Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Surprise! Our kids are in ArtPrize!

Only One You (Linda Kranz Series Book 1) by [Kranz, Linda]

ArtPrize has Begun! 

ArtPrize is open and the Hudsonville Public Schools Art Program is participating in ArtPrize this year! This includes all of the students that I teach at Bauer and Forest Grove Elementary! We hit the ground running on the first day of school with acrylic paint!

ArtPrize Dates: September 20 - October 8, 2017
HPS Art Location: DeVos Place Convention Center, (outside, along the river) 
Vote Code: 66018

This collaborative art project is based on the book, Only One You, by Linda Kranz. It celebrates the uniqueness of each child within a larger “school of fish.” Each child’s brightly painted fish rock will join the “school of fish,” swimming together, and symbolizing our children entering the world. Altogether, around 6,000 rocks will be painted by Hudsonville art students in grades K-12. Stop out and enjoy the art!

Thanks to Linda Kranz for permission to enter this project in ArtPrize.
Thanks to Jessica Moyes at Sharon Elementary for the inspiration.
Thanks to Maggie Bandstra (Alward Elementary) and Celine Nienhouse (South and Forest Grove Elementaries) for securing our fantastic venue and coordinating the installation!

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