VISUAL ARTS PARTNERS/COLLABORATORS
CAPE (Chicago Arts Partnership in Education)
Ongoing CoLab project with collaborating artist Marcela Torres.
Awarded Jahn Visual Arts program a $15,000 Creative Schools Fund grant in 2015 to implement school beautifying projects (listed bellow).
YAB (You Are Beautiful organization)
Collaborated with 3rd-5th graders to create outdoor “Turn Dreams Into Reality” installation on Belmont Avenue fence.
Artist and school parent who collaborated with 5th graders to create “What Makes a Hero? Installation on 2nd floor stairwell.
Artist who collaborated with 6th grade to create 1st floor stairwell mosaic based on school’s diverse cultural identity.
Fund For Teachers
Awarded Ms. Bellizzi $5,000 grant for summer 2016 to do a study trip in South America (Colombia and Argentina) to learn about the street art movements of Bogotá/Buenos Aires in order to implement a stencil making/social practice project with students.
City Year / Chicago Cubs
Organized a massive volunteer effort in 2015 to repaint the interior of the school with designs developed by Ms. Bellizzi with the help of staff, as well as repairs to walls in the gym.
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2016-2017 Student teacher on loan