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.

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 diverse programming within a supportive community.

Values/ Guiding Principles