Augusta Sparks Farnum
Augusta Sparks Farnum is a multi disciplinary artist, with her masters in Arts in Medicine from the University of Florida, and the Maine Arts & Humanities in Medicine Certificate from the University of Maine. In March 2020, she built a nationally acknowledged social prescription program for quarantined patients in partnership with Providence St Mary’s Medical Center, and Population Health. Since 2021, she has been working as a research assistant with a national group led by Dr. Hugh Silk, and supported by FMEC, designing a Humanities in Family Medicine Database for faculty to use in residency curriculum. In 2022, Augusta started the Intermedia’s interdisciplinary Nano Cellulose Fiber artist research program with the University’s Process Development Center. Augusta Sparks Farnum is a second year MFA student in the Intermedia Program, and the teaching assistant for the certificate program.