Rita Callahan'15 Art History major has accepted a position teaching English with the CIEE: Teach in China program. She will be the lead teacher in the classroom working to improve the conversational English of her students. As a foreign teacher, she will be promoting a healthy exchange of cultures and ideas within the Chinese youth community. Rita may be placed in a private or government school, teaching all ages.
Patricia Krupinski'16 Art History major has been awarded a PC Summer Undergraduate Research Grant for her project:
Synagoga Under Erasure: An Examination of the Relationship of Judaism and Christianity in Santa Sabina
This research examines the question erasure, or the simultaneous sanctioning and nullification of Judaism in Santa Sabina’s inscription mosaic and doors, through a textual and visual analysis, allowing for a better understanding of the early Church’s desire both to connect itself and separate itself from its Jewish roots.
Professor Kim Wimprine with Danielle Waldron during the Celebration for Student Scholarship. and Creativity. Danielle's cermaics were featured during this April celebration.
Nicole Lania '15 Art History Major has been accepted into the The Teaching Assistant Program in France, teaching English to French students of all ages. She may be placed in any number of public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion.
Nicole Lania also presented her Art History thesis paper to the The Visual Culture Consortium, Boston, The 7th Annual Undergraduate Art History Symposium, New Approaches to Art, Art History and Visual Culture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. on Saturday April 11, 2015. Her paper was titled "Andy Warhol: Marginalization, Childhood Illness and Performity in Portraiture". Congratulations!
Studio Art Majors Rachele Romano '15 and Macky Bliss '15 both received Undergraduate Research Grants to fund their Senior Thesis Exhibitions in the spring. Both with concentrations in painting, Rachele and Macky plan to use the grants for their shows in Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery coming soon. Read more about the grant
Patricia Krupinski '16,
Art History major is the Bert Gallery Intern this spring. read all about her experience on the Bert Gallery blog
. Congratulations Patricia!
Professor Kim Wimprine’s ceramic students created more than 60 handmade bowls that were auctioned off to feed the hungry, part of Rhode Island’s Community Food Bank’s Empty Bowl Event 2015.
This past semester Jess Artigliere '16, Studio Art major, volunteered at CityArts in Providence as a teaching assistant for an after-school Painting and Drawing class. CityArts provides a free art-based education to Providence’s urban youth. She worked with local artist, Amanda Albanese, at Roger Williams Middle School from September to early December. Together we encouraged the students to celebrate their artistic abilities. Read more about CityArts.
The Art Club has been very active this fall. The Art Club involves students with all different interests to discover their more artistic sides. By joining the club you can interact with studio art professors like James Janecek, as pictured above. This unique opportunity to have fun outside of the classroom allows students to express themselves through a variety of media. And, most importantly, The Art Club promotes overall fun!
Chris Molchan, Studio Art Minor '15, recently designed a logo for a local coffee shop called "Common Grounds Cafe". This coffee shop is a collaboration between is the Feinstein Institute, Smith Hill Community Development Corporation, PC’s School of Business, and the PC/Smith Hill Annex. Common Grounds Café aims to integrate the Providence College campus and the Smith Hill community, while serving ethically sourced goods and specializing in local products.