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Kali Magnarelli with pen in hand and Samantha Familo holding the original set about enlarging a small photo of Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” into a 9 foot by 10 foot mural. The artwork will become a stained glass mosaic assembled by local artists during Harborfest in West Park as part of Showcase Oswego Arts.

Oswego County comes together to create art

Kali Magnarelli with pen in hand and Samantha Familo holding the original set about enlarging a small photo of Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” into a 9 foot by 10 foot mural. The artwork will become a stained glass mosaic assembled by local artists during Harborfest in West Park as part of Showcase Oswego Arts.

In recent weeks, Hannibal High School students have been working on their part of the county-wide art project that will be presented at this year’s Harborfest.

The project, spearheaded by the CNY Arts Center, will be a stained glass mural of Van Gogh’s famous painting “Starry Night” and will consist of various colors of glass bottle fragments. The mastermind behind the concept and creation of the mural is Arts Center member Leslie Paice.

The Hannibal math students of Sally Kingsbury’s class have developed an equation for enlarging the painting, to determine the approximate number of bottles and jars needed for the mural. Using the dimensions of the mural frame, and the average size of the bottles being used, they determined that approximately 3,260 bottles will be needed to complete the mural.

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