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  “In an ordinary year we would display over 2,000 works of art from over 300 Upper School students. However, as we all know, this was no ordinary year. This year, we’re thrilled to present the work of seniors who have taken art all four years and are at the highest level in their discipline.”
- Ms. Stacy Goldman ‘96, Upper School Visual Arts Department Chair
the country, this competitive exhibit provides an opportunity for students to display their artwork through the National Art Educators Association’s (NAEA) national and global exposure.
Primary School students celebrated Diwali, a five-day Festival of Lights, and experimented with Indian rangoli art, an art form usually made during Diwali and other Hindu festivals. The purpose of rangoli is to feel strength, generosity, and it is thought to bring good luck. As part of their Culture Study, students were also able to learn about Indian culture and tradition through connecting with a Gulliver family who lived in India.
Carmen Sofia Gamboa Becerril ‘29 took top honors in Pinecrest Gardens’ 7th Annual Environmental Art Contest for grades 4-6. Her winning piece entitled, “Colors,” was selected by a public voting process after successfully and creatively depicting this year’s contest theme, “Indigenous Plants & People.” This marked the second-straight year that Gulliver students have won the contest.
A record number of Middle and Upper School students earned recognition for original works of art and writing entered in the 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards regional competition. Five students earned the highest distinction and were recognized as Gold Key Award winners.
Vic Garcia ‘08 is a full-time artist and designer, living what he calls “the dream.” He is passionate about his artwork, pursues his creativity regularly, gives back to the community and inspires the youth, and feels blessed to be able to pursue what he loves as his full-time job.
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