Advancing Women Artists believes in the importance of raising awareness in support of the organization’s goals. The Foundation sponsors the publication of books, television programs and documentaries spotlighting its restorations and art by women in Florence. All author royalties from the sale of products are donated in support of AWA’s projects.
 
Books

Plautilla Nelli:
Art and Devotion in Savonarola’s Footsteps

Florence’s First Woman Artist No Longer Invisible. Plautilla Nelli to debut at the Uffizi, after a decade with ‘Indiana Jane’

Invisible Women:
Forgotten Artists of Florence

The result of five years of research to uncover, rescue and support art by women—whether exhibited or in storage—in Florence’s museums.

When the World Answered:
Florence, Women Artists and the 1966 Flood

Meet the twentieth-century artists who donated their art to replace works lost in the 1966 flood.
 

To Florence, Con Amore:
90 Ways to Love the City

A love-letter to Florence that is a personal “behind-the-scenes” guidebook.

The Lady Who Paints
Violante Siries Cerroti (1709-1783)

A restored masterwork by eighteenth-century painter Violante Siries Cerroti, damaged in the Florence flood of 1966, opens the door to the artist’s rediscovery.

Pincherle and Pacini: Twentieth-century Women Painters in Florence

A pleasure trip through two Florence-based exhibitions featuring Adriana Pincherle and Eloisa Pacini, two artists that are key to uncovering the city’s twentieth-century art experience.
 

Chaplin and Costa: Rediscovering Expat Women Painters in Tuscany

A catalog-style glimpse at two international artists living in Fiesole in the 1900s.

Art by Women in Florence
A Guide Through Five Hundred Years

A pocket guide featuring eighty paintings and sculptures by sixty women artists—a “Women Artists’ Trail” of where to find their works in Florence.

Santa Croce in Pink: Untold stories of Women and their Monuments

Untold stories of Women and their Monuments Princesses, artists and pious women populate the history of Florence’s famed basilica.
 

Irene Parenti Duclos:
A Work Restored, An Artist Revealed

An exposé on the restoration of the Accademia Gallery’s sole work by a woman.
 
DVDs

Invisible Women:
Forgotten Artists of Florence

The result of five years of research to uncover, rescue and support art by women—whether exhibited or in storage—in Florence’s museums.

When the World Answered:
Florence, Women Artists and the 1966 Flood

Meet the twentieth-century artists who donated their art to replace works lost in the 1966 flood.

Irene Parenti Duclos:
A Work Restored, An Artist Revealed

An exposé on the restoration of the Accademia Gallery’s sole work by a woman.
 

Félicie de Fauveau: A French Sculptor in Florence during the Grand Tour

A soldier and a sculptor, Fèlicie de Fauveau turned heads in nineteenth-century Florence and produced some of the era’s finest works.

Artemisia Gentileschi’s David and Bathsheba

Restorers uncover one of the main characters in Artemisia’s deeply damaged painting. A victory for art detectives.

The Restoration of Lamentation with Saints - Suor Plautilla Nelli -

AWA’s first restoration and the convent artist who started in all. Suor Plautilla Nelli, Renaissance woman.
 
Other

Orate Pro Pictora: Pray for the Paintress

Rediscovering the masterpieces of a Renaissance nun-artist, Suor Plautilla Nelli.

Map of the Women Artists' Trail

Advancing Women Artists has created a map and itinerary through Florence’s museums, churches and villas where works by women artists are on public view.

Invisible, the perfume

INVISIBLE, the perfume, is a tribute to women artists and their precious artwork. Created exclusively for AWA by AquaFlor