The Mars Traveler — art by Ace Slavin

One City One Story 2017 Art Contest

3rd place

Elementary School category


Ace Slavin

Grade 3, St. Monica Academy

“The Mars Traveler”

Colored pencils, tempura, and ink on paper; 18 x 24 inches

This is interesting and creative theme incorporation—the concept of outer space traveling, reaching beyond our world. It’s clever, good composition with beautiful colors.


To view the list of the contest winners:  OCOS 2017 The Traveler Contest Winners

Jane Gov

Jane is a Youth Services Librarian at Pasadena Central Library. She purchases YA books for the library system and maintains the teen booklist, online resources, and webpages. She oversees Teen & YA programs including Summer Reading, Advisory Board, Zine, book reviewers, and volunteers. She also conducts a few kids events and storytimes. Jane is a contributor to VOYA Magazine and a YALSA Board member. A majority of her free time is spent with her corgi Lord Tyrion of Pasadena. She tweets as @missjanegov.

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