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Street Art 101

More fun with Sonic, from the Instagram collection. Street art can be used to bring new life into a place. Our students learned the art of blending, how to speckle, shadow and highlighting. This is the before and after pictures of today's class. Learn more at – @sonic002bad @2020schools #wearethrive #thrivecollective #thrive #streetart #graffiti…

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I Am the The Bronx

Since November, visual arts teaching artists Naomi Kuo and Sam Wisneski have worked at IS 117 and The Young Women’s Leadership School on a collaborative school mural in their shared Bronx building. Here’s the initial concept drawing based on the student’s work for an interior mural at the main entrance. The theme, “I Am the…

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Award Winning Club Returns

The award-winning School Murals after-school club at IS 117 Joseph Wade Academy in the Bronx returns for a second year tomorrow, November 10, 2015 from 2:30 – 5 pm. The club, which won the District 9 award for Best After School Art┬áprogram┬álast spring, anchors a campus wide collaboration between IS 117 and The Young Women’s…

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