Friday, July 14, 2017

Artists depicting artists

In the spirit of the painting studios (and artist friendships: see below) of yore, our summer resident artists have been posing for one another for the past few weeks. Free models, good company - what else can an artist ask for during the summer holiday?

Left: Nikolai Yaroshenko by Ivan Kramskoy. Right: Kramskoy by Yaroshenko. Source. They may have enjoyed their more generous facial hair while painting 150 years ago, but we definitely have better podcasts today.
Anthony touches up his grisaille of Savannah. Savannah, Jon, and Ananda paint and draw Jess.
Savannah renders Ananda's philtrum.
Savannah's preparatory drawing and completed painting.

Jon's preparatory charcoal drawing of Ananda.
Anthony utilizes paintings of the past as reference material.
Jess's painting of Savannah.

Monday, July 10, 2017

GCA Scholarship Winners!

We are delighted to award the following students scholarships towards their continuing full time studies next year.

The prizes range from $2,000 - $3,000 per category.

These scholarships are possible because of generous support from The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund, The Alfred and Jane Ross Foundation and the Anders Larson-Toich Foundation.

Scholarships were awarded to the following students:

Rising Fourth Year Students:
Savannah Tate Cuff, Rachel Li, Dale Zinkowski, Kelly Foss, Mackenzie Swenson

Rising Third Year:
Alex Haskel, Rubin Gabeau, Diana Carino-Buitrago, Emily Denise, Eric Kerke

Entering Inaugural Painting Year:
Dan Bunn, Louise Anders, Anne Herrero, Ananda Fetherston, Leonard Ray Clark

Savannah Tate Cuff

Rachel Li
Dale Zinkowski

Kelly Foss
Mackenzie Swenson
Awarded The Anders Larson-Toich Memorial Scholarship

Alex Haskell

Rubin Gabeau

Rubin Gabeau

Diana Carino-Buitrago

Diana Carino-Buitrago

Emily Denise

Emily Denise

Eric Kerke
Awarded The Anders Larson-Toich Memorial Scholarship

Leonard Ray Clark

Ananda Fetherston

Dan Bunn

Dan Bunn
Anne Herrero
Louise Anders