Amanda Williams and Olalekan Jeyifous have won the inaugural She Built NYC commission with their dynamic proposal, “Our Destiny, Our Democracy.”
Finalists for the She Built NYC initiative include Firelei Báez, La Vaughn Belle, Mickalene Thomas, Tanda Francis, and a joint project by Amanda Williams and Olalekan Jeyifous.
The committee originally recommended honoring groups instead of individuals to showcase the collaborative efforts of New York women. The city had another idea.
The latest on a bill that would commission a statue of the pioneering politician — and a few artists who could rise to the task of creating it.