The Garland Cultural Arts Commission announced the winners of the 2016 GISD High School Senior Art Competition. Cash awards were presented during a reception on March 4 at the Granville Arts Center. This marks the 29th year of the GCAC, Inc. Awards. The GISD Visual Arts Show was coordinated by Chad Wilkinson, Lead Art Teacher for GISD. This year, approximately $2500 was given to First, Second and Third Place GISD High School Senior winners. The GCAC/GISD Senior Art Show will remain at the Granville Arts Center through March 21. The judge for the Garland Cultural Arts Commission Art Show was professional artist, Shug Jones.
2016 Garland Cultural Arts Commission/ GISD Student Art Show Winners
BEST OF SHOW: Peyton Hatchett - Naaman Forest
Drawing/Black and White 1st Place: Andrew Clemens - Naaman Forest 2nd Place: Abel Joaquin - Rowlett 3rd Place: Celeste Gomez - Garland High School Honorable Mention: Hanna Lara - Rowlett; Evan Orticio - Garland High School; Abel Joaquin - Rowlett; Hernan Campos - Garland High School
Drawing/Color 1st Place: Zaria Steele - Garland High School 2nd Place: Devon Dalton - Rowlett 3rd Place: Kristina Armitage - Garland High School Honorable Mention: Kristina Armitage - Garland High School; Marissa Carpenter - Rowlett
Painting 1st Place: Diana Munoz - South Garland 2nd Place: Zaria Steele - Garland High School 3rd Place: Catherine Lines - Garland High School Honorable Mention: Haley Medina - Sachse
Sculpture 1st Place: Ricardo Faz - Garland High School 2nd Place: Marquise Smith - Garland High School 3rd Place: Kathia Muniz - North Garland Honorable Mention: Sheila Montes - Rowlett