Upper School visual arts teacher Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins has been working on a series of works called "The Word." Click below to learn about this project that is meant to conjure "metaphors of preservation, repair, restoration, and healing."
As students progress in the visual arts program, they learn to engage in "creative discourse," with an active vocabulary and understanding of how to make art, critique it, and write about it.
Visual Arts News
Far surpassing last year’s record, 93 GFA students received 117 Hudson to Housatonic Scholastic Writing Awards in the 2022 competition. Six students received honors in the Connecticut Regional Scholastic Arts Awards.
Ten seniors were picked this year to participate in the annual Young Artist Exhibit at the Katonah Museum of Art (KMA).
Senior Shealeigh Crombie received an Honorable Mention award in the prestigious 2022 YoungArts National Competition. Her photographs were distinguished from among entries from high school students across the country.
CREATIVITY IN ACTION
Our young artists fill the halls with their work, and spread their talents into the world by way of competitions, productions, and exhibitions. Faculty, who are both educators and artists, open the doors for exploration, imagination, and skill-building.
A Partnership with The Memory Project
Every year, the Visual Arts Department run GFAN, a curated film screening of student work from Intro, Intermediate and Advanced Video courses.