Departmental Awards and Honors - Spring 2020
Heartiest congratulations to our Class of 2020 Art, Art History and Film Majors and Minors! We celebrate your inquisitiveness, creativity, commitment, and hard work, which shined especially bright during this last semester. We applaud you for your intellectual, creative and personal achievements at Boston College. We also recognize our Seniors who are receiving departmental awards and honors and the Studio Art Majors and Minors who are participating in the virtual Senior Art Exhibition.
Richard and Marianne W. Martin Memorial Award
In recognition of high academic and creative achievement in Art History in this year of 2020. Established by the Boston College Friends of Art, this award is given annually in memory of Marianne W. Martin, Professor of Art History at Boston College from 1976-1989, and her husband Richard.
Allison R. Macomber, Jr. Award
This award was established and supported by gifts from the Horbach Fund for outstanding work in the Fine Arts in honor of Allison R. Macomber, Jr., Artist-in-Residence at Boston College.
Jeffery Howe Art History Award
This award, established by the Boston College Arts Council in 2011 to honor Professor Howe’s outstanding service to the Arts at BC, recognizes a Boston College senior who has demonstrated outstanding scholarship in the area of art or architectural history.
J. Robert Barth, S.J., Award for Excellence in the Arts
Given in honor of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (1988-1999), who established and nurtured departments and programs in the arts, this award is presented annually to a senior who has made outstanding contributions to BC in the fine or performing arts.
Costa-Gavras, director of socially conscious films such as Z, The Confession, Missing, and Amen, has provoked his international audiences to reflect more deeply about issues of social justice. This award in his name acknowledges the work of a graduating Senior in Film Studies who follows in his footsteps with an original film on an issue of social justice.
This award is given in recognition of excellence in screenwriting in the Film Studies Program.