Stephanie Victa (President)
Stephanie Victa, a Denver-based artist and fashion designer with a studio in the RiNo Art District, holds an MFA in Sculpture from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BFA in Sculpture from Florida Atlantic University. A year into living in Denver, she began production sewing and launched Victa Designs, a women’s apparel company centered on the belief that all women should feel beautiful. Her postgrad Fulbright in the Philippines led her to ultimately start “One Stitch at A Time,” a year-long sewing education program in Jacmel, Haiti.
Carol Flueckiger (vice president/secretary)
Carol Flueckiger is a mixed media artist who makes work about feminist history, weather and geography. Her signature technique builds on cyanotype, a light sensitive chemical that she blends with paint, dye and tea through submersion, sanding and coating. She has secured funding to study primary documents from Women’s Rights National Historical Park, American Antiquarian Society and Library of Congress. She has recently been awarded the Texas Tech University Integrated Scholar Award for projects that merge art practices and historical sources. Currently her work is represented by Charles Adams Gallery in Lubbock, TX. She is an Associate Professor of Art at Texas Tech University.
Emma Balder (Treasurer)
Emma Balder is a New England-bred visual artist with a BFA in Painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Emma was awarded a Staff Artist Fellowship at the Vermont Studio Center and was named a finalist of the Peripheral Vision Arts Foundation Prize Fellowship. She has received recognition in publications such as Art Maze Mag, Dialogist Fresh Paint Magazine, and was named one of 303 Magazine’s Artist to Watch in 2018. Emma has exhibited internationally and nationwide in spaces such as the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA and Trestle Gallery’s Brooklyn Art Space in New York. Her works are included in private and public collections including the Dave Bown Projects. Emma lives and works between Denver, Colorado and Houston, Texas.