Space Horizons

Vostok 6 by Ariana deVries

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Artist Statement

"I chose to illustrate this mission because the pilot, Valentina Tereshkova, was the first female in space. Being a female and seeing that Creative Action Network is in partnership with SpaceHorizons, I thought it was fitting. The dove (or seagull as Tereshkova would refer to it) is significant because it was on her original mission patch, and her code name was "Seagull". Also, she was the first to wear a mission patch into space. I used an iPad Pro with the program Protosketch to create my design." - Ariana deVries

I am a 26 year old wife and mom. I live in Ontario, Canada, and am proud to call it home. I have loved art, design and all things beautiful for as long as I can remember. Colour makes me happy, laughing is my favourite, and making others smile is my goal. My hope is to inspire others to love life more.

About Space Horizons

Space Horizons is a new collection of mission patch designs for your favorite past, present and future missions to help engage a new generation in the excitement of extending humanity’s reach beyond Earth. Proceeds support Space Horizons, an innovative non profit that promotes interest in STEM education for minority and female students in underserved communities.

About our Prints

Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.