The Boston College Arts Alumni Network strengthens the connection between Boston College alumni in the arts and reinforces the importance of the arts within the Boston College community. The Network brings together alumni who participate in the arts in a variety of ways including: practitioners in the visual, performing, literary, or media arts; administrators of arts related companies; and arts philanthropists.
To join the network, send an e-mail with your name, year of graduation, current employment and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Date: 2017 Boston College Arts Festival
Thursday, April 27 - Saturday, April 29
The 2017 Alumni Award recipient is Tracey Wigfield '05. Established in 1999, this award recognizes alumni who have achieved an outstanding level of distinction and public recognition for contributions in their art-related professions.
Tracey Wigfield is the creator and showrunner of the new NBC sitcom Great News. She also produces, writes and acts on the show. Previously she was a co-executive producer, writer and actress on the FOX and HULU comedy The Mindy Project.
Tracey got her start in television writing for NBC's award-winning series 30 Rock. During her six years on the show, Tracey rose from writers' assistant to producer and in 2013, she and Tina Fey received an Emmy for writing the show's series finale, making her the fourth woman in Emmy history to take home that award. Tracey also won a Writers' Guild Award, a Comedy Central comedy award and received five additional Emmy nominations for her work on 30 Rock. Tracey was named one of Glamour magazine's "35 Under 35 Women in Hollywood" and has co-hosted ABC's The View. She has performed improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York and Los Angeles. Tracey is a New Jersey native.