Departmental Awards and Honors - Spring 2021
We enthusiastically congratulate you, the Class of 2021 Art, Art History and Film Majors and Minors! Your college career took an unexpected turn when the pandemic hit, but you have responded with creativity, compassion, courage, determination, inquisitiveness, and resilience. Learning and creating in community with you has strengthened us all. We applaud you for your intellectual, creative and personal achievements during your entire career at Boston College and celebrate this auspicious moment with you. We recognize our Seniors who are receiving departmental awards and honors, and the Studio Art Majors and Minors who are participating in the annual Senior Art Exhibition. We will miss you. Please stay in touch!
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.
Mary Armstrong Award
This award was created in honor of Mary A. Armstrong (1948-2020), who taught painting and drawing at Boston College for thirty years, to recognize a student who has developed an artistic practice of outstanding quality, and who presents the highest level of commitment and personal involvement with his/her work.
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.
This award is given in recognition of excellence in cinematography in the Film Studies Program.