In response to COVID-19, Amplifier launched an emergency campaign with top art curators and public-health advisors from around the world looking for public health and safety messages that can help flatten the curve through education and symbols that help promote mental health, well-being, and social change work during these stressful times.
“The subject of this print is Tommye Austin, Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive of University Health System in San Antonio, TX. Nurse Austin designed and developed her own mask that was shown to be more effective than the N95 mask. Healthcare workers deserve not only messages of support but also support in congress, state governments, and local governments. It is our responsibility to fight for procedures and policies that protect our essential workers.”