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    • Obscura: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

      Mattison, Sarah Reese (2014-12)
      From the architectural element to Microsoft, windows are analogous to notions of the portal, the frame, and the screens of film, television, the computer and mobile phone. They represent a passage to other worlds, new ways ...
    • Of flesh and fruit: MFA Thesis - Ceramics 

      Jaimes, Karen (2020-05)
      Of Flesh and Fruit is an experiential interventionist installation that interacts with Western hegemonic institutions, such as museums and galleries, to address the impact of colonialism on indigenous cultures. Pre-Columbian ...
    • Oh, Wonder! Votives of the Anthropocene: MFA Thesis Metal 

      Chandler, Emma Olivia (2017-05)
      My research occurs in biological and archeological texts, as well as in mythological realms. The twin tracks of scientific investigation and folklore illuminate a wide range of relationships between that which we imagine ...
    • Onward and tally-ho: MFA Thesis - Printmaking  

      Hale, B Jensen (2019-05)
      Like many people, I am tired. Tired of the tension that seems to drive our society, tired of self-imposed echo chambers, and tired of feeling like I have so little power to help. How can such problems be approached? I ...
    • Packing universes: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

      Choi, Jung Yun (2020-05)
      Multiverse and dreams are the main themes of my work. I am usually haunted by vivid memories that feel real after dreaming. I imagined the existence of my other selves in that other universe. I borrow the eyes of my ...
    • Painting Parallels: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

      Kovacevski, Olivia (2014-05)
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Perpetually Fleeting: MFA Thesis - Ceramics 

      McCullough, Allora J. (2015-12)
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Points of Departure: MFA Thesis - Painting & Drawing 

      Nazari, Zahra (2014-05)
      I utilize both Architectonic structures and spacial relationships as metaphors for emotions I experienced coming from Iran to America and transitioning between two very different cultures. My working process combines both ...
    • 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 ...
    • RECUERDOS: MFA Thesis - Metal 

      Wilson, Katherine (2014-05)
      My work revolves around the concept of memory, with a concentration in familial and collective memory. The objects I create have been affected by memory. The understanding of material choices, forms and construction have ...
    • 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 ...
    • Rise of the Cyborg: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

      Solimanto, Rosary (2015-05)
      The historical social injustice of disability identity creates traumatic experiences from institutionalized biomedical infrastructure. Art on this subject has been long overdue to empower the disabled minority group and ...
    • 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? ...
    • Rules of Disorder: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

      Nomer, Emily T. (2018-05)
      Rules of Disorder is a composition painted in acrylic paints on 13 wood panels, overall dimension 64" x 92", inspired by line 116 of Hesiod's Theogony: "Truly at first Chaos came to be".
    • Seams: The wall, The body, The land, MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

      Ozeri, Michal (2017-05)
      The world is full of seams. Seams that split and bind our society, open and stitch up gaps between us. Borders that are transient and enduring, able to be minimized and expanded, mobile and static. They can be ripped, ...
    • Self / Conscious : MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

      Guile, Lindsey (2014-05)
      My art work explores the intimate contact of physical interaction, especially with one's self. Beyond the sexual nature of touch, the focus is on discovery, acknowledgment, embodiment and eventually ownership. This series ...
    • Shift: MFA Thesis - Metal 

      Fiorentino, Mary Beth (2018-05)
      My interest lies in the adaptability and persistence of the living world, particularly in the face of adverse conditions—like a young fern that unfurls through a small crack in the sidewalk. Patiently, the forces of nature ...
    • Singing For the Mute: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

      Rony, Chantie (2016-05)
      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 ...