnson State Office Building, 455 Golden Gate Ave., in San Francisco.
For additional information:
Ellen Lee, 650-591-2801
Peninsula Women’s Caucus for Art – New Works
Pacifica, California – August 16, 2010 – The Coastal Arts League Museum and Gallery will present new works of the Peninsula Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art. Over twenty-five artists will exhibit their new paintings, sculpture, textile art, mixed media and photography from September 3 to October 3, 2010.
A reception for the artists is planned for Saturday, September 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Coastal Arts League Gallery and Museum, Zabella Square, 300 Main Street in Half Moon Bay. The public is invited to attend.
Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 12 – 5 p.m. Visit: www.coastalartsleague.com
About the Peninsula Women’s Caucus for Art:
More than 30 years ago, the female members of the College Art Association (CAA) formed the Women's Caucus for Art (WCA) during their 1972 CAA National Conference in San Francisco, California. The Northern California Chapter of WCA was formed soon after that and ultimately totaled thirty-plus Chapters across the Country. The Peninsula Chapter was formed in 1991.
The Peninsula Chapter of WCA concentrates on providing exhibition opportunities for women artists, sharing resources and educational networking.
Marian Yap – 650-359-6140