Hear Our Cries

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Hear Our Cries by Talia Buxbaum

Artist Statement: This piece is about some very prominent issues such as gun violence, climate change, and the rise in antisemitism. The translation of the Hebrew in this piece is “Hear our cries”. This is referring to the millions suffering currently because of these issues. Everyone of these problems affect us everyday in ways some of us don’t even realize and it is important that we do what we can to help spread awareness.
Talia Buxbaum is a junior at SAIL High School in Tallahassee, FL. She was previously a student in the APAC program at Murrah High School in Jackson, Mississippi, where she entered the APAC visual arts program in 4th grade. She is a chess player and is active in her congregation's Jewish youth group.