Wednesday, August 30, 2017

ArtPrize "Collaboration Youth Award"

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

Our rock fish won 1st prize in our category! 
The kids won the "Collaboration Youth Award at ArtPrize! This award is the top award in our category with $5,000 dollars attached

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 Elementary Schools) for securing our fantastic venue and coordinating the installation!

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