Roberts Academy Students Celebrate Fashion and Photography


Submitted by Tracy Power, resource coordinator, Roberts Paideia Academy

Roberts fashion 3Students in grades 6-8 in the CincyAfterSchool program at Roberts Paideia Academy have been working with fine-art photographer David Rosenthal on a project to give old fashions new life through photography. Roberts fashion 1
Each student created a body of photographs and a finished outfit fabricated from pre-existing garments, which they altered and embellished with additional elements to create new fashions. Roberts fashion 2

The students' creations will be on display at the CPS Education Center at 2651 Burnet Avenue in Corryville beginning Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012.

Read the article about this effort in the Cincinnati Enquirer.