CAF #2: My Cohort

Throughout the spring and the past few weeks of summer, I’ve had the opportunity to work alongside my peers in the Creative Arts Fellowship and learn more about their passions, processes, and goals. It’s been incredibly inspiring and humbling to see everyone in their respective elements and be so genuine in their work. While our…

My Cohort: Common Creativity

Since diving into my project, I’ve found the perspectives of other students engaged in creative work to be enlightening. In live, biweekly meetings and online, forum-style project updates, I’ve gained insight into my own creative process by listening to my peers discuss their own work.  I suspect this is true, not despite the diversity of…

CAF Intro- Lucy Zhang

Hi! My name is Lucy and I’m a rising junior studying Studio Arts (and possibly Anthropology) with a certificate in Asian Studies. I’m a first generation Chinese American and am really interested in the immigrant experience and how our identities shape our perceptions and realities in the world. My project for this fellowship is called…

The Counsel in The Cave

Hi there! My name is Josh Fratis and I’m excited to be a part of the 2022 Creative Arts Fellowship!  As part of the fellowship, I’m hard at work creating The Counsel in The Cave, a piece of magical realist interactive fiction about storytelling, graduating, and being lost. Interactive fiction is a style of storytelling…

Portals to the Past and Future: My Creative Arts Fellowship

Working on my Creative Arts Fellowship project for the past 8 months has not only strengthened my confidence as an artist but also restructured my view of the significance of creativity and curiosity in our lives. This fellowship granted me the opportunity and space to recognize how the arts and lived experiences can play powerful…

Psychology and Design: My Research Experience

Having spanned the past several months, this fellowship experience has broadened my understanding of research and project management. While every moment has been a learning experience that incorporates new information and skills that will undoubtedly aid my future endeavors, I think my newfound ability to individually develop and lead a research project has been the…

Inside the Creative Arts Fellowship

The wonderful thing about the Creative Arts Fellowship is its ability to unite different disciplines under the large umbrella known as “creativity”. It creates a structure for students to work side-by-side, yet still provide different perspectives on both creativity and field of study. The creative process is different for everyone, but one common thread is…

Reflecting On My Creative Arts Fellowship

In the time that I have spent in the Creative Arts Fellowship, I have been able to explore my own artistic abilities through a topic closely tied to my career path. After researching the history of Filipinos and Filipino-Americans in nursing, I look forward to implementing my new perspective on my own future career as…

My Creative Arts Fellowship Experience

Over the course of this fellowship, I have developed a lot of skills that have helped me in the process of creating this film. One of the most important skills revolved around organization. With a documentary film, there are a lot of moving parts that need to come together in order to create the final…