Opening March 1st and on view through April 12th, 2020, Whitney Modern Gallery is
pleased to present 31 Women, an exhibition curated by Marianne McGrath with Karen
Gutfreund and Suzanne Whitney-Smedt. 31 Women celebrates the work of 31 female
artists in honor of Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month annually
commemorates women’s contributions to history, culture and society throughout the
United States. 2020 is an especially exciting and powerful year for women as it is also
the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted the right to vote to women
in the United States.
Highlighted individually throughout the exhibition are each artist’s process and
inspiration, as well as her sense of connection to women in history and art history.
Along with the show at Whitney Modern, artists will be featured on social media, blogs,
websites and in the gallery – one woman a day for the month of March. This aspect of
the show is intended to be a virtual exhibition that will be available to those out of the
area, and it provides an opportunity to focus on a particular woman artist, emphasizing
her unique practice and contributions to the art community.
Exhibiting artists from the Bay Area and beyond include: Shannon Amidon, Elizabeth
Barlow, Marie Cameron, Linda Christensen, Jennifer Cole, Sara V. Cole, Kim Frohsin,
Karen Gallagher-Iverson, Carla Goldberg, Michelle Greggor, Laura Gurton, Christine
Hayman, Ellen Heck, Rozanne Hermelyn, Kelsey Irvin, Ivy Jacobsen, Julia Jensen,
Pantea Karimi, Sherry Karver, Michelle Mansour, Brigitte McReynolds, Lisa Noonis,
Sandy Ostrau, Stephanie Peek, Jennifer Pochinski, Astrid Preston, Carole Rafferty,
Sawyer Rose, Jeanne Vadeboncoeur, Josette Urso, and Elena Zolotnisky