Zach Richardson ’10 …a family affair

Zach’s mother, Rita Richardson, tells us about her wonderfully fateful trip to Cortona to visit Zach which resulted in an enduring connection to Cortona and neighboring hill-town Castiglion Fiorentino.  CLICK HERE to watch a video about the visit that started it all, which includes some footage of students at the UGA Cortona campus. We also […]

Meet Charles Ritchie, Cortona ‘76

Known as “Charlie” during the summer of 1976, Ritchie’s career has brought honor to the University of Georgia AND to the Cortona program. He studied Art History, Painting, and Graphic Design in Cortona, and he graduated the following year, 1977, from UGA with a BFA in Art/Graphic Design.  The Pineville, KY native then went on […]

Meet Eleanor Caswell Simonsen

Eleanor was a student in Cortona during the Summer of 2005, and studied ceramics, sculpture and art history. She holds a BFA degree in Painting from UGA, and is currently the Marketing Director at Alexander Haas, a fundraising consulting firm (as well as a practicing artist as much as possible in her spare time!)  She […]