September – 2013 Rome Prize gathering – Student presentations

Students, families, faculty and Rome Prize donors gathered in September (special thanks to hosts Mr. And Mrs. John Kemp and Mary Brutocao and Epicuran catering)

Students, families, faculty and Rome Prize donors gathered in September (special thanks to hosts Mr. And Mrs. John Kemp and Mary Brutocao and Epicuran catering)

From upper left: Ammy Reyes, Tyrone Robinson, Isamar Quiroz, Brandon Marzon, Yesenia Lechuga, From upper right: President Hynes, Misty Martinez, April Agacid and Katherine McGuire

We were all moved by students heartfelt testimonials and sincere gratitude expressed.

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July 5 – The Voyage Home

Today we had our last group hug (here in Italy, we all promised to get together when school starts) and the group is back on a plane across the Atlantic…

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July 4 – Breakfast at a bar (cafe) and off to wander

Bitter sweet farewell dinner

Bitter sweet farewell dinner

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July 3rd – Misty’s entry speaks for the group

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July 2nd – Palazzo Spada

Isamar presents Gentileschi at Palazzo Spada (out of frame to her left is Borromini's famous "fake perspective" optical illusion.

Isamar presents Gentileschi at Palazzo Spada (out of frame to her left is Borromini’s famous “fake perspective” optical illusion.

Students analyze the architecture and interior courtyard decorative facade at the Palazzo Spada

Students analyze the architecture and interior courtyard decorative facade at the Palazzo Spada

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July 1 San Pietro, Caravaggio, Borromini and Bernini

A Agostinian friar on a whim brings the Rome Prize group up to the roof of the church St Agostino (the pantheon can be seen in the background)

A Agostinian friar on a whim brings the Rome Prize group up to the roof of the church St Agostino (the pantheon can be seen in the background)


April presents Caravagio

April presents Caravagio

Katie presents Borromini a Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza

Katie presents Borromini a Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza

Ammy presents Bernini

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June 30, Vatican Museum and Castel Sant’Angelo

Yesenia presents Hadrian at the base of Castel Sant'Angelo (group takes notes, seen here is April taking notes)

Yesenia presents Hadrian at the base of Castel Sant’Angelo (group takes notes, seen here is April taking notes)

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June 29 – Tempietto di Bramante – Concerto a Teatro di Marcello

Studying Architectural elements in Tempietto di Bamante

Studying Architectural elements in Tempietto di Bamante

Afternoon to wander and complete coursework

Misty - Waiting for the concert to start at Teatro di Marcello

Misty – Waiting for the concert to start at Teatro di Marcello

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June 28 – one day excursion to Florence

Yesenia's observations while sketching il Davide

Yesenia’s observations while sketching il Davide

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June 27 – The Aventine Hill, Piazza Venezia, and Opera

April's Opera reflection

April’s Opera reflection

The Aventine Hill, Piazza Venezia, Piazza de Fiori, Piazza Farnese and Sant Andre della Valle
Branden presents his research paper on Giordano Bruno in the Piazza where he was burned at the stake.

Branden presents his research paper on Giordano Bruno in the Piazza where he was burned at the stake.


Rome Prizers enter the Renaissance

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