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Kim, FYI I have served on the panel to judge entries in the past. As a
helpful hint, be sure to follow the directions exactly. This includes the
students statement and other specific things. There are many entrants and
sometimes it is the deciding factor in who is selected. Hope this helps.
----- Original Message -----
From: Kimberly Herbert <kimberly>
To: ArtsEdNet Talk <artsednet>
Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2000 6:11 PM
Subject: RE: Crayola Dream-makers
> We applied to be a youth museum site. Do you know if those grants have
> Kimberly Herbert (kimberly)
> CAM Administrator
> San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts/Children's Art Museum
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sandy Sasso [sassoart]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2000 12:01 PM
> To: ArtsEdNet Talk
> Subject: Crayola Dream-makers
> This is an invitation to everyone, but especially to those of you in the
> Southeast region who teach K-6 grades to enter the Crayola Dream-Makers
> exhibit "Dreams, Desgin, and Dimension". It is open to students
> with 5 regional exhibits. This years Southeast Region exhibit will be in
> Murray, KY at Murray State University.
> This is a program I knew about for years; I ordered the guides from the
> company and used some of the ideas and reproductions. But two years ago I
> decided to do a school-wide art exhibit to showcase the art program, and
> from that show I selected 14 pieces which I sent to the regional exhibit.
> Two of my students were selected to be in the show and we arranged a trip
> Washington, DC (the exhibit was at the University of Maryland). It was a
> great experience for the students and their parents as well as for me.
> past year another of my students was accepted into the 40 chosen for the
> regional exhibit.
> This does wonders for the respect factor in running an elementary art
> program. I now have a larger budget and students who are very interested
> this real-world opportunity. "Art can take you places" was a quote by one
> of the students who went to DC as we adults know, but it's great for a
> student to make that realization.
> I look forward to assisting Dr. Camille Serre at MSU in preparing for the
> next exhibit. Look on the www.crayola.com site for more info.
> Sandy Sasso
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