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Women Behaving Badly at First Baptist Church of Denver

The Women Behaving Badly series by Denver artist Adri Norris celebrates female leaders, activists, and innovators in a variety of fields. From worker’s rights to Bluetooth technology, Title 9 to the Nobel Peace Prize, these women profoundly shaped our modern world. Whether you’ve been following the series from day one or are encountering the work for the first time, you don’t want to miss this!

Opening Night Performers – Part 1

Opening night has come and gone. If you missed it, don’t worry, there will be more events and plenty of time to see the show. It will be up at Coffee at The Point until the end of September.  Because of this, I’m planning on hosting several discussion panels with amazing women in our community. […]

It’s Show Time!

Tonight’s the night! I know you’ve been following the progress of this show since April. Now come check out the full exhibit of Women Behaving Badly. I’ll be at Coffee at The Point (710 26th ave) from 7pm to 10pm, or until they kick us out, whichever happens first. There’s going to be live music, spoken […]

Rigoberta Menchu Tum

Who is she? Rigoberta Menchu Tum is a K’iche’ political activist, an indigenous Guatemalan woman who promotes indigenous rights and fights for the rights of women in her country. After losing most of her family to the Guatemalan civil war, which lasted form 1960 to 1996, Menchu worked tirelessly to bring the perpetrators of that […]

Katherine Johnson

I’ve been so busy getting ready for this show, I’ve forgotten to post my last few paintings. Time to rectify that little oversight. This painting is of Katherine Johnson. Who is she? Katherine Johnson was a computer for NASA, back when it was a job description, not a machine. She and a number of other […]

WBB Painting of Dolores Huerta

Who is she? Dolores Huerta is a civil rights activist who advocates for equality for women and Latin workers and immigrants. What did she do? Huerta helped to start the Stockton Chapter of the Community Service Organization which fought for economic improvements for Latinos. She was the only Latin woman in a field of White […]

Mary Wollstonecraft

Who was she ? Englishwoman who was the daughter of an abusive alcoholic. In her early adulthood, she was a governess, but left that job to become a writer. What did she do? Inspired by the” Declaration of the Rights of Man” from the French Revolution, as well as a similar document drafted by a […]

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Who was she? Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a Suffragist, social activist, abolitionist and a prominent figure in the early women’s rights movement. In addition to fighting for women to get the vote in America, Stanton worked to secure parental and custody rights, property rights, employment and income rights, divorce, and birth control rights for women. […]

Sojourner Truth

Who was she? Born Isabella Baumfree, Sojourner Truth was an abolitionist and women’s rights activist. She was born a slave but escaped in 1826 with her infant daughter. What did she do? When she found out that her five-year-old son had been sold illegally by her former master, Truth went to court and became the […]

Women Behaving Badly-Leymah Gbowee

Hey all. I want to let you in on a little secret. For the past year I have been brainstorming and researching for a project that, I believe, will be the most meaningful body of work I have created to date. The show will be called “Women Behaving Badly – Because Well Behaved Women Seldom […]

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