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Student Spotlight: Luiza Repsold Franca

October 23, 2018

A Junior at Penn, Luiza is majoring in Art History and minoring in English and Fine Art. She hails from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Aside from working as a docent at the Arthur Ross Gallery, Luiza has been involved in the Philadelphia Museum of Art in multiple capacities.  She previously held two different internships at the PMA: she was the Contemporary Art Department Curatorial Intern, then she interned in the museum’s prestigious Museum Studies Summer Program.  Currently, she volunteers at the PMA–doing textile and costume work for the exhibit Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now. Luiza carries her passion for costume and fashion design to her campus activities.  At Penn, she is involved in the Penn Fashion Collective and several performing arts groups. You can find Luiza at rehearsal for Penn Singers or Penn Players, and even crafting professional-level costumes for the sketch comedy group Bloomers.