Portrait: Andrea Truitt

Fascination With the Far

PhD student Andrea Truitt is researching popular interior design trends prints of the late 19th century, such as a penchant for exotic furnishings that reflected Middle Eastern culture. She has found that today’s consumption of design imagery exhibits many of the same tendencies.
Portrait: Sherry Shao

Merging Art and Statistics

Qinyun (Sherry) Shao is an outstanding student who understands the importance of applying classroom knowledge to career opportunities. Sherry knew her undergraduate work had to involve art in some way. “After visiting so many museums, galleries, and studios,” she reports, “I am certain that my future career must be related to art. I love art and I am eager to share my passion and ideas about art with others.”
Photograph of a small bird that has just impacted a glass surface.


Art alumna Miranda Brandon's photography shows the consequences of bird-window collisions in the Impact exhibit at the Bell Museum of Natural History.