Judy Chicago & Feminist Art Education Offsite Connections



ARTstor features approximately 400 images of Judy Chicago’s artworks in the Digital Library, a database of 1.4+ million images in the arts and sciences for teaching and research purposes.

Research Library, Getty Research Institute

Feminist Studio Workshop: In 1973, artist Judy Chicago, graphic designer Sheila Levrant de Bretteville, and art historian Arlene Raven founded the Feminist Studio Workshop, an independent school for women artists that sought to merge art education with consciousness-raising. The FSW closed in 1981. Video self-portraits by students at the Feminist Studio Workshop. Contact Research Library, Getty Research Institute for the following:

  • [First day FSW, 1980] [videorecording].
    This video documents introductions on the first day of the Feminist Studio Workshop in its eighth year, October 3, 1980.
  • [Feminist Studio Workshop] [videorecording] / [by Sheila Ruth].
  • Constructive feminism [videorecording]: Reconstruction of the Woman’s Building / directed by Sheila Ruth ; produced by Sheila Ruth, Diana Johnson, and Annette Hunt. This documentary, featuring Sheila de Bretteville, Arlene Raven and students from the Feminist Studio Workshop, examines the 1975 renovation of the Los Angeles Woman’s Building on Spring Street.
  • Scenes never to be seen beyond this scene [videorecording]: The hidden eye takes a long look at the FSW, 1975-1976.
  • Adrienne Rich and Mary Daly, 1979–readings [videorecording] / The Woman’s Building.
  • Give and take [videorecording] / by Catherine Stifter.
  • Teacher training [videorecording] / [produced by] the Woman’s Building. Video documentation of teacher training, probably for the Feminist Studio Workshop or a summer art program at the Los Angeles Woman’s Building.
  • Single mothers [videorecording]: Two personal perspectives / [produced by] LAWVC, the Woman’s Building.
  • [Opening night, December 13, 1975] [videorecording] / Woman’s Building.
    Contact information for Research Library, Getty Research Institute
    These videos probably document the opening of the Spring Street location of the Los Angeles Woman’s Building on December 13, 1975, including interviews with Judy Chicago, Sheila de Bretteville, …
  • First day FSW, 1980] [videorecording].
    This video documents introductions on the first day of the Feminist Studio Workshop in its eighth year, October 3, 1980.

Brooklyn Museum of Art Library Collections.

  • Bechard Susan Immergluck Sharon Feminist Studio Workshop Videotapes at Feminist Studio:
    • A ritual for all women [videorecording]: The College of St. Catherine / by Jane Eastwood & the Feminist Art Workshop.

Rutgers University – Archibald S. Alexander Library

Smithsonian Institution – Archives of American Art

  • Oral history interview with Suzanne Lacy, 1990 Mar. 16 & 24 and Sept. 27. Lacy, Suzanne.
  • Jacqueline Skiles papers, 1963-1980.
    Correspondence with Arlene Raven about the Feminist Program at California Institute of the Arts, and with family members, colleagues and business associates; teaching material; …
  • Womanspace Gallery records, 1972-1974. Womanspace Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    Correspondence, exhibition files, business records and photographs and slides of works; correspondence and business records of WOMANSPACE JOURNAL; business records of Associated Women’s Press; …

University of Illinois at Chicago – Special Collections and University Archives.

Harvard University – Radcliffe College

Stanford University Libraries !Women Art Revolution Digital Collections

Hershman, Lynn (1990, November 9). Judy Chicago Interview with Lynn Herschman, Part 1 of 3 [Video 42:35 min., Santa Fe, NM]. Stanford, CA: Stanford University. Transcript of interview with Judy Chicago, part 1 of 3. Stanford, CA: Stanford University.

Hershman, Lynn (2005, March 4). Judy Chicago Interview with Lynn Hershman [Video 25:08 min., Davis, CA]. Stanford, CA: Stanford University. At http://lib.stanford.edu/women-art-revolution/judy-chicago-2005 [Transcript

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