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.

2017 Expressions Challenge Activities

Check out what we have been up to this summer!

Presenting to students @ Harlan High School
Working on some entries!
Expressions @ Harlan High School
Expressions @ Clyde C. Miller
Expressions @ Clyde C. Miller
Expressions at the Chicago Football Classic
Teens signing up!
Some even working on entries on the spot!
For You By You Art Gallery!
Visual Art Entries from our 2016 challenge
Some Spoken Word!
Teens helping us set up the art gallery
Our Raffle prize winners!
Teens leaving their mark!
Visiting ASM @ South Shore International H.S.
Visiting ASM @ South Shore International H.S.
Visiting ASM @ South Shore International H.S.
Visiting ASM @ Dvorak Park
Visiting ASM @ Dvorak Park
Visiting ASM @ Dvorak Park
Visiting ASM @ Dvorak Park
Visiting ASM @ Impact Center
Visiting ASM @ Impact Center
Visiting ASM @ Impact Center
Visiting the KROC Center
Visiting the KROC Center
Visiting ASM @ The Lutz Center
Visiting ASM @ Phalanx Family Services
Visiting ASM @ Phalanx Family Services
Visiting ASM @ Solario H.S.
Visiting ASM @ Solario H.S.
Visiting ASM @ Solario H.S.
Expressions @ the Bud Billiken Parade
Expressions @ the Bud Billiken Parade
Expressions @ the Bud Billiken Parade

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