About Us

CAW: Creative Arts of Women is a collective of women joining their creative forces. It is an open-membership group based in Columbus, Ohio. Members are visual and performance artists, writers, arts supporters, and art appreciators.


  • Non-hierarchical, democratic, egalitarian
  • Efficient and transparent communication
  • Organizes way for members to share and connect


  • Provides a safe space for women to be nurtured in their artistic goals
  • Promotes the activities of CAW and its members
  • Respects the diversity within the CAW membership
  • Acts as a boundless resource for women creatives

Growth + Evolution

  • Evaluates and reflects
  • Becomes more diverse
  • Reaches beyond what any one member can do alone
  • Steps up and out in the arts community of Columbus and beyond!