LANCASTER SCIENCE FACTORY ANNOUNCES S.T.E.M.-THEMED ART COMPETITION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH KEVIN LEHMAN, LANCASTER CREATIVE FACTORY
LANCASTER, PA – Now in its 10th year, the Lancaster Science Factory is expanding. As part of its expansion, the hands-on science center will permanently install a large mosaic artwork in its grand entrance way. The work is being completed in partnership with local ceramic artist, Kevin
Lehman, and together they believe it is a great idea to collaborate with the entire community to help design our new mosaic. They love the creativity and enthusiasm of all the youth that visit the Lancaster Science Factory and want to include their ideas in the design process.
Students are encouraged to submit their original S.T.E.M-themed drawings to the competition. Five students will receive a $100 award for their drawing to be used in the design for the mosaic created by Kevin Lehman. To be eligible to enter you must be a student in grades K through 12 living in Lancaster County. The deadline to submit drawings is June 15, 2018.
Students interested in submitting their artwork should follow these guidelines:
- A design that relates to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
- Draw or paint your design for the mosaic on any size paper o What would you like this mosaic to be like?
- Drawing skills are not required. Do the best you can.
- If you want, you can add labels that describe your image.
- Color is preferred but not necessary
- Please provide:
- Artist’s name
- School name
- Parent or guardian contact info
- Deadline for submissions is June 15, 2018
- Send artwork to:
- The Lancaster Science Factory
454 New Holland Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17602
Or digitally to: [email protected]
- Questions? Contact Kevin Lehman at [email protected], 717-509-7547
Kevin Lehman is an established multi-media artist who operates the studio Kevin Lehman’s Pottery in Lancaster, PA. He earned his MFA from the University of the Arts and BA from Millersville University. He has exhibited regionally for his work, taught at several local colleges, and has received grants and won awards for his work. He is the founder and director of the community art center, The Lancaster Creative Factory, which is dedicated to cultivating creativity through education of the visual arts and crafts.
About the Lancaster Science Factory
The Lancaster Science Factory is a non-profit science and technology center located at 454 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA. The mission of the Lancaster Science Factory is to create an environment of learning which helps children develop curiosity, think creatively and build self confidence as they learn the principles of science and the application of science in engineering and technology. 2018 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Lancaster Science Factory. For general information and admission prices, please call 717.509.6363 or visit www.lancastersciencefactory.org.