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Dulles Elementary by Erica Hawkinson

 

Location: Parkway Garden - 6311 S Calumet, Chicago IL 60637
Year(s): 2015-2016
Participants: 150 [4th-8th grade students]
Description: The first project at Dulles included two murals, one which promotes peace, innovation, and unity through a rainbow and flying doves.  The second mural spices up the school's entrance with a cool geometric design. In our second year, the students worked on a mural which faces 63rd St and features images of two children set in a block pattern and the uplifting phrase, "We are the future!"

Joplin Elementary by Erica Hawkinson

 

Location: Auburn Gresham - 7927 S Honore, Chicago, IL 60620
Year(s): 2015-2017
Participants: 280 [4th-8th grade students]
Description: In 2015 Green Star Movement worked with 4th-8th grade students to create a mural which fuses representations of African culture with the phrase "what we do most is what we do best. Get an education." In 2017, in honor of Joplin Elementary's academic diversity, we returned to create another mural that pays tribute to the school's science, technology, and fine arts programs.

Suder Montessori Elementary School by TechTeam

 

Location: West Town - 2022 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL
Year(s): 2013
Participants: 250 [4th-8th grader students]
Description: This mural depicts elements of the Montessori philosophy including nature in the classroom, exploration of the environment, and the role of education in establishing peace.