Created by Richard Montgomery High School, Rockville, MD
Teacher: Mrs. Stanton
Theme: Shackles to Scholars
Materials and techniques: Acrylic for the majority of the piece and cloth, needle and thread for the stars and moon, which are sown into the canvas.
Did you enjoy this project? Yes, it was very fun!
About: My artwork depicts a slave ship on the horizon, lit by the light of the moon and surrounded by the landscape of Harper’s Ferry. The moonlight reflected on the water represents the path to knowledge and enlightenment, while the slave ship represents the past that is being put behind.