In The News

ABC 15

Several of our GVAL Members, Rosalie Vaccaro, Glenda Nieman, Shelley Marler, and Jane Bradley-Wine were featured on ABC 15 news Thursday, Sept.10th for their participation in the Portraits for Heroes movement. You can read the article by Jamie Warren and watch the news clip by clicking HERE.



Gilbert Sun News


GVAL members Jane Bradley-Wine, Rosalie Vaccaro, Shelley Marler, and Glenda Nieman, have been featured in the Community section of Gilbert Sun News!  They are among a growing number of generous artists who have donated to the international movement honoring health care workers with original portraits.  Read the full article, written by our friend Siranthi Perera, on pages 18 and 20 by clicking HERE


12 News

GVAL member Jane Bradley-Wine has very generously donated several portraits to the international movement called “Portraits for Heroes”, and was recently interviewed by 12 News.  You can watch a longer version of the video that aired Tuesday Aug 25 by CLICKING HERE.  We are so proud of you, Jane!

Gilbert Sun News          

GVAL member Vita Nicolosi is In the News!  Vita and her daughter-in-law, Gina, have sewn 6,000 masks since the pandemic began, donating the first 3,000.  Read their story in the Gilbert Sun News HERE.  We are proud of you, Vita!


Gilbert Sun News

Barbara Tibbets

Salmon Run by Barbara Tibbets

Several of our GVAL members have been highlighted in a news article published in the Gilbert Sun News.  Thanks again to Srianthi Perera for showcasing our very talented GVAL artists, Barbara Tibbets, Sharon Hess and Donna Finter!  You can read those interviews in an article titled ‘Gilbert, other EV Artists Inspired by Virus Pandemic’ by clicking HERE



SanTan Sun News

Donna Finter

Bright Moment by Donna Finter

The SanTan Sun News also featured our GVAL artists paintings and interviews.  A big thank you goes out to our long time friend and news contributor, Srianthi Perera.  You can read the article titled ‘Chandler and other EV Artists Inspired by Virus Pandemic’ by clicking HERE      To read the entire issue which features interviews and art by GVAL artists Donna Finter,  Sharon Hess and Barbara Tibbets on page 40, click HERE