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.
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.
Four GFA students were chosen to be a part of this year's Drexel University high school photography contest. Juniors Carsten Weis, Bella Bohnsack, Keely O'Shea, and Annie Lew were among the 100 students accepted in the annual nationwide contest that sees more than 1,900 entries each year.
Visual Arts Instructor Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins will be at the Annual AP Conference in Orlando, Fla., this coming weekend presenting his topic: “Strategies for Supporting Students in Excellence With the Updated AP Art and Design Program.”
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.