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Assessing the Transformative Potential of Design in Florence

Over the years, countless groups of U.S. undergrads have flocked to Florence to study Art and Art History – and what better place to do it? Loyola Marymount University Design professor Saeri Cho Dobson chose a different approach, however. Against Florence’s rich cultural patrimony and in the shadows of Renaissance masters, Dobson challenged students to […]

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Financial Impact

Araceli Campos ’16 is a senior studio arts major. She is the recipient of the CFA Council Scholarship, the Kalin Hart Talbott Art Scholarship, the Kate Micucci Art Scholarship and the Rudinica Family Art Scholarship. Araceli was also the winner of the CFA Mystery Box Challenge. She shared this first-hand perspective of her college experience and […]

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Theatre, Photography Among CFA’s Undergraduate Research Presentations

The 7th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium attracted nearly 350 students from all five undergraduate colleges and the School of Film and TV. Among the presenters were Ariana Sturr, a studio arts major, and Brea Hammonds, a theater arts and communication studies major. Sturr, a senior with an emphasis in photography, is profoundly interested in humanity’s […]

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Practicing Social Justice Through Arts Education

By Nathalie Sanchez ’07 Last year, one of my first-grade students could not look at herself in the mirror let alone have the will to draw her self-portrait. Maria* eventually tore her drawing in half, threw it on the floor, put her head down and cried. Of my six years teaching art to youth in […]

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Studio Arts-Art History Alumna Returns to Exhibit Her Work

“Following the Prescribed Path” is an exhibit that seeks to tell a story of many journeys, both near and far. One might say that following a predetermined road, as the title suggests, is less creative than wandering unintentionally. However, the artists suggest otherwise. Erin Mallea ’12 is one of seven artists that contributed to the […]

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