GCC wins big in Artists of Promise Visual Arts competition

Monday, March 28, 2022
Richard Fiala "Living Coral Snake"

It’s what every artist strives for, recognition of their craft and knowing that their work has impressed, impacted, and moved others. And now five Glendale Community College (GCC) students have received that validation by having their work recognized in the 2022 Maricopa Community College’s Artists of Promise competition.

Following are the GCC award recipients and their respective work.

Fiala Richard –

     "Sonoran Mountain Kingsnake" - Overall 2D Winner - League Eligible

Deborah Coons –

    "Elvis" -  2D Award - League Eligible

    "Jace" - Honorable Mention - League Eligible

Paul Dameron –

    "Chiricahua Morning" - Honorable Mention - League Eligible

    "Lady Kat" - Honorable Mention - League Eligible

Rennan Kooistra –

    "Eggstravaganza" - Honorable Mention

    "Campbell's Chicken Noodle Soup" - Honorable Mention

Erin Shaeffer –

    "Charge" - Honorable Mention

    "Man of the House" - Honorable Mention

    "Two in the Bush" - Honorable Mention

League Eligible winners were selected to have their work entered in the national league of Innovation Arts Competition.

Congratulations to all the students who submitted their work, and thank you to the faculty for helping these award-winning students achieve their dreams.