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Life on the Hudson, A Shad's-Eye View: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing
The four canvases in the thesis exhibition interweave my notions of river life and human consciousness. They demonstrate a love for oil painting and the history of art while calling into question aesthetic conventions and ...
Singing For the Mute: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing
The Silent Song, the body of works in my thesis exhibition, intends to praises the lyric quality of nature and also implies a duality – the melancholy and ephemerality hidden behind the seeming serenity or vitality of the ...
Actions and Responses: MFA Thesis - Painting
My process in the studio challenges notions of control versus chance. I work with fluid acrylic paint and inks applied to paper through pouring, throwing and dripping. I do this to maximize the spontaneity of the material ...
Abstracture, The Abstraction Of Architecture And Space: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing
If a room or space can alter how we feel, if our feelings are affected by the color of the walls, the shape of a door, the design of the wallpaper, what will happen to us in places we experience or inhabit?
Painting Parallels: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing
I cut and collage shapes to locate parallel meanings. I trust in the directness of mark making and deploy a formal vocabulary to reveal the structure of my thoughts. The artwork originates in the freedom of play and retains ...
AlterPieces: MFA Thesis - Metal
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 ...
Captain's proLOGue : MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing
By developing a greater awareness of the subtle changes outside and inside of myself, can I come to better understand my interdependence with all humans, flora and fauna? Developing a practice that incorporates these ...
Asiaticoside : MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing
I am wandering around the things that intrigue me, the beginning of maturation, the remains of life—such as ashes and bones, the objects that link our lives with our deaths. I walk on, like a column of ants. I feel something ...
Sweat Equity: MFA Thesis - Painting & Drawing
My work examines a voyeur culture preoccupied with sex, drama and the lives of others. It is not my intention to offer a representation of “reality”, but a simulation of an imagined actuality. The nature of this contradiction ...
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.