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Fine Arts Featured Story

Patrick Hughes and Katlyn Prentice

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.

More about the achievements and plans of our 2014 graduates.

Student Profile

Daniel Zawodney '14

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

Opportunities

Student documentary filmmakers: The Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship assists emerging documentary editors with mentorship, classes, admission to numerous film festivals, and cash awards. Online submissions are due September 30. Read the FAQs to see if you're eligible.

Artadia invites Boston-area visual artists at any stage of their careers to apply by October 24 for one of their unrestricted awards, which range from $5,000 to $20,000. Additional information

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.

Skinner Auction House invites applications for several openings at its Marlborough, MA office.

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