The Women's Caucus for Art is a national organization whose mission is to create community through art, education, and social activism, while recognizing the contribution of women in the arts. The Philadelphia Chapter provides a support network for women artists in Philadelphia and surrounding communities.
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Clay Bunny Project
We are planning a studio visit to make bunnies.
See info here: Bunnies
We need your E to the 3rd Degree
Greetings Everyone! I'm very happy with how things have been going in general, even though we are a long way from where I'd like us to be. We've seen new faces and new interest over the past few meetings and we are starting to connect with other groups and organizations. The potential for greatness is here and it is up to us to harness it!
Lots of opportunities for involvement and now is the time to really step up so you can be in on things from the start. Members of DivaNation, an all female jazz vocalist and composer group, have reached out and are planning on joining forces. They are bringing experience, enthusiasm, and energy (E to the 3rd Degree)!
PLEASE send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know your interest/availability in any of the following (see minutes below too):
1. DivaNation Workshopping for collaboration 2. Attending a studio visit to make clay bunnies on a Wednesday evening (or another day) 3. EXHIBITION committee, where you'd help plan/organize upcoming exhibitions
Thank you! Looking forward to our meeting next weekend on the 21st plus the Red Sand Project group action!
Philadelphia Women’s Caucus for Art Meeting Minutes: April 30, 2016Charles Santore Library 932 So.7th St.
Attendees: Sarah Bloom, Colleen Gahrmann, Roz Bloom, Patricia Proniewski, Shekhinah Davis, Khadijah Renee, Vita Tew, Uta Fellechner, Elizabeth Filante Sanders
Meeting called to order by Sarah Bloom at 10:30.
Introductions & general announcements:
Scott Mills Exhibit scheduled for Nov 2016.
WCA Art Scholarship Recipient has been selected and awarded to a Moore College of Art 2016 graduate. Taylor Weckerly receives $100 and one year membershipt to WCA.
A Red Sand Project Action, developed by activist artist Molly Gochman will take place Saturday May 21st 12noon, meeting at 3rd street gallery to walk together.
Members meeting begins at 10:30, followed by Red Sand action.
Dawns Place and Six Senses Clay Studio will join the May 21st WCA Philadelphia Red Sand Action. Both organizations offer support services to exploited women.
Six Senses Studio will host a collaborative fund raiser with the Clay Bunny Project. A clay Bunny Making event is opened to a group of 10 at Six Sense Studio 7pm May 11th.( off Germantown Ave.) Clay bunnies will be made, fired and sold at the May 21st Red Sand Action, all proceeds are donated to local and international anti sex trafficking organizations.
Exhibition Committee chaired by Jude Lang needs volunteers any amount of time is appreciated. Planning can be done through email & teleconference.
Members of DivaNation & The Women’s Coalition for Empowerment were in attendance. They expressed interest in collaboration with WCAP regarding exhibitions, performance and ideas of fusion in the visual, and performing arts.
Very exciting and fruitful discussion on ideas for collaboration. Decided we needed to schedule separate workshopping dates for those committed to putting in the effort to make this a reality.
Next meeting May 21st 10:30 -12 at the 3rd st. Gallery 45N.2nd St. Philadelphia
Red Sand Project/Action May 21st 12 noon 3rd St Gallery followed by group walk towards Constitution Center. All are welcomed adults, children friends.