MAWA Balloon Bombing at our 30th Anniversary celebrations. September, 2014.
Mandate: Mentoring Artists for Women's Art encourages and supports the intellectual and creative development of women in the visual arts by providing an ongoing forum for education and critical dialogue.
Vision: All people in the visual arts have full access to opportunities and achieve equal representation in the visual arts.
Mission: MAWA empowers women, non-binary, trans and 2-Spirit woman-identifying people in the visual arts, and fosters their practices and professional development by providing a diverse program within a supportive community.
Values/ Guiding Principles:
- Ethic of kindness
- Critical evaluations
- Fairness and transparency
- Empowerment through mentorship
- Ongoing learning
Connecting Through Community
- MAWA as a living legacy (honouring our histories and building a future)