The Women’s Caucus for Art announces the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Honorees and plans for the celebration on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at the Hilton Chicago Midtown, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL.
The Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA) is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2022 WCA Lifetime Achievement (LTA) Awards: Lynda Benglis, Beate Minkovski, Gladys Nilsson, Lorraine O’Grady, and Linda Vallejo. The recipients for the 2022 WCA President’s Art & Activism Award and the new WCA Emerging Artist Award will be named late September.
The celebration kicks off on the evening of Saturday, February 19 with a cocktail reception featuring a cash bar and the opportunity to mingle with other guests from 4:30– 5:30 pm. The Awards ceremony celebrating the life and work of these extraordinary women in the arts takes place from 5:30–7:30 pm and is free and open to the public. Doors for the awards ceremony will open to the general public beginning at 5:15 pm. A ticketed gala reception will take place from 7:30–9:30 pm. Guests purchasing gala tickets will be treated to food stations, butlered treats, an open bar, and the opportunity to meet and congratulate the awardees. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning mid–October.
The annual Women’s Caucus for Art Lifetime Achievement Awards are held during the Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA) and College Art Association (CAA) conferences. This year, the LTA awards take on even more significance as it is the 50th anniversary of WCA. For more information on the event or to purchase tickets visit https://nationalwca.org/