The Summer 2017 cover article of the Journal of American Art Pottery Association profiles Polia Pillin, her career as a fine art painter and her inclusion in “Emerging from the Shadows.”
In anticipation of the upcoming exhibit at the Creative Arts Group in Sierra Madre, Kat Ward covered the four-volume set with particular attention to several of its artists.
Walter Ryce interviews Maurine St. Gaudens and Joseph Morsman for the Monterey County Weekly.
From the Los Angeles Daily News–Alison Hill includes Emerging from the Shadows in her 2016 list of favorite holiday gift books.
On November 23, 2016 a review of “Emerging from the Shadows” appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books. It was written by Liz Goldner.
Journal of American Art Pottery Association profiles “Emerging from the Shadows” and the work of Los Angeles artists, the Hamilton Sisters.
Charles Donelan reviews Emerging for the Santa Barbara Independent August 24, 2016.
New Reference Work Enables Fresh Appreciation. “. . . and promises to promote significant advances in our understanding of the contributions women have made to the history of art in California.”
Alexandra Villarreal reviews “Emerging” in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Here is a brief quote from her coverage: “Helena Dunlap’s Nude Male shows a man stripped to the waist, his gaze distant and melancholy… “
“Her [the author] in-depth knowledge of artwork held in private collections provides an unparalleled exploration into women making art in California during a century of incredible social and technological change. Her examination of art making from 1860-1960 also provides a fascinating investigation into a century of art techniques, tools, and color. This work provides an important window into outcomes of art making during a time of major westward expansion in the United States”.
“Emerging” reviewed in the July 2016 edition of the Maine Antique Digest
“This series should have a lasting impact on the recognition and understanding of the contributions of women artists everywhere.”