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The Feminist Art Project
is an international collaborative initiative celebrating the Feminist Art Movement and the aesthetic, intellectual and political impact of women on the visual arts, art history, and art practice, past and present. It is a strategic grassroots intervention against the ongoing erasure of women artists and arts professionals from the cultural record.

TFAP brings together and focuses attention on feminist artists, curators, authors, art critics, teachers and others across cultural backgrounds, generations and widespread locations by Promoting and Archiving diverse feminist art events, education, publications and opportunities through its website and calendar; Facilitating Regional Program development and networking worldwide; Organizing the TFAP@CAA Day of Panels and other activities in conjunction with the annual CAA conferences.

Founded in 2005, TFAP is a program of the Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and an Affiliated Society of the College Art Association (CAA).

National Committee

Anonda Bell
Artist, Director/Curator Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University

Judith K. Brodsky
Artist, Co-founding Director, Institute for Women & Art*

Judy Chicago

Kat Griefen
Co-owner/Director Accola Griefen Gallery

Leslie King-Hammond
Maryland Institute College of Art*

Catherine Morris
Curator, Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum

Dena Muller

Ferris Olin
Co-founding Director, Institute for Women & Art*

Arlene Raven (1944-2006)*

Maura Reilly
Independent Curator*

Susan Fisher Sterling
Director, National Museum of Women and the Arts*

Anne Swartz
Professor, Savannah College of Art and Design

Connie Tell
National Committee Chair, Arts Programming Specialist/Curator

* founding member
TFAP’s policies and initiatives are overseen by its National Committee.

Honorary Committee

Norma Broude
Professor Emerita, American University

E. John Bullard
Director Emeritus, New Orelans Museum of Art

Connie Butler
Robert Lehman Foundation Chief Curator of Drawings, MOMA-NY

Mary D. Garrard
Professor Emerita of Art History, American University

Chrissie Iles
Anne & Joel Ehrenkranz Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art

Arnold Lehman
Director Emeritus, Brooklyn Museum

Lucy R. Lippard
Writer and Activist

Margo Machida
Art Historian, University of Connecticut

Cindy Nemser
Author, Critic, Journalist

Linda Nochlin (1931-2017)

Faith Ringgold
Artist, Professor Emerita, University of California at San Diego

Lowery Stokes Sims
Curator Emerita, Museum of Art and Design

Gloria Steinem
Writer, Activist, Organizer, Co-founder Ms. Magazine

Founding Program Partners

A.I.R. Gallery


Brodsky Center


Institute for Women and Art
(now Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities)

Elizabeth Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum


National Museum for Women in the Arts

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers University Libraries

Women’s Caucus for Art

* Financial support was provided by Ferris Olin, Judith K. Brodsky, the Maria and Henry Leon Memorial Fund, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and the Office of Academic Affairs, Rutgers,The State University of New Jersey.