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Charlottesville

On August 12, 2017, a group of right-wing protestors gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia, to oppose the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee. Carrying torches and other racist paraphernalia, the protestors were faced down by many counter-demonstrators opposed to...

Suffragists and Zombies

This painting depicts the Night of Terror, November 14, 1917.  On that evening, Suffragists arrested for picketing in front of the White House were sent to the Occoquan Workhouse where they were subject to a number of abuses including beatings, stress positions, and...

Border Crisis

Here is the next painting in the show "She Persisted." (https://www.monmouth.edu/mca/event/she-persisted-julia-dzikiewicz/moutharts ). Thank you Monmouth  University for giving me suggesting I create an online show, as the real show was postponed.    This second video...

Sandy Hook

Here is the next painting in the virtual show "She Persisted." (https://www.monmouth.edu/mca/event/she-persisted-julia-dzikiewicz/moutharts ). Thank you Monmouth  University for giving me this opportunity!   This third video features a painting titled "Sandy...

Ida B Wells

In honor of Black Lives Matter, here is my next painting video, "Ida Wells." Ida B Wells was a Suffragist, newspaper reporter, editor and civil rights advocate. She spoke about racial violence in the South in the 1890’s, putting her own life at risk from angry white...

The Story of the Ham

In 1918, a group of Suffrage activists was held in the District Jail in Washington, DC, for protesting outside the White House. As they had done before, the women immediately went on a hunger strike to demand that they be given the status of political prisoners....

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