The full extent of the tremendous contributions of women painters since the 16th century is just now being discovered. From the internationally known female portrait painters of Elizabeth I and Marie Antoinette, to the mother and child scenes by Mary Cassatt and the landscapes and floral paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe, we will explore a variety of women artists from the 16th into the 20th century.
GROUP LEADER: Martha Chiarchiaro received her Masters degree in the History of Art from Williams College and has taught a variety of art history classes at the Worcester Art Museum and Worcester State University. Martha very much enjoys enlightening her audiences to the contributions of women artists through the ages.
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