Exceptional Medals to Decorate Great Women
by Harlow Tighe

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.” —Marie Curie, chemist, physicist, Nobel laureate

Mana Hewitt’s solo exhibition, Persistence, displays a series of 60 unique medals made of etched brass, copper, sterling silver, and vitreous enamel. They recognize the courage and perseverance of women who have challenged societal perceptions, and feature leading figures including Susan B. Anthony, Queen Victoria, Marie Curie, Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.