Created by St. Mary’s Elementary School in St. Mary’s, Kansas AND Rossville Grade School in Rossville, Kansas
Art Teacher: Nadine Fisher
What is the story behind these artworks?
These artworks were created during a week long visit to work with Mrs. Nadine Fisher (art teacher) and her students at St. Mary’s and Rossville Elementary School from Monday February 6 thru Friday February 10, 2012. In total 550 students had and opportunity to participate from grades K thru 6th.
More information about this artwork will be posted at the completion of this exhibit. Thank you!
The Wichita Eagle. Kansas.Com Posted on Wed, Feb. 22, 2012
Kansas students create art for Dream Rocket Project
The Associated Press
Art created by Kansas students will be among those wrapped around a 365-foot replica of the Saturn V rocket at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.A visiting assistant professor at Washburn University helped elementary students from Rossville and St. Mary create 550 pieces of artwork for the Dream Rocket Project.A news release from the Topeka university says the Saturn V rocket will be wrapped with more than 8,000 pieces of art in 2014.Beforehand, all submissions are being displayed in venues such as libraries, schools and museums. A show is planned at the Wamego Public Library in April.
The young artists submitting their work come from hundreds of cities across the United States and other countries.
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Read more here: http://www.kansas.com/2012/02/22/v-print/2225431/kan-students-create-art-for-dream.html