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Woman Made Gallery is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization founded in 1992. Its goal is to cultivate, promote and support the work of female-identified artists by providing exhibition opportunities, professional development, and public programs that invite discussion about what feminism means today. More than 7,500 women artists have exhibited their work here since WMG was established. WMG welcomes the participation of people of all gender expressions and orientations as artists and program participants, members and supporters.

Our Vision

Woman Made Gallery’s vision is to ensure the equal placement of women’s art in the world.

Mission Statement

Woman Made Gallery (WMG) supports, cultivates and promotes the diverse contributions of women in the arts through exhibitions and other programs that serve, educate and enrich the community.


Board of Directors

Erin Waser

President

Graphic Designer, ABC 7 Chicago

Andrea Leets

Vice President/Treasurer

Senior Tax Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Marcia Grubb

Secretary

President, Grubb Property Management Inc.

Tammi Franke

Partner, Fitzgerald & Hewes LLP

Laurie A. Cohen

Futures and Options Trader, Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Jennifer Eicher

HR Professional, Press Ganey

Gail Holmberg

Partner, Fortium Partners LP

Sioban Lombardi

Artist, Author of "Art and Thinking"

Ginny Sykes

Artist, Educator, Curator

Becca Waterloo

Photographer, Architect

Emily R. Williams

Educator, University of Illinois in Chicago

2015

Sydney Stoudmire appointed new executive director of WMG
July

2014

Beate Minkovski, founder and first executive director of WMG retires
December

2012

WMG 20 Year Anniversary / 20 Years Strong: Women Working in Clay Exhibition
July

2002

WMG 10 Year Anniversary
August

1998

WMG Website (womanmade.org) is born

1997

WMG moves from Chicago's North Side to Prairie Ave. in South Loop
August

1994

WMG recieves not-for-profit status and First Board forms WMG recieves not-for-profit status and First Board forms

1992


WMG opens its doors with a Senior Show ‘Man-Made Women’ by Beate Minkovski and Kelly Hensen
May

First group show titled 'Women Do Women'
July

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Woman Made Gallery 685 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60642 312-738-0400 / Wednesday–Friday: 11am–6pm
Saturday–Sunday: 12pm–4pm