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Victoria Yao

Victoria Yao

Internship Insight

Victoria Yao ('18 Studio Art) was awarded a curatorial internship at the Palo Alto Art Center this past summer. Supported by the Community Initiatives in the Visual Arts (CIVA) grant from the Hearst Foundation, the Department of Art and Art History matched Victoria and six other majors and minors with local community arts programs via paid internships.

Victoria states, “I was so happy to make the internship my own by adding my own interests and illustration skills. This also helped me develop my skills using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. At the show opening I was so proud to see my work on the wall, as well as my design for the logo of the show. More than that, I was really pleased to be able to connect to the artistic community in Palo Alto through this internship.”

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