Recent Submissions

  • Trace collectors: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Eom, Min Jae (2020-05)
    Everything around us has been touched, used, cracked, broken – evidence that reveals an object’s existence ​and experience. I create simple surfaces and forms that when carried on the body, slowly gather traces of the ...
  • Made in the USA, When gnomes need to clean their homes: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

    Leu, Maxine (2020-05)
    My work, Made in the USA , focuses on the environment, communication, and identity. Using critical humor along with dark playfulness, I open doors to difficult conversations relating to issues of overconsumption and the ...
  • Between / spaces: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Scherzer, Jamie M. (2020-05)
    Using metal as a drawing tool, my work expands the traditional vocabulary of mark-making. I strive to create aesthetic compositions with metal serving as both paintbrush and canvas, exploring and capturing the conversation ...
  • Reliquien: MFA Thesis - Photography and Related Media 

    Wahl, Bruce (2020-05)
    My father lives in a town I can not get lost in. He still inhabits my childhood home, surrounded by a collection of objects and photographs arrayed as shrines to his American Dream. Both the town and the man seem alien to ...
  • Coral observations: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    McDonnell, Jessica (2020-05)
    The first time I plunged into the ocean and opened my eyes to the bustling world of a coral reef was unforgettable. Equally remarkable has been the effect humans have imposed there, from rising temperatures and acidity to ...
  • The ponderous counterspectacle of things ceasing to be, or, How I learned to stop worrying about my future, accept the fact that I’m going to die, and make a bunch of pictures about it: MFA Thesis - Photography and Related Media 

    Rouke, Nicholas (2020-05)
    Americans like to believe that we are better than everyone else. It is deeply ingrained into the culture we consume, even before we start school as children. TV and films portray a heroic American superhero defeating the ...
  • In this era of big data those things we do not notice: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Wan, Kehan (Yoky) (2020-05)
    We live in an information-overloaded era. We are trapped and enslaved, while at the same time perceiving this as convenient. The overload of data exists with both advantages and disadvantages. We are able to get to know ...
  • Threadbare: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Park, Sariah (2020-05)
    Learning to accept loss and displacement, this body of work explores a decayed utopian wasteland. What an abandoned world might look like and what I leave behind - remnants and artifacts of a miscarried future. My body of ...
  • Rock paper scissors: MFA Thesis - Painting & Drawing  

    Strauss, Sharon (2019-05)
    For me, making art is a ritualistic process bound up in observations of the material world. It speaks to my desire to interpret the world around me. How can spaces we consider "ordinary" allow an opportunity for transcendence? ...
  • Material memoir: MFA Thesis - Ceramics 

    Sartorius, Andrew (2019-05)
    My family owns a fifty acre plot of rolling red clay hills in West Virginia. When I return home, I dig clay, a pilgrimage to harvest from the strata of memory. This body of work explores the potential of wild West Virginia ...
  • Marks of time: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Santiago, Jolynn (2019-05)
    For a moment, reflect on the marks of time that are often disregarded or wiped away. Would you ever consider preserving the ring of dust that forms around objects, or collecting the residue that clings to your hands after ...
  • American macaroni: MFA Thesis - Ceramics   

    Rosenbach, Heather (2019-05)
    Working predominantly in ceramics, I seek to explore the concept of lowbrow art, verging on ugly, in conjunction with personal experiences growing up lower middle class-to-working class. Memories are exposited through ...
  • Listen to them: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

    Naganoma, Megumi (2019-05)
    “Listen to them.”, represents a group of twenty-one rape survivors. I know them personally and they have confided in me the details of their attacks. These are all people that I have relationships with: friendships, family, ...
  • Chariots of the anthropocene: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Munford, David (2019-05)
    This series of prints begins a body of work that addresses the subject of climate change, including man's role in accelerating it and exacerbating its effects. I chose the medium of monotype because it is a painterly ...
  • Minutiae: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Li, Ruizhi (2019-05)
    The thesis research is informed by the quotidian, and provokes a reconsideration of what is overlooked. The resulting compositions reflect the intangible divinity and spirituality that are embedded in the mundane. It is ...
  • A hollow hold: MFA Thesis - Metal    

    Lewis, Elizabeth (2019-05)
    A Hollow Hold is a collection of necklaces and objects that point to sites on the body to interpret the impossibilities of telling. Cradling stolen moments of breath and bearing the weight of memory, each piece refers to ...
  • Nostalgia: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Lee, Geuryung (2019-05)
    The process of my printing begins with the drawing of an image using ink and a brush on an acetate film. The act of drawing allows me to release my emotions and I experience a calmness, satisfaction and happiness. This is ...
  • Exploring the essence of energy through art: MFA Thesis - Painting & Drawing 

    Kim, Bora (2019-05)
    My interest is in the examination of the spatial and sensory perception of energy in relation to the artistic experience. I focus on the relationship of the phenomena and aura of all existences that instinctively leads ...
  • XOX! share the love: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

    Herring, Lynn (2019-05)
    XOX! Share the Love is a thoughtfully designed and skillfully crafted work of art that utilizes ubiquitous iconic symbols, playful shapes and forms, and vibrant colors to attract and to stimulate viewer interaction. With ...
  • Mushroom shed: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

    Heidel, Amanda (2019-05)
    Mushroom Shed, is a ten year community based durational project space for cultivating edible and medicinal mushrooms. Mushroom Shed is an experimental laboratory for educational workshops, a place to meet up for discussions ...

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