American International School Celebrates New Mural

April 15, 2005

AMERICAN International School,in Cariari, north west of San José, lastmonth celebrated the completion of anew mural, when students from artistWilson McCray’s Advanced-PlacementStudio Art class completed apiece of contemporary public art.After a school-wide contest to determinethe design for a mural to coverthe walls surrounding the new elementary-school playground, the art studentstook pieces from several of themore than 20 design entries to createthe end product, which includes a poplikeportrayal of the solar system and ableeding volcano.“This was truly a collaboration bymany students,” McCray said. “I hopethe elementary students and the wholeschool community will enjoy thismural for years to come.”

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