Women & Their Work picks eight artists for its next solo exhibition series


Women & Their Work has announced the artists selected for its 2023-2024 solo exhibition series.

Eight artists were selected from a field of nearly 450 entries sent in from across the state. Artists Alejandra Almuelle, Elizabeth Chapin, Dan Jian, Ling-lin Ku, Yuni Lee, Monica Martinez, VLM (Virgina L. Montgomery), and Grace Nicole will create a new body of work for her exhibition

In addition to Women & Their Work staff year’s jury panel included artists Yuliya Lanina and Jenelle Esparza.

  • Alejandra Almuelle. alejandraalmuelle.com | Austin
    Alejandra Almuelle’s immersive installations juxtapose large, suspended, ceramic sculptural figures with wall installations of clay pieces to suggest a parallel between the earth and the body.
  • Elizabeth Chapin, elizabethchapin.com | Austin
    Elizabeth Chapin is interested in how myths—from Eve to Venus—inform women’s responses to themselves and each other.
  • Dan Jian, danjian.info | Fort Worth
    Dan Jian finds transforms the traditional Chinese ink landscape scroll format infusing it with charcoal dust and burned ashes on translucent paper
  • Ling-lin Ku, linglinku.com | Houston
    Ling-lin Ku’s multimedia sculptural installations explore the intersection of animal and human, nature and technology,
  • Yuni Lee, yunjunglee.com | Dallas
    Yuni Lee creates dimensional paintings richly imbued with nostalgia, blending references to her birthplace of Seoul, South Korea and American culture.
  • Monica Martinez, monica-martinez.com | El Paso
    In photographs, videos, and installations, Monica Martinez examines the dualities of her hometown — Juarez, Mexico—from the vantage point of El Paso where she now lives.
  • VLM (Virginia L. Montgomery), virginialeemontgomery.com | Austin
    At the heart of VLM‘s practice is a continuous conversation between ecology, mysticism and the intersectional politics of panpsychic feminism.
  • Grace Nicole, gracenicole.format.com | Dallas
    Grace Nicole’s Southern Creole heritage informs her photographs that center on Black female identity.


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