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WOMEN OUT WEST
POSITIONING STATEMENT

Women Out West Professional Artists of Utah and the region meet at the Maynard Dixon Gallery, in Mt. Carmel, Utah, each fall to create, paint, network, relax, and support one another. WOW is used as an acronym.

MISSION STATEMENT

WOW: Women Out West Professional Artists of Utah is an organization to gather professional fine art women artists in an informal atmosphere to network, gain friendships, and to make art together. We are collecting information from each artist for a future book.

HISTORY

Utah Tech University, in St. George Utah, Professional Arts Division: Sears Art Museum, sponsors this group. Kathy Cieslewicz, UTU Curator, originated the group and facilitates the event; Paul and Susan Bingham, owners of the Maynard Dixon Gallery and Thunderbird Foundation for the Arts host the event.

HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER & CONTRIBUTE TO A FUTURE BOOK
  • Be invited by current member.

  • Be a highly professional fine artist.

CONTACT

  • ​Mail a USB stick (thumbdrive) with your information on it to UTU Sears Art Museum | 225 South University Ave. | St. George, UT | 84770

  • Contact Kathy Cieslewicz for more information 

       kathy.cieslewicz@utahtech.edu | 435.652.7909

  • Letter of Recommendation from a WOW artist

  • Complete contact info (including phone number, address, business email, professional social media & website)

  • Artist Resume (including a list of collectors & museums)

  • Artist Statement

  • Artist Biography

  • Professional Headshot

  • 6-8 Images of your artwork

NOTE: All images must be high-resolution JPEGS (at least 10-20 megabytes)

One of the goals of WOW is to collect artist information for a future book. Whatever you submit may be used in that book. Please remember these images will be used for long-term projects, and will represent you as a professional artist for many years. 

Please email the items below in ONE EMAIL with “WOW” in the subject line to searsart@utahtech.edu