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Negril Community Center by Amanda Martinez

 

Location: norman manley blvd, Negril, Jamaica
Year(s): 2018 Participants: Staff and Volunteers
Description: This building in the center of Negril, a popular beach destination, is a multi-use facility that hosts youth programming, community meetings, congregations, and more. We transformed one side of the yellow structure with a design that alludes to the harmonious connection between humankind and the natural world in order to honor Negril's rich history as a fishing village.

Moos Elementary by Amanda Martinez

 

Location: 1711 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Year(s): 2018 Participants: 4th-8th Grade
Description: This West Town Elementary School is home to one of our most recent murals which depicts flower and aztec designs. The mural embodies the latino culture that is at the core of the school.

The indoor columns of Moos Elementary contain 4 words that embody the mission of the school decorated in a Latin American inspired theme.

Blair Early Childhood Center by Erica Hawkinson

 

Location: Clearing, 6751 W 63rd Pl Chicago, IL 60638
Year(s): 2018
Participants: interns and volunteers
Green Star Team: Jordan Taggart, Elnaz Javani, Jamie Porto
Description: Blair Early Elementary Center serves students ages 3-6 years old with disabilities including developmental delays, autism, and severe/profound cognitive impairments. This mural beautifies their outdoor garden and play space with a colorful scene of nature. The flower petals were individually hand-sculpted by the students.

Colvin House by Erica Hawkinson

 

Location:  Edgewater-5940 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660
Year(s): 2017
Participants: 30 [9th-12th Grade]
Partner(s): After School Matters; 48th Ward
Description: Over the fall of 2016, teens in our After School Matters program at Broadway Armory explored the ideas of identity and diversity during our design workshops, then they combined their thoughtful sketches into a masterpiece that showcases the beauty of multiculturalism. In the spring of 2017, they finally created and installed the mural at Colvin House in Edgewater.

Hearst Fine Arts Academy & Academy for Global Citizenship by Erica Hawkinson

 

Location: LeClaire Courts - 4640 S Lamon, Chicago, IL 60638
Year(s): 2013
Participants: 500 [4th-8th grade students]
Partner(s): Openlands
Description: OSituated between the campuses of both schools, the words "grow" and "conserve" are accompanied by scenes depicting a garden and a natural landscape.

Edgebrook Metra Underpass by TechTeam

 

Location: Edbebrook, North Edgebrook, Wildwood - 6710 N. Kinzua, Chicago, IL
Year(s): 2012-2015
Participants: 75 [9th-12th grade students]
Partner(s): After School Matters, Neighborhood Connection Project
Description: The pedestrian underpass, which connects 3 communities, is covered with images of native flowers, the area's ties to the railroadm and the region's history with Native Americans, especially Billy Caldwall. 

Morgan Park Academy by Erica Hawkinson

 

Location: Morgan Park - 2153 W 111th St, Chicago IL 60643
Year(s): 2014
Participants: 90 [4th-9th grade students]
Description: Several murals were created at this school and are located near the office and theatre building, combining elements from across curricula including a DNA double helix, ruler, flowers, and comedy and tragedy masks.

CTA Red Line - Thorndale Station by Erica Hawkinson

 

Location: Edgewater- 1118 W Thorndale, Chicago, IL 60660
Year(s): 2014
Participants: 30 [9th-12th grade students]
Partner(s): After School Matters, 48th Ward
Description: Located at the street level entrance for the Thorndale Red Line stop, the mural showcases the Chicago skyline and illustrates its nickname, "The Windy City."

Jane Addams Elementary by Erica Hawkinson

 

Location: 1020 E Sayles Dr, Palatine, IL 60074
Year(s): 2014
Participants: 650 [K-6th grade students]
Description: Located on the front facade of the school, the mural incorporates mother nature, geometric designs, and international flags.