Julia A. Fenton details the founding of the Women's Art Collective in Atlanta, describes its leader Callahan McDonough, and speaks to the importance of a trip to the National Women's Conference in Houston in November 1977.
Julia A. Fenton describes the arts funding landscape during the late 1970s, including the influence that a well-funded National Endowment for the Arts had on Atlanta's local institutions. She also explains the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), a jobs-training program that Maynard Jackson used to fund artists.
Julia A. Fenton describes her role in the Atlanta Art Workers Coalition in the late 1970s, which included working on the organization's newspaper (that became _Art Papers_ magazine) and beginning a slide registry.
Julia A. Fenton describes the role of John Howett, professor in Emory's Art History Department, on contemporary arts in 1970s Atlanta. Howett curated an early minimalist show at the High Museum of Art.