The Anthem: Sonia Sanchez


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Our Voice – Sonia Sanchez

By Diego Castillo and Andley Tyson This mural illustrates a wonderful poem by Sonia Sanchez. In the poem it talked about the struggles and hard work people in our society face nowadays. This mural is a depiction of the poem where it may impact society on these struggles and hard work to create a better … Continue reading Our Voice – Sonia Sanchez

“Exiles from history…” Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

The Invisible City (Miriam and Laura) The basis of this work was built upon the uniting cultures of the city of New York and specifically Elmhurst, Queens. Pete Hamill the author of The Invisible City wrote a collection of personal short stories about the people of New York and his book also included intimate sketches … Continue reading “Exiles from history…” Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

J.D. Salinger, Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

  The Catcher In The Rye (Stephanie and Anthony) Our Illustration was inspired by Catcher of the Rye by J.D. Salinger. In the book, the narrator articulates a scene where Holden Caulfield says, “he pictures all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye and he has to catch everybody if … Continue reading J.D. Salinger, Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

“With Brave Wings We Fly” Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

Pedro Juan Soto, Spiks  (Dayana y Santiago) For the Elmhurst Literary Mural Project we decided to create the image that would be based on Pedro Juan Soto’s book ‘Spiks’, yet would be understandable and relative to all the people in the city. The book that our mural is based on is filled with numerous stories … Continue reading “With Brave Wings We Fly” Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC