Jen Tough Gallery


An all-women art event popping up in San Francisco’s Dogpatch

1599 Tennessee Street, San Francisco, CA

Weekend three of San Francisco Open Studios

Event Hours:

Friday Oct 25: 6:00-9:00 Opening Reception

Saturday Oct 26: 11:00-8:00

Sunday Oct 27: 11:00-6:00

Announcing the selected artists for The Ladies Room!

These artists were selected out of 334 entrants by Danielle Krysa, The Jealous Curator

Shannon Astolfi

Sarah Detweiler

Shannon Freshwater

Laura Johnston

Sasinun Kladpetch

Michele Landel

Denise Laws,

Margherita Paoletti

Monique Martin

Christine Rasmussen

Mary Souza

Liz Steketee

Amy Stewart

Jill Stoll

Amy Torgeson

Adriana Villagran

Dani Vinokurov

Ash Woodworth

The Ladies Room is an intimate, highly curated art show in a large pop-up gallery space featuring 18 exhibiting women artists, chosen from a pool of applicants by Danielle Krysa, The Jealous Curator. Danielle is an artist, podcaster, and author of 4 books, the latest being: A Big Important Art Book, Now With Women.

The Ladies Room was created to give an exhibition and market platform to women artists for promoting and selling their work outside of the male dominated art market. Each selected artist will be given an equal amount of exhibition space for installing numerous works, and each artist will be present to discuss their artistic practice and exhibited artwork with visitors throughout the event.

The Ladies Room was conceived because of the continued lack of exhibition opportunities, representation and support for women artists. While women have consistently been used as subject matter for male-created art, women continue to be disregarded for their artistic contributions and left out of important conversations or opportunities within the art world. The Ladies Room aims to make an impact in the male-dominated art market by creating smaller, highly curated exhibition and market spaces for contemporary women artists in multiple locations across the country.


Juror: Danielle Krysa

The Jealous Curator, and author of The Big Important Art Book, Now With Women

Danielle Krysa has a BFA in Visual Arts, and a post-grad in graphic design. She is the writer/curator behind the contemporary art site, The Jealous Curator (est.2009), and has curated art shows from Washington DC to Los Angeles, San Francisco to Toronto. Danielle creates her own artwork as well – mixed media collages which combine found images, paint, and as much humor as she can pack into each title. When she’s not in the studio, Danielle is writing books : “Creative Block”, “Collage”, and “Your Inner Critic Is A Big Jerk” were the first three, and her fourth book, “A Big Important Art Book - Now with Women”, was released in October of 2018. Danielle has also had the great pleasure of speaking at TEDx, PIXAR, Creative Mornings, CreativeLive, and was interviewed for several video segments on