Wednesday, May 25, 2011

!Women Art Revolution Screening!

Get Your Tickets for the !Women Art Revolution Screening on June 2nd!
In the 60's 70's and 80's, the Feminist Art Movement fused free speech and politics and by their efforts, radically transformed the art and culture of our times. Lynn Hershman Leeson documents the pivotal events and interviews key figures including visionary artists, scholars and critics like Miranda July, The Guerrilla Girls, Yvonne Rainer, Judy Chicago, Marina Abramovic, Yoko Ono, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Ingrid Sischy, and Carolee Schneemann.

West End Cinema will be screening the DC theatrical premiere of !Women Art Revolution as an exclusive preview to benefit WPA on Thursday, June 2 at 7:30 pm.

Tickets will be $20 which includes a drink and a small popcorn. There are only a small number of tickets available for this screening, so we recommend you buy tickets online in advance of the event.
Click here to buy tickets now!
When: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: West End Cinema, 2301 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037
Cost: $20 + handling fee for 1 ticket with small drink and popcorn.
See the trailer here
Thanks for your support! We look forward to seeing you at the screening!
Washington Project for the Arts
Washington Project for the Arts would like to extend its appreciation to West End Cinema for this opportunity.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Nominations for National Board

WCA is welcoming nominations for our next President Elect.
The President Elect will serve a 6-year term on the Board. The term begins with President Elect (2012-13), then President (2014-2015) and finally, Past President (2016-2017). WCA is looking for nominees with outstanding leadership qualities, prior administrative experience and either national or local board experience.

To be considered please forward the following information by the deadline of June 30 to

1. Resume
2. Short bio
3. Brief statement addressing: why you want to be the President; what skills you will bring to the table; your leadership style and your vision for WCA.
4. 1 or 2 letters of recommendation

All information should be forwarded in WORD .doc formats.

Nominees should make sure that they have read the qualifications/descriptions of the positions and are fully prepared to take on the leadership roles.
Qualifications/Descriptions are available in a pdf format here. Log into the membership portal, click on my membership, and then click on WCA documents.

Members may nominate other members, but it is also possible to nominate oneself. Look to the talent in your own region for someone who is able and capable of taking the reins of the WCA. The nominee must be willing to invest the ample time, energy and resources necessary to fulfill the obligations of President-elect/ President/Past President.

The Nominations Committee will vet nominees. In the fall of 2011, the Committee will put forward 1 or 2 candidates to the WCA membership. Voting will take place in the winter of 2011. The elected candidate will take office on March 1, 2012.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

The Nominations Committee:
Yuriko Takata (chair)
Leslie Aguillard, Lisa Becker, Marilyn Hayes, Avinger Nelson, Phyllis Parnum, Barbara Wolanin (committee members)

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Exhibit: Frostburg State University


Dates for our exhibit at The Stephanie Ann Roper Art Gallery Frostburg State University. If you have not already viewed this link to the gallery-

DELIVERY OF WORK: Saturday, August 20th through Monday August 29th, 2011. FSU will install this exhibit unless your work needs your specific installation. We will provide you specific time of day for delivery as well as provide Frostburg with timelines.


PICK UP OF WORK: Thursday October 13th through Saturday October 15th, 2011.


June 3, 2011 -EXHIBITING FEE: $35 due

Send a check made out to WCA-DC with “Frostburg Exhibit” on the memo line and send to Holly Dodge, WCA/DC, PO Box 53125,

Washington, DC 20009-3125

June 10, 2011 –Digital Images for On-Line Exhibit of Frostburg Exhibit–

Choose one piece from all of your work to be exhibited and send a digital image of this piece to

The work to be exhibited is the same work exhibited at Delaplaine unless you have communicated that the piece is no longer available.

  • Please title your e-mail ---WCA-DC FROSTBURG EXHIBIT DIGITAL
  • NOTE SIZE of image- jpeg - 300 dpi resolution, 4x6 size. If you are unsure about sizing your work please e-mail for directions on how to do this.
  • Also, include your name, medium, dimensions of work, date of work, and selling price of the work in the body of the e-mail.

Monday, May 9, 2011

Member News: Cindy Renteria


Bring family and friends to her exhibit at the National Harbor!

Cindy Renteria/The Elements
DATE: Sunday, May 15, 2011
TIME: 2:00-6:00 pm
LOCATION: The Maris Elaine Gallery
National Harbor
178 Waterfront Street
Natinal Harbor, MD 20745