Rising senior Santiago Mejia ('22) premiered his film Every Day Feels Like Sunday at the inaugural Bridgeport Film Festival July 23–25. He was the only high school student to participate in the festival.
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.
Ten seniors have been invited to showcase a piece in the Katonah Museum of Art's annual Young Artist exhibit this year, which opens Feb. 6 and runs until Feb. 28.
While GFA has always had a strong presence among the top Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, this year broke records for the number of award-winning students, and the number of awards. In the writing category, 28 GFA students won 51 awards. For arts, 13 students received awards.
Quoting the words of artist Louise Bourgeois, Advisor Gail Greiner opened this year's Penumbra dedication. This annual collection of creative expression, had its digital debut Thursday, May 21, with the dedication ceremony in a digital format as well.
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.