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Women in the Arts Foundation works to overcome discrimination against women artists.

Founded in 1971 by artists, writers and other art world professionals meeting in lower Manhattan during a time of great unrest and creative ferment, Women in the Arts quickly grew into a national organization. It incorporated in 1973 as Women in the Arts Foundation, Inc. (WIA). Throughout its history, WIA has proved to be adaptable and creative in its ongoing work to change outdated concepts and attitudes about women as professional artists. Read More


Fleta Monaghan

Linda Butti

Nydia Preede

Rose-Marie Cherundolo