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“The Ballot Box” 2020 Soynika Edwards Bush

$25.00$475.00

Original work by Soynika Edwards-Bush (artist statement below)

Fifty percent of the proceeds from sales fund voters’ rides to the polls.

After the Presidential Election, proceeds will go to organizations committed to protecting voting rights and educating voters. 

Art will be shipped after November 3rd so that the post office will not be impacted during the election. May take up to 10 days to ship after receipt of order.

IMPORTANT: Sizes listed are the overall sizes of the sheet not the image. The printed image will be surrounded by white space and will not fill the entire sheet. We will reproduce these with as little border as possible.

 

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The Ballot Box Painting
The Ballot Box by Sonika Edwards-Bush
Artist statement by Soynika Edwards-Bush, As told by her 6-year-old self:

We remember the journey that many people took before us. Voting meant more to them than what we can ever imagine. The women dressed up in their Sunday best to honor this day and voice their relevance. Sojourner Truth starts the line and is honored with cotton stems placed at her feet. She was a great woman with strength and courage. Granny, through her aches and pains, managed to get to the polls. Mr. John Lewis has always fought for us. He was even beaten by cops and attacked by dogs while marching for basic human rights for Black Americans. He holds the same dog that attacked him and others on Bloody Sunday. He’s not a bad doggy. The roses are to honor his bloodshed. You can see all the others in the back, while I stand out front with my doll, in my Easter Pink dress. The people in the line have come thru struggles too. The boy was hung for taking a stand. Mrs. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is there too. She fought so people would know being a girl is important too. She wanted us to be able to speak and live as an individual, with our own thoughts and voice.

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11 X 14 poster $25, 11×14 fine art print- $65, 11×14 fine art print- signed and numbered $175, 20×28 canvas signed and numbered $475

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