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Bert Gallery Summer 2014 Internship 

Rachele Romano, Studio Art Major '15, viewing current exhibit, Contemporary Fiber Artists. As part of her summer internship at the Bert Gallery, Rachele curated the work of artists Tracy Krumm and Debra Folz.. The show will be on view from July 1-31, 2014.



Senior Luncheon  &  Published Art Journal


Congratulations to the class of 2014!! Eileen Donovan, Maria Haidinger, Kelly Hall, Margaret North, John Ronalter and Alexander Steadman completed their degree in Art History. Grant Bay, Kara Flanagan, Jessica Ho, Katherine Kaiser, Kristen Kern, Ryan Martin, Olivia Meyers, Kate Ryan and Emily Smith completed their degree in Studio Art.  



Students showcase their academic research in annual celebration


More than 200 students displayed their research in the arts and humanities, business, professional studies, science, and social science at Providence College’s fifth annual Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity, held Wednesday, April 23, on the upper level of Slavin Center.



Visual Culture Symposium


Eileen Donovan's (Art History, '14) thesis on Goya’s print, Ruega por Ella (She Prays for Her), was accepted for the Visual Culture Symposium at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts on April 12, 2014. Congrats, Eileen!




Student Travels the World With Camera   


David O‘Connor ’14 accompanied Professor of Photography, Eric Sung on a service-learning trip to Ecuador in spring 2011. Dave along with other students participated in the Visualizing Peace and Justice course in Ecuador. Dave's interest in photography around the globe continues. Click here for more information: PC News




Students Work on Ceramic Tile Project

Ceramics Professor, Kim Wimprine assists her students in a tile project. The students were asked to each make a ceramic tile and decorate it. The process involves rolling out a large amount of clay and cutting them in precise, even squares. After all the tiles are made and fired in the kiln, the students will hang them above a doorway within the ceramics building for decoration. 



Japanese Animation Club and Science Fiction Club Co-Sponsor Costume Contest



Japanese Animation Club president, Kristen Kern (Studio Art major, Art History minor) cooperated with Alanna Smith, Science Fiction Club president, for the annual co-sponsored Costume Contest.  First, second and third place winners received Newbury Comics gift cards for showing off their Halloween costumes.  This was the 6th annual Anime/SciFi Costume Contest, with the most participants ever entered.



Studio Art and Art History Students Receive Internships


Studio Art Major Rachel Romano '15 and Art History Major Maggie North '14 have received a wonderful internship with the Bert Gallery in Providence. Maggie will participate in the Spring internship session and Rachel will intern during the summer. Cathy Bert, owner and director of Bert Gallery is actively involved in the Providence College community and has provided opportunities like this for previous students.




Student Assists in Event 


Art History major, Maria Haidinger recently assisted a "Glow" event in California. Her boss launched her business, Greenwich Harbor Arts and Maria started working with her last winter. Maria designed and created promotional newsletters and advertisements for the event. She also established a business website and lists her unsold artwork online. The event titled, "Glow" was comprised of thirteen different artists and was held on a beach in Santa Monica, California.


Senior Art History Thesis Presentations 

Senior Art History Majors delivered their Thesis Topic Presentations on October 10th in Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery. Each student made presentations about specific works of art or architecture or presented a thesis around a specific artist.



New Student Space  


 Senior Studio majors are currently working in a new space in Art Service Building. This 1000 square foot studio allows the seniors to work in their own environment as they prepare for their senior showcase exhibits this spring.


Art Major Selected for College Leadership Program 


Studio art major Kara Flanagan '14 was selected for the 2013 College Leadership Rhode Island (CLRI) program. CLRI provides students insight into the inner workings of Rhode Island’s non-profit, for-profit, and government sectors. Modeled after Leadership Rhode Island’s (LRI) Core Program for business and community leaders, CLRI supports students in their transition from college to the workforce.

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