Kirstin F.

Visual and Performing Arts Grit Guide and Tour Guides and Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Class of 2025

Hometown: Maryland

Major: Art History and Museum Studies

Concentration: Visual Arts

Secondary Major: Animation

Minor: Entrepreneurship

Fun Fact

I volunteered/worked as the Teacher's Assistant throughout high school.

I chose UMBC because...

I chose UMBC because it was one of few universities within the DMV area which offered Animation as a major. I also chose UMBC because I felt it had a community and atmosphere which would allow me to grow and make a name for myself.

Favorite Spot on Campus

One of my favorite spots on campus is the Parking Garage, because my friends and I enjoy driving up there to chill in the car and overlook the campus.

Favorite Class or Professor and Why

One of my favorite classes has been ART 425: Writing for Artists, Curators, and Critics with Professor Mark Durant. It was a fantastic class because I was able to learn new writing techniques, and have deeper discussions on how to make my writing more impactful. Professor Durant had a wealth of knowledge to share which was extremely helpful in my literary growth.

I'm passionate about...

Drawing & Painting Watching Movies Reading Books/Manga/Webtoons

I'm involved with...

President Association of Black Artists
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