John F. Kennedy High School, Cheektowaga, NY

John F. Kennedy High School, Cheektowaga, NY

Created by John F. Kennedy High School, Cheektowaga, NY

Artists: Ivyonna and Brittany

Title: Restrictive

Teacher: Mrs. Sokolski

Theme: Equality

Materials and techniques: We used acrylic paint and collage.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, we did enjoy working on the project together. We brainstormed ideas and took those ideas and turned them into an artwork that represents our society’s size discrimination.

About: We brainstormed ideas about “What Inequalities Do People Face?” We work in retail stores and realized larger women are discriminated against by certain corporations.

Created by John F. Kennedy High School, Cheektowaga, NY

Artists: Josh, Zach, Patrick

Title: Welcome All

Teacher: Mrs. Sokolski

Theme: Freedom

Materials and techniques: Acrylic paint.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, we don’t normally group on large group projects in art.

About: We brainstormed ideas about “What Inequalities Do People Face?” We thought about the immigrants that come to America and how we need them as much as they need us.

Created by John F. Kennedy High School, Cheektowaga, NY

Artists: Alyssa and April

Title: She is Beautiful

Teacher: Mrs. Sokolski

Theme: Equality

Materials and techniques: Acrylic paint.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, we love art and now were able to portray how others are feeling through our artwork.

About: We brainstormed ideas about “What Inequalities Do People Face?” We are both active members in our Gay Straight Alliance Club and we wanted to show others how people feel. The sunglasses represent a rainbow in a otherwise black, white and gray world.

Created by John F. Kennedy High School, Cheektowaga, NY

Artists: Jacklyn, Kaia, Macie, Jenna

Title: I am not a..

Teacher: Mrs. Sokolski

Theme: Equality

Materials and techniques: We used acrylic paint and collage.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, but our work is very detailed because of the female portrays we painted and it was time consuming to paint.

About: We brainstormed ideas about “What Inequalities Do People Face?” Our thoughts were about women in particular because the inequalities we face not only sexual but cultural as well.