Hostelling International Chicago

Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Mural Competition

2013 Competition

Hostelling International Chicago, in collaboration with The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, is pleased to host the 7th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Mural Competition, honoring the life and work of Dr. King and the continuing struggle for civil rights today.

The following student artists were selected to paint individual pieces on the 2nd floor windows of Hostelling International Chicago.

          • Alexandra Antoine, School of the Art Institute
          • Ector Garcia, School of the Art Institute
          • Annie Gerlofs, School of the Art Institute
          • Dasol Hong, School of the Art Institute
          • Hea Won Jeon, School of the Art Institute
          • SeungEun Lee, School of the Art Institute
          • Jiae Park, School of the Art Institute
          • Jung Hoon Park, School of the Art Institute
          • Seonghui Park, School of the Art Institute
          • Wendy Robles, School of the Art Institute
          • Yejin So, School of the Art Institute
          • Chanel Thomas, School of the Art Institute
          • Bruce Wilson, Harold Washington College
          • Ning Xu, School of the Art Institute

A panel of judges evaluated the artwork and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes of $300, $200, and $100 respectively, were awarded to the students whose works best represent the spirit of the exhibit.

Congratulations to our 2013 Competition Winners!

  • Alexandra Antoine, 1st Place
  • Bruce Wilson, 2nd Place
  • Chanel C. Thomas, 3rd Place

 

  • Artists’ Reception and Public Viewing

    A special Artists’ Reception will take place on Monday, January 21, 2013, from 5 – 7pm. The even is free and open to the public. The murals will be on display January 21, 2013 through February 28, 2013 at Hostelling International Chicago, 24 East Congress Parkway. The exhibition is free and open to the public for viewing between 9am and 9pm, seven days a week.

  • Past Competition Murals

    Congratulations to our previous competition participants. To view their artwork, please click on the gallery links below.

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