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Women's Work, a century of art by women

January 27 - May 5, 2007

Women's Work recognizes and celebrates the contributions and accomplishments of women artists in the United States over the last century.

Women's Work was inspired by a dance concert scheduled by the UW Department of Theatre and Dance in March 2007. Choreographed by UW Dance Assistant Professor Margaret Wilsonthe body through which the dream flows. is a conceptual series of sketches that celebrates the spirit, vision, and contributions of women who changed the world through their work. Women's Work, a century of art by women is an exhibition conceived to complement Wilson's dance concert through an exploration of the contributions women have made to the visual arts. Drawn from the museum's collection, the exhibition will include women artists and photographers from the early 20th Century to the present.

  • Funded in part by the National Advisory Board of the UW Art Museum.


Left: Laura Gilpin (American, 1891-1979), Summer Shelter, Cove Area, 1934, black and white photograph, 15-3/8 x 19-3/16 inches, friends of the UW Art Museum, University of Wyoming Art Museum Collection, 79.31

Center: Hung Liu (Chinese/American), Portrait of China Mary, 2006, oil on canvas, 66 x 66 inches, gift of Neltje and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Agee University of Wyoming Art Museum Collection, 06.3

Right: Minetta Good (American, 1895-1945), Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, not dated, lithograph on paper, 9-1/4 x 14 inches, gift of Works Progress Administration, University of Wyoming Art Museum Collection, 68.73

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