Art4Equality supports the creation of empowering, gender equality themed exhibitions and public art.
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Making a Difference

Art4Equality is an initiative launched in 2019 supporting gender equality themed art exhibitions and special projects including films and public art by female identifying artists and allies.

The mission of Art4Equality is to create empowering artwork and exhibitions that can impact social change, raise awareness and inspire our community. Art4Equality additionally facilitates opportunities by providing mentorship to female identifying artists, as well as special programing such as panel discussions, performances, and educational art events.

Art4Equality empowers by creating a platform for progress. By supporting the work of underrepresented and marginalized artists, Art4Equality demonstrates the value, quality, and diversity of their contributions to the community, encourages an inclusive dialogue, and promotes equality for all.

Art4Equality is a sponsored initiative of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit 501(c)(3) arts service organization.

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Get The Facts

Art4Equality’s mission is to create inspiring exhibitions and public art that can make a difference and promote equality for all. The facts are clear – even in 2019, women are dramatically underrepresented in museums, galleries, auction houses and public art. Learn about gender inequity in the arts with some eye-opening facts and join us in supporting Art4Equality.


Total Number Of Professional Artists in The US as Measured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. (


MFA graduates are women (Artnet News). More than 46% of total visual artists are female according to 2019 Report by National Endowment of The Arts.


Women on average earn 74¢ for every dollar made by male artists according to National Endowment of The Arts


Art by female arists acquired by top museums in the US for their permanent collections in the last decade. 29,247 works by female artists were acquired by 26 top museums in the United States, out of 260,470 total works. (NY Times)


Representation of female artists in museums and galleries. Out of over 10,000 artists in the permanent collections of 18 prominent art museums in the U.S., 87% are male (Public Library of Science) 13.7% of living female artists are represented by galleries in Europe and North America. (Artnet News)


Solo exhibitions in the US at major institutions devoted to women artists out of 590 major exhibitions by nearly 70 institutions reviewed. In another study of 820,000 exhibitions across the public and commercial (gallery) sectors in 2018, only one third are by female artists. (The Art Newspaper)


Artworks by women sold at auction between 2008 – 2019. More than $196.6 billion has been spent on art at auction during this time frame, of this work made by women accounts for just $4 billion. (Artnet News)


of the 150 statues in the New York City outdoor public spaces honor women. City Hall has recently confirmed (in March 2019) an additional 4 to be installed bring total to 6% female. (New York Times)


2 works by women have ever broken into the top 100 auction sales for paintings, despite women being the subject matter for approximately half of the top 25. (Artsy, Art Market 2019 Report)

Recommended Reading

Read official reports and relevant articles on gender inequality in the arts.

Art4Equality Is A Platform For Progress

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Exhibitions + Public Art

Art4Equality raises funds for gender equality themed art exhibitions and Public Art projects that impact social change, raise awareness and inspire our community.

Special Projects

Art4Equality presents educational art events and special programing including panel discussions, workshops, and performances.


Art4Equality facilitates opportunities by providing mentorship and guidance to female identifying artists in need.

Art4Equality Events

Get the lowdown on upcoming exhibits & events!

Benefit Group Exhibition Presented by The Untitled Space

January 9 – February 1, 2020

RECEPTION with Artists
January 23, 2020

45 Lispenard Street, NYC 10013

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The Untitled Space is pleased to present a benefit group exhibition in support of Art4Equality featuring a revolving show of artworks throughout the month of January 2020 that will raise funds for the initiative presenting gender equality themed exhibitions and public art.

Art4Equality x PADDLE8 Benefit Auction
Preview auction online from January 23, 2020
Bidding Live: January 30 – February 11, 2020

Bidding Opens January 30 @ 12pm EST
Bidding Closes February 11 @ 5pm EST

Art4Equality has partnered with The Untitled Space and Paddle8 for an inaugural fundraising auction kicking off with a preview on January 23rd with bidding live from January 30 – February 11, 2020.

The Art4Equality x Paddle8 Benefit Auction features over 200 artworks by more than 60 artists coming together to raise funds for Art4Equality’s future programing and gender equality focused projects.

Alex Janero, Alexandra Rubinstein, Allie Fuller, Allison Hill-Egdar, Anna Cone, Anna Sampson, Anne Barlinckhoff, Annika Connor, Buket Savci, Cabell Molina, Camilla Marie Dahl, Cara Lien, Cavanagh Foyle, Dafna Steinberg, Danielle Siegelbaum, Dara Vandor, Dolly Faibyshev, Dominique Vitali, Elisa Garcia de la Huerta, Elisa Valenti, Ellen Stagg, Elsa Keefe, Fahren Feingold, Grace Graupe-Pillard, Hiba Schahbaz, Indira Cesarine, Ismael Guerrier, Jessica So Ren Tang, Judy Polstra, Karen Bystedt x Brad Branson, Kat Toronto aka Miss Meatface, Katie Commodore, Katy Itter, Katya Zvereva, Kaya Deckelbaum, Lauren Rinaldi, Leah Schrager, Lindsey Guile, Lisa Levy, Logan White, Lynn Bianchi, Mairi-Luise Tabbakh, Marcelo Daldoce, Meegan Barnes, Michael Liani, Natasha Wright, Nichole Washington, Peter Beard, Rachel Marks, Rebecca Leveille, Reisha Perlmutter, Robin Tewes, Sarah Maple, Sarah Weber, Savannah Spirit, Sebastian Perinotti, Shaina Craft, Shamona Stokes, Shohei Kondo, Tara Lewis, Tina Maria Elena Bak, Trina Merry, and Victoria Selbach.

We are excited about introducing you to Art4Equality and are looking forward to making a difference. Hope to see you soon!