In 2005, Judy Chicago and Donald Woodman worked with students and local artists at Vanderbilt University, creating an exhibition titled “Evoke/Invoke/Provoke” which stimulated conversation and controversy.

[Image: JoAnn Leet with her boyfriend at the exhibition opening of Evoke/Invoke/Provoke at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee in 2005. Leet’s paintings concern interracial issues.]

“Evoke/ Invoke/ Provoke” in the Archives

Below are links to pdf and media files of materials from the Evoke/ Invoke/ Provoke teaching project in the Judy Chicago Art Education Collection archived at The Eberly Special Collections at Penn State. Publications are available in alternative media on request.



  • Readings
  • Research
  • Self Presentations
  • Building Group
  • Content Search
  • Artmaking Goals



  • Participant Selection
  • From Process to Image
  • Balancing Support and Guidance
  • Content-based Critique
  • Audience
  • Evaluations



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