Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Please join Women of Visions at Sweetwater Center for the Arts for an event highlighting "Patterns of Injustice." Women of Visions artists will feature work touching upon societal ills which continue to tear at the fabric of freedom. We hope you will join us for this special event, which will start with an opening reception September 23, 2016 and end November 4, 2016 with a lecture by artist and historian Elizabeth Asche Douglas.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
There's a lot going on with Women of Visions Inc.
Member, Christine Bethea recently won an award as producer of the annual event GA/GI Fest (Geek Art/Green Innovator's Festival) from the Pittsburgh Technology Council. GA/GI has been named as one of Pittsburgh's Top Ten projects in Arts and Technology. The award was given at a special ceremony at the prestigious Fairmount Hotel, in downtown Pittsburgh. In addition, her event is part of visual showing of the city's best projects at the Pittsburgh airport. Visitors get to view it as they wait to board airplanes.
|Asche Douglas Gallery|
Elizabeth Asche Douglas has been honored as the only artist from Beaver County to be selected for the 2016 State of the Art Exhibition, a showcase highlighting the talent, creativity and diversity of Pennsylvania's established and emerging artists. The
Saturday, February 13, 2016
|Photo Courtesy of Artsmiths|
"We also plan to have a kick-off event for our 35th Anniversary in April at another location, " said Tina Brewer, our new WOV, Inc President, who took over in Janurary. "It's going to be a very full and exciting year. And we're so lucky LaVerne Kemp, was able to connect us with Artsmiths."
Other upcoming Women of Vision plans include adding new members to its roster, offering a few more exhibitions to round out the
year, and joining the Carnegie Library/Homewood for some community collaboration. Stay tuned for more details in the upcoming weeks! anniverary
Monday, November 9, 2015
A while has
Tina Williams Brewer--President
Harriette Meriwether- Vice President
Elizabeth Asche Douglas--Treasurer
Christine McCray Bethea--Financial Secretary
As luck would have it, five of these women, along with WOV members
"Excitement from the exhibit has been overwhelming," said Isabelle Chartier, Guest Curator for the Frick Fine Arts Building in Oakland, where the show is being held. " Because it was so well
|Charlotte Ka and her art |
|Frick Fine Arts Building, Oakland|
Saturday, November 22, 2014
|Inside the Gallery/ On the left: Yvonne Palkowitsh and daughter|
|The wall sez it all! Gateway to the Exhibition halls|
|Wendy Kendrick w/ Big Mama's Shadow|
|Lesley Ansley, Brenda Brown and Christine Bethea w/ Brown's Under Authority|
|LaVerne Kemp w/ Black Moss/Hainted Trees|
|Mayota Hill w/ The Messenger: Go Tell It On the Mountain|
Monday, November 17, 2014
Look out! This blog is about to be filled with dozens of great pics of our Storytellers: Truth Be Told! Art Exhibition at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Friday, November 21, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 9 pm. And check back for more info on the accompanying community events in January as well. Our exhibition catalog was designed by Martha Wasik, who also designed books for the other two groups hosting opening receptions in tandem with us and the Pittsburgh Center's Holiday Shop Evening Showcase. This is a very special and festive evening. Enjoy the bounty of creative talents from three PCA art organizations: Women of Visions, Inc., The Pittsburgh Fiberarts Guild, and the Craftsmen Guild, plus lots of sparkle and shine in the PCA shop with gift ideas from over 200 regional artists! DON'T MISS THIS EVENT.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Often good news hits our Facebook page before we update our blog! We'd like to congratulate Mayota Hill, Harriette Merriwether, and Tina Williams Brewer for being accepted into the second year of the National Afro-American Museum's Black Heritage Art Show, "Visual Rhythms," in Wilberforce, Ohio. The exhibition runs now through February 28, 2015.
One of our WOV Storyteller's exhibitors, Pepper Johnson, won a second place honor!
|Harriette Merriwether at Ohio exhibition/ Photos by Karen Womack|
|Mayota Hill at Ohio exhibition|
|Pepper Johnson with award-winning drum|