Thursday, June 11, 2015


The news you have all been waiting for was announced moments ago by judges Jacob Collins, Sabin Howard and Will St. John....

The Grand Prize winner of GCA's 2015 Figure Sculpture Competition is Zoe Dufour!
Second Place is awarded to Anna Lee-Hoelzle and
Third Place to Hiro Kawabata
Honorable Mention goes to Joey Bainer and Griff Leek

Scroll down for images of the final sculptures

Congratulations to all our fine competitors for a fantastic showing! And now to reveal the artists names...

Iconoclassicist is Emily Bedard
Shortie is Suzie Chism
OB1 is Joey Bainer
Dukka is Shangxi Zhu
Fred is Anna Lee-Hoelzle
Dirt McGurt is Zoe Dufour
Little Hulk is Sam Worley
Donatello is Hiro Kawabata
Batman is Griff Leek
Soul Brother #1 is Charlie Mostow
Bruce L. is Leroy Transfield

1. By Iconoclassicist - Emily Bedard

2. By Shortie - Suzie Chism

Honorable Mention
3. By OB1 - Joey Bainer

4. By Dukka - Shangxi Zhu

Second Place Winner
5. By Fred - Anna Lee-Hoelzle

First Place Winner
6. By Dirt McGurt - Zoe Dufour

7. By Little Hulk - Sam Worley

Third Place Winner
8. By Donatello - Hiro Kawabata

Honorable Mention
9. By Batman - Griff Leek

10. By Soul Brother #1 - Charlie Mostow

11. By Bruce L. - Leroy Transfield

Thank you to our amazing model Anthony Santiago! Monitors Katie Engberg, Dale Zinkowski, Audrey Rodriguez and Mackenzie Swenson brought order & humor to the event. Photographers Jessica Artman, Mariana Hernandez-Rivera and Anthony Santiago brought the competition to our followers on social media!

We love our artistic competitions at GCA! What's next? Portrait Sketch October 21, 22 & 23! This competition is more informal with prizes of $1,000 and $500 but no less hard fought! Applications will be available online next week. Summer of 2015 will bring a Figure Drawing Competition.

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