GISD Senior Art Show

The Garland Cultural Arts Commission presents the GISD High School Art Competition each March. Cash awards are presented during a reception at the Granville Arts Center honoring all the students who entered the competition and their Instructors. The Gallery Space is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and during all night and weekend performances to view the exhibit.


The Garland Cultural Arts Commission announced their winners of the 2014 GISD High School Art Competition. Cash awards were presented during a reception on March 6th at the Granville Arts Center honoring all the students who entered the competition and their instructors. This marks the 27th year for the GCAC, Inc. Awards. The GISD Visual Arts Show was co-ordinated by Chad Wilkinson, Lead Art Teacher for GISD. This year, approximately $2500 was given to First, Second and Third Place High School Senior winners. The GCAC/GISD Senior Art Show will remain at the Granville Arts Center through March 18th. The judge for the Garland Cultural Arts Commission Art Show was professional artist Shug Jones.

2014 Garland Cultural Arts Commission/ GISD Student Art Show Winners

BEST OF SHOW:
Cooper Hulstine, Rowlett High School

Drawing/Black and White
1st Place: Sorayah Zahir, Rowlett High School
2nd Place: Sabrina Bejarano, Naaman Forest High School
3rd Place: Marlene Beltran, Rowlett High School
Honorable Mention: Katelyn Garcia, Rowlett High School; Cooper Hulstine, Rowlett High School;

Drawing/Color
1st Place: Megan Nguyen, Rowlett High School
2nd Place: Jodie Pham, Rowlett High School
3rd Place Nicha Meyer, Garland High School
Honorable Mention: Jamie Rodenmayer, South Garland High School; Melissa Hankins, Rowlett High School

Painting
1st Place: Aliana Layug, Lakeview Centennial High School
2nd Place: Jodie Pham, Rowlett High School
3rd Place: Aliana Layug, Lakeview Centennial High School
Honorable Mention: Gianelli Lopez, Rowlett High School; Jodie Pham, Rowlett High School

Sculpture
1st Place: Haley Swantick, Garland High School
2nd Place: Melissa Macias, South Garland High School
3rd Place: Cecila Marquez, Garland High School
Honorable Mention: Allison Beckham, Lakeview Centennial High School; Jonathan Nickels, Rowlett High School; Jose Santiago, Garland High School

Printmaking/Photography/Computer Art
1st Place: Sara Hamid, Garland High School
2nd Place: Evelyn Gallardo, Garland High School
3rd Place: Ben Carter, Rowlett High School
Honorable Mention: Syd Flores, Rowlett High School; Deante Kellum, Garland High School

Multi-Media
1st Place: Cooper Hulstine, Rowlett High School
2nd Place: Chisom Obineke, Rowlett High School
3rd Place: Mimi Cao, Sachse High School
Honorable Mention: Bianca Galindo, Garland High School; Randy Ruiz, Garland High School

Ceramic Sculpture
1st Place: Kristina Nguyen, North Garland High School
2nd Place.. Candi Sicairos, North Garland High School
3rd Place.. Allison Beckham, Lakeview Centennial High School

Ceramic Vessels
1st Place: Claudia Ramirez, South Garland High School
2nd Place: Luz Medina, South Garland High School
3rd Place: Yolanda N., Lakeview Centennial High School
Honorable Mention: Claudia Ramirez, South Garland High School; Shelby Fried, South Garland High School