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Spring Exhibit Brings GHS Art Community Together

The first art gallery opening since the pandemic was a huge success

On Monday, March 7th, Glendale High School held its very first Art Gallery opening since the outbreak of COVID-19. The Spring Exhibit occurred in the early evening at 7pm. It was the first gallery of the year, so the anticipation and excitement were high.

As many students, parents, and teachers flowed into the room and galored at the art, spirits were high in the sight of all the artists’ work. Dr. Benjamin Wolf, our school’s principal, Dr. Vivian Ekchian, the GUSD Superintendent, and two Glendale Unified District board members were also in attendance. Everyone  enjoyed the event.

During the opening, the Class of 2022 were there selling hot chocolate for $2, and in addition, the Ceramics Club also had a pottery and candy stand. Several artists sold their prints of paintings and drawings, and the event was very successful.

The GHS Music Department performed throughout the night, and they were amazing. Many patrons had fun watching the jazz band play, while enjoying their hot chocolate and snacks that were provided. The Nitro musicians performed various songs, including “Summer Never Ends”, “Birdland”,  “At the Woodside”, “Nardis”, and “Autumn Leaves”. The attendees loved the performance, as they clapped and cheered for those in the spotlight. 

The Art Gallery displayed various art forms, from 3D sculptures to oil paintings. Art pieces from Ms. Zakarian’s (Drawing and Painting 1-2, Sculptor,and Art), Mrs. Masouris (Ceramics and Ap 3D art), Mrs. Bedrousi (Sculptor and Ap 3D art), Ms. Carnewal (Drawing and Painting) and Mrs. Shiroyan (Ap 2D art and various levels of Drawing & Painting) were displayed. 

Some artists told stories with their art, which showed individuality within each piece of art. A great example would be Arpine Mizakhanyan, who portrayed social issues in her pieces, like undocumented immigrants being wrongfully shunned by society. There was also art that was simply created for fun, and all of the pieces were amazing.

There were also such intricate pieces that made you really question what they were and the meaning behind them. An installation of a human body made out of wires, made by John Guarderas, was also displayed. John stated that his unique piece depicted “humanity’s growing technological dependence to the point of endangerment.” However, John also believed that his sculpture is open to the viewer’s interpretation. Each artist was able to accomplish great pieces that caught the eye of the viewers and allowed for personal interpretation.

On June 6th, there will be an end of the year art show, with new pieces on display. It’s only going to be open during class time, so please make sure to let your teacher know to sign up to come visit the gallery. Please contact Mrs. Bedrosui, or any other art teacher, for more information. 


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