An all-time high number of Montserrat students, 40 in total, undertook internships this past summer at businesses locally, nationally and abroad.
Elaine Carreiro '14 (A+IM) collaborated with producers and editors at Hasbro in Pawtucket, RI to create storyboard concepts for videos, animated graphic elements and design elements based on branding style.
Danielle Franzen '15 worked with Boston’s Express Yourself (EXYO) students this past spring semester to build the stage and props for the annual Express Yourself show, PULSE, in May at Boston’s Wang Theater. Franzen also was given the opportunity to perform in the show.
Shannon "Soks" Gemma '13 (Sculpture) interned with PuppeTree in Post Mills, VT, where she photographed promotional materials, repaired puppets, conducted workshops on puppet building and performed in the travelling puppet production of Caps for Sale.
Zachary Goldstein '12 (Interdisciplinary) helped with projects involving user experience, web applications and redesigning the company intranet at Mad*Pow in Louisville, KY.
Anna Gruca '14 (Sculpture) worked in the Education Department at Zacheta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw, Poland preparing videos, curatorial talks and panel discussions based on current exhibits at the Zacheta and Academy of Fine Arts.
Erin Patterson '14 (Photography; Creative Writing minor) took photos and wrote captions for images accompanying news stories published in Abaco, Bahamas’ island newspaper, The Abaconian.
Chris Pianka '11 (A+IM) interned with Nickelodeon Animation Studios in California where he worked in the Post Production Department, organizing and maintaining original animation artwork, storyboards and cells, as well as audio files and recording sessions for archival use.
Katy Rogers '14 (Interdisciplinary) constructed a new coral reef in the Giant Ocean tank with exhibit designers at the New England Aquarium Exhibit Design Studio in Charlestown, MA. The project involved molding, casting, sculpting and fiberglass layup.
Michael Scaramuzzino '12 (Illustration) developed an iPhone app for Cape Ann Mobile in Gloucester, MA to guide tourists to sites, based on latitude and longitude, where Winslow Homer placed his easel when painting on Cape Ann.
Jordan Walsh '13 (Illustration) spent his summer with Disney illustrators at Disney Publishing Worldwide in Glendale, CA developing visual concept art and pencil drawings of Disney characters and as a result, has been hired to freelance this year.
Arielle Winchester '12 (Graphic Design) was hired by Montserrat Board of Trustee Don Bowen‘s Beverly-based company, Meridian Associates, soon after her internship there last summer. She is working full-time as the Marketing Coordinator. In her work, Winchester hopes to bridge the gap between tactile and digital design.