Arts Guild

The Fountain Valley School Arts Guild was created in 2010 to recognize exemplary artistic careers by our alumni and former faculty. Members of the FVS community can nominate a worthy artist by reading the criteria and filling out online form below.

Arts Guild Inductees

List of 11 items.

  • Class of 2020

    Pete LaFarge ’49
    Daniel Kaufman ’70
    Dominique Dunne ’77
    Griffin Dunne ’76
    Lauren Ciborowski ’00
  • Class of 2019

    Due to scheduling conflicts, 2019 inductees were honored the following year.
  • Class of 2018

    Christopher Lowell, FVS Fine Arts Faculty
    Lang Fisher '98, writer/producer/director
  • Class of 2017

    Erika Luckett '82, musician
    Steve Lemme '87, actor and comedian
    Mark Dillon, FVS arts faculty
  • Class of 2016

    Michael Collins '56, architect
    Gerald Peters '66, curator
    Mark Wong '86, ceramicist
  • Class of 2015

    Myra Platt '80, theater 
    Bob Weir '65, musician
  • Class of 2014

    Elizabeth Sage Hare, FVS founder
    Jeff Brown, FVS arts faculty
  • Class of 2013

    Sam Hall '48, music composer and sound engineer
    Ed Sherin '48, stage and screen director/producer
    Hunter Frost, FVS arts faculty
  • Class of 2012

    Sam Goldwyn '43, movie producer
    Jack Lane '62, art museum director
    Todd Reed '92, jewelry maker
  • Class of 2011

    A. Marshall Bell '61, actor
    Walter Wilson, artist and FVS arts faculty
  • Class of 2010

    Bruce Gomez '75, painter
    David Hare '36, sculptor
    Ernest Kitson, FVS founding music faculty
    Irene Neuwirth '94, jewelry maker
    Boardman Robinson, artist and FVS founding arts faculty

Arts Guild Ceremonies

Nominate an Artist

Fountain Valley School of Colorado created the Arts Guild to recognize talented FVS alumni and faculty who have made significant contributions as performing or visual artists. Arts Guild honorees are invited to accept their awards during Reunion Weekend.

We welcome all nominations based on the following criteria.
  • Nominations are limited to living or deceased alumni and former faculty who have made significant contributions to the arts as performing or visual artists, including but not limited to music, dance, theater, architecture, visual arts and crafts, photography, film, and the execution of or exhibition of other major art forms. An artist is defined as one who creates, performs or interprets works of art.
  • Nominees will have distinguished themselves through significant achievement on a regional, statewide, national or international level, and made their association with FVS a matter of pride for the Fountain Valley community.
  • Alumni are eligible at any time beginning five years after his/her class has graduated from FVS, whether or not they are graduates.
  • No current faculty members are eligible; neither are current members of the selection committee.
View the Arts Guild criteria in its entirety HERE.

The number of selections for the Alumni Arts Guild each year is at the discretion of the selection committee. All accomplishments/statistics will be verified for accuracy.

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