CHICAGO –– Woman Made Gallery (WMG) is proud to present ‘Refreshing Feminism,’ a group exhibition serving to showcase feminist protest art, paving the way toward visualizing our diverse identities, and empowering women to address the world from a shared stage of common experiences.
Dorit Jordan Dotan included the work by 39 artists: Biance Alebiosu, Melissa Arostegui, Jenny E Balisle, Whitney Bradshaw, Janet Braun-Reinitz, Kathleen Celestin-Parks, Parmalee Cover, Pia Cruzalegui, Sharon Draghi, Hale Ekinci, Sydell Glasser, Lea Goldman, Ellen Holtzblatt, Suzanne Horwitz, Michael Hubbard, Damien James, Judith Joseph, Rachel Kanter, Venise Keys, Shayna Kiblin, Loralyn Kumlin, Sena Kwon, Jennifer McNulty, Cristin Millett, Ruti Modlin, Jane Norling, Tracy Ostmann Haschke, Trix Rosen, Sara Salass, Lilach Schrag, Joanna Sit, Michael Springer, Patricia Stewart, Keila Strong, Juli Teitler, Rhonda Urdang, Nancy VanKanegan, Janet Webber, and Guest Artist: Sam Kirk
“Refreshing Feminism by feminist artists of today, is expressed through a wide variety of media. New types of art have also been developed, some specifically to meet the needs of the new consciousness and to express its messages. Visual art is a vital part of any social rights struggle.”
– Dorit Jordan Dotan
Juror/Curator: Dorit Jordan Dotan
Israeli-German multidisciplinary artist Dorit Jordan Dotan, lives and works in Chicago. Dorit’s work often expresses her social/political views, and calls attention to cultural issues. She is a long-time participant in movements for social change, and is active in the areas of peace, co-existence, women’s issues, and human and animal rights. Her work as a documentary photographer and graphic designer has brought her images to the attention of the wider international and local community and media. She has exhibited in New York, Berlin, Chicago, Haifa, Jerusalem and around the US. Dorit has participated in the Jerusalem Biennale in 2015 and 2016. In 2017 she curated an exhibition about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the Evanston Art Center. For more information about the juror, visit: www.doritjordan.com
(Banner image: artwork by Sena Kwon)
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Woman Made Gallery is supported in part by grants from The Arts Work Fund; The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events; The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation; The Efroymson Family Fund, a CICF Fund; The Illinois Arts Council Agency; The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation; The Joyce Foundation; a major anonymous donor; and the generosity of its members and contributors.