CWAH PROGRAMS

Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist in Residence Lectureship
brings to the Rutgers University community and general public the work of a renowned contemporary woman artist through exhibitions, class visits, and public lecture.

The Feminist Art Project
is an international collaborative initiative recognizing the aesthetic, intellectual and political impact of women on the visual arts, art history and art practice, past and present. The project promotes diverse feminist art events, education and publications through its website and online calendar; and facilitates networking and regional program development throughout the world.

Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series
at the Douglass Library Galleries, Rutgers University, founded in 1971, is the oldest continuous running exhibition venue for contemporary women visual artists in the U.S.

Miriam Schapiro Archives on Women Artists
contains files related to women artists and art organizations. These collections are housed in Rutgers University Libraries Special Collections and University Archives and are open by appointment to scholars, curators, researchers and students who seek documentation about women's art practices.

Online Education
E-courses about women artists, their achievements, and impact on culture and society; race and contemporary art; homosexuality and visual culture; gender and the body.

Women Artists Archive National Directory
is an innovative web directory to U.S. archival collections of primary source materials by and about women visual artists active in the U.S. since 1945.


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2015-2016 Estelle Lebowitz Endowed
Visiting Artist in Residence

CHITRA GANESH

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Swan Song Call, 2008, Archival lightjet print, 28 x 40". Image courtesy of the artist.

Solo Exhibition  September 1 - December 10, 2015
Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries
Douglass Library, 8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, NJ

Public Lecture by Chitra Ganesh 
November 3, 2015
5pm Reception / 5:30pm Lecture  -- 
RSVP
Mabel Smith Douglass Room, Douglass Library

PRESS RELEASE

Articles: ArtNews; RUL News & Events

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The Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series is a program of the Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities in partnership with Rutgers University Libraries. The exhibition and event are made possible by the Estelle Lebowitz Memorial Fund.
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Rutgers Co-sponsors: African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages and Literatures; Art Library; Asian American Cultural Center; Brodsky Center; Center for Cultural Analysis; Center for Women's Global Leadership; Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA Centers); Department of Art History; Department of Women's and Gender Studies; Douglass Residential College; Fine Arts Department-Camden; Institute for Research on Women; Institute for Women's Leadership; Margery Somers Foster Center; Mason Gross School of the Arts-Visual Arts; Paul Robeson Galleries-Newark; RUPA; South Asian Studies Program; Women and Creativity House-Global Village. Additional Co-sponsors: Durham Press (PA) and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts

ONLINE EDUCATION

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Ellen Gallagher,  Double Natural (detail), 2002  

FALL 2015 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Online courses!

REGISTER TODAY!

CWAH in partnership with the Department of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers.

Gender, Art, and Society
Course number: 988:255
  
Homosexuality and Visual Culture
Course number: 988:259
Gender, Race and Contemporary Art - NEW MATERIALS!
Course number: 988-258
Gender and the Body: Representation and Pornography
Course number: 988-257

Please note that these are online courses. REGISTER HERE

CAMPUS HIGHLIGHTS

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From Island to Ocean: Caribbean and Pacific Dialogues - Juana Valdes and Fidalis Buehler
Exhibition in conjunction with Center for Cultural Analysis' 2015-2016 seminar Archipelagoes

September 1 - December 10, 2015
Rutgers Art Library, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

October 20, 2015, Artist Talk, Panel Discussion, and Reception
Rutgers Art Library, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
1-2:30pm - Artist Talk
4:40-6:30 - Panel Discussion and Reception

INFORMATION

Exhibition sponsors: Center for Cultural Analysis; Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities; Rutgers Art Library; School of Arts and Sciences; Departments of American Studies, AMESALL, English, Geography, History, LHCS, and Sociology; Institute for Research on Women; Program in Comparative Literature; Center for African Studies

Event sponsors: Brigham Young University; Center for Cultural Analysis; Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities; Rutgers Art Library; School of Arts and Sciences; Departments of American Studies, AMESALL, English, Geography, History, LHCS, and Sociology; Institute for Research on Women; Program in Comparative Literature; Center for African Studies

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Anisa Ashkar, Agria Matia, 2006, photograph

Visions of Place: Complex Geographies in Contemporary Israeli Art
Exhibition explores Israel's history, society, and culture through the diverse works of thirty-six contemporary artists

September 17 - December 17, 2015
Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts, 314 Linden Street, Camden, NJ 08102

Curated by Dr. Martin Rosenberg and Dr. J. Susan Isaacs

Artists: David Adika, Tal Amitai-Lavi, Andi Arnovitz, Anisa Ashkar, Asad Azi, Oded Balilty, Yael Bartana, Guy Ben-Ner, Rina Castelinuova, Zoya Cherkassky, Toby Cohen, Natan Divir, Dor Guez, Gilad Efrat Nir Evron, Dorit Feldman, Uri Gershuni, Michael Halak, Gaston Zvi Ickowicz, Hila Karabelnikov, Miki Kratsman, Shai Kremer, Sigalit Landau, Ariane Littman, Orna Lutski, Orly Maiberg, Haim Maor, Adi Nes, Maya Muchawsky Parnas, Sigal Primor, Orit Raff, Naomi Safran-Hon, Tal Shochat, Efrat Shvily, Pavel Wolberg, and Tamir Zadok

October 11, 2015, Gallery Tour, Lecture and Reception  Schedule of Events
Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts, 314 Linden Street, Camden, NJ 08102
1pm
, Stedman Gallery - Tour of exhibit with curators
2pm
, Multipurpose Room - Lecture by Ruth Direktor, Curator of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
3pm
, Multipurpose Room - Reception
4:30pm
, Stedman Art Gallery - Open time in exhibition with Curators and Ms. Direktor

INFORMATION

Exhibition sponsors: Rutgers, The State University of NJ; Towson University; Rutgers-Camden; Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts; New Jersey State Council on the Arts; Dodge Foundation Artists Grants Program; Israel's Office of Cultural Affairs in North America; Consulate General to Israel of the Mid-Atlantic; Embassy of Israel; Jewish Community Foundation, Inc; Maryland State Arts Council; Maryland Humanities Council; Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities

Event sponsors: Rutgers-Camden, Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities, Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic and Public Partnerships in the Arts and Humanities, and the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc.

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Joan Marter

True to Her Spirit: A Symposium in Honor of Joan Marter
October 30, 2015, 9:30am-6pm

Lower Dodge Gallery, Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

In recognition of Art History Professor Joan Marter on the occasion of her retirement from Rutgers and in honor of her distinguished scholarship and contributions to the literature of the Twentieth Century and contemporary art history, her commitment to curatorial studies, her advocacy for artists and feminism, and her dedication to her students.

Keynote Speaker: Ellen Landau, Andrew W. Mellon Professor Emerita of the Humanities, Department of Art History and Art at Case Western Reserve University

Sponsored by: Department of Art History, Zimmerli Art Museum, Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities, and the School of Arts and Sciences

OFF CAMPUS EVENTS

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Grimanesa Amorós

Women Series Spotlight: Grimanesa Amorós
September 15, 2015
El Teatro @ El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029

El Museo del Barrio and ArtW present Women Series Spotlight, and annual lecture program celebrating living Latina artists. This year, ArtW founder, Marjorie Martay, and El Museo curator, Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, kick-off a new partnership with an intimate evening highlighting the work of Peruvian-American artist Grimanesa Amorós.

INFORMATION & RSVP

Presented by: El Museo del Barrio and ArtW
Promotional co-sponsor: Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities

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Feminist Art Conference
September 24-27, 2015
OCAD University, 100 McCaul, Toronto, Canada

A yearly multidisciplinary feminist art conference that inspires sharing, networking, and collaboration.

REGISTRATION & MORE INFO

EVENT VIDEOS

TFAP@CAA

The Feminist Art Project Day of Panels 2015
COLLECTIVE CREATIVITY: COLLABORATION AND COLLECTIVES IN FEMINIST ART PRACTICE

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LEARN MORE ABOUT TFAP@CAA

Panel Discussion
I Will Resist With Every Inch and Every Breath: Punk and the Art of Feminism

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On March 12, 2015, The Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art presented a conversation about the confrontational forces of punk rock and feminism through the provocative work and personal experiences of multidisciplinary artists, writers, and curators Osa Atoe, Johanna Fateman, Narcissister, Lydia Lunch, and Astria Suparak. Punk has long been a refuge for nonconformists, a platform for DIY experimentation, and a means for voicing rage. These panelists will discuss the aesthetics and politics of punk in their own lives and work. Organized by A.I.R. Gallery and the Center for Women in the Arts & Humanities at Rutgers, and moderated by Leah DeVun.
Link to video

SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS

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Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art, and Society

Book for the exhibition and showcase of women artists, filmmakers, writers, scholars, and performers of Middle East heritage, "Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art, and Society." To purchase a copy of the book, click here!

Learn more about the Fertile Crescent Project!

 

VIEW ALL CWAH PUBLICATIONS HERE!

ONLINE EXHIBITIONS

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40 Years of Women Artists at Douglass Library
Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series 40th Anniversary Virtual Exhibition (1971-2011)

The 40th Anniversary of the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series is celebrated by launching its first virtual exhibition. The virtual exhibit went live on April 30, 2012, and will remain on the website in perpetuity as an over-arching archival representation of the remarkable women artists who have exhibited in the series.
View the Virtual Exhibit!


Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities is a unit of the Office of Academic Affairs and is a consortium member of the Institute for Women's Leadership at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
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