Shocked and Awed
Iraqi Children Depict "Operation Iraqi Freedom"
Sept. 20 – Nov. 20, 2003

Curated by Carl Rosenstein
Drawings collected by Patrick Dillon. Produced by the Puffin Foundation Ltd.

Drawn June 2003 by the children of Assail School in Baghdad, Iraq

Curator's Statement

Gallery 1 Gallery 2 Gallery 3 Gallery 4

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The Mural



Shocked and Awed, featuring over 70 drawings by children from Baghdad, was at the

Puffinroom from Sep. 20 through Dec. 28 2004. For touring information etc. please see the

Event Calendar

Curator Carl Rosenstein with Howard Zinn, author of "The People's History of the United States"

A Project Sponsored by the Puffin Foundation, Ltd.

Exhibit Runs September 20 - November 27, 2003
at The Puffin Room
435 Broome St. NY, NY 10013
212-343-2881 |

Event Calendar

The exhibit has toured the country:

Jan 10 - Feb 28: Puffin Cultural Forum, Teaneck, NJ

March 18 - April 16, 2004: Friends Seminary School Lobby, 222 E 16th St NY, NY

May 2 - Jun 7: Museum of Children's Art, Oakland, CA

July 8 - July 30: Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge, Mass

Aug 28 - Oct 3: Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

Oct 9 - Nov 28: The Puffin Room, The Kingdom of Fear

April, 2004 Three Rivers Community College, Connecticut


Is your organization interested in hosting Shocked and Awed? Contact Carl Rosenstein at or 212-343-2881.


Shocked and Awed was the subject of a CNN Newsnight piece on 4/1/04.

To download the segment click here.

Museum of Children's Art

Puffin Cultural Forum