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Homestead Middle School

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My Story

The goal of the Elevate Arts Foundation Community School Mural Project(s) is to raise awareness for the visual arts as well as raise morale and build a culture that makes attending school exciting. The excitement will be felt in the hallways as well as seen in the schools’ improved attendance.

Homestead Mural Project began to

take shape late in 2022. Art by Zoe,

an alumnus of HSM got it all started 

with "Good Vibes Only," seen here.

GO Gators!


Art by Zoe


Childrens Home Society (CHS)

One of the oldest NFP's in the state of Florida, helped to

kick start the mural project, by purchasing all the Kobra 

spray paint we needed.

Where the Wild Things Are.

Mr. Wilson, CEO of Elevate and an artist himself painted

"Where the Wild Things Are," in an effort to pay tribute

to CHS and the first book his mother read to him as a



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Blast Off!

All artists were asked to focus on education and

to infuse educational imagery within their work.

The hope is to inspire the entire student body at

Homestead Middle School.

Example: Alvin Surreal

Alvin Surreal


This mural by Ariel Soler is inspired

by his activism in community,

constantly advocating for

conservation and the preservation

of the natural habitats here in

South Florida.

Ariel Soler (@dreadfullydead)



This mural by Jay Ramirez is dedicated to

Mr. Kim Hill.

Educator, activist and dear friend.

May his quest for knowledge and justice

define our path to make our community a

better place.

January 8th, 1964 - March 7th, 2021

Jay Ramirez


Love Bear

This mural by Wil Rivera is dedicated to

the student body at Homestead Middle.

The message is simple. Show Love!

Will Rivera


Education is Power

This mural created by Xik Art (Andres Cruz) 

was executed with the hopes to reinforce

the ideal that each student possess the power 

of education. 

Xik Art


This mural created by Macros Conde

embodies the power associated with reading; 

it can touch the heart and expand your


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Marcos Conde

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