Panel Discussion, "Who's Your Mama?" Vistions of Our Mentors, October 19, 2014, at Monmouth Museum, NJ

National Association of Women Artists, Inc.
Oct 16, 2014 2:51PM

Panelists will discuss the roles that mentors have had on their work and lives as women artists

Date: Sunday, October 19th 2014, 2pm

Place: Monmouth Museum, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ, on the Brookdale Community College Campus

Monmouth Museum tel: 732-747-2266


This panel discussion is presented in conjunction with the N.A.W.A. exhibition “Who’s Your Mama?” Visions of Our Mentors, currently on view at the Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ. The exhibition runs through November 2, 2014 (Monmouth Museum gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm, Sunday, 12 noon-5pm)


Carole Richard Kaufmann

Carole Richard Kaufmann creates paintings, drawings, collages and assemblages in oil, gouache, pencil and mixed media. These works come from a sensual, feminist eye using both fantasy and reality. Kaufmann's passions are feminism, art and politics. Her major exhibits and travels throughout Europe and Asia to the eastern U.S. have placed her in many important collections around the world. Kaufmann works in her NYC studio.

Judith Modrak 

Judith Modrak is a New York-based sculptor whose work has been shown throughout the United States. Modrak has degrees from the San Francisco Art Institute and the University of Rochester and has received numerous awards, most recently the Nicholas Buhalis Award for Excellence from the Woodstock Museum. Her sculptures have been exhibited in multiple solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums nationally.

Raisa Nosova

Russian-born American artist Raisa Nosova received her formal art education from the Fashion Institute of Technology, Vesalius College in Brussels and the Art Students League of New York. Nosova works in many mediums including oil, acrylic, sculpture, digital art, photography, film and animation. She is a recipient of the George T. Dorsch Award, 2012 and the Fannie Kipnes Memorial Award for Oil Painting, 2014.

Istar Schwager

Istar Schwager has exhibited her paintings and collages in numerous solo and group shows in museums and galleries in New York City and nationwide in addition to having her work in many private collections. Schwager studied at the Art Students League and Parsons and loves to explore various new forms of visual communication. She is also a psychologist who consults with individuals and media companies.

Jacqueline Sferra Rada

Jacqueline Sferra Rada's work is inspired by nature and/or the nuances of atmospheric changes. Sferra Rada studied painting at the Brooklyn Museum Art School and received a BA in Fine Art cum laude from Hunter College, NYC. She is an active participant in the NYC artists community serving on the boards of Artists Talk On Art and the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, two historic NYC artists' organizations.

Laurie Weber

Oil painter Laurie Weber received her BFA from the School of Visual Arts. Traveling and relationships are the inspiration for her artwork. Weber has ongoing collaborations with many artists, including writers, photographers, and musicians. She is a founding member of an entertainment company formed to foster and nurture the visual image in theatre. Weber's art has been exhibited in shows in museums and galleries nationally.

Free for Exhibiting Artists and Monmouth Museum Members.  $7. Museum Admission for all others.

*The Monmouth Museum is wheelchair accessible*




National Association of Women Artists, Inc.