Alumni News

Jenna Lavallee’16 Studio Art major accepted a part time Gallery Assistant post Providence Art Club in Providence, RI. She will be working with Michael Rose’13 Art History major Gallery Manager, Providence Art Club in Providence, RI.

Rachele Romano ’15 Studio Art major recently accepted a full time position as Associate Director at Atelier Gallery – a commercial gallery in Newport, RI.

Rachele is featured in a two-woman show with Abba Cudney in the Art Club’s Atrium Gallery at One Financial Plaza, Providence through January 2018. Rachele has also been selected to show work in the exhibition It’s The Little Things: a group show of small works from November 15-January 13 at ArtProv Gallery in the Jewelry District. She has recently published her new website at

Michael Rose ’13 Art History major gave a talk on October 22 at the Bristol Art Museum, on the topic: The Providence Art Club, A Rhode Island Institution, and another talk on November 5 at St. Peter’s by-The-Sea in Narragansett about the Providence Art Club sculptor Florence Brevoort Kane.
Michael has been selected for the Fall 2017 cohort of AS220’s Practice//Practice Residency, a professional development program for arts administrators from across the country. Michael currently works as Gallery Coordinator at The Providence Art Club and has Michael Rose Fine Art which is a boutique Art Appraisal and Advisory Services firm working with individual collectors, institutions, corporations, and art-makers throughout New England.

Patricia Krupinski’16 Art History major, ’18 Master of History went to Poland this summer on the Auschwitz Jewish Center Human Rights Summer Program run by the Auschwitz Jewish Center and the Museum of Jewish Heritage, NYC. The program focused on Jewish rights and contemporary issues that stemmed from the Holocaust and included visits to Auschwitz and Birkenau.Patricia (center black and white blouse) is with the group, our leaders, translator and Paulina Plaksej, one of the Righteous (Non-Jews that helped save Jews during the Holocaust.).

Michael Rose’13 Art History, and Maggie North’14 Art History met with Cathy Little Bert at the Providence Art Club. Michael is Exhibitions Coordinator at the Providence Art Club, and responsible, along with PC alumna and gallerist, Catherine Little Bert, for PAC’s show, “Making Her Mark, A Celebration of the Providence Art Club as a Cultural Force for Women Artists.” Maggie North gave a gallery talk on this painting and the artist’s connections with Springfield, MA, where she is a curatorial assistant. The exhibit continued through the end of March and there was a symposium on March 25th. Download more information.

Where are They Now?

Providence College Art and Art History students have had a special relationship with Bert Gallery in Providence as interns. Read about Mary Tinti 00′ and other former Bert Gallery interns who have been greatly influenced by this internship.

Patricia Marie Krupinski ’16 Art History major and current PC graduate student in history presented a paper at the Pappas Patristic Institute’s Graduate Student Conference, held March 2-4, 2017. To learn more about the conference, please visit , or for the conference itinerary,

Kaelynn Maloney ‘16, Studio Art major, is Office Manager at the New Art Center in Newton, MA.

Rita Callahan’15 Art History taught English with the CIEE: Teach in China program. She was the lead teacher in the classroom working to improve the conversational English of her students. As a foreign teacher, she promoted a healthy exchange of cultures and ideas within the Chinese youth community.

Sarah Cordoza ’15 Art History minor, held an internship with Seattle arts publication, Vanguard Seattle.

Lena Carroll’15 English major has recently accepted a position as Content Editor/Marketplace Coordinator at WayUp. Lena worked in the Visual Resource Center while at PC.

Nicole Lania ’15 Art History major presented her Art History thesis paper to the The Visual Culture Consortium, Boston, The 7th Annual Undergraduate Art History Symposium, New Approaches to Art, Art History and Visual Culture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. on Saturday April 11, 2015. Her paper was titled “Andy Warhol: Marginalization, Childhood Illness and Performity in Portraiture”.

Amy Luke’15 Studio Art minor in Photography exhibited her work in an exhibition at Albany Center Gallery (, in Albany, New York. The exhibit ran January 18-February 18, 2017. Additionally she has worked as the Assistant Photography Editor for Boston Accent List. She has also worked as an editorial Photography intern for Charleston Magazine since January 2016. Previously, she was a photography/archive intern for MASS MoCA, a contemporary art museum in Massachusetts (2015). There she managed digital assets, photographs and filmed all the museum performing arts events, exhibitions, and gallery spaces, and gave educational tours to local students.

Eileen Donovan’14 Art History major is the Education Programs Assistant, Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, Maryland. Eileen supports the planning and implementation of educational programs at the Maryland Historical Society. She coordinates onsite museum tours, digital distance learning programs, educational outreaches, scout programs, museum birthday parties, and traveling trunks. Eileen also manages docents, conducts tours, and contributes to the creation of museum lesson plans.

Kara Flanagan ’14 Studio Art major moved to Abu Dhabi and is working at The New England Center for Children. She works with autistic children ages 4-7 using applied behavioral analysis while she earns her masters in special education at Simmons College. Kara previously worked as a Public Relations Intern at a marketing management company, the Mark Gold Group in New York City. She is also a freelance photographer who focuses on portraits, landscape, and documentary photography. Previously, she spent six weeks in Huanchaco, Peru teaching autistic and blind children.

Kelly Hall ’14 Art History major held an internship at Pavel Zoubok Gallery in NYC. Prior to this she had an internship at Simon Gallery in Morrison, NJ.

Jessica Ho’14 Studio Art major is currently working towards a Master of Architecture at Northeastern University.

Kristen Kern ’14 Studio Art major is currently working as a Gallery Services Visitors Assistant at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston.

Maggie North ’14 Art History major is the Curatorial Assistant at the Springfield Museums in Springfield, Ma. Prior to this position Maggie held internships at Rhode Island School of Design Museum in their Prints, Drawings and Photography department as well as an internship at Bert Gallery in Providence, RI. View Maggie’s curated exhibit for Bert Gallery here.

John Ronalter’14 Art History is an Associate at Cushman & Wakefield. John received s Masters of Regional Planning (M.R.P.), Graduate Minor in Real Estate in 2017 from Cornell University.

Kate Ryan ’14 Studio Art began working as a freelance graphic designer in November 2014 in Chicago, IL. She conceptualizes and executes design work, ensuring consistency across media. From July – November 2014, she worked as a graphic designer/marketing and business development assistant for Grenzebach Glier and Associates, a leading international consultancy, in the Greater Chicago Area.

Emily Smith ’14 Studio Art began working as a gallery assistant at Christie’s, New York, NY in December 2014. There she assists in internal and external clients during sales and liaisons with specialists and operational departments to maintain quality client services. She is also a creative assistant/freelance photography and styling assistant, working with concept development, website layouts, design presentations, and apparel preparation.

Kerry Duran ’13 Studio Art Minor is working towards n a MA in Museum Studies at Marist College in Florence, Italy. Prior to this she worked as a writer/marketing associate at InScribe, Inc., an online site for printed invitations and personalized gifts, in April 2014. Before this, she was an art history research and writing intern at Oliver Brothers Custom Framing and Fine Art Restoration, Beverly MA, from August 2013-March 2014.

Alex Fallone ’13, Art History completed her Master’s Degree in Theology in 2015 at Providence College.

Horton Sears ’13 Studio Art works as the director of The Griffin Bridges Program at Seton hall Preparatory School since 2014. Previously, Sears worked as a 7th grade math teacher in Prospect Hill Academy Charter School (2013-14) and was a Teach for America Corps member (2013-14).

Elizabeth Fitzgerald’12 Art History major is a Product Marketing Associate,Audience & Data Solutions at Spotify in New York City.

Mary Kate Kelly’12 Art History major is a Product Manager at Healthcare Source in Woburn, Ma.