★By Girl Scout Troop 1256 (2nd Grade Brownies) from
Latham, New York
Organizer – Kristen Smith
with the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York, Inc.
Title – Green Drakkoman “Focus on the Positive”
Materials Used – Felt
What is your groups artwork about? This is in memory of a schoolmate that past in 2009 at the age of 9. He had bone cancer. He created the Green Drakkaman as a superhero of hope, and always tried to focus on the positive.
★WHAT IS THE DREAM ROCKET PROJECT?
Individuals & Groups around the world are contributing to a monumental public art project. They have been submitting artwork to be included in a massive cover in which will wrap a 37 story Saturn V Moon Rocket at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Additionally, submitted artworks & their stories are being placed on display in public venues around the United States prior to & after the wrapping the Saturn V.
★How can I Participate & Have my Artwork Displayed?
The Dream Rocket project would like to challenge you to ‘Dare to Dream’. To dream about your future and the future of our world through dream themes such as health, community, conservation, science, technology, space, peace, and so on. We would like you to use your selected Dream Theme to express, explore, and create your vision on your section of the wrap. We hope that you are able to express and learn through this creative collaboration.
With the completion of each artwork, you are asked to write a brief essay explaining your artwork, and the dream theme in which you chose.
Sign up at www.thedreamrocket.com
★A Creative Collaboration
The Dream Rocket project uses the Saturn V Moon Rocket as a symbolism of universal values of the human spirit. Optimism, hope, caring for our natural resources, scientific exploration, and harnessing technological advancements for a better quality of life while safeguarding our communities, are all common desires across national and international boundaries.
Participants are able to express and learn about these values through this creative collaboration.
★I VALUE THE ARTS!!!!
The International Fiber Collaborative is able to share the power of a collaboration and art, thanks to the support of generous individual donors. We welcome any amount of donations and remember the International Fiber Collaborative is exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, making this gift tax deductible.
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