Submission Title

Across the Fence


Alex Waziry

Artist Statement

ARTIST ALEX WAZIRY inspired by the movie, “The BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS”. Having Jewish roots, it deeply touched the Waziry family.

About the Artist

ARTIST Alex Waziry is the son of Paula Waziry, MA, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Tampa Bay Regional Campus. Alex is a 7th grader who loves to hand out with his friends, play video games, watch movies, create cartoon characters and paint. His favorite subjects are math, science and arts. He used to be a competitive figure skater, but grew tired of the lonely sport and decided to join recreational soccer. Alex is a delightful child who deeply cares not only about his family and friends, but also about his community and for the fate of less fortunate ones.