Women Painting Women wasoriginally established as a blog in March of 2009. Inspired by how contemporary women artists are handling women as subjects, Alia El-Bermani, Diane Feissel and Sadie Valeri nurtured a desire to create opportunities for women artists working in figurative painting to share inspiration, technique and their work. The website, exhibitions and social media presence has built a platform and community for over 400 contemporary women figurative artists to gain exposure. The
The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.