Ruiz Elementary School, Room 311, 7th grade Class, Chicago, IL

Ruiz Elementary School, Room 311, 7th grade Class, Chicago, IL

Ruiz Elementary School, Room 311, 7th grade Class, Chicago, IL

Created by Ruiz Elementary School, Room 311, 7th grade Class, Chicago, IL

Artists: Fabian and Sergio

Title: The New Year Should Change

Teacher: Mrs. Jochaniewicz

Theme: Don’t Take My Stuff, Tell My Story’

Materials and techniques: Fabric, canvas, acrylic paint, and permanent markers.

About: Our art work is centered on the theme….’Don’t take my stuff, tell my story’. This refers to the current occurrences of cultural heritages losing artifacts around the world due to destruction and looting. In memory of the history that has been lost due to the destruction of archaeological sites and hope for the history yet to be discovered, Ruiz students have created works that refer to this theme. Our students want to preserve the stories of mankind by bringing attention to this theme.

Ruiz Elementary School, Room 311, 7th grade Class, Chicago, IL

Created by Ruiz Elementary School, Room 311, 7th grade Class, Chicago, IL

Artists: Angel, Diego, Daniel, Bladimir, and Jason

Title: SPEAK UP

Teacher: Mrs. Jochaniewicz

Theme: Don’t Take My Stuff, Tell My Story’

Materials and techniques: Fabric, canvas, acrylic paint, and permanent markers.

About: Our art work is centered on the theme….’Don’t take my stuff, tell my story’. This refers to the current occurrences of cultural heritages losing artifacts around the world due to destruction and looting. In memory of the history that has been lost due to the destruction of archaeological sites and hope for the history yet to be discovered, Ruiz students have created works that refer to this theme. Our students want to preserve the stories of mankind by bringing attention to this theme.

Ruiz Elementary School, Room 311, 7th grade Class, Chicago, IL

Created by Ruiz Elementary School, Room 311, 7th grade Class, Chicago, IL

Artists: Jacqueline, Ana, Nelly

Title: Our Story Mural

Teacher: Mrs. Jochaniewicz

Theme: Don’t Take My Stuff, Tell My Story’

Materials and techniques: Fabric, canvas, acrylic paint, and permanent markers.

About: Our art work is centered on the theme….’Don’t take my stuff, tell my story’. This refers to the current occurrences of cultural heritages losing artifacts around the world due to destruction and looting. In memory of the history that has been lost due to the destruction of archaeological sites and hope for the history yet to be discovered, Ruiz students have created works that refer to this theme. Our students want to preserve the stories of mankind by bringing attention to this theme.

Ruiz Elementary School, Room 311, 7th grade Class, Chicago, IL

Created by Ruiz Elementary School, Room 311, 7th grade Class, Chicago, IL

Artists: Fernando, Christian, Isaiah, Damian, Jesse, Wenseslao

Title: The Taken Story

Teacher: Mrs. Jochaniewicz

Theme: Don’t Take My Stuff, Tell My Story’

Materials and techniques: Fabric, canvas, acrylic paint, and permanent markers.

About: Our art work is centered on the theme….’Don’t take my stuff, tell my story’. This refers to the current occurrences of cultural heritages losing artifacts around the world due to destruction and looting. In memory of the history that has been lost due to the destruction of archaeological sites and hope for the history yet to be discovered, Ruiz students have created works that refer to this theme. Our students want to preserve the stories of mankind by bringing attention to this theme.