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Help AAWAA further achieve and continue our mission in three ways:


Love Transcends Distance Xiaojie Zheng

Detail of Xiaojie Zheng’s “Love Transcends Distance”, oil on canvas, 2010. Photo courtesy of Markus Storzer, Mbitions Photography.

Asian American women are always creating, building, and sharing their stories, through different media; however, they are not always heard, valued, or showcased. We are here to ensure that they will not be silenced!

AAWAA amplifies Asian American women artists’ voices.  

AAWAA ensures that Asian American women artists’ works are documented.

AAWAA brings visibility to Asian American women artists’ creations.

AAWAA provides a platform for Asian American women artists’ to be recognized in all their diversity.

AAWAA is supported by memberships, individual contributions, and government and foundation grants. Your donation will support AAWAA’s programs and the work for Asian American women artists.

AAWAA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your contribution is greatly appreciated and tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. AAWAA Tax ID # 20-4544106. | DONATE NOW


Hungry Ghost ECP Reception

Hungry Ghost exhibition opening reception as part of the Emerging Curators Program. Photo courtesy of Cris Matos.

Are you looking for a creative outlet for your time, skills, and knowledge?  

Do you seek community with creative and empowered Asian American women and artists?

Do you value and celebrate the arts and women’s voices?

AAWAA is looking for enthusiastic long and short term volunteers and interns to help build this grassroots collective so we can be a more visible presence in the community. | LEARN MORE



Kelsey Myers

AAWAA Artist member, Kelsay Myers.

Membership is open for all Asian American-identified women artists working in all disciplines: visual art, video/film, literary arts, performing arts, etc. Help us ensure the documentation of your art for educational, historical, and cultural purposes. Membership is also open to affiliate members committed to supporting AAWAA’s mission to document and ensure the visibility of Asian American women artists. Our affiliate members include: educators, curators, arts administrators, arts activists, writers, etc.

Those who want to broaden their career in the arts, engage in the Asian American artistic community, are social and arts activists, and are dedicated to the cultivation and preservation of Asian American women in the arts. | JOIN NOW or RENEW NOW



$75—Open to all supporters of AAWAA’s mission.

Free subscription to AAWAA E-Newsletter.

Discounts on AAWAA publications and workshops.



$65—Open to Asian Pacific American-identified women artists. Includes all Supporter Membership benefits plus:

Individual link and Artist Page on AAWAA’s website to showcase work.

Opportunities for work to be presented, published, performed, documented, exhibited and offered for sale at AAWAA events and to become part of the AAWAA’s historical documentation.

Speaking and exposure opportunities for academia, the public, media, and networking events.Access to AAWAA Artist Online Community Network, Artists Salons, and announcements in AAWAA’s E-Newsletter.



$65—Open to professionals in the fields of art, Asian American and Women’s Studies, and other related fields. Includes all Supporter Membership benefits plus:

Individual link and Affiliate Page on AAWAA’s website to showcase work.

Opportunities to present work at AAWAA events and speak at conferences and schools/universities.

Curatorial opportunities.

Access and contribution to AAWAA’s historical archives.

Access to AAWAA artists, board members, and partners.

Access to Artists Salons and special AAWAA announcements.


If you would like more information on how you can contribute to AAWAA or have any questions, feel free to contact us at info@aawaa.net.