To kick-off Black History Month, today Google Doodle celebrates Edmonia Lewis (1844-1907), the first woman of African American and Native American decent to achieve international fame as a professional sculptor.
Like many women of this time, information about Edmonia's life is fairly thin. According to Google ... [Read More]
Meet Mary Daley, college sophomore and founder of The Pinspiration Project. The growing random acts of kindness movement started with Mary making inspiration-packed bottle cap pins and giving them out to friends and strangers, on a mission to spread hope. This is her story.
By Mary Daley - In the fall of 2016, ... [Read More]
Meet Meridth McKean Gimbel, woman, survivor, and children's book illustrator. Inspired by the mission and message of the Women’s March, she created this illustration, which she calls ‘Modern Suffragette’, "in solidarity with the marchers while reflecting back on the movement for universal suffrage that has ... [Read More]
By Nicole LaRue - Women are mobilizing to march on Washington this month. These women will demonstrate against the prevailing political rhetoric by marching alongside a million others who have been intimidated, threatened and marginalized. And I will be among them. I march as a woman defending human rights. ... [Read More]
Meet Mirjana Kika Milosevic, an insanely talented professional makeup artist and skin illusionist from Serbia. Her work, which includes bodypainting, facepainting, and special F/X makeup, has earned her viral fame on social media as well as a number of industry awards. Most recently, Mirjana was named winner of ... [Read More]
Hungarian pastry chef and artist Judit Czinkné Poór creates some of the most spectacular cookies we’ve ever seen. Using icing and food coloring, with some serious skill, Judit “paints” traditional Hungarian delicate lace, needlepoint and floral patterns on gingerbread cookies, resulting in mini masterpieces that are ... [Read More]
In 1974, Judy Chicago, a pioneer of feminist art and art education, set out to put together a legendary dinner party. Her carefully chosen guest list included 1,038 incredible women - 39 "guests of honor," who would each have their rightful place at a grand triangular table, and 999 others, who would have their names inscribed ... [Read More]
Since its founding in 1785, the walls of the Royal Irish Academy, Ireland’s leading body of experts in the science and humanities headquartered in Dublin, have been lined with powerful portraits of leaders in these fields and disciplines… all men. But thanks to Women On Walls, a creative initiative designed to address "systemic ... [Read More]