AMSA is seeking designs for an upcoming medal commemorating women's suffrage (the right to vote) in the U.S. -Editor
The American Medallic Sculpture Association (AMSA) is conducting a special art medal competition to commemorate the 100th anniversary of
women's suffrage in the United States (in 2020). The competition is open only to paid-up members of AMSA. The winner will receive a $300 prize.
All entries will be featured early in 2020 in the AMSA publication and on the AMSA web site, along with specifications, edition sizes, prices and
ordering information, so that medals can be ordered directly from the medalists starting early in 2020. AMSA asks entrants to indicate this
information, along with their snail mail, email and PayPal addresses.
Submissions for medals to commemorate the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in the United States, produced in 2019, should be sent to
email@example.com by December 31, 2019. Press releases will be sent out announcing the winner and directing people to all of the entries on the AMSA
web site. Heidi Wastweet, President of AMSA, indicates that "This is a great opportunity for medalists to expose their talents to a large
Founded in 1982, the American Medallic Sculpture Association (AMSA) works to encourage the creation, study and appreciation of the American Fine
Art Medal. Members receive a quarterly full color publication detailing recent and upcoming events, galleries, conferences, etc. The medals created
by members are featured on the AMSA web site. Dues are $40 within the USA, $50 elsewhere. To join AMSA or for further information, visit www.amsamedals.org .
The illustrated medal is one of the few created in the past commemorating women's suffrage in the U.S. It was issued in the 1970s by the
Longines Symphonette in their Great American Triumphs series.
For the history of the term Suffrage, see:
What Does Suffrage Mean?
Wayne Homren, Editor
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