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September 8, 2007

Member Events: Jo Hanson Memorial & Artwork Showing

Filed under: Member Events — Torrey Nommesen @ 5:09 pm

Jo Hanson 2006
Jo Hanson in 2006 from NCWA web site

Jo Hansen passed away March of this year and the art community suffered a great loss.

Here is a touching biography on the WEAD site. She was a powerful force for environmentalism and feminism in the art world and a friend of YLEM.

Please come to Remember Jo, to take home some of her fabulous artwork, share food, and celebrate her legacy.

Sunday September 16, 2007
Noon Till 5pm

201 Buchanan Street, San Francisco
Memorial Program starts at 12 Noon

Cosponsored by
Northern CA Women’s Caucus for the Arts & WEAD – Women Environmental Artists Directory.

Jo was a pioneering member of the NCWCA.
The National WCA honored Jo in 1997 for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts.

Donations for artworks benefit WEAD which Jo cofounded in 1996.
Today WEAD represents more than 200 women artists working internationally with environmental issues.

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