Please join us for RISE: A Feminine Approach to the Craft of Art, a new art show opening Friday, Sept. 7, from 5:30- to 8:30, at 1610 Osceola Streeet., Jacksonville, FL 32204. Women Writing for (a) Change, Jacksonville, is featuring more than 20 different local female artists and their approach to the artistic process. Men welcome to attend this event. Large and small works of art will be offered for sale to raise funds for our Outreach programs. Tax-deductible. More details below. Register here. Press release here. Artwork courtesy of Debbie Pounders.
A Showcase for Women Artists
More than 20 artists will be featured in RISE, including Lana Shuttleworth, who makes art out of recycled materials; Erin Kendrick, showing work based on the poem, “For Colored Girls Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuf;” UNF professor Jenny Hagar, on the theme of the Women’s March movement; and Hope McMath, founder of Yellow House, a center of art and activism in Jacksonville. Two female musicians, Lauren Fincham and Jennifer Chase, will provide music during the opening. (Continued under poster, below.)
More than 20 Different Artists Represented
Artists in the show come from a diverse background, and include established as well as emerging artists: Mary Atwood; Bronwen Chandler; Cookie Davis; Annelies Dykgraaf ; Crystal Floyd; Caitlin Flynn; Sondi Frus; Barbara Fryefield; Joyce Gabiou; Susan Gibbs Natale; Sheila Goloborotko; Margete Griffin; Jenny Hager; Marsha Hatcher; Erin Kendrick; Leslie Kirkwood; Hope McMath; Traci Mims; Elana Ohlander; Debbie Pounders; Deborah Reid; Lana Shuttleworth; Thorn – the urban atelier; Emine Zander; and others.
The show, a fundraiser to benefit the outreach programs of Women Writing for (a) Change, Jacksonville, will also include a silent auction, sales of art journals, an interactive writing experience, and readings of several women writers. Men are welcome and encouraged to attend. Register here.