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JOURNAL


The AWITA Journal is a regularly-updated platform, listing unique and original content that we hope is of interest to both members and friends of AWITA. We are delighted to highlight AWITA members on our journal, as well as weekly reading recommendations and highlights of the collection of the New Hall Collection. The New Hall Art Collection is a permanent collection of modern and contemporary art by women at Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge.


September

 Maggi Hambling CBE - Gulf Women Prepare for War (1986) NHAC

Maggi Hambling CBE - Gulf Women Prepare for War (1986) NHAC


October

 Tatiana Trouvé - The Shaman (2018), Frieze London

Tatiana Trouvé - The Shaman (2018), Frieze London

AWITA is delighted to announce our second institutional partner The Fine Art Group! Our spotlight this month goes to: Enam Gbewonyo, Aurélie Maw, Dea Vanagan, Bernadine Bröcker Wieder (not yet published).

Featured work from the NHAC is ‘Billie Piper’ by Rose Wylie.

AWITA reading recommendation: Women, Art, and Society by Whitney Chadwick, 15 Women Who Made Art and Made History (In That Order) by Bridget Quinn

The most significant art events: Frieze London with female-centric programm and Harpers Bazaar Art Week's panel discussion with speakers: Valeria Napaleone, Martina Batovic and Lisa Schiff




November

Dame Paula Rego, ‘Ines de Castro’ (2014) oil on canvas

This month we are starting with our AWITA 'Mentoring Programme walk and talk’. Our Mentors include art world professionals with 10 years of experience in visual arts.

For this months reading list we have highlighted:  The Dark Side of The Boom: The Excesses of the Art Market in the 21st Century by Georgina Adam, The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan.

Featured work from the NHAC is ‘Ines de Castro' by Dame Paula Rego

AWITA members spotlight:  Anna Kirrage, Kate McMillan, Marine Tanguy, Florence Evans


December

 Chiharu Shiota   exhibition at Blain|Southern

Chiharu Shiota exhibition at Blain|Southern

This month we start with AWITA members Christmas Drinks event at Blain|Southern. Looking forward to next year' January Balance, in Spring 2019, we are delighted to be hosting a practical skills-based workshop with RADA and our members trip to Scotland.

Featured work from the NHAC is ‘Seasick' by Eileen Cooper RA.

For our Christmas reading list we choose: We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Our this month's spotlights are:  Beth Greenacre, Ehryn Torrell