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Posted on: March 8, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Community Collaboration Celebrates Women Artists, Businesses in Downtown Wheaton

We Are Women Art Exhibit

Throughout the month of March, the community can honor Women’s History Month in downtown Wheaton thanks to a creative collaboration celebrating women artists and local women business leaders. The City of Wheaton Community Relations Commission, the Downtown Wheaton Association and the DuPage Art League present the return of the annual We Are Women Art Exhibit, where the community can stroll through the downtown and enjoy artwork created by more than 30 local women artists on display in some of Wheaton’s women-owned or -managed businesses. See a map of the locations and artists

This exhibit features 30+ pieces of artwork from 30+ local women artists from the DuPage Art League, St Michael's School, Wheaton North High School, Clare Woods Academy, and Inklude Studio on display at some of Wheaton’s women-owned or -managed businesses.  The event helps recognize the important role women have played in helping to make Wheaton what is today and celebrates some of the talented women who live in our community.  

Featured local artists include: 

  • DuPage Art League: Misty Alvis, Maria Ananieva, Benita Brewer, Margaret Bucholz, Danielle, Crilly, Milena Dineno, Mary Dorrell, Barbara Finn, Carol Kincaid, Kathy Szeszol, Mary Kate Venturini, Carol Zach
  • St. Michael’s School: Ava Burdi, Ava Joyce, Kaya Luciano, Mary Kate Malee, Grace Timmons, Nivi Raj 
  • Wheaton North High School: Sadie Chelsen, Lucie Hirsch, Emma Jack, Madison Jackson, Alexis Johnson 
  • Clare Woods Academy: Alexandra Carranza, Trinity Clarke, Jasmine Morena, Rose Vining Inklude Studio: Denise, Elba, Gail, Joanne, Karen, Kari Anne, Laura
  • Other Wheaton Artists: Helen Read, Dorothy O’Reilly 

The exhibit is on display at participating businesses in the downtown, include A Baby Naturally, Adelle’s Fine American Fare, Alphagraphics, Amante Marketplace, Baby Doll Bakery, BAMBAM Boba Tea, C’zar Salon Spa, Cardinal Gift Shop, Chaos to Memories, DuPage Art League, Glam by Nicole, Images Med Spa, Jeans and A Cute Top Shop, Kilwins Wheaton, Kimmer’s Ice Cream, MION Artisan Soap, MOORE Toys & Gadgets, Suzette’s Creperie, Tasting de Vine, Wyckwood House and Yia Mas - A Taste of Greece.

Visit the Downtown Wheaton Association's website for more information. 

Map of locations and artists ...
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