“ Open Gate to Freedom”

Dimensions: 4 ft X 4 ft
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Artists: Grade 8 students from Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School
Classroom Teacher: C. Barrette-Miller
Artist: E. Carr
Location: Boardroom, CEC Building


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Second in a series of two mandala paintings
"What we need to be healthy and strong"

Concept

Students studied the UN Charter on the Rights of the Child. Afterwards they engaged in a process to generate a common list of their ideas. They arrived at ten general areas of concern...
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Process

The students divided into two groups according to skill and compatibility. Two group leaders were selected and the group decided how they wanted to illustrate their concern...
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Student Artists:

A. Sutherland, S. Lorenzen, M. Shamou, K. Moore, H. Istiphan, A. Gauthier,
K. May, T. Elias, S. Brablec, N. Carnegie, A. Duguay, K. Manners

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