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 58/100. Here are the women who have been profiled so far:

Andrea Bemis
Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow
Anna Julia Cooper
Annie Londonberry
Astrid Lindgren
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
Georgia O’Keefe
Gertrude Ederle
Gloria Anzaldúa
Gloria Steinem
Greta Thunberg
Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Ilhan Omar
Isabella Bird
Jane Addams
Jeannette Rankin
Kamala Harris
Karen Washington
Lisa Congdon
Louise Bourgeois
Lucy Stone
Margaret “Mardy” Murie
Marianne Martin
Marion Nestle
Mary Wollstonecraft
Megan Rapinoe
Mirna Valerio
Nanyehi (Nancy) Ward
Nellie Bly/Elizabeth Jane Cochran Seaman
Oprah Winfrey
Phyllis Johnson
Rachel Carson
Rebecca Burgess
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Shirley Chisholm
Simran Sethi
Toni Morrison
Ursula K Le Guin
Vandana Shiva
Virginia Woolf
Wangari Maathai
Winona LaDuke
Zaria Forman


Written by Anna Brones

March 21, 2019 at 20:12

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