In honor of Quinn Rooney, a passed Loyola student and Connecticut native, the Mighty Quinn Foundation (formerly known as the Quinn Rooney Foundation) is offering a $5,000 scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year to a DFPA student who exhibits a love of the arts, education, and hard work.
The scholarship application includes brief personal information and activities/interests sections, as well as a short essay portion and “free form” essay.
The application can be found here and is due by July 1st and can be submitted via email to Susan@mightyquinnfoundation.com. The winner will be announced on their website shortly after the submission deadline.
Patrons at the 2013 Senior Exhibition’s opening reception.
Although some people have sailed on for the summer, those of you still in Chicago should stop by the 2013 Senior Exhibition if you haven’t already! Featuring work by our recent grads, this exhibition showcases a variety of works from paintings to graphic design spreads and everything in between.
The portion of the exhibition located in the Newhart Family Theatre‘s Promenade is free and open to the public Monday-Friday from 10-4. The Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Annex‘s gallery with the remaining works of the exhibition is open to the public from 12-4 on Saturdays and is also free.
Class of 2013 grads with DFPA faculty.
We here at the DFPA would like to extend a big congratulations to our 2013 graduates! You have all accomplished so much during your time here. Go forth and conquer but please don’t forget the people who helped you get there.