“tenwomen” is an exhibition formed to help women with issues that we face each day in our lives. 30% of the homeless people who live in DTLA are women, but only 17% of the shelters provide facilities for women and children. In “tenwomen,” 30% of the proceeds of each painting sold
Who are “tenwomen”? “tenwomen” is 10 talented Los Angeles artists presenting art that expresses a myriad of women’s issues, all so timely for right now.
Why “tenwomen”? Few people can ignore the latest headlines that share the plight of women who have suffered various levels of loss, shame, abuse, and even violence. The Trump-era ushered in an end to that silence when immediately women began to organize, march and eventually find the courage to sound off about the injustices and inequalities in society, politics, our workplace and home life. Women have been roused to share their stories and their power. “tenwomen” is part of that movement.
“tenwomen” Empowers .Why do many women give up or not share their voice? Why do many women lack the confidence and sense of self-worth? “tenwomen” offers reflection and hope for this overdue conversation and for future change. By showcasing the works of “tenwomen,” we can educate through art. We can help those who remain silent.