Art can spring from pretty much anything as talent and imagination transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. We've seen incredible works made with yarn, paper, sugar, bees, leaves, dirt... even lost earrings. Now we can add a 60's childhood toy to the mix as Chicago artist Jane Labowitch masterfully creates one-of-a-kind, completely permanent works ... [Read More]
"The only thing she’s got going is the woman’s card." Since making this comment about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in late April, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s words have continued to reverberate within the U.S. and around the world, eliciting lots ... [Read More]
Illustrator Genevieve Womack comes from a family of scientists. In fact, she considered going to medical school, but decided to pursue her passion for drawing and telling stories… and boy are we glad she did!
Her most recent piece, 7 Badass Women of Computer Engineering, combines the artist’s love of science with her amazing ... [Read More]
Inspired by her personal experiences as a breastfeeding mother, UK portrait artist Leanne Pearce has created a new series of paintings celebrating women breastfeeding their children. The aim of the series is to provide more positive imagery around the subject of breastfeeding, which has been and continues to be a topic of great controversy. ... [Read More]
"Tumbling over the past year and a half has made me see the problems of gender roles that exist in media, but sometimes it gets to the point where I over analyze every single piece of television or film that I come across. (However, this in no way means that I think feminist media criticism is wrong, or should be avoided!) Mostly ... [Read More]
Born with the rare condition Arthrogryposis, Alana Ciena Tillman doesn’t have use of her arms and hands, but that has never stopped her from doing what she loves most… making art.
Alana’s passion for painting and drawing developed when she was a young girl. Having gone through multiple surgeries for her condition, she was left ... [Read More]
By Joanna C. Migdal - Inspired by Women’s History Month, and in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of National Poetry Month, I composed this cento (also known as a collage poem) in tribute to women poets of the past.
In this form of poetry, lines are "lifted" from other sources and "woven" together ... [Read More]
For Katarzyna Babis, an art student living in Lublin, Poland, feminism is about women being free to make their own choices, without societal judgments.
She created this comic to show some of the criticisms and double standards that women face in their daily lives about the way they dress or the life choices that they make. ... [Read More]