The creation of the Women Artist Forward Fund would not have been possible without the talents, insights, expertise and incredible gifts of our amazing Advisory Board.

  • Simona ChazenBenefactor, Chazen Museum of Art

  • Jane Coleman, Retired, Former Director, Madison Community Foundation

  • Chele Isaac, Visual Artist

  • Tom Linfield, VP Community Engagement, MCF

  • Peter Lundberg, Owner, Janus Galleries

  • Jill Pfeiffer, Visual Artist

  • Toni Sikes, CEO, CODAWORX

  • Martha Taylor, Retired, Co-founder of Women’s Philanthropy Institute, UW Foundation 

Chele Isaac, Martha Taylor, Bird Ross, Tom Linfield, Brenda Baker, Pete Lundberg, Jill Pfeiffer, Jane Coleman

(Simona Chazen and Toni Sikes not pictured)

Special thanks to all of our informal project advisors from Madison Community Foundation, especially Tom Linfield and David Koehler.


We have been generously guided by these fabulous interns!

Zoe Cohen- Project Manager, Erin Coron, Peri Coskey, Jen Dobias, Anabella Driz, Silei Fu, Amber Westlund, Mfonobono Ufot, Keeve Zamora

Zoe Cohen 2017 + 2018

Mfonobono Ufot 2018

Jen Dobais 2018

Anabella Driz 2019 

Amber Westlund 2019

Peri Coskey 2019 

Silei Fu 2019

Keeve Zamora 2019

Erin Coron 2020

Web design by Tsela Barr Design, Amber Westlund, Anabella Driz and Peri Coskey

Website made possible through a generous grant from Madison Arts Commission

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