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Online exhibition features work by Smulovitz

art piece by Anika Smulovitz
VOTE! MEND! In Honor of the Women Who Fought Before Us. In Honor of the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, by Anika Smulovitz. Copper, 19 embroidery needles, 19 antique mother-of-pearl buttons, embroidery floss.

Secret Identity Projects, an ongoing curatorial collaboration between American professors of jewelry/metalsmithing Kerianne Quick and Jess Tolbert, present AMEND, an online exhibition taking place in the month leading up to Election Day, 2020.

The exhibition includes a piece by Anika Smulovitz, a professor of art, and head of the Art Jewelry and Metalsmithing Program in the Department of Art, Design and Visual Studies.

Secret Identity Projects invited 100 female (she/they) identifying jewelers to design a piece of jewelry using the “I Voted” sticker as a jumping off point; charged to interpret it any way they like.

AMEND commemorates the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, also known as Women’s Suffrage. Sales from the exhibition will benefit the nonprofit organization Black Votes Matter.