CWCA Membership

Join CWCA! The new membership cycle starts October 1 and ends December 31 the following year.

Renew your membership or join as a new member with the National WCA PayPal account.
Don't forget to check the box for Chicago, IL Chapter (ILC) membership.

To join or renew online through the National WCA PayPal account, click here.

To join or renew through your Chicago chapter by regular mail click here: Download the PDF Application.
Mail your completed membership form and a check for the full amount of national and chapter membership to the address below.
Checks should be made payable to "Chicago Women's Caucus for Art".
Chicago Women's Caucus for Art (CWCA), c/o Arlene Rakoncay, 7615 N.Kildare, Skokie, IL 60076

Remember to check the box for (ILC) Chicago Chapter membership!

The Rewards of Membership

The national Women's Caucus for Art is proud to sponsor the annual Lifetime Achievement Awards honoring women in the arts.
As a member you are invited to attend conferences, participate in your community.

When you become a member of the national Women's Caucus for Art, you may then opt for chapter membership.
Chapter membership is encouraged as a means of participating directly in your local arts community.

Your annual membership includes:

    • CWCA annual Member Exhibit
    • National Networking through Chapters
    • Regional and Inter-Chapter Activities
    • Access to National Membership Directory
    • Submit your website listing to the National Members' Gallery page
    • Submit work for the Featured Artist section of the National WCA homepage
    • Conferences and Opportunities through the CAA
    • Lifetime Achievement Awards
    • Newsletter and Monthly E-mail Digest with Job and Exhibition Opportunities
    • Community and Leadership Development Opportunities
    • Advocacy for Women in the Arts
    • Access to the WCA Blog
    • Fiscal Sponsorship under 501.c.3

Additional Benefits:

    • Access to Monthly Listings of Art Opportunities through The Art List
    • Access to the “Matrix” Database of Opportunities for Artists and Historians
    • Access to Health Insurance Information through Fractured Atlas
    • Discounts on participating Magazine Subscriptions (Aperture, Ms. Magazine, ARTnews, and more!)

Your Vote Counts!

CWCA Members may submit nominations to the Executive Board for any office by August 31 of each year.
The Executive Board will serve as a Nominating Committee and prepare a slate of officers for ratification by the membership at its November meeting.
Officers newly elected will assume their duties on January 1 of the following year.
Contact Arlene Rakoncay, President, 847.674.0321, arlenerakoncay@aol.comto submit a nomination.

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