Last spring Kirby Art students made pictures about peace to offer to the Syrian refugees and IDPs in Iraq when Terri Crisp journeyed there for a humanitarian trip in August. (See posts May 10 and May 17 for more information about: art for social change, Terri Crisp’s bio and work, and information from her previous trip in the Spring.)
Here is an update which shares preparatory information about the trip. Notice the Kirby students and their work in item #8.
In addition to information about the people at Ashti camp and facepainting with the children, this update has details about Yousif, receiving Sophia Rose’s painting.
In addition to other humanitarian work being done in Ankawa, this update has details about Sophia Rose’s second painting, given to Josephine’s family.
In addition to information about the Khanke camp and face painting at the Bajet Kandala 2 camp, this update has details about the Kirby students’ art shown to the painter, Ammar Salim. He was given Meghan’s piece and the remaining Kirby art pieces went on display at Dr. Ghafouri’s clinic.
This update includes information about the Duhok zoo, Dr. Sulaiman’s work educating children about animals and the art work of Ammar Salim.