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Women Artists' Associations (with members)
Women Artists' Groups (self-formed by artists)
American Women Artists' Association
(USA, Canada, Mexico)
Asian American Women Artists Association
Organises exhibitions, publications, education projects and administers a support network for its US-wide members
FKF | Frauenkunstforum Südwestfalen
a kunstverein / regional network for women artists in 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.
IMAN, International Muslimah Women Artists Network
Established by Nora Hammoude and Safiya Godlas, a network and online member's gallery, based in the USA, site no longer operates: http://www.imanworld.org/Site_7/IMAN_.html
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
KKS, ”Kvindelige Kunstneres Samfund” / Danish Women Artists Association
(Copenhagen, founded 1916) Celebrating 100 years of activity supporting women artists in Denmark in 2016
Korean American Women Artists and Writers Association (KAWAWA)
Site - http://www.kawawa.org/ - no longer active. Group still registered in San Francisco. Facebook page has replaced this link.
National Art Education Association's Women's Caucus
Founded in 1973, this organisation compiled in 2019 a booklist of (US) sources on Zotero for teaching feminisms in art education.
Nosotras proponemos/Compromiso de práctica artística feminista/Asamblea Permanente de Trabajadoras del Arte (Argentina)
Available in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French: This is the website for a 'Declaration of Commitment to Feminist Practices in Art, Permanent Assembly of Women Art Workers' and outlines actions taken in 2018 to support it in Argentina...ongoing... Around 3,000 artists, curators and activists across South America and Spain have signed it...
a kunstverein in Bielefeld,Germany of women artists from the region
Pen and Brush
Society of Women Artists
founded in 1857, this artists' association holds an annual exhibition in London.
Sudanese Women Artists Association
SVBK, Amsterdam (women artist's organisation), archive housed at Atria
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.
We Are WIA
Women in the Arts Foundation (WIA)
founded in 1971, incorporated in 1973 as a not-for-profit.
Women Painters of Washington
Women Printmakers of Austin
A US printmakers group
WomenArts (formerly) Fund for Women Artists
Based since Summer 2012 in Berkeley, runs SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) days, active since 1994.
Women's Art Association of Canada
Womens Caucus for the Arts
A national organisation for women in the arts