Undergraduate History of Art & Architecture Association
Who are we?
The Undergraduate History of Art & Architecture Association is an undergraduate student-run organization. We are open to anyone, regardless of major or knowledge of art history & architecture. Throughout the year, we organize some great activities, such as museum visits, a trip to New York City, and guest speakers. We hold career advising sessions to help those interested in an art-related career decide what to do and how to do it.
Meet Your 2018-2019 Officers:
President: Sigourney Schultz (CAS ‘19)
Sigourney is a senior undergraduate at Boston University, majoring in art history and minoring in visual arts. She is passionate about sharing stories through contemporary art history and learning about the transformative nature of its past, present, and future. She recently studied abroad in Venice, Italy, where she was enamored by the juxtaposition between Italy’s traditional and contemporary visual culture. Last year, Sigourney was an Artist Team Intern at TurningArt, a curatorial art rental and sales program in downtown Boston. She promoted accessible art for business professionals and homeowners, while supporting the careers of contemporary artists. Sigourney also worked at the gallery, Chandler Fine Art & Framing in her hometown of San Francisco, managing Chandler’s social media presence and accompanying the owner, Susan Pitcher on consultations with the San Francisco MoMA and Pixar Animation Studios. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in museum studies after graduation and aspires to curate innovative museum experiences while continuing to travel the world. Sigourney is very excited to serve as President of the History of Art & Architecture Association and to expand her love for the arts to all students on Boston University’s beautiful campus.
Vice President & Communications Director: Bridget Girnus (CAS ’19)
Bridget is a senior studying art history and minoring in archaeology. Her passion for history and the ancient world was sparked in seventh grade world civilizations class, and has since grown to encompass art and education. She has had a variety of internship experiences, including working for the Seattle Art Museum, Burke Museum of Natural History, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, and recently returned from a semester abroad in Ireland where she interned in a commercial gallery. After graduation, Bridget plans to pursue a master’s in museum studies and hopes to work as a museum educator or in arts administration, inspiring excitement about the art world in both children and adults. When not in a museum, you can find Bridget preforming with BU’s Irish dance team or teaching literacy skills through the Americorps Jumpstart program. She can’t wait to find awesome arts content to share with you all!
Treasurer:Kimberly Jordaan (COM ‘20)
Kimberly is a junior at Boston University’s College of Communications, majoring in Advertising.A self-taught painter, designer and illustrator, Kimberly has exhibited a variety of her works in her home state of Connecticut. This past summer, she worked as a digital design intern and hopes to expand her fine art studies abroad this coming spring semester.
Secretary: Flannery Gallagher (CAS ’20)
Flannery is a junior majoring in art history and minoring in business administration. This past summer Flannery completed an internship in the photo archive and library in the Frick Collection in New York, NY. She is specifically interested in Northern European art of the Baroque period, as well as modern art. She has plans to study abroad as a junior. She is also a writer and copy editor for the Squinch, a magazine for art lovers of all kinds founded by students at Boston University. Flannery is considering a career in art and museum law, but is fascinated by all aspects of museum work, and is excited to delve into many opportunities to work around art. She cannot wait to work with the Art History Association, and to hopefully welcome many new members over the next two years.