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2017 Gallery

Strength Lies in Our Differences

Best in Show Quotation

by: Rasa Pamedytyte, 1st year Masters Student at Designskolen - Kolding, Denmark
teacher: Stephan Saaltink

If you don’t fit into a scene, always remember there is a BIGGER PICTURE.

quote by: Jessica R., 6th Grade, Sarasota Middle School - Sarasota, Florida
teacher: Lindsay Marks

Artist Statement

The way we see other people is shaped by both the environment and the society in which we grow up. My goal was to communicate that being different is not something we should fear, but rather something essential which we need in order to be able to face the challenges ahead. As we often underestimate the importance of diversity and benefits of inclusion, I aimed to create art that influences our perception of “different”.