"Be The Nice Kid Mural" (2019) - Paint
"Kaleidoscope Bathrooms" (2019) - Paint
"Jackson Pollock Inspired Play" (2018) - Paint
"Parent Center Mural" (2018) - Paint
"Sadako Sasaki Cranes" (2018) - 1,000 Paper Cranes Installation
"Chihuly Ceiling" (2018) - Plastic Ceiling Installation
"We Rise By Lifting Others" (2018) - Screened Stencil Mural
"Be All The Things" (2017) - Construction paper wheatpaste community mural
"Strength In Solidarity" (2017) - Paint and Spray Paint
"Evolution of a Scholar" (2016) - Paint
Student artists came in over our Spring Break to work on our amazing "Evolution of a Scholar" mural. All student designs were approved and taken into account when creating the final composition for this piece. The mural was finished in just over 3 days, due to the art work and dedication of these student artists. The final composition style is influenced by Keith Haring and exists along the long wall in the MPR.
"Legacy Tiles" (2016) - Marbled Tile Installation
This piece is comprised of 100 rainbow tiles, one from each graduating 4th Grade student. Each tile has been dip-dyed and marbled in nail polish, and branded with a word to represent the scholar's experience at KEA.
"Colors of KEA" (2016) - Paint
Student Created Artist Statement: This piece is called Colors of KEA , we named it this because it represents all the different thoughts, feelings, and perspectives of the scholars here. This mural is inspired by Sol Lewitt’s instructions for Wall Drawing #118. We made it to show the students of our school the beauty in our uniqueness. We chose these colors because it represents how we all feel. We chose this design because it brings peace and unity to our school. We chose this spot in the school because it is by the very special art room where we express our inner talents and our feelings. To us, the students of Art Club, this mural represents peace, love, and KIPP: Empower Academy. To the scholars, families, teachers, and staff of KEA this mural represents the feeling of the students here at our wonderful and beautiful school that we love.
"Art Is..." (2015) - Collage
An Exit Ticket turned school-wide mural, Elementary students at KIPP Empower Academy answered the question:
What is art?
"We <3 Art" (2015) - Collage
Students worked together to plan and create this wall art that was displayed inside our school building. From the planning stages, to the logistics of breaking tasks down by grade level, students had complete control over the direction of the piece.