anna brones

writer + artist + producer

Women’s Wisdom Project

Women’s Wisdom Project is a collection of portraits and profiles that I started in 2018. The goal is the showcase the wisdom of inspiring, insightful women by making 100 papercut portraits. Each portrait is hand cut from a single piece of paper.

(Almost) every Friday there is a new featured profile here on the website. You can see the archives here, and I also post about the project on my Instagram feed.

I have currently completed 72/100. Here are the women who have been profiled so far:

Amelia Bloomer
Andrea Bemis
Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow
Anna Julia Cooper
Annie Londonberry
Astrid Lindgren
Bella Abzug
Blair Imani
Clara Barton
Carrie Chapman Catt
Cecile Richards
Charlotte Brontë
Cheryl Strayed
Clara Lemlich Shavelson
Constance Okollet
Dolores Huerta
Eileen Gray
Ellen Key
Emily Dickinson
Florence Griffith Joyner
Florence Williams
Frida Kahlo
Frozan
Georgia O’Keefe
Gertrude Ederle
Gloria Anzaldúa
Gloria Steinem
Greta Thunberg
Grace Lee Boggs
Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Ilhan Omar
Isabella Bird
Jane Addams
Jeannette Rankin
Julia Child
Kamala Harris
Karen Washington
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Lisa Congdon
Louisa May Alcott
Louise Bourgeois
Lucy Stone
Margaret “Mardy” Murie
Maria Mitchell
Marianne Martin
Marion Nestle
Mary McLeod Bethune
Mary Wollstonecraft
Megan Rapinoe
Mirna Valerio
Nanyehi (Nancy) Ward
Nellie Bly/Elizabeth Jane Cochran Seaman
Oprah Winfrey
Pauli Murray
Phyllis Johnson
Pura Belpré
Rachel Carson
Rebecca Burgess
Rosa Parks
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Shirley Chisholm
Simran Sethi
Soleil Ho
Toni Morrison
Tracy Hamm
Ursula K Le Guin
Vandana Shiva
Virginia Woolf
Wangari Maathai
Winona LaDuke
Zaria Forman

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Written by Anna Brones

March 21, 2019 at 20:12

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