Apollo 8 by Brian Folchetti

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Artist Statement

"I chose Apollo 8 because it was the first human manned spacecraft to leave Earth's orbit. I stuck with the same incorporation of the figure-8 slingshot to illustrate the number '8' but gave it a bolder twist. This mission was an integral step in getting us closer to the moon than ever before and is a fascinating story with many key members who would go on to be a part of some of the most famous spaceflights in history." - Brian Folchetti

Originally from the Great North Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, I graduated from Kutztown University in 2011 with Advertising and Web concentrations. Shortly after graduation I took up an apprenticeship at Reebok in Canton, MA working on apparel graphics. I now live in Jacksonville, FL at Fanatics designing Fanatics Branded apparel graphics. When I'm not making t-shirts look cool, I spend most of my time reading comics, road/mountain biking, and spending quality time with my wife and 3 amazing little dudes.

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.




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