The Sister Chapel: An Essential Feminist Collaboration, Opens March 28 at Rowan University


March 28 – June 30, 2016The Sister Chapel

The Sister Chapel, a historic collaborative installation created at the height of the women’s art movement, opens at Rowan University Art Gallery West on March 31, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., for its first public exhibition since 1980. Presented during National Women’s History Month, the exhibition runs from March 28 through the end of June. It includes the work of Alice Neel, June Blum, Betty Holliday, Shirley Gorelick, May Stevens, Elsa M. Goldsmith, Sylvia Sleigh, Cynthia Mailman, Diana Kurz, Martha Edelheit, Sharon Wybrants, Maureen Connor, and Ilise Greenstein.

An opening reception features a panel discussion with five of the contributing artists: Maureen Connor, Martha Edelheit, Diana Kurz, Cynthia Mailman, and Sharon Wybrants. The moderator, Andrew D. Hottle, spent eight years researching and writing an extensive history of this important collaboration.

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