Resurgence: 2024 UConn Digital Media Design BFA Senior Exhibition

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Resurgence:: 2024 UConn B.F.A. in Digital Media Design Senior Exhibition 


The UConn Digital Media & Design (DMD) Department is excited to announce the 2024 DMD BFA Senior Exhibition, Resurgence. The in-person exhibition is open from April 6 to April 24, 2024 in the Jorgensen Gallery at UConn’s Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, with an opening reception on Friday, April 5 from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT.  Also featured on opening night are two programs of screenings of films and animations in the Jorgensen Auditorium at 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., culminating with awards. Regular gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and prior to performances, and during most intermissions. All events are free and open to the public.


Limitless features the work of 45 senior UConn DMD Bachelor of Fine Arts students from the Storrs and Stamford campuses. Exhibited artworks range from 2D and 3D animations to narrative and documentary films, mobile apps, websites, and games. The title Resurgence reflects the expansive hopes of the exhibiting artists – to rise up against challenges and to overcome setbacks. To learn more about the exhibition, visit:


Exhibiting artists:

Manuel Alvarez (East Hartford, Conn.), God Mode, narrative short film
Palmer Anderson (Madison, Conn.), To Be Changed, 3D animation
Hannah Bagley (Mystic, Conn.), Unwavering, video game
Paolo Bautista (Newington, Conn.), Nurtured by Nature, Perfected by Science, website
Evan Beaman (New Hartford, Conn.), RACE INSTINCT, narrative short film
Robin Bologna (Greenwich, Conn.), Bothersome, 3D animation
Samantha Bresmon (Bethel, Conn.), Numi the Goblin Girl, 2D animation
Jason Chan (West Hartford, Conn.), Apple’s Law, 2D animation
Nick Cioffi (Trumbull, Conn.), The GM’s Grudge, 3D animation
Kasimir Comunale (New Haven, Conn.), Fishtopher, 2D animation
Pedro DeLima (Danbury, Conn.), The Princess and The Sword, 2D animation
Veronica Fahs (Wilton, Conn.), Ilaria, narrative short film
Megan Flynn (Chatham, N.J.), ClimbConnect, mobile app
Sydney Fournier (South Windsor, Conn.) Growing Pains, 3D animation
Matt Freeman (Amesbury, Mass.), Hockey Threads, website
DJ Furano (Greenwich, Conn.), Eyes in the Sky, documentary short film
Brooklyn Green (Vernon, Conn.), Marcy’s House, documentary short film
Alexander Gutting (Weston, Mass.), The Mysterious Box, 3D animation
John Hitchiner (Granby, Conn.), Dreamin’, 2D animation
Eun Sok Hong (Shelton, Conn.), Love Letter, 2D animation
Yuri Jimenez (Bridgeport, Conn.), UConn Outing, mobile app
Lexis Johnson (Paxton, Mass.), Prayer to God, narrative short film
Matthews Jordao (Trumbull, Conn.), It’s Gonna Be Okay, narrative short film
Kieran Kelly (Bernardsville, N.J.), Mouse House Maze, 3D animation
Haydn Kerr (Sydney, Australia), Cosmic Journey, website
Jonathan Kopeliovich (Los Angeles, Calif.), WHUS Radio: 100 Waves of Sound, website
Carlie Kubisek (Southington, Conn.), Cardinal North, 3D animation
Mary McGaffigan (Tyngsboro, Mass.), The Guided Path, 2D animation
Marisa Morneau (Ellington, Conn.), 80HD, mobile app
Gabriel Pontore (Newtown, Conn.), Labyrinth of Past Echoes, 3D animation
Dante Radcliffe (Groton, Conn.), Testing Me, 2D animation
Joy Rollins (Storrs, Conn.), Lune and the Light, 2D animation
Lauren Ruggiero (Andover, Conn.), Time Consuming, 2D animation
Sydney Salazar (Ansonia, Conn.), For Granted, 2D animation
Sydney Salomon (Long Island, N.Y.), Jack of All Trades, 2D animation
Evelyn Santana (Stratford, Conn.), Wisp’s Call, 2D animation
Gabriella Shorr (East Greenwich, R.I.), The Chocoholics’ Guide to College Baking, website
Daniel Suitum (Woodstock, Conn.), A Parent-ly Knot, video game
Tony Tran (Branford, Conn.), Baneland, video game
Jasper Treese (Cape Code, Mass.), Imposter, documentary short film
Allison Tuttle (Killingworth, Conn.), Reminiscing, documentary short film
Karli Vare (Fairfield, Conn.), Yarn Over, website
Annamaria Vdovenko (Simbury, Conn.), Rabbit Hole, 2D animation
Bianca Velez (Norwalk, Conn.), WorryBox, mobile app
Christopher Vivas-Nava (Bridgeport, Conn.), Reminiscent, 2D animation
Brandon Zheng (Willimantic, Conn.), Witch and Mushkin, 3D animation


The University of Connecticut’s Department of Digital Media & Design creates future leaders in entertainment, design, business, and communications. Students study animation, film/video production, game design, web/interactive media design, digital media business strategies, and digital culture. Our commitment to experiential learning prepares our students to respond to real-world challenges, and we encourage students to find and express their voice, building from their unique background and perspective. We acknowledge that a diversity of thought and expression is needed in today’s society and see great promise in our DMD students’ abilities to make a difference in the world as future digital media content creators, distributors, and analyzers.


The University of Connecticut’s School of Fine Arts balances artistic and cultural legacies with the innovative approaches and techniques of contemporary art. In doing so, the School of Fine Arts serves students at UConn in both their educational and their professional development. The outstanding faculty from the four academic departments (Art & Art History, Digital Media & Design, Dramatic Arts, and Music) are committed to providing rigorous professional education and all offer undergraduate and graduate degrees. The academic programs are supported by specialized and uniquely focused showcases, stages, exhibition spaces and forums which include the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, The William Benton Museum of Art, Contemporary Art Galleries, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, and von der Mehden Recital Hall.



If you would like more information about the 2023 UConn DMD BFA Senior Exhibition, email Meredith Friedman at


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