Central Falls High School, Central Falls, RI

Central Falls High School, Central Falls, RI

Created by Central Falls High School, Central Falls, RI

Artists: Katherine, Denise, Maleena, Susan

Title: Freedom from Judgement

Teacher: Mrs. Vollucci

Theme: Freedom

Materials and techniques: Lino-cut block printing.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, it was interesting to learn about our state’s founder and what he stood for. It was also fun being a part of a group canvas work.

About: Roger Williams moved away from Massachusetts and founded Rhode Island the state of ‘Hope’ in order to encourage religious freedom. This image reflects breaking the ties and having Hope to practice whatever religion you choose without judgment.

Created by Central Falls High School, Central Falls, RI

Artists: Jose, Gloria, Marvin, Gustavo

Title: Freedom from Persecution

Teacher: Mrs. Vollucci

Theme: Freedom

Materials and techniques: Lino-cut block printing.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, it was fun to explore the history of our state and learn about what he stood for.

About: Roger Williams founded Rhode Island to allow people to practice the faith of their choice and not be persecuted.

Created by Central Falls High School, Central Falls, RI

Artists: Allan, Jazlyn, Ethan, Evanilson

Title: Freedom to be Unique

Teacher: Mrs. Vollucci

Theme: Freedom

Materials and techniques: Lino-cut block printing.

Did you enjoy this project? We enjoyed working on our individual parts which came together as a whole.

About: Roger Williams wanted people to be free to be themselves and unique. He thought they should follow their dreams which was dangerous in the 1600s.

Created by Central Falls High School, Central Falls, RI

Artists: Fernando, Iris, Joselinda, Dulcinea

Title: Freedom to Believe in their own Faith

Teacher: Mrs. Vollucci

Theme: Freedom

Materials and techniques: Lino-cut block printing.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, we had good discussions and group chats about religious freedom.

About: Practicing religion is a personal thing and Roger Williams wanted people to choose how and who they wanted to be and pray.

Created by Central Falls High School, Central Falls, RI

Artists: Tatyana, Elton, Erick, Jasharilee

Title: Freedom to be Individuals

Teacher: Mrs. Vollucci

Theme: Freedom

Materials and techniques: Lino-cut block printing.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, we agreed on the right to be an individual and we all have our own faiths so it was good for this project to be able to defend what we do in our own spiritual life.

About: We take for granted being able to be individuals with a right to choose our own faith and who we wish to worship. Roger Williams believed it was an unalienable right and he had the will to push this issue forward as he founded Rhode Island.