Vostok 6 (Восток-6) by Krista Sharp

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Artist Statement

"I chose the illustrate the Soviet space mission Vostok 6 (?????? 6). It was this mission where cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to reach space. I drew inspiration for the design from the Russian avant-guard and vintage Soviet propaganda posters." - Krista Sharp

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.

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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