We Were Strangers Too

We Were Women on the Run by Alexis Lampley

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Artist Statement

"I wanted to create a simple but powerful depiction of a woman and a child in the act of making their getaway for the Women on the Run. I didn't want to depict the woman as scared, but determined. I wanted the lettering to stand against the image in the foreground and feel enveloping, almost like a hug, to give it a sense of" - Alexis Lampley

Alexis is a Mississippi-based graphic designer and hand-letterer. She’s also a lover of books.

About We Were Strangers Too

We Were Strangers Too is a collection of designs showing how diverse and universal the refugee experience truly is. Proceeds support the Anti-Defamation League, the nation's premier civil rights/human relations agency, fighting anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.

About our Prints

Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.