News from the Archives
Artemisia After 40
Artemisia after 40 was a showcase of work by artists who were members of the women's cooperative Artemisia Gallery. From 1973 until closing in 2003, Artemisia played an essential role in supporting and nurturing the careers of over 150 women artist members, their mentees and exhibiting guest artists, who made their mark on the Chicago art scene and beyond.
WLA Director Nancy Freeman attended the closing reception for the exhibition on June 13th and is pictured here with Nicole Ferentz, Director of Fine Arts at Loyola and former Artemisia member.
The Women and Leadership Archives has a strong collection of women artists, including 24 former members of the Artemisia Gallery. Artists participating in the Artemisia after 40 showcase whose papers are held at the WLA include: