June 13, 2014 at 9:39 AM
SUMMIT, NJ - Brenna Larson, currently a senior at Oberlin College and a 2010 graduate of Summit High School, has been awarded a nine-month Fulbright research grant to continue her honors research project in Italy.
Niello is an ancient medium is characterized by lines inscribed on metal plates, usually silver, and filled with a compound of lead, sulfur, and copper; the resulting picture is comprised of dark lines on a silver ground.
Larson has worked as a student docent at the Allen Memorial Art Museum for three years, is co-chair of Active Minds at Oberlin, and a mental health advocate for the Office of Student Wellness. She intends to pursue a PhD in art history, and she will apply to graduate programs this fall.