In 2010, 85 women from all over the world came to Portland to participate in an International Women’s Art Show and Symposium. After the exhibit 14 of the artists donated their work to OWCA to promote art education. OWCA stored these works until an appropriate venue could be found.
We then contracted with the DaVinci art program and donated these works to the DaVinci Art Auction, a yearly function to support the teaching of the arts at DaVinci Middle School. Through this donation, much needed funds were generated to provide art classes to children who would have been deprived of them through school budget cuts.