Artist, Rouch Contributes to 9th Annual Living Legends of Aviation

Beverly Hills, CA, January 16, 2012 --( Internationally renowned artist Michelle Rouch of Tucson, AZ, a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), has been invited to attend the 9th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Award Ceremony, referred to as the Academy Awards of Aviation. Her contribution, titled “The Pilot’s Pilot, Bob Hoover” depicts Bob Hoover’s grand finale demonstrating the capabilities of his Strike Commander by shutting down both engines and executing a loop before the crowd. She also offers a fine art reproduction giclée Limited Edition, “Airman on Airfield” depicting a Tuskegee Airman overlooking the Red Tails flying in the sky.

Kiddie Hawk Air Academy, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to sparking kids’ interest in aviation. In 2008 they acquired the production of Living Legends of Aviation, an annual fundraiser held every January in Beverly Hills. Living Legends is known for bringing together “aviators who have became celebrities and celebrities who have become aviators" to raise money for Kiddie Hawk Air Academy. The guest list reads like a veritable Who's Who, with the Ambassador of Aviation, John Travolta joining legends, Bob Hoover, Harrison Ford, Morgan Freeman, Tom Cruise, Dr. Buzz Aldrin, Sean Tucker, Lynn Tilton, Kurt Russell, Burt and Dick Rutan, Kermit Weeks, Joe Clark, and other award winning legends in the audience. Kiddie Hawk Air Academy recognizes today’s aviation legends by sharing inspirational stories and reaches for the future.

Artwork by Rouch
Michelle Rouch