The Arkansas Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts is taking applications for its curated online registry of Arkansas female artists.
The application is available on the ACNMWA website at http://www.acnmwa.org, under Apply, Curated Artist Registry Application. The direct link to the application is https://acnmwa.org/curated-artist-registry-application. The deadline to apply is Dec. 31.
“For visitors to the ACNMWA website, the registry is a great place to view some of the outstanding work being created by women artists in the state,” Barbara Satterfield, ACNMWA president, said in a news release. “For selected artists, it is an opportunity to showcase their work and receive additional recognition for their contribution to the arts in the state.”
The application is open to all female artists who were born in Arkansas or are residents of Arkansas at the time of application. The biennial registry will be featured on the ACNMWA website from February 2021 to January 2022.
Serving as the guest curator for this cycle is Ann Prentice Wagner, the Jackye and Curtis Finch Jr. curator of drawings at the Arkansas Arts Center.
The 2019-2020 Artist Registry is online at https://acnmwa.org/curated-artist-registry.
ACNMWA was founded in 1989 to support the efforts of the National Museum of Women in the Arts and to promote Arkansas female artists, according to the release.
ACNMWA is a nonprofit volunteer organization established as an affiliate of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, located in Washington, D.C. The Museum brings recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring, and researching art by women and by teaching the public about their accomplishments, it said.