Violet Kertis '22 is studying English, Creative Writing, and Marketing. I've been working for the galleries since freshman year, which has been such a rewarding experience. I grew up surrounded by artwork of Van Gogh’s, Monet’s, and my own mother’s multimedia pieces. Art has always held a special place in my heart, and I’m an oil-painter myself. Working with the galleries I’ve been given the opportunity to talk with visitors about the art, engage with the pieces and their unique histories, as well as learn the history of past gallery exhibitions.
As a writer, I was curious as to how my disciplines could be applied to the gallery, and have had the chance to work closely with our social media accounts, having written some of the captions for recent posts. Being able to bring my writing into my work has been an invaluable opportunity that I’m so grateful for. It goes to show there’s something for everyone here!
Art by Violet Kertis '22