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international feminist art journal

Links to feminist and women artists websites

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or click on the links in the right-hand column for separate groupings

ARCHIVA: Obras Maestras del Arte Feminista en México (Mexico)
Monica Mayer's project is an archival box, a website and a research project on contemporary Mexican women artists.

InFems Art Collective (UK)
InFems is an organisation whose aim is to empower women and girls from diverse backgrounds to share their stories and become engaged with the arts. Directors are Rebecca Fontaine-Wolf, Roxana Halls, and Marie-Anne Mancio.

A Woman's Place: curatorial project by Day and Glucksman (2014-2015) (UK)

A.I.R.: Women's art cooperative gallery (USA)
founded in 1972 located in New York City

A.M.M.A.A.: The Archive for Mapping Mother Artists in Asia (Asia, International, India)
Set up in 2016 by Dr Ruchika Wason Singh, College of Art, New Delhi.

All My Independent Women (Portugal)
a blog which began as an exhibition in 2005 and continues as an exhibition project/archive and information resource.

An Artist Residency in Motherhood (USA, international)
A self-directed, open-source artist residency to empower and inspire artists who are also mothers. Kit available (mentoring programme in operation). 1,200 Artists-in-Residence-in Motherhood have occurred with residents are now in all 50 US states and 70 countries. Established by Lenka Clayton.

Anonymous was a Woman (USA)
This organisation offers awards of an unrestricted grant of $25,000 that enables women artists, over 40 years of age and at a significant juncture in their lives or careers, to continue to grow and pursue their work.

Archiv des Vereins der Berliner Kunstlerinnen (Germany)
Extensive archive of women artists in Berlin since 1867, now part of ADK Archive

Ariadne: 1977-1982 (USA)
Official website about ARIADNE, documenting their performances and actions.

Art + feminism Wikipediathon website (International)

Art Table (USA)
ArtTable is a national membership organization dedicated to advancing women's professional leadership in the visual arts.

Arte & Feminismo at UFRGS (Brazil)

Arte y Genero (Spain)
A research group on art and gender at Universidad de Malaga, organising courses, lectures, an online journal and conferences.

ArtFem.TV (Austria)
a TV channel of artist's video/movie materials on art and feminism, created by Evelin Stermitz in 2008.

Artistes Manifestes: Une histoire de l'art contemporain féministe, inclusive et décoloniale (blog by Adrien Le Guen) (France) (USA)
an American-based gallery and list for feminist art history, 2001-2006 (website deleted)

Asia Women and Art Collective (AWAC Network) (Japan, Asia)
Founded in 1994, this group have organised seminars in Japan and the publication / Visions/, a newsletter in Japanese and a one-off edition in english, / Visions International /(March 1996) to promote feminist perspectives in Japan.

Asian American Women Artists Association (USA)
Organises exhibitions, publications, education projects and administers a support network for its US-wide members

Assemblage: The Women's New Media Gallery (UK)
(1995-2005) curated by Carolyn Guertin, for trAce Online Writing Community

AWARE: Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions (France)
website/organisation to research 20th C women artists founded by Camille Morineau in 2014

Biblioteca de Mujeres Artistas (Spain)
a blog on books on women artists

Biennale Donna (Italy)
- Association which produces a Women's Art Biennale in Ferrara, Italy, part of UDI, Unione del Donne in Italia (1984-2012)

Bild-Rausch (Germany)
an internet project to present and network women working in new media, led by Ulrike Rosenbach. Site has closed.

Bildwechsel / Kunstlerinnenarchiv (Germany)
the major archive in Hamburg of women's art, founded in 1979

Bildwechsel: Video Palace (Germany, International)
a virtual environment/website for exploring the archive of bildwechsel, with garden, screenings, documentation centre to explore

British Women Artists (2008-) runs an annual competition for women artists (UK)

Cinenova (UK)
Cinenova is Britain's only women's film and distribution agency, a non-profit company, founded in 1991, from a merger between Cinenova and Cinema of Women (see Felicity Sparrow, interview, 'Forming Circles' vol.34, July 2014)

Constant: Association for Art and Media (Belgium, International)
run by Laurence Rassel, Brussels

Contemporary Art and Feminism (Australia)
Formed in 2013, based at University of Sydney, to explore and bring together those with an interest in contemporary art and feminism.

cyberfem: feminism on the electronic landscape (Spain, International)
Site has now closed but information is available from the link. Archive of the exhibition (2006-2007)organised by Ana Maria Collado in Spain

Cyber-Femin-Club (Russia)
now closed. History documented in catalogue Zen D'art (2010)

Cyberfeminism Index (international)
Cyberfeminism Index is an in-progress online collection of resources for techno-critical works from 1990–2020, gathered and facilitated by Mindy Seu.

Das Verborgene Museum (Germany)
The Hidden Museum was founded in 1984 and organises exhibitions of contemporary and historical exhibitions, but particularly specialising in exploring the work of women artists in Berlin of the 1920s and 1930s.

Der Tank: Institute of Art, Gender, Nature (Basel) (Switzerland, international)
Exhibition space and research institute, Basel, Fachhochscule Nordwestschweiz (FNHW)

Der Verein der Berliner Kunstlerinnen, VDBK (Germany)

Desparate Artwives (UK)
Desparate Artwives, founded by Amy Dignam, (2011) has become a space for activism and motherhood

Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum (USA)
Permanently houses and presents Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party alongside a rolling programme of exhibitions, projects and events.

Elles@Centre Pompidou blog (France, International)
(active 2009-2011)

FAAB (Feminist Art Action Brigade) (Japan)
A feminist artists group in Japan, initiated in 2003, (first manifesto is still online)

Faces: Women, Art, Technology (Austria, International)
Although the website has not been updated since 2013, and only older postings can be found there, the email list continues for current members.

FEM, Gresolart (Spain)
Established in Madremanya, annual Festival for women's performance art, since 2004

Female Artists Association of Nigeria (FEAAN) (Nigeria)

Feminine Moments (Denmark, international)
Feminine Moments - Queer Feminist Art Worldwide

Feminist (Art) Institution (Czech Republic, International)
A 2017 project from Transit.CZ in Czech Republic

Feminist Art Coalition (USA, International)
FAC fosters collaborations between arts institutions that aim to make public their commitment to social justice and structural change. It seeks to generate cultural awareness of feminist thought, experience, and action.

Feminist Art Collective (March 2013 - 2015) (Canada)
Feminist Art Collective organised last conference in Toronto, September 2015 at OCAD. Produced Women's Kit , online resources and materials, 2015. Project continued with residency for artists, see blog on

Feminist Art Local/Global Research (email list on JISCmail) (International, UK)
Set up by Katy Deepwell and Laura Leuzzi for exchange of information and discussions.

Feminist Art Networkers (Auckland), Archive, 1982-1987, at Auckland Art Gallery - Toi o Tamaki (New Zealand)

Feminist Art Project (at Rutgers University) (USA)
started in 2006 to list events and commemorate historic anniversaries in the American Women's Art Movement from the 1970s, continues as news service, archived site and annual day of events at College Art Associations' annual conferences. Aims to Recognise the Aesthetic and Intellectual Impact of Women on the Visual Arts and Culture.

Feminist Autonomous Centre for Research (Greece)

Feminist Fiber Art (Boston) (USA)

Feminist Manifesto and Social Art Practice Archive. (UK)
The archive has been compiled over a period of three years as part of Caroline Gausden’s practice based curatorial PhD.(2017-2020).

FemLink-Art: The International Video Artists' Collective (International,)
Curators : Veronique Sapin and C. M. Judge, 149 women video artists from 54 countries.

Femmes a L'Honneur: Leur Realisation: Women Artists in Canada Artists (Canada)
Biographies of women artists developed by the National Library of Canada in 2002 (no longer updated and website suspended)

ff (Austria)
The Temporäre Autonome Zone is an independent experimental exhibition platform produced by Lisa Ruyter with ff, a group of international women artists who meet regularly to collaborate on feminist projects. Based at Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna. Current website documents events until 2016.

Fixing the World: Feminist Art and Jewish Identity (Israel)
- a series of videos as a short course, Femart Assets, on Utube, in Hebrew with English sub-titles

FKF | Frauenkunstforum Südwestfalen (Germany)
a kunstverein / regional network for women artists in Germany

Frauen Museum (Germany)
Frauen Museum organises and hosts exhibitions in its premises in Bonn. Founded by Marianne Pitzen, since 1981, the organisation has organised several 100 exhibitions on women's art.

Frauen Museum,Wiesbaden (Germany)
Founded in 1984, the site documents current and past exhibitions.

Gallerie Brigitte Mauch, Goppingen (Germany)

GEDOK (Germany)
Based in different organisational groups in different cities/regions - Stuttgart, Munich, Freiburg, Brandenburg, Koeln, Hamburg, Karlsruhe, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schleswig-Holstein, Wuppertal, Bonn, Heidelberg - founded in 1926. GEDOK offers residencies, prizes, and supports women in the arts through a wide range of events.

Genealogías feministas en el arte espanol: 1960-2010/ Feminist Genealogies in Spanish Art: 1960-2010 (Spain)

Goldrausch-Kuenstlerinnen (Germany)
This is an 11-month educational/residency programme women artists' network/project based in Germany for women artists professional development in Berlin. It is funded by the women's foundation, Goldrausch e.v., (Austria)

Guerrilla Girls (USA)

Gynaika (Belgium)
a group in Belgium organising exhibitions with contemporary women artists (1996-2014?) see 'An Unexpected Journey : Vrouw En Kunst' (1997)

h.arta (Romania)
h.arta is a group of 3 women organising projects in Romania since 2001. Website link: currently down (June 2020)

Hackney Flashers (archive of women's group from 1974-1980) (UK)
Members were: An Dekker, Sally Greenhill, Gerda Jager, Liz Heron, Michael Ann Mullen, Maggie Murray, Christine Roche, Jo Spence and Julia Vellacott. Site documents two main projects Women and Work (1975) and Who's Holding the Baby? (1978).

Herstory (Canada)
documentation project of the Canadian Women's Calendar, 1974-1995

Hogkvarteret ccc (curatorial collaborative collective) (Sweden)
website covers groups' activities 2011-2013. Reference to founding in 2009.

Castle Milk's Woman House was a Glasgow project in 1990, emulating Womanhouse (1972), now archived at Glasgow Women's Library.

Idle Women (UK)
Latest project, 2016-2017, 'on the water' is a boat touring the canals in the North West of England and West Yorkshire.

IMAN, International Muslimah Women Artists Network (USA)
Established by Nora Hammoude and Safiya Godlas, a network and online member's gallery, based in the USA, site no longer operates:

International Association of Women's Museums ()
Founded 2012 in Alice Springs, Australia - registered office at Frauen Museum, Bonn.

International Foundation for Women in the Arts (USA)

International Incheon Women Artists Biennale (Korea)
Held since 2004, in 2006, 2007 and 2009 and 2011. In 2011, Incheon Biennale published 'Experiences: Asian Women in Global Culture'.

International Museum of Muslim Women: Muslima: Muslim Women's Art & Voices (USA, Sharjah, Denmark, The Philippines )
An offshoot of the Global Fund for Women aiming to profile Muslim women's voices in art and culture

IOWA Women Artists Oral History Project (USA)
An oral history project of 79 women artists interviewed in 1998-1999

Judy Chicago's Through the Flower official website (USA)

Katarzyna Kozyra Foundation (Poland)
started 2012. Organises talks, lectures, research projects.

Kathe Kollwitz Museum, Berlin (Germany)

Kentucky Foundation for Women (USA)

KKS, ”Kvindelige Kunstneres Samfund” / Danish Women Artists Association (Denmark)
(Copenhagen, founded 1916) Celebrating 100 years of activity supporting women artists in Denmark in 2016

Korean American Women Artists and Writers Association (KAWAWA) (USA)
Site - - no longer active. Group still registered in San Francisco. Facebook page has replaced this link.

Kvindemuseet i Danmark/ Women's Museum in Denmark (Denmark)
The Museum houses the KiK (Kunst I Kultur) archives comprising documentation from the Women's Festival in Copenhagen in 1980 and owns works from the Danish Women Artists Association

La Centrale, Galerie Powerhouse (Canada)
Montreal women artists gallery started in 1973

La femme et le film (later Video Femmes) (Canada)
film and video distribution, Quebec,Canada, 1975. Documentary history of group by Nicole Giguère et Lynda Roy (1984)

Make: formerly Women's Art Library in the UK (UK)
now housed at Goldsmiths' College Library in London

MaMSIE (Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics) is a network based at the Department of Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck, that creates spaces for interdisciplinary conversations about motherhood and the maternal more broadly.Visual Arts is considered alongside psychoanalysis, sexuality studies, literature, film.

Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Exhibits (USA)
from the Mabel Smith Douglass Library, Douglass College Rutgers-the State University of NJ,USA

Mentoring Artists for Women's Art Inc. (Canada)
a Canadian initiative for women artists

Mesto Zensk / City of Women Festival, Slovenia (Slovenia)
Founded in 1995, and held annually in Ljubljana since then.. Video Archive is available at

Midmarch Arts Press (USA)

Mit: archive 2001-2008 (Switzerland)
a Zurich based group of 11 female artists, organising interventions in public and private spaces

Mommy by Susan Silas and Chrysanne Stathacos (International, USA, Canada)
Interviews with contemporary women artists working for more than 20 years.

Moore Women Artists (USA)
network for women artists from Moore College of Art and Design, Canada

Mujeres de artes visuales: Women in the Visual Arts (Spain)

Mujeres Publicas (Argentina)
a feminist activist group, organising projects in Argentina

Museo de las Mujeres Costa Rica (Costa Rica)
Aims to promote the formation of experiences on feminist values and the fight for the Human Rights of women and girls through reflection, research, dialogic construction through cultural and artistic expression to lay the foundations for an emancipatory project. Founder: Claudia Mandel Katz

Museo Virtual de Artes El Pais - Muva Project (Uruguay)
virtual exhibition of 11 women from Uruguay - curated by Director Alicia Haber and Editor Laszlo Erdelyi

Museum Anna Nordlander (Sweden)
a collection of feminist/ women artists work from Sweden

National Association of Women Artists USA (USA)

National Museum of Women in the Arts,Washington DC (USA)
also runs the Clara database on women artists

New Hall Collection, Cambridge (UK)
the largest collection of women's art in Europe ! The fourth edition of the catalogue of their collection was published in 2015. Foreword by Ann Jones.

New York Feminist Art Institute ()
New York's Feminist Art Institute started in 1979 and held workshops, courses and events for feminist artists until 1990.

Old Boy's Network (Germany)
For cyberfeminist papers with information on Documenta X's Cyberfeminist International

Other Women Masters: 12 women reflect on museum's show "Women Masters" (2023-2024) (Spain)

OWL, Frauenkunstforum-Archiv (Germany)
a kunstverein in Bielefeld,Germany of women artists from the region

Paula Modersohn Becker Museum, Bremen. (Germany)
Historical collection of Paula Modersohn-Becker's work.

Provoc_rte (Spain, International)
Latin American women artists

Re.Act.Feminism: A Performing Archive (2008-2009), (2011-2013) (International)
2nd edition of an exhibition project and archive exploring feminist and gendercritical performance art from the 1960s to the early 1980s with a focus on re-enactment.

Re-Belles (France)
a blog on women artists and culture

Retracing the Feminist Art Program (USA, Austria)
a site exploring the history of women artists involved in the Feminist Art program in the early 1970s

San Francisco women artists association and gallery (USA)

Schokofabrik, Frauenzentrum Schokoladenfabrik e.V., (Germany)

Schweizerische Gesellschaft Bildender Kuenstlerinnen, SGBK * (Switzerland)

Senwati Gallery (Bali)
A women artists gallery in Bali

South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC) (USA)

South London Women Artists (UK)

Strategies for contemporary feminism: Exquisite Acts and Everyday Rebellions (USA)
conference papers from California Institute for Arts in Valencia, 2007

Studio XX (Canada)
a feminist socio-cultural intervention group dedicated to provide women with access to digital technologies in Montreal, Canada

Sudanese Women Artists Association (Sudan)
active 2000-2002

SVBK, Amsterdam (women artist's organisation), archive housed at Atria (The Netherlands)
Archive of Stichting Vrouwen in de Beeldende Kunst (SVBK).SVBK's archives on women artists, collected between 1976-1993 are at Atria (formerly known as Aletta), Women's Library in the Netherlands.

Testimonies: In a Female Voice (Czech Republic, Slovakia)
Testimonies: In a Female Voice was put together as a result of a team project of students of the Theory of New Media and Design at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, led by Zuzana Štefková and focuses on Czech and Slovak women artists.

The Dinner Party Institute (USA)
A week long workshop held to consider Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party in 2016.

The Female Curators (blog) (Italy, international)

The Feminist Portal: the heterodoxical, sprawling expanse of work by women (USA)
This feminist portal lists additional information on women artists covered by Siglio Press

The Women's Building, Los Angeles, USA (USA)
see also e-book From Site to Vision

Timeline Project: Women Artists and History (Japan)

Valie EXPORT Center, Linz (Austria)
The archive of artist, Valie EXPORT, were donated to the City of Linz in 2015, held at the LENTOS Kunstmuseum. Since November 2017, they became the VALIE EXPORT Center Linz.

Varo Registry formerly, the Women Artists Online Registry (USA)

Vera Ermolaeva Foundation of Contemporary Feminist Art Initiatives (Moscow)(until 2015) (Russia)
initiative of Natalya Eryomenko

Vereinigung Bildender Kuenstlerinnen Oesterreichs (VBKO) (Austria)

Virago Gallery (formerly Twilight Gallery), Seattle (USA)

Viva - Red feminista de arte y pensamiento contemporáneo. Started at Monterhomoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz in 2008. Moved to AZKUNA Centre, Bilbao (2012-2018). Relaunched as 'La mirada feminista: Perspectivas feministas en las producciones artísticas y las teorías del arte' (ARTIUM, Vitoria-Gastiez, 2019): 2020 Edition of La Mirada Feminista14-15 Nov 2020. (Spain, International)

We Are WIA (UK)

WIA projects (Canada)
Blog documenting the past and present programmes of a collective in Toronto, which developed out of Centre for Women's Studies in Education (CWSE) at (OISE), University of Toronto.

Woman Made Gallery, Chicago (USA)

Womanhouse (USA)
Faith Wilding's site about the Womanhouse (Los Angeles, 1972) project, with works, photos, essays describing it.

Womanifesto (Thailand)
an annual women artist's workshop project in Thailand

Women Art and Revolution (USA)
Website for Lynn Hershman Leeson's film Women, Art and Revolution

Women Art Revolution (!WAR) collection: Voices of a Movement (USA)
Transcripts and video footage by Lynn Hershman Leeson, used in Women, Art and Revolution

Women Artists Archives National Directory (WAAND) (USA)
A database of archives of women artists in the USA which possess material on or about women artists, run by Rutgers University

Women Artists of the North East (WANE) (UK)
Founded in 2017, The Women Artists of the North East Library brings together research and donated material to form a cultural resource that contributes to the history of women* artists working in the North East of England. 

Women Artists of the West, Inc (USA)

Women Artists page of Women's Resource Project, North Carolina (USA)

Women in the Arts Foundation (WIA) (USA)
founded in 1971, incorporated in 1973 as a not-for-profit.

Women in the Arts, Singapore (WITAS)(active between 1999-2005) (Singapore)
The former website has closed. The work of this group is documented in Bridget Tracey Tan's book Women Artists in Singapore (2011).

Women Make Movies (USA)
A non-profit feminist distributor of more than 400 films and videotapes

Women Painters of Washington (USA)
founded 1930

Women Printmakers of Austin (USA)
A US printmakers group

WomenArts (formerly) Fund for Women Artists (USA)
Based since Summer 2012 in Berkeley, runs SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) days, active since 1994.

WomEnhouse (USA)
a virtual Womanhouse project curated/edited by Amelia Jones et al.
Site currently down.

Women's Art Register (Australia)
Founded in 1975, Women's Art Register is an archive of women artists in Australia. The catalogue of the slide collection was also a magazine.

Women's Art Resource Centre (Canada)
Was an active centre for women artists until 2014. Website has closed. Archives of papers at University of Ottawa Library, Special Collections.

Women's Art Resource of Minnesota (WARM) (USA)

Women's Arts Association / Cymdeithas Celfyddyau Menywod (Wales, UK)

Women's Audio Archive (Marysia Lewandowska) (UK)
a collection of audio tapes of talks and interviews compiled by the artist from 1983 onwards...

Womens Caucus for the Arts (USA)
A national organisation for women in the arts

Women's Center for Excellence, educational initiative. (Switzerland, International)
Women’s Center for Excellence, a research project between the Art Institute and the Instituto Susch—a joint venture with Grażyna Kulczyk and Art Stations Foundation CH.

Women's Environmental Artists Directory (USA)

Women's Studio Workshop (USA)
since 1974 has provided working studios, artists residencies, artists book publishing. Located in the Hudson Valley ninety miles from NYC.

World's Women On-line (USA)
a project by Muriel Magenta

Writing Feminist Art Histories (UK)
A blog set up around a one day workshop at University of Edinburgh (Oct 2012): further workshop planned for May 2013 in York.