By Virginia Beach, where I lived from summer 1982 to fall 1984 (we moved to Northern Virginia when I was a month into fifth grade), I was already devouring science fiction. Including disaster science fiction. Had Independence Day come out 12 years earlier, it would've blown my mind; that said, we already had the various versions of The War of the Worlds, for example.
Around fourth grade, I did this collage.
I think this was for a class; I also think this got displayed at a student art show in Virginia Beach's Lynnhaven Mall.
My words have been seen by more people, but this was my first art to be seen by a good number of people I wasn't related to or in school with.