Fine Arts Department
Fine Arts Featured Story
Forty-four members of the Boston College class of 2014 were awarded Fine Arts degrees on May 19 – 22 in Art History, 12 in Film Studies, and ten in Studio Art. Fifteen Fine Arts graduates received Latin honors of cum laude, magna cum laude, or summa cum laude, and three art history majors were initiated into Phi Beta Kappa – the most ever from the Fine Arts Department.
Photo: Patrick Hughes '14 (Studio Art) and Katlyn Prentice '14 (Film Studies) at the Commencement Ball on May 16.
Daniel Zawodny '14 has known since before starting college that he wanted to combine his interest in photography and film with his ambition to help "bring the world together." In this first-person account, the Film Studies major describes how his courses and relationships with his instructors and peers at BC have prepared and supported him in this endeavor. Traveling to Guatemala last summer with Actuality Media, a program for documentary filmmaking students, Danny was able to put his skills and knowledge to work in order to share with a greater public the story of a Mayan fishermen's cooperative dedicated to preserving the health of Lake Atitlan and their native culture. Photograph by Robin Canfield, Actuality Media
Upcoming and Ongoing Events
Exhibition: Wifredo Lam: Imagining New Worlds
Opens September 1 at the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College.
Lecture: 'Though this be madness, yet there is method in it': Federico Barocci's Colored Drawings
Dr. Babette Bohn, Texas Christian University
Thursday, October 2, 5:00 p.m. Devlin Hall 101
The Heights invites BC students with an interest in art to become contributors to the newspaper's Arts section. Email the Heights for more information.
The deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum in Lincoln, MA, invites upper level undergrads to apply by August 4 for this unpaid fall internship.
Skinner Auction House invites applications for several openings at its Marlborough, MA office.
Kress Museum Interpretation Fellowships
12-month, full-time positions at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, providing opportunities for exposure to all levels of a museum project in the span of one year.
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