Park School / by Erica Hawkinson

 

Location: 828 Main St, Evanston IL 60202
Year(s): 2016
Participants: 60 [4th-8th grade students]
Square Footage: 600
Partner(s): n/a
Green Star Team: Hana Kulovic, Teresa Miro
Description: Green Star Movement worked with the students and staff of Park School, a self-contained special education school in Evanston, to create a mural that not only beautifies the school but also celebrates the memory of Lisa Weiland O'Brien, a well-loved social worked from the District who tragically passed away in 2013. 

Green Star artists worked with Park teachers and the mural committee, comprised of staff, parents, district administrators, and a member of Lisa's family to conceive the design. It was decided that the theme for the mural would be based on Lisa's favorite quote from a story titled, "The Crayon Box that Talked," and will read. "We are like a box of crayons, each one of us unique. But when we come together, the picture is complete!"