Arkansas Women Artists Invited to Apply to Biennial Juried Artist Registry

The Arkansas Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts (ACNMWA) invites Arkansas artists who identify as women to apply for its online biennial Juried Artist Registry. More information and a link to the application is available here.

Original current work in all media is eligible. The application deadline is August 1, 2023. Selected artists will be featured on the ACNWMA website from September 2023 to September 2025.

ACNMWA devotes significant consideration to the selection of its invited jurors for the Juried Artist Registry. The invited juror for the 2023-2025 registry is Matthew Bailey, Ph.D., Gallery Director and Assistant Professor in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. Dr. Bailey was one of the inaugural Tyson Scholars at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. For the 2021-2023 registry cycle, the juror was Ann Prentice Wagner, Ph.D.

View the current Juried Artist Registry.

ACNMWA is a nonprofit volunteer organization founded in 1989 by Helen Walton and Ed Dell Wortz. Its mission is to highlight the accomplishments of Arkansas women artists and share the groundbreaking work of the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) 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.

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