Loyola University Maryland

Department of Fine Arts

News and Events

Chalk and Easel
  • The Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce that Daniel Pinha has been hired as an assistant professor in the theatre program.
  • Jon Malis was a semi-finalist for the Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize in spring of 2014 (photos and interview.)
  • Ronald Pearl, Music, had several works performed this past year in Baltimore, St. Louis, Sao Paulo, Brasiliera, Venezuela, and Italy. He also had two recent compositions recorded by Zane Forshee, and the Atlantic Guitar Quartet.
  • Janet Maher, director of the Studio Arts program, has an upcoming solo show at Rouse Gallery, Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, Howard Community College, Columbia, MD (Aug. 21- Sept. 21, 2014). Entitled, Alter Egos: A Year In Mixed Media, the opening reception will be Saturday, September 13, from 4 to 6 pm.She was also one of 35 artists chosen to represent School 33 Art Center’s thirty-fifth anniversary exhibition (June 13 – Aug. 21, 2014) and had works juried into the following recent shows: (Aug. 14 – Sept. 13, 2014) Yorkfest: A Celebration of the Arts, YorkArts, York, PA; (Jan. 21 – Mar. 13, 2014), Speak Memory, Nassau Community College, Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, Garden City, NY; (Nov. 3, 2013 – Jan. 26, 2013), Second Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibit, Art Gallery at UMUC Inn and Conference Center, University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD
  • Dr. Boeye will present a paper “Iconographic Innovation in Thirteenth- and Early Fourteenth-Century English Psalters” at the symposium "Invention and Imagination in British Art and Architecture, 600-1500" to be held 30th, 31st October & 1st November 2014 at The British Museum (London).
  • Natalia St Jean (music, '13)  is teaching at Whittier Elementary as a general music/vocal specialist, as well a teaching musicianship for the Frederick Children's Chorus.
  • Dr. Boeye presented a paper “Reference and Person in the Historiated Initials of the St. Albans Psalter” at the symposium "Seeing and Reading in Twelfth-Century England" which was held at the J. Paul Getty Museum and the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance studies on Feb. 1 and 2, 2014.
  • April-Ann Marshall (Art History '14) placed 2nd in the humanities category of the Loyola Undergraduate Student Research and Scholarship Colloquium. Her paper examined a carpet in Fra Angelico's San Marco Altarpiece in connection with the Council of Florence.
  • Studio Arts minor, printmaker Jen Burt (class of 2012) was accepted into Maryland Institute College of Art Graduate Program in Community Arts. Beginning this fall semester she will be working with a nonprofit after-school program through Americorps as part of her MICA coursework.
  • Dr. Nygren recently published a review of an important new textbook in Italian Renaissance art history in the February CAAReviews.
  • Mary Holmes (’14) received a "Best in Show” recognition for "Homage to Winogrand", a juried show of DC-region student. The selected works were displayed at American University's new School of Communication building.