YWCA FOREFRONT Art Exhibition WNED | WBFO Horizons Gallery
YWCA WNY is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. In celebration and recognition of EMPOWERED WOMEN within the Arts, YWCA WNY partners with Resource: Art to present an exhibition featuring contemporary and modern works by regional female artists. This second annual FOREFRONT Art Exhibition took place at the WNED | WBFO Horizons Gallery from May 12th – June 13th.
Proceeds from artwork sold went to benefit the YWCA WNY and their essential programming. YWCA WNY supports over 3,000 women, children and families annually. Their programs help women attain self-sufficiency, help teens build a path to success, help seniors secure safe, affordable housing that keeps them connected to the community, and help children grow in healthy, nurturing environments. They help people help themselves.
FOREFRONT will featured works by both contemporary artists as well as artists working in the 19th and 20th Century. The gallery was filled with original work by Monica Angle, Amanda Besl, Adele Cohen, Virginia Cuthbert, Jackie Felix, Dorothy Fitzgerald, Kathleen Sherin, Claire Shuttleworth, Shasti O'Leary Soudant and many more notable women artists.