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I'm good, you?: MFA Thesis - Sculpture
I am enchanted by the absurd and the asinine. My work inhabits the precarious space forged between reality and mockery; this is the intersection from which I create. My thesis work creates an experiential representation ...
Forsaking Our Shallow Seas: MFA Thesis - Printmaking
The Earth’s coral reefs are in extreme danger, which ultimately means that our human existence is also threatened. As a scuba diver and artist, I have researched the causes and effects of declining coral reef health, as ...
Becoming. Transformations within the Maternal Exchange: MFA Thesis - Printmaking
Entering into a parenting role awakens unexpected concerns, fears, joys, and anticipations. Instincts go into overdrive as life’s main purpose shifts from self-preservation to protection and nurturing our child or children. ...
Beyond Our Ideal Wonderland - Curioser and Curioser! : MFA Thesis - Printmaking
Currently unsatisfying reality makes us want to imagine living in our daydreams. Daydreams may even be more than just wishful explorations; they may be pricelessly useful. They are our rehearsals for future actions (Singer ...
FORGOTTEN VICTIMS, Women in a Middle Eastern War: MFA Thesis - Printmaking
As a Muslim woman artist from Turkey, I am very sensitive to and aware of what is currently happening in the Middle East and I am especially concerned about the women and children living in that part of the world. It is ...
The Body in Question: MFA Thesis- Sculpture
Disillusion only begins to scrape the surface of the ways in which we regard our relationships with others of a sentient nature. Our values of life are blatantly torn from their inherent jouissance by a repulsive irreverence. ...
Perpetually Fleeting: MFA Thesis - Ceramics
I am approaching a representation of the ethereal body. I am exploring the sculptural figure as both a body and as a vessel for the physical body. By forming metaphorical vessels for the spirit through visceral abstract ...
Lumen - Entering: MFA Thesis - Sculpture
The primary question that inspires me is how to create a sacred space in an outdoor environment where people would feel more connected to their own spiritual essence. To be connected means that you live true to yourself ...
Calabash Series: MFA Thesis - Metal
In recent decades, the structure of the Chinese family has been transformed by the government’s One Child Policy. Urbanization and industrialization have further complicated the social shifts that have resulted in rapid ...
Mise-en-scène : MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing
My work is an amalgam of personal experience, imagined narratives and a subconscious response to the infinite, available currents of information and imagery present in our world today. It celebrates color, humor and the absurd.