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Cascadia Art Museum

A Legacy Rediscovered: Northwest Women Artists 1920-1970

This exhibition will feature the work of important Northwest women artists active in the early to mid-20th century. Rarely seen today, many of these... Pamela J. Oakes will discuss “Sisterhood Unleashed: The Transformative Power of Solidarity.” Her keynote will explore the pivotal role of...

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A Legacy Rediscovered: Northwest Women Artists 1920-1970
A Legacy Rediscovered: Northwest Women Artists 1920-1970

Time & Place

Mar 05, 2024, 6:00 PM PST – Mar 31, 2024, 1:04 PM PDT

Cascadia Art Museum, 190 Sunset Ave, Edmonds, WA 98020, USA

About the Event

This exhibition will feature the work of important Northwest women artists active in the early to mid-20th century. Rarely seen today, many of these artists were an integral part of the region’s nascent cultural development.

Several paintings will represent recent gifts to our permanent collection as well as loans from family and private collections. Featured artists include Louise Crow (1891-1968), Doris Totten Chase (1923-2008), Margaret Tomkins (1916 – 2002) and others.

This exhibition will also introduce the work of Roselyn Buck Pape (1925-2020) and Elsa Thoresen (1906-1994), a leading figure in European Surrealism who settled in Seattle after World War II.

Image Credits:

  • Z. Vanessa Helder (1904-68), Portrait of Blanche Luzader Morgan, circa 1939. Oil. Private Collection.
  • Mabel Lisle Ducasse (1895-1976), Untitled (women having tea), circa 1922. Oil. Collection of Lindsey and Carolyn Echelbarger.

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