PEACE LOVE UNITY RESPECT

PEACE LOVE UNITY RESPECT

Connie Kwok
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
PEACE LOVE UNITY RESPECT is a tribute to the rave scene/culture. Peace Love Unity Respect (PLUR) is a phrase shared throughout the scene as an unspoken rule at raves to treat each other with love and respect. Music brings us together.
Diwali, The Festival of Lights

Diwali, The Festival of Lights

Tiara Cancel
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
In town during the celebration of Diwali, lanterns are up on the night sky, and the people are giving each other gifts while walking outside with friends and family.
Quest Complete!

Quest Complete!

Mary Angela Azzara and Luna Fung
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
A tiefling and a water genasi celebrate their finished quest by sharing a drink at the tavern.
Celebratin'

Celebratin'

Rachel Valensa
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
Program: Illustration BFA
IDOLiSH 7th Anniversary

IDOLiSH 7th Anniversary

Sarah Jough
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
My mural is a tribute to IDOLiSH7, a celebration of the 7+ years of connection with fans. This mural is a representation of their musical growth. May my mural serve a testament to all its successes and reminds everyone of the power of music!
Pet Friends Celebration

Pet Friends Celebration

Amber Brewer
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
For my mural I wanted to create a scene that showed what celebration means to me. I love animals, lots of color, and movement, so this is what I came up with!
Grim Reaper birthday

Grim Reaper birthday

Sierra Gomez
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
A comedic take on a birthday celebration with the grim reaper holding a scary bloody birthday cake.
LETS GO!

LETS GO!

Toshiro Weller
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
Celebration is Adam Lagune coming into the real world and hurting everyone's ears, how annoying!
Farewell, Yellow Brick Roads

Farewell, Yellow Brick Roads

Colleen Rogers-Wakefield
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
A young woman walks down a golden path, waving towards the viewer.
Just Joy

Just Joy

Jillian Quinn White
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
A person laughs with joy— behind them, a rainbow creates an infinity sign that a simpler smiling figure is sliding down. My goal was to capture the feeling of celebration rather than a specific event.
Angelic Bride

Angelic Bride

Allie Kosek
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
A little tieflings special wedding day! It's a celebration of love for the princess of love herself :)
Alien Party

Alien Party

Madison Aviles
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
A bright, colorful and ,joyus party full of aliens! What are they celebrating? Probably world domination...but who cares, come dance with them under a flying disco saucer!
Conga

Conga

Aidan McGrath
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
Dance the Forbidden Dance
Pop and Swing

Pop and Swing

Kaitlyn Abtey
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
Two women perform a dip in a dance together. Around them colored explosions of orange, pink and blue explode out from behind them. They are each wearing suits, one a black suit and the other a white suit. The woman in black doesn't appear quite human.
Viva Botero

Viva Botero

Anthony Cuadros
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
This piece is a celebration of my Colombian roots and the legacy of Fernando Botero, who passed away this year. The Willys Jeep is renowned in Colombia for a festival known as Yipao and Botero is Colombia's most cherished artist.
Pajama party

Pajama party

Kevin Yang
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
Program: Illustration BFA
A celebration of happy tunes

A celebration of happy tunes

Eva Kolesnick
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
This painting has many meanings, but it was made in celebration of a specific type of live music in new york city, hosted in back alleys, tunnels, train tracks, and basements. All for free, all for the love of the music.
Celebrating My Culture

Celebrating My Culture

Cortney Bissessar
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
Program: Illustration BFA
fantasmas y flores

fantasmas y flores

Donatella Marino
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
This piece is inspired by the Day of the Dead and Hispanic culture. It is a celebration of death and souls going to the afterlife. The warm background is representative of light.
Joy of Creation

Joy of Creation

Cassandra Falcone
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
This mural, depicting a little wizard learning how to use magic for the first time, is representative of the joy of creation in art. There is wonder and magic in creativity.
“It’s Over Now, The Music of the Night”

“It’s Over Now, The Music of the Night”

Kristen Bongiovi
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
Celebrating the historic, record breaking 35 year run of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway. Inspired by the iconic chandelier (named “Ruthie II”) and the streamers that were stuck after the final performance.
El Baile folklórico

El Baile folklórico

Norberto Perez
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
I created this illustration to highlight the liveliness and movement in the folklórico dance that celebrates Mexican culture.
Bacchanalia

Bacchanalia

Alyssa Hart
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
Two female followers of the Greco-Roman god Dionysus/Bacchus dancing.
Lantern Festival

Lantern Festival

Pearl Zhang
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
My work is a dedication to Chinese culture. As an American born Chinese, I've never experienced much of my culture. In a way, this piece helps me feel like I'm more a part of my culture and family.
Bear Party

Bear Party

Kelsey Opinante
  • 2023
  • Illustration (School of Art and Design)
  • Image
  • Mural paintings (visual works)
  • Public art
A bear party for all of your hard work this year!