...in Visual Arts

Here are just a few of the things going on in the GD Visual Arts world. Community members should be sure to check out the latest exhibits in the case under the stairs in the front common when you visit the high school.

GDRHS Scholastic Art Winners

posted Mar 6, 2014, 8:31 AM by GDarts Boosters   [ updated Mar 6, 2014, 8:34 AM ]

Congratulations to the recipients of Gold Keys, Silver Keys, and Honorable Mentions in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in the state of Massachusetts! 
 (Gold Key Artwork will be exhibited at Boston City Hall March 7-30th.  Visiting Hours 9am-5pm.) 

For more information, check out the GDRHS Fine Arts Website:


GD Art Students "Wowed" the Crowd at Women's History Month Show

posted Mar 8, 2012, 12:11 PM by GDarts Boosters   [ updated Mar 12, 2012, 6:49 AM by Kathy Icenogle ]

Several of GD's Women in Art joined local artists (photographer Patty Axford and painter Janet Hsiao) in exhibited their art as one of the several events that teacher Tammie Reynolds and a committee of 17 students have scheduled for Women's History Month this year.

GDRHS Women's History Month Art Show 2012

Members of the committee served refreshments to guests as they viewed the exhibit and talked with artists. Guests also enjoyed music performed by the Groove Essential jazz band, which has been performing classic Big Band jazz numbers at a wide variety of school and private parties.
It was a very impressive show and a pleasant evening. See for yourself in the video below, or click here to get a closer look at some of the student artwork that was on display. 
 GD student artwork will also be on display at Spring Into the Arts on April 5.

GDRHS Women's History Month Art Show

The Women's History Month Art Show is an annual event. So if you missed it, watch for it to happe again next March. Women artists who want to participate in next year's show should contact Tammy Reynolds at Groton-Dunstable Regional High School.

Women's History Month - Art Show

posted Feb 14, 2012, 7:01 AM by Kathy Icenogle

This is a free event sponsored by Women's History Month Committee.
They will be showcasing local artists and performers in a gallery setting in the front commons. The event takes place on Thursday, March 1 from 7-9pm in the front commons at Groton-Dunstable Regional High School (703 Chicopee Row, Groton, MA).

It is shaping up to look like a great night! For more info visit: http://gdwomenshistory.webs.com 

A New Art Club for G-D Students

posted Jan 19, 2012, 6:54 PM by GDarts Boosters   [ updated Jan 19, 2012, 6:55 PM ]

A new Art Club has been formed at GDRHS. They get together in the ceramics room on Tuesdays from 2-3pm-ish. All GD high school students are welcome, even if you're not currently enrolled in an art class.

Where are Class of 2011 Art Students Going?

posted May 21, 2011, 5:47 AM by GDarts Boosters   [ updated May 21, 2011, 5:55 AM ]

This year, five percent of the senior class will go on to study Fine Arts, Design, Illustration and Photography, at the college level this fall.
  • John Rainis earned a Portfolio Award from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University to major in Illustration.
  • Katelyn Sugalski received a Presidential Scholarship at Maryland Institute College of Art where she will major in Fine Arts.
  • Samantha Ward will attend Carnegie Mellon University where she will study English and Art.
  • Tom Akt will attend UMass Dartmouth where he will begin his studies in Graphic Design.
  • Colleen McElearney was awarded the Dean’s Scholarship at Northeastern University to study computer science and interactive media.
  • David Kenyon will attend the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University to major in Photography.
  • Connor Ross will attend Vassar College where he will study writing and art.
  • Megan Lutz received an Achievement Award from Rivier College where she will major in Interior Design.
  • Gabrielle Sullivan will attend UMass Dartmouth to study sculpture.
  • Shannon Utrato received a Leadership Scholarship from New England College where she will study Environmental Science and Photography.
  • Andrea Zadrozney will attend the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University to major in Photography.
Congratulations to Kerry Norton who will be attending Art All State at the Worcester Art Museum in May. Art students from across Massachusetts compete for the opportunity to spend two days at the Worcester Art Museum where they work with professional artists from a variety of disciplines. One hundred and forty juniors from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts were selected for this program.

Rising Stars among GD Art Program Alums

posted May 21, 2011, 5:39 AM by GDarts Boosters   [ updated May 21, 2011, 5:45 AM ]

Greg Romano (GD ’05, RISD ’09) is a Junior Designer at SapientNitro in Boston, where he is currently working on the design for Dunkin’ Donut’s new (digital) menu boards. His work will be in all 6,000 Dunkin Donut’s locations in the coming months.

When Danielle Hurley, (GD ’05, Gordon College ’09) finishes her contract with Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C., she’ll travel to Portland Oregon to work at Michael Curry Design. Mr. Curry runs a production company that creates very large puppet and sculptural costume pieces, best known for the costumes for the Lion King on Broadway, in addition to Cirque du Soleil, the London Opera, Disney and the Olympics.

Jake Rainis (GD ’05, NU ’09) is working as a graphic designer at Metropolis Creative in Boston where he is the head designer for The Collective, an urban clothing company based out of Boston.

Robin Davis (GD ’07, RISD’11) is working at Media+Partners at Rhode Island School of Design. As a Design Assistant, she assists designers with many projects visible around campus, including poster design and packaging for Dining Service

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