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Artemisia after 40


Artemisia after 40: current work by past members

May 2 - June 13, 2014

Bridgeport Art Center Gallery

1200 West 35th Street, 4th Floor

Artemisia after 40 is a showcase of work by artists who were members of the women's cooperative Artemisia Gallery.  From 1973 until closing in 2003, Artemisia played an essential role in supporting and nurturing the careers of over 150 women artist members, their mentees and exhibiting guest artists, who made their mark on the Chicago art scene and beyond.  Join us to celebrate the legacy of this influential and ground-breaking women's cooperative 40 years after its founding.

Closing Reception and Discussion

Friday, June 13, 2014

Reception: 6-9pm

Presentation & Discussion: 7-8pm

The closing reception and discussion will feature Joanna Gardnet-Huggett, assistant professor of art history at DePaul University, and Thea Liberty Nichols, a curator and writer as well as former coordinator of Artemisia Gallery.

The Women and Leadership Archives has a strong collection of women artists, including 24 former members of the Artemisia Gallery.  Artists participating in the Artemisia after 40 showcase whose papers are held at the WLA include:

Barbara Blades

Barbara Ciurej & Lindsay Lochman

Barbara Cooper

Mary Ellen Croteau

Carole Harmel

Linda Kramer

Kathryn Kucera

Margaret Lanterman

Silvia Malagrino

Jackie Moses

Olivia Petrides

Nancy Plotkin

Eileen Ryan

Susan Senseman

Fern Shafer

Diane Simpson

Michelle Stone

Maureen Warren

Toby Zallman


Women and Leadership Archives
Loyola University Chicago · Piper Hall · 1032 W. Sheridan Road · Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.8837 · E-mail: WLArchives@luc.edu

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