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
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: