Congratulations to CCS alumni Holly Filsinger on her recent success in procuring funding from the Illinois State University’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies for a university sponsored lecture series focused on photography. The presentations will focus on the global impact of photography today and will feature speakers from a broad range of disciplines.
Holly Filsinger graduated from NAU with a B.A. degree in Comparative Cultural Studies with an emphasis in Art History and a minor in Arts and Cultural Management in 2018. She is currently pursuing a M.A. in Visual Culture at Illinois State University in the Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts. At NAU, Holly participated in several internships and classes which focused on the artistic response to cultural and generational trauma and has continues to research this topic while at ISU and has expanded her study to include visual rhetoric and photography. Holly currently works as a gallery assistant contributes to ongoing research and digitization of the permanent photography collection of the University Galleries at ISU. During her first year of graduate study, she received the recipient of the Robert Small Award for Art Historical Writing and Ray Johnson Award for Student Excellence in the Wonsook Kim School of Art.