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AWAD NYC Galleries Celebrates Women Artists during Women’s History Month

Monday, March 11th, 2019

In celebration of Women’s History Month, three member galleries are honoring women artists with exhibitions and related programs.

Van/Deb Editions continues a multi-year tradition of showcasing five women artists in their Women’s History Month Invitational. This year the featured artists include – Ellen Hackl Fagen, Daisy Craddock, Jeanne Heiftez, Elke Solomon, and Petey Brown. The show is ongoing through March 31st.

107 Bowers Gallery & ArtSpace presents “International Women”. The show features six female artists: Blond Jenny, Marit G. Bostad, Mia Gjerdrum Helgesen, Vidhi Mehrotra, Swati Rogasti and Catherine Schmitt. The participants hale from United States,Norway, India, France. Ongoing through April 27, 2019.

ODETTA presents their exhibitions Femme Fatales in two locations. In their Bushwick Gallery, Ann Chernow and Susan Bee will be featured.  There will be an opening reception on March 15th with an artists talk on March 31st. In their Chelsea Gallery, Gelah Penn will install a single, monumental work in the 1st Dibs Gallery in the Terminal Markets in Chelsea.  There will be two meet the artists receptions on March 22 and March 27th.

Ground Floor Gallery  has Millie Benson’s solo exhibition, Physica on Artsy through March 28th. For anyone interested in seeing these expressive works in person, the gallery is arranging studio visits at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Women’s History Month Invitational at VanDeb Editions

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

VanDeb Editions has proudly celebrated WHM with their Women’s History Month Invitational since 2010.

Women’s History Month Invitational at VanDeb Editions

Saturday, March 11th, 2017


VanDeb Editions has proudly celebrated Women’s History Month since 2010. This year they are honoring five women artists who have made prints with them in the last year.

The featured artists are Marina Adams, Nancy Azara, Andrea Belag (Sunnyside Yards #3 pictured above) , Joanne FreemanClaire Seidl and Dee Shapiro. All of the artists are mid-career engaged in lively art making and exhibiting. The show runs from March 1-31 at the Standard Motors Building Lobby. 37-18 Northern Blvd., Long Island City, NY.

Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week. Since 1995, Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as Women’s History Month.” 


VanDeb Editions celebrates Women’s History Month with an Invitational Show

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Image – Helen Cantrell House Dreams

VanDeb Editions is pleased to announce Women’s History Month 2016 Invitational.  The work will be on show in the lobby of the Standard Motors Building at 36-18 Northern Blvd, Long Island City from March 1st – 31st.  The opening reception for the show is on March 9th 6:00pm – 8:00pm.

Deborah Freedman and Marjorie VanDyke, co-founders and owners of VanDeb Editions, began their association at Robert Blackburn’s Printmaking Workshop in 1988. Sharing a passion for etching and monotype, in 1999 they founded VanDeb Editions. Here they collaborate with artists to explore the process of making prints while expanding their aesthetic vocabulary. Freedman and VanDyke, have found it a joy to work with the over 39 people who have worked with then as they continue to produce prints of originality and superlative production values.

Exhibiting artists include:

Rosaire Appel
Emily Berger
Helen Cantrell
Cynthia Carlson
Sharon Horvath
Kumi Korf
Pamela Lawton
Nancy Lasar
Cynthia Lin
Rifka Milder
Arlene Slavin
Christa Wolf


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