Flyer handed out to residents living near the future mural site at JEH Recreation Center(4/30/12) Over the past few months, students in Maryland Institute College of Art's "Design for Change" class have been working with Reservoir Hill residents of all ages to design public art projects related to our local waterways.
So how exactly do college students and neighbors figure out how to express the importance of storm water runoff in a creative, engaging way?
Meet with adults to discuss the street mural design:
MICA students present their designs at RHIC's April community meeting (4/3/12)
Meet with younger folks to go over stencil designs and messages:
Students at John Eager Howard Recreation Center after-school program give feedback (4/11/12)
Make sure the younger folks are excited:
Students at John Eager Howard Recreation Center prepare for the upcoming mural painting (4/19/12)
Design storm water stencils inspired by the community's suggestions:
MICA students' final stencil design presentation (4/18/12)
Bring the designs to the sidewalk!
MICA students paint storm water drains at Whitelock Community Farm (4/24/12)