Asian American Women Artists Association: Cheers to muses

Friday, July 20, 2007

The Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA) celebrates the arrival of their latest creation, a soon-to-be-released anthology titled Cheers to Muses: Contemporary Works by Asian American Women (expected publication: August 2007) with a panel discussion from select artists and writers featured in the book.

The event will be held at the Chinese Culture Center gallery, where an exhibit of the same name displays work from over 30 different Asian American women visual artists and writers from the anthology. The exhibit is being co-sponsored by the Chinese Culture Center and the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center.

About the Exhibit: Curated by Cynthia Tom, the exhibit showcases work by select visual artists and writers from the anthology in tribute to the muses who have inspired their work. Exhibiting artists include: Terry Acebo Davis, Susan Almazol, Olivia Boler, Ann Carli, May Chan, Lenore Chinn, Shari Arai DeBoer, Lydia Nakashima Degarrod, Naoko Haruta, Nancy Hom, Kay Kang, Machiko Kondo, Amy Lam, Summer Mei Ling Lee, Sharon Leong, Genny Lim, Christina Mazza, Vanessa Merina, Melani Nagao, MariNaomi, Norine Nishimura, Anh-Hoa Thi Nguyen, Suzanne Onodera, Barbara Jane Reyes, Cynthia Tom, Sue Tom, Anna X.L. Wong, Flo Oy Wong, Nellie Wong, Debbie Yee.

For more information please see the Asian American Women Artists Association as well as Laughing Squid.


July 21, 2007, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Chinese Culture Center, 750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor,

Hilton Hotel, San Francisco Chinatown, 94108

For more information: Anh-Hoa Thi Nguyen 510-763-1313, Ext. 424 or