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Mothering Art: The Art of Mothering

By Evelyn Leya
 by Leya Evelyn With my breasts aching and full of milk, I left Tamar, my three-week old baby girl, with a sitter and attended the opening reception of the Washington Area Artists Exhibition at the Corcoran Museum of Art.  After leaving school, I lived in Washington for the first year of marriage.  This was a juried show, and I was…
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Money & Careers

Leya Evelyn: On Being a Woman Artist

By Evelyn Leya
One of the more vivid memories of my childhood: I am nine years old, walking down the middle of my one block-long street in Bethesda, Maryland with my neighbor and friend Carol. We‘re telling each other how much we wished we were boys.  All the things boys could do were so appealing to us then—sports, strength, audacity.  My dad was…
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