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About Women’s Studio Workshop

Women's Studio Workshop in Rosendale, New York

Women’s Studio Workshop envisions a society where women’s visual art is integral to the cultural mainstream and permanently recorded in history.

WSW’s mission is to operate and maintain an artists’ workspace that encourages the voice and vision of individual women artists, to provide professional opportunities for artists at various stages of their careers and to promote programs designed to stimulate public involvement, awareness and support for the visual arts.


Women’s Studio was founded in 1974 by four artists…
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WSW’s board represents a broad range of viewpoints, all focused on encouraging the voice and vision of women artists…
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Whether a founder or a six month intern every one of our staff has an important role at WSW…
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Archived articles, press releases and newsletters about our activities.
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WSW encourages visitors to tour our studios.Come to Rosendale and see for yourself what makes us so special.
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Suppliers, publications, organizations- See who we keep bookmarked in our browsers.
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  • The gate of heavenly peace

    This book celebrates the struggle for freedom of the Falung Gong practitioners at Tiananmen, the “Gate of Heavenly Peace”, where they come to meditate, display their banner or just chant “Falung Gong is good.”

    Wei Jane Chir, 2004. Buy it now.