Hexagon Project

Promoting the Kindness We All Need

The Interdependence Hexagon Project announces its theme of Kindness for 2022. Let’s connect through gentle words and art that brings hope.

The 2021 Gallery of Recognized Hexagons

Please enjoy our 60 hexagons selected for excellence and focus on themes. They span four age levels and four theme categories: Diversity/Equity, Technology and Social Justice and Interdependence Themes. Explore the well-crafted and heartfelt expressiveness from students and communities from five continents, seven countries and many states. To view all of the 2021 hexagons, click …

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2021 Hexagons Help Incarcerated Youth Express Emotions And Heal Amid Difficult Time

Art educator, Jada Kadry teaches in Cairo, Eqypt and volunteers in a prison for adjudicated youth.  This year, there was a devastating fire at this prison.  She presented the Hexagon Project at the prison, working with 15 young men to bring out their feelings and emotions onto our hexagonal canvas. She describes the experience as …

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2021 Exhibition opens with Fiber Art

A unique fiberwork installation will be featured in the 2021 Interdependence Hexagon Project Eastern Regional Exhibition. A practicing fibers artist for over 50 years, Jackie Thomas, ABD has created the installation, along with several others from the Pennsylvania Art Education Association. The work consisting of nine interconnected hexagons will be on display at The Garden …

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2021 Summer Interns

The Interdependence Hexagon Project has hired two dedicated interns for the summer of 2021 to aid in the growth of the organization. Learn more about them below. Lauren Lopez Lauren Lopez is a native of Easton, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Notre Dame High School in 2018. Currently, she is a rising senior at Penn State …

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Olaniyi Sunday Olaniran and the Technology Project in Nigeria

Olaniyi Sunday Olaniran is a young, passionate artist based out of Nigeria, who has experience as a painter, fine arts instructor and master craftsman of traditional African art including wood carving and batik. He has created art pieces made from thousands of glass beads as well as sculptures depicting his African culture. Through his paintings …

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2021 Call for Entries

The 2021 Interdependence Hexagon Project XV Connect your students to real-world issues and participate in an international celebration! Download your packet now.

2021 Hexagon Project Intro & Special Themes

Announcing the 2021 Special Themes: Diversity & Equity and Technology & Social Justice. As always, ANY themes about our need to see ourselves as interdependent and interconnected are always welcome. However, each year we introduce a Special Theme.  The special themes are accompanied by resources which allow participants, teachers, students and community. To dig deeper …

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First Remote Hexagon Project Recognition Event A Success!

In spite of school closings and shut-downs, nearly 500 hexagons were created this year and, on Saturday, September 12, we successfully hosted students, teachers and supporters on Zoom to celebrate the inspiring accomplishments of our young people across the globe! Our deepest gratitude to the teachers who made this possible! We are excited to share …

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