September 9, 2016

Sasha Faust at 2016 poster session with Dr. Ruben Dupertuis

Sasha Faust '18 explores a pigment and uncovers painful family history

by Allyson Mackender '17, from the Trinity Undergaduate Research blog

When rising junior Sasha Faust ‘18 began her research on Prussian blue, she never expected it to connect to painful family history. Faust’s research, which was funded by the Mellon Initiative and supervised by Jessica Halonen, Associate Professor of Art in the Department of Art and Art History, began with an interest in the color blue and its many meanings but transformed into an impactful series that she titled “With Our Hands.”

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