The Chinese dragon was designed by students at Bard Early College High School, the
first school in Newark to teach Mandarin as a foreign language. Students researched dragons in both Eastern and Western cultures. In Eastern mythology, the dragon represents good fortune and feng shui. In Western mythology the dragon represents the devil to be slain by western heroes. As a result of their research, students decided to make one side of the dragon in shades of blue to represent a water dragon, with the second side in shades of red representing a fire dragon.
Artist in Residence: Athena Barat
12x8ft, PVC (outdoor safe material)