GCAA’S ANNUAL ART SHOW Thursday, April 20th, 6-8pm $2 admissionA beautiful collection of middle and high school art will be showcased in the GCAA lobby and Sun Theater mezzanine. Large decorative plates created by Painting II students will be auctioned in the Sun Theater Lobby, in addition to an Art Shop with a selection of Photography and Graphic Design pieces for sale. Art SALE: Looking for a way to support local artists and the GCAA Visual Art Department?! GCAA Photography students are pleased to present our online 2017 Collection, a convenient way that does both while making your space beautiful. Most prints will be on display at our Annual Art Show on April 20th and a few select prints will be available for purchase in the Art Shop. We will have iPads available to view the 2017 Collection as well. Shop this link and have your professional grade prints shipped right to your door! Art AUCTION: This is a sneak peek at the hand painted plates that will be auctioned at our art show. These are large wall hanging ceramic plates built by Mr. Spiguzza. Our Painting II students collectively recreated various master artworks on the surface of each plate. They are currently on display in the main office and are absolutely gorgeous! If you can't attend the show, but would like to place a bid please contact Mrs. Clayton at firstname.lastname@example.org. -- The previous visual art show occurring on Dec 1, 2016, was a big success. Here are some of the scenes and works of art from that December show:
For several weeks, Matt Washausen of UMSL (University of Missouri - St. Louis) worked with high school students from Grand Center Arts Academy as part of his senior thesis. The result was: "Audio Chroma." In the following video, Washausen discusses his work during the December 16, 2016 exhibition of Audio Chroma at UMSL Fine Arts Building Gallery.
Check out the new website that showcases the talented graphic designers at GCAA! With that said, next year we have a Graphic Design Production Studio course that will collaborate with departments and community organizations to provide design services. We hope those who are interested take advantage of our awesome designers and provide them with professional experience that will help build skill set and portfolio. The request form can be found on the website and Sharepoint. Items our students can design for you could include t-shirts, posters, programs, tickets, brochures, flyers, you name it!