MFA Candidate Angela Washko mentioned in

Move over, Picasso

The Artists of gURLS

By Ana Cecilia Alvarez for The Daily Beast on September 22, 2013

Nine female artists and writers got together at Brooklyn's Transfer gallery to discuss online feminist art and making art "exclusively for women."... Genevieve Belleveau wrote that initially she felt a ban against boys attitude “only further propagated a binary attitude in art making.” Angela Washko also echoed, “I think a lot of people have reservations about making events ‘women only or female identified only.’ On paper I understand that reservation—being exclusionary surely doesn't help create more interest in women's perspectives across culture and broadening the idea of what kinds of women can be presented as valuable or desirable.” Yet what was perhaps lost in the name of “a broader audience” was gained in sanctuary and sustenance from the women in attendance.

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