Expressions Gallery

Visual Arts Entries

2016 St. Louis Finalist: Zion Mathis: East St. Louis High School
2016 St. Louis Finalist: Tyson Johnson: Grand Center Arts Academy
2016 St. Louis Finalist: Kelenna Williams: University City High School
St. Louis 1st Place Winner: Jasmyn Diggs- "The Eye of the Beholder"- Metro Academic and Classical High School
2016 St. Louis 2nd Place Winner: Keslie Goliday- :"Pieces "- University City High School
2016 Chicago Finalist: Kharin Muhammad- "How to give birth to a God"- Percy L. Julian High School
2016 Chicago Finalist: Jerry Espino: "Drug Abuse" - Amundsen High School
2016 Chicago Finalist: Rebecca Rivera- "Teach Condom Sense" - Prosser Career Academy
2016 Chicago Finalist: Julius Nash- "Free Yourself"- Bloom High School
2016 Chicago 2nd Place Winner: Kyle Reese- "Insults only hold you back"- Thornton Fractional South High School
2016 Chicago 1st Place Winner: Javier Gutierrez- "Rough Love" - Reavis High School
2015 Chicago Finalist: Andria Castillo, Mather High School
2015 St. Louis Finalist: Lamir Lowe, Jennings Senior High School
2015 St. Louis Finalist: Jasmyn Diggs, Metro High School
2015 Chicago Finalist, Claire Pikul
2015 St. Louis Entrant: Ngone Seck, Riverview Gardens High School
2015 St. Louis Entrant: D'Ajeane Love, Mather High School
2015 St. Louis Entrant: Antwan Smith, Confluence Preparatory Academy
2015 Chicago Entrant: Lajla Cabrera, Mather High School
2015 Chicago Entrant: Zahra Sajwari, Mather High School
2015 Chicago Entrant: Francesco Venturin, Amundsen High School
2015 St. Louis Entrant: Treva Crockett, East St Louis Senior High
2015 Chicago Entrant: Matthew Jones, Kenwood Academy High School
2015 Chicago Entrant: David Paredes, Mather High School
2014 Chicago Visual Arts Winner: Manuel E.
2014 St. Louis Entrant: Terrence Hughes
2014 Chicago Entrant: Aileen T.

2016 - 2017 Expressions Challenge

2016 was another great year and 2017 is off to a great start as well! Check out what we’ve been up to!

Our Chicago 2017 Art Gallery!
Our St. Louis 2017 Art Gallery!
Soldan International Studio- Teacher Tribute Kim Kelly!
Soldan International Studio- Teacher Tribute Kim Kelly!
Percy L. Julian High School- Teacher Tribute Katheryn McNulty!
George Washington High School- Teacher Tribute Mary Rossi
George Washington High School- Teacher Tribute Mary Rossi
Presenting the Certificate to Ms. Rossi!
Grand Center Arts Academy- Teacher Tribute Ginger O'Donnel!
Kenwood Academy- Teacher Tribute Todd Osborne!
Kenwood Academy- Teacher Tribute Todd Osborne!
Rainbow Push Headquarters
Our Winners with Rev. Jesse Jackson
Javier Gutierrez and Gabrielle Barrett at Rainbow Push Headquarters!
2016 St. Louis Winners!
Walgreens Executive John Gremer
Keynote Speaker Tony Thompson
2016 St. Louis Award Ceremony
2016 St. Louis Award Ceremony Speaker: Keith Brooks
All of our 2016 St. Louis Winners!
St. Louis Cardinal's Club Welcomes Walgreens Expressions Winners
2016 St. Louis Award Ceremony
2016 St. Louis Award Ceremony
2016 St. Louis Multimedia 2nd Place Winner: Joi McClain
2016 St. Louis Visual Arts 1st Place Winner: Jasmyn Diggs
2016 St. Louis Multimedia 1st Place Winners: Kane, Austin, John, & Dane
Interacting with the students
Giving their acceptance speech
Chicago Visual Arts Finalists
Javier looking very happy winning First Place- Visual Arts
Kyle Reese receiving his award!
Gabrielle Barrett receiving her award!
2016 Chicago Winners!
2016 Chicago People's Champion
2016 Chicago Award Ceremony
100 Black Men College Fair
100 Black Men College Fair
100 Black Men College Fair
Dundee Crown High School School Visit
Visiting the Schools!
Posters heading out!
Engaging with Students!
Spreading the Word!
Chicago Launch Party Attendees.
Chicago artist Saba being interviewed by Dawn Hasbrouck from Fox 32.
Saba chatting with a few Launch Party attendees.
Our winner of the Chance The Rapper Magnificent Coloring Day tickets!
The wonderful team! Saba, Peggy Austin, William Ugalde, Asia Ashley, DJ Moon Dawg, Edo, Rufio, Walgreens Manager Bassim Warrior and Karen Goodar
Edo chatting with a few of the students.
St. Louis Launch Party
JGE and Students.
JGE during out Q&A.
2015 1st Place Winner Darius Hall.
Attentive crowd.
Socializing at the event.
Walgreens Team!
Group Photo!
Getting everyone on Board

2015 - 2016 Expressions Events

We visit schools, attend career fairs and many other local high school teen events! Check out our most recent awards ceremonies, too.

2016 Clayton High School Teacher Tribute - Ms. Darby Hille
2016 East St. Louis Teacher Tribute
2016 Teacher Tribute - Mr. Todd Osburne - Kenwood HS
2016 Teacher Tribute - King College Prep HS - Ms. Jackie Nykiel
2016 Teacher Tribute - Vashon High School - Ms. Kourtney Smith
2016 Teacher Tribute - Ms. Jeanne Miller - Homewood Flossmoor HS
Mathews-Dickey "Sky is the Limit" Scholarship luncheon for Girls in St. Louis 2016
Mathews-Dickey "Sky is the Limit" Scholarship luncheon for Girls in St. Louis 2016
Mathews-Dickey "Sky is the Limit" Scholarship luncheon for Girls in St. Louis 2016
Prosser High School - 2016 Art Gallery Tour
York High School - 2016 Art Gallery Tour
Ritenour High School - 2016 Art Gallery Tour
Gwendolyn Brooks High School - 2016 Art Gallery Tour
University City High School in STL - 2016 Art Gallery Tour
South Shore High School - 2016 Art Gallery
Our Art Exhibit at the 2016 Black Women's Expo
Our Booth Area at the Walgreens Section of the 2016 Black Women's Expo
Student's Signing Up For the Challenge at the 2016 Black Women's Expo
Artist Yemi Marie & Gabby Goodwin (Gabby's Bows) at the 2016 Black Women's Expo
2016 Black Women's Expo
2016 Rainbow PUSH Broadcast: Autumn Archibald, Garrett Miller & Daijanah Plunkett
2016 Rainbow PUSH Broadcast: Rev. Jackson and Expressions Winner, Garrett Miller
2016 Rainbow PUSH Broadcast: Walgreens executives and Expressions entrants
2016 Rainbow PUSH Broadcast with 2015 Expressions entrants, Garrett Miller, Daijanah Plunkett & Autumn Archibald.
Live drawing artist, D'Ajeane Love, at the 2015 St. Louis Award Ceremony
Group fun at the 2015 St. Louis awards ceremony!
2015 St. Louis finalists with Fred Bird, St. Louis Cardinals.
Our 2015 St. Louis finalists with John Gremer, Director of Community Affairs for Walgreens
Our 2015 Chicago finalists with John Gremer, Director of Community Affairs for Walgreens and Dawn Hasbrouck, Fox32 News anchor
2015 Media Arts Finalist: Garrett Miller of Kenwood Academy High School
2015 Media Arts Finalists (Group Entry): Global Girl Media
2015 Creative Writing Finalist: Daijanah Plunkett of Innovations High School
2015 Creative Writing Finalist: Amber Saul of Bolingbrook High School
2015 Visual Arts Finalist: Andria Castillo of Mather High School
2015 Visual Arts Finalist: Claire Pikul of Downers Grove South High School
Parent Power 2015
Parent Power 2015
Parent Power 2015
Romeoville High School CHI - 2015
The office of Mayor Slay-Girls Empowerment Leadership Forum - STL: 2015
The office of Mayor Slay-Girls Empowerment Leadership Forum - STL: 2015
The office of Mayor Slay-Girls Empowerment Leadership Forum - STL: 2015
The office of Mayor Slay-Girls Empowerment Leadership Forum - STL: 2015
The office of Mayor Slay-Girls Empowerment Leadership Forum - STL: 2015
Girls Inc - STL 2015
Girls Inc - STL 2015
University City High School - STL
University City High School - STL
Amundsen High School - CHI
Hyde Park Academy 2015, Student Ambassador on left
Confluence
Confluence
Confluence
South Shore International College Prep 2015
South Shore International College Prep 2015
South Shore International College Prep 2015
Chicago Football Classic 2015
Chicago Football Classic 2015
Amundsen High School 2015
The Chicago chapter of the Kappa Leadership Institute 2015
GlobalGirl Media 2015