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PC alumni Michael Rose"13, and Maggie North'14 with Cathy Little Bert at the Providence Art Club. Michael is Exhibitions Coordinator at the Providence Art Club, and responsible, along with PC alumna and gallerist, Catherine Little Bert, for PAC's current show, "Making Her Mark, A Celebration of the Providence Art Club as a Cultural Force for Women Artists.” Maggie North give a gallery talk on this painting and the artist's connections with Springfield, MA, where she is a curatorial assistant​. The exhibit continue through the end of March and there is a symposium on March 25th 9:30-5:30 which is free with a reservation. Download more information.​

Where are They Now?

Providence College Art and Art History students have had a special relationship with Bert Gallery in Providence as interns. Read about Mary Tinti 00' and other former Bert Gallery interns who have been greatly influenced by this internship.

​Patricia Marie Krupinski '16 Art History major​ and current PC graduate student in history presented a paper at the Pappas Patristic Institute's Graduate Student Conference, held March 2-4​​, 2017. To learn more about the conference, please visit http://www.hchc.edu/patristics/conferences/​​ , or for the conference itinerary, http://www.hchc.edu/assets/files/patristics/2017%20GradConf%2001_Event_Schedule_3.pdf​.


Kaelynn Maloney ‘16, Studio Art major, is Office Manager at the New Art Center in Newton, MA.

Katrina (Ross) Zezza'04 Art History major has been working as a freelance graphic/web designer and artist for the past 10 years, along with being a mother to two wonderful kids- Francis (9 yrs) and Josefine (6 yrs). You can see some of her artwork at www.katrinaross.net 


Amy Luke'15 Studio Art minor in Photography exhibited her work in an exhibition at Albany Center Gallery (http://albanycentergallery.org​), in Albany, New York.The exhibit will run January 18-February 18, 2017. 

Ali Ruoppo'11 Art History major was interviewed on a Houston television station concerning an exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Ali is a Curatorial Assistant, Contemporary Art & Special Projects at the Museum. Museum Interview The exhibition is titled: Kusama: At the End of the Universe​​. Kusama:At the end of the Universe ,​ Interview Museum of Fine Arts Houston​

Molly O'Brien'09 Art History major gave a lecture on Thursday April 14, 2016 for our department. The lecture was titled "Museum Education in the Guggenheim Art Museum, NYC, Learning Through Art. Molly who is a resident artist at the Guggenheim discussed Community Outreach Programming. In the photo above, Practical Imaginary Classrooms, PS 144, Queens, Grade 3, Teaching Artist Molly O’Brien created the following project for her students. Inspired by architects Frank Gehry and Frank Lloyd Wright, student artists considered shape, line, and form when they created models of their ideal classroom. Employing “design thinking,” they explored innovative ideas for redesigning a classroom through sculpture. As young product and interior designers, they experimented with multiple possibilities by building prototypes. Students explored options for the shape of a classroom by creating small paper sculptures before they built three-dimensional classroom models from wire, plastic, paper, foam, metal, and found objects.​

​Wil Ruggerio'08 Art History major curated an exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center--Present Standard, a show of 25 contemporary Latin American artists. Wil wrote an essay for the exhibition and spoke at a panel presentation for the exhibition. Wil is an assistant curator at the Chicago Institute of Art.

​Eileen Donovan’14 Art History major is the Education Programs Assistant, Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, Maryland. Eileen supports the planning and implementation of educational programs at the Maryland Historical Society. She coordinates onsite museum tours, digital distance learning programs, educational outreaches, scout programs, museum birthday parties, and traveling trunks. Eileen also manages docents, conducts tours, and contributes to the creation of museum lesson plans. ​ 

​The Chazan Gallery in Providence presented a group exhibition including work by Caroline Morgan '12 Studio Art major from February 18 to March 9, 2016.

Kara Flanagan '14 Studio Art major moved to Abu Dhabi and is working at The New England Center for Children. She works with autistic children ages 4-7 using applied behavioral analysis while she earns her masters in special education at Simmons College. Kara previously worked as a Public Relations Intern at a marketing management company, the Mark Gold Group in New York City.

Rachele Romano'15 Studio Art major is currently office manager and executive assistant for Blue Medium Inc., a public relations and communication strategy group operating within the visual arts, design and architectural communities. Rachele has also exhibited her paintings at Candita Clayton Gallery​ in the "Really Big Group Show" December 4, 2015-January 9, 2016, and worked as the Gallery Assistant at the Providence Art​ Club​​.

Lena Carroll’15 English major has recently accepted a position as Content Editor/Marketplace Coordinator at WayUp. Lena worked in the Visual Resource Center while at PC.

Sara Spirito'11 Art History major has just been promoted to Associate Director of Financial Aid at Providence College.

Mike Gonda ‘11, Art History major completed his master’s degree in middle/secondary education from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He is currently teaching Marymount School of Medellin in Medellin, Colombia. Recent graduate,Follow M​​ichael's blog!

Maura Reilly '90, Art History major is currently working as the Chief Curator for the National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts in New York City.

Stephanie Fortunate '97, Art History minor, is currently the Deputy Director of Providence Art Culture + Tourism, where she is supervising Michaela Bolotin's internship.

​Sarah Cordoza '15 Art History minor, will begin an internship with Seattle arts publication, Vanguard Seattle.

Caroline Morgan '12 Studio Art major is the Director of the Sorelle Gallery in Albany.

Maggie North '14 Art History major is the Curatorial Assistant at the Springfield Museums in Springfield, Ma. Prior to this position Maggie held internships at Rhode Island School of Design Museum in their Prints, Drawings and Photography department as well as an internship at Bert Gallery in Providence, RI.  View Maggie's curated exhibit for Bert Gallery here​.

Kelly Hall '14 Art History major recently held a internship at Pavel Zoubok Gallery in NYC. Prior to this she had an internship at Simon Gallery in Morrison, NJ.

Kerry Duran '13 Studio Art minor is working on her MA in Museum Studies this fall at Marist College in Florence, Italy.​