Welcome to the Chicago Chapter of the WCA.

The Women's Caucus for Art, founded in 1972 in connection with the College Art Association (CAA), is a national member organization unique in its multi-disciplinary, multicultural membership of artists, art historians, students, educators and museum professionals.

Go here to get Small Treasures prospectus
small treasure exhibit prospectus

CWCA 2016 exhibit "CONNECTIONS"


CWCA members will be connecting with other artists and exploring the theme "CONNECTIONS"
historic Mayslake Peabody Estate exhibition space in Oak Brook
EXHIBIT DATES: June 8 – July 15, 2016


2015 member show
beyond the studio exhibit catalog
The catalog for the "BEYOND THE STUDIO" exhibit is now available for viewing and/or purchase (click here to view)

CWCA 2015 member exhibit

2015 Member exhibit, "BEYOND THE STUDIO"

2014members exhibit

In 2014 CWCA artists commnted on their work making it an interesting afternoon complete with dialogue and refreshments!

Water: a universal right exhibit
Robert Morris University

To preview and/or order the art exhibit catalog go here:

This link will download a pdf (2.9megs) containing all the artists, their statements and prices.
If you are interested in purchasing any of the artwork please email CWCA at:

Thank you for all of your support and contributions. Thanks to all of you, the show was a great success. We hope you enjoyed the exhibit, the panel discussion and the movie.

and thank you artists!

Amy Achrysalis, Nelson W Armour, Helene Aylon, Ulla Barr, Stacy Bergener, Linda Boardman, Barbara Bridges, Zel Brook, Sukey Bryan, Marie Cenkner, Jeannine Cook, Sherri Cornett, Mary Ellen Croteau, Richard Dana, Lynn Dau, Danielle Eubank, Kyra Garrigue, Sharon Gilmore, Margie Glass-Sula, Lucia Grossberger Morales, Julia Hacker, Patricia Harris, Jennifer Hecker, Dara Herman-Zierlein, Jeanine Hill-Soldner, Dory Ingram, Suzanne Isaacs, Judy Jashinsky, Wheeler Joan, Judy Johnson-Williams, Lynne Jones, Donna June Katz, Helen Klebesadel, Itala Langmar, Judy Langston, Kim Laurel, Olena Marshall, Diane J Mayer, Jeane Mcgrail, Christine McKee, Linda Mendelson, Christina Montuori, Jean Nerenberg, Janice Nesser, Brenda Oelbaum, Bonnie Peterson, Lois Peterson, Cherie M Redlinger, Barbara Reid, Kimberly Ritchie, Beth Shadur, Barbara Simcoe, Emily Stergar, YurikoTakataFrances Vandal, Nancy VanKanegan, Kate Walker, Margi Weir, Kay Westhues, Helen Zajkowski and Fotios Zemenides.

We will randomly highlight a few of the the accpeted artworks:

Judy Jashinsky  "Fisherwoman Descending" oil on linen
Judy Jashinsky "Fisherwoman Descending"

Suzanne Isaacs "The Strength of Water" Oil on Canvas
Suzanne_Isaacs "The Strength of Water"

WATER: A UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHT through enter Water: A Universal Human Right ENTRTHINGY


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