About the Exhibition

2021 Bachelor of Fine Arts Online Exhibition

presents the accomplishments of forthcoming graduates from the BFA program in Studio Art in the Department of Art & Art History at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa. Each student’s methods, concepts and manifestations are highlighted in this exhibition which completes the coursework towards a BFA degree in studio art at UHM. This online exhibition is the culmination of a semester-long focused exploration of professional studio practice in the visual arts. Their work in ceramics, photography, drawing and painting, digital media, and sculpture showcases a diverse range of ideas and techniques. Due to the impact of COVID-19, this online exhibition represents in virtual terms the works of the 2021 BFA Candidates in the Department of Art & Art History at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa.

Studio Degree Candidates for the 2021 BFA

include Richard Maximino Balancio, Dean Carillo, Lesley Casady, Rosie Connelly, Kaylee Clark, Mikayla Yadao De Peralta, Taylor Trbo Donohue, Anabelle Ellwein, Nygell Katsuhisa Halvorson, Jada Harris, Malia Holubeck, Kēla Kahikina, Emma Kam, Ruth Kaneko, Samuel Mahoney, Nancy Martins, Meghan McClenny, Lillian McIntyre, Ian Nash, Jade Peters, Jocelyn Pham, Paola Rodriguez-Beltran, Edward Romo, Ellena Isabelle Ruiz-Lindsey, Joy Sanchez, Nate Sarsona, Ian Shishido, Sophia Storch, Crissia Vaughn, and Michael Yun

Program Mentors

Peter Chamberlain Electronic Arts Chair and Professor

Shawn Spangler Professor of Ceramics

Jake Everett Graduate Assistant & Online Exhibition Webmaster


University of Hawaii at Mānoa’s Department of Art & Art History and College of Arts, Languages, and Letters