Making a Wish Come True
October 12, 2005

Alexis Serio, assistant professor of art, and four UT Tyler art students created an ocean-themed bedroom to fulfill the wish of a 7-year-old child with leukemia. Sea creatures, mermaids and dolphins were painted, and one student sewed coordinating curtains, pillows and a bed canopy. The child is being treated at the UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and is expected to return home late October. This project was completed in partnership with Children’s Wish Foundation International.

student painting dolphins on wall
wall and bed
painting on of fish on wall
students painting shells on wall

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