As 11-year-old Elbra Younano stood by the side of a stream, she picked up her paint brush and began to recreate the image before her onto canvas. The trees, the grass, the water and the rocks were all right in front of her, and she did not have to rely on a photo to see how they should be painted. The CSU Stanislaus campus was an ideal backdrop for Younano and all the children in Juliet Moradian's art class.
A classroom full of tweens frantically sketched out monstrous torsos, hands, heads, and assorted tentacle-like appendages on Thursday morning with a simple goal in mind: To create the coolest-looking alien in the class.
California State University, Stanislaus photographer Cary Edmondson has been selected by an international higher education organization as the grand gold medal winner in the Photographer of the Year competition.
June 27, 2009|
Clayton and Elaine Everett will spend the next two months constructing giant mushrooms, massive trees, and a colossal butterfly. These structures will be part of a rainforest exhibit that the Everetts designed for the 2009 Stanislaus County Fair.