Krista Sharp is native Oklahoman who is currently living in Alexandria, Virginia. Krista is a book artist and an award-winning graphic and web designer who has worked in the DC metro area for over 14 years. She recently graduated from George Washington University's Corcoran School of Art and Design with a Master of Arts degree in Art and the Book. Krista's book and print work utilizes multiple printmaking processes and also explores unique structural elements. Krista's work can be seen in many collections and institutions across the country including the Smithsonian's Dibner Library.
Artist StatementI chose the illustrate the Soviet space mission Vostok 6 (Восток 6). It was this mission where cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to reach space. I drew...
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