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  • AlterPieces: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Williams, Amy (2014-05)
    Focusing on the intertwining themes of fantasy, identity, and value, this thesis uses jewelry to explore the role of the alter ego. Participants were invited to share stories and descriptions of alternate identities arising ...
  • Catch Me If You Can: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Hyein, Cho (2017-05)
    “Kidult” is a newly coined word for an adult who indulges in the culture of children. Kidult started the idea that people could escape from hard and boring lives. I thought of my childhood moment when I passed by an ...
  • Climate of sight : MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Zitzow, Kim (2014-05)
    Climate of sight is an archive that performs the question "what does rust want?" Transformed from a prompt generated by a proclivity toward the material itself, the aesthetic investigation began permeating other materials, ...
  • Connect: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Drexel, Anna (2015-05)
    "This work explores feelings of intimacy and vulnerability through device­like objects that explore varying degrees of intense physical contact. With the act of contact comes the risk of collision, and with collision ...
  • Diplopia: MFA Thesis - Metals 

    Grabher, Lena Christina (2015-05)
    Visible and mobile, my body is a thing among things; it is one of them. It is caught in the fabric of the world, and its cohesion is that of a thing. But because it sees and moves itself, it holds things in a circle ...
  • Facts. Maybe, A Collection of Hypotheticals: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Breckner, Brooke (2017-05)
    This collection of objects, set in a hypothetical future, explores the way in which aspects of our present-day lives might be perceived in the centuries to come. Manufacturing techniques employed in the future will affect ...
  • In//Access//Able: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Huckins, John (2014-05)
    I manipulate rods of steel and bronze in a way that is in conflict with the materials’ own properties. Through my work, through effort, I show the relation between a body in action and the material’s ability to be ...
  • Instruments of wonder: MFA Thesis - Metal   

    Chen, Xiao (2019-05)
    This collection of optical instruments allows the audience to imagine their surroundings through a new lens: to hide, to look inward, or to discover. This set of invented tools examine perception and promote exploration. ...
  • The Lapse: MFA Thesis - Metals 

    Urciuoli, Francesca (2015-05)
    My body of work is concerned with the idea of the psychological defense mechanisms by which our memories, and the objects which evoke those memories, are the foundation of our self-protection. This concept is translated ...
  • Peeling: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Zhang, Sihui (2017-05)
    Curiosity is a natural instinct. We are easily attracted to things that are unfamiliar, yet we long for a tangible connection. Ultimately, we desire warmth, intimacy, and things that bear similarity to ourselves. I am ...
  • Point Space: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Fagan, Reed (2016-05)
    In a world increasingly immersed by analytic and abstractions, it is becoming increasingly difficult to grasp some of the new discoveries in mathematics and science. Humans have an innate desire to learn and categorize ...
  • Sound Out: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Kim, Hongyoun (2016-05)
    Recently I am obsessed with curiosity of sound. The mysterious and space-shifting nature of sound leads me into the new area of research in which I explore the making of sound through interactions with jewelry and between ...