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Michele Clark High School by Erica Hawkinson

 

Location: Austin, 5101 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60644
Year(s): 2017-2018
Participants: 9th-12th grade, volunteers and summer interns 
Description: Inside Michele Clark Magnet High School the pillars are decorated with 4 particularly influential African American icons that have made a lasting impact on many lives through their philanthropic work: Michele Clark Barack Obama, Chance the Rapper, and Muhammad Ali.

The 2017 mural at the Michelle Clark High School depicts a plane soaring over the city of Chicago, in honor of the bright futures that await the wonderful Clark students!

Woodlawn Gateway at 65th Street by Erica Hawkinson

 

Location: Woodlawn-65th Street and South Dorchester Ave
Year(s): 2017-2018
Participants: Volunteers and Community Members
Description: This sprawling mural spans both sides of the underpass at Woodlawn and 65th Street and is a tribute to the area's illustrious history and lush natural environment. The mural includes historic pictures of Woodlawn, depictions of local wildlife, and features the Obama family at the 2013 Inaguration Ball, Minnie Ripperton, Lorraine Hansberry, and Angela Davis. Our team later worked to add painted designs to the underpass columns.