Library art project soars to state fair


Brian Varela / Petersburg Pilot

Nine-year-old Maria Toth poses with her power word in front of the phoenix wings in the Petersburg Library.

The Petersburg Library is submitting a collaborative art project created by children involved with its summer reading program into an art exhibit at the Southeast Alaska State Fair in Haines.

The project is a free-standing set of multi-colored phoenix wings that members of the community can pose in front of while holding a chalk board with a power word written on it.

"We have such a great art community," said program coordinator Jessica Ieremia. "I thought it was a good way to connect ourselves to the community of southeast Alaska."

The phoenix wings were taken to Haines by Josef Quitslund...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020