Hibbard Elementary School (host of the previous 3 stairwell murals) is creating and painting its 4th and final stairwell mural with animal themed myths and legends under the direction of Cyd Smillie. Students designed and painted their own creations below the the chair rail (in the style of Lauren Asta), while Cyd painted the story … Continue reading Mythology Tells the Story
10 weeks later, 20 fifth and sixth grade students @ Hibbard Elementary School in Albany Park, Chicago have transformed a staircase into a gallery that highlights the cultural diversity of their school and the mission statement of the school: to be a critical thinker, lifelong learner and a good citizen.
This week the amazing crew of outstanding interns, diligent local artists and drop in volunteers completed the first of two murals designed by Cyd Smillie honoring Veterans. 11th ward Alderman Patrick Thompson and his crackerjack staff organized two community paint days with over 150 volunteers and students from 3 area schools to prime and paint … Continue reading “Homefront” Mural Sends Message of Appreciation