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2024 Women’s Art Exhibition – Feminine Visions: Embracing Strength and Adventure 

February 23, 2024 - April 2, 2024

Feminine Visions: Embracing Strength and Adventure 

Into Marvelous Light 2022 by Arianna Francis – Painted when my mother passed away from cancer, an icon of strength.

Exhibit Dates:  2/23 – 4/2

Opening Reception: 2/23 – 7pm

This art exhibit is a testament to the extraordinary resilience, creativity, and vision of female artists. It explores the multifaceted theme of celebrating female artists and their adventurous journeys in the face of adversity while cultivating peace and overcoming injustice. 

Through a diverse collection of art, we invite you to discover the untold stories of adventurous women who have harnessed their creativity to transcend adversity. These artists have fearlessly confronted challenging circumstances and injustices, using their work as a powerful tool for transformation and empowerment. Their art embodies the strength, courage, and audacity to not only survive but to thrive amidst adversity.

As you navigate this exhibit, you’ll be immersed in the stories of these remarkable women. From the depths of struggle, they have emerged as beacons of inspiration, shining a light on the human spirit’s capacity to overcome obstacles and cultivate peace. “Feminine Visions: Embracing Strength and Adventure” is a celebration of the indomitable spirit of female artists who have shaped their own destinies, creating art that echoes with resilience, courage, and the pursuit of justice.

Curated and Judged by Kasiah Sword

T. Kasiah Sword is an artist, world traveler, and nature-lover based out of Joseph, Oregon. Her paintings specialize in site specific murals, whimsically colorful landscapes, and MerDudes that “encourage female sexuality and help fight the patriarchy.”

Kasiah received a bachelor’s in art at the University of Idaho after study renaissance art abroad at the University of Turin. Her art has shown in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and Chicago. Soon, thanks to an online patron, 5 pieces will be digitally preserved on the north east border of the Moon’s “Ocean of storms” via a digital time capsule placed by NASA’s peregrine project.

She is also founder and president of Happy Day Paintings, supporting living artists and our planet. “It’s always a happy day when we paint, or we can paint a happier one.” – Kasiah Sword


1st Place: $200

2nd Place: $150

3rd: $100

Honorable Mention: $50

Judge’s Choice: $100

Best Young Artist: $50


Call to Artists Open Until January 15th, 2024 – Submit HERE



February 23, 2024
April 2, 2024
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Arianna Francis


Josephy Center for Arts & Culture
403 N Main St
Joseph, OR 97846 United States
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