Category Archives: Women’s Art

Stories of Hope from Women’s Studies

I was asked to do an inspirational talk as part of a student leadership event at Sacramento City College. Below is the transcript and images from my talk… Sac City Talks — April 2016 Stories from Fairchild’s Women’s Studies classes at … Continue reading

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“Ocean Child”

I have been thinking about Yoko Ono. She turned 81 recently—the announcement was accompanied by an image of the Imagine Peace Tower in Iceland, a stunning example of her peace activism. She also recently appeared at the Grammy celebration of … Continue reading

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“I look for the cracks…”

I am taken in by the intimate and ornate paintings of women by Algerian artist Faiza Maghni. The images are stunning, feminine, beautiful. Yet a complexity has me lingering and pondering over the artistic style, the symbolic meanings that are imperceptible … Continue reading

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