Mel Brooks saw Eraserhead and offered Lynch the chance to direct The Elephant Man (1980); Lynch accepted.
George Lucas asked Lynch to direct Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983); Lynch turned it down.
We at SOVA would like to express our gratitude to artist and educator Jeremy Herndl for his dedication to the school and students over the past year and a half. Jeremy has returned to Victoria, BC, to concentrate on his painting practice. Thank you for everything you did for SOVA, Jeremy, and all the best for your future adventures!!