Women in the Arts 

 Celebrating the Genius of Women              Orlando, Florida             A 501(c)3 non-profit organizatio

2018 Art Competition Schedule

"Celebrating the Genius of Women" at the Orlando Public Library. March - April, 2018

All events are free and open to the public.


  • Oct. 3   at 11:00 AM. Entry form opens.
  • Jan. 24 at 11:00 AM. Entry form closes. 
  • Feb. 13 at 11:00 AM.  Finalists announced.
  • Mar. 02-09. Finalist art install. 
  • Mar. 10-19. Public Vote period, Social Media Vote, and Jury Team Final Voting.
  • Mar. 10-Apr. 24Finalists' Art Exhibition and 
  • International and U.S. artists online exhibition.
  • Mar. 24. 2:00-4:00 PM. WOMEN IN THE ARTS AWARDS. Meet the Artist and awards reception. Winners announced. RSVP and event details TBA.
  • Mar. 24-Apr. 24. Winner's art display
  • Apr. 25-30. Art return.

revised 10/3/2018

2018 Women in the Arts Awards 

"Celebrating the Genius of Women" 

2018 Art Competition Results

Congratulations to the artists honored in the 7th. Annual Women in the Arts 2018 Art Competition at the local, US, and international level: "Celebrating the Genius of Women".

In the juried awards of local finalists, Hye Shin received 1st place, Danielle Curibao received 2nd place, Peggi Nadeau received 3rd place, Anna Thorne received 4th place, and Audrey Phillips received 5th place. Anna Thorne received the People's Choice Award.


Honor Award recipients are: Mindy Colton, Jennifer Payne, Karin Connolly, Eliza Pineau Casler, Kim Minichiello, Ashlyn Mae Bapst, and Kathy Stutzman.

US Honorees are: Elizabeth Allen-Cannon, Hildy Maze, Jean Banas, Jennifer Kaye Martin, and Katherine Thomas.


International Honorees are: Cezara Kolesnik, Belgium; and Desislava Unger, Austria.


We celebrate the work of these artists and invite the public to view the gallery through April 24th. at the Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, FL 32801.


View the results Press Release including scores, awards, jury, partners, and sponsors.


Photo Albums

on Facebook

Selected Art
Event Photography by Laura Leandra Productions, Women in the Arts
Event Photography by Amanda Murphy, Orlando Public Library
Event Photography by Danielle Hendrix, Orange Observer, Black Tie
Event Snapshots

This event is funded by Women in the Arts Inc. in partnership with the 
Orlando Public Library, The Mennello Museum of American Art, sponsored by Studio T Photography, Baterbys Art Gallery, with additional support from 
United Arts of Central Florida. In-kind contributions by The Fresh Market and 
Soul Heaven Ranch.