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    • Eminent Terrain: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

      Gesel, Kaitlyn (2015-05)
      It can be simple to take for granted how much land there is around us. There are fewer places now that are unseen and unpossessed, but, on the other hand, we also easily overlook the places we have already been. These ...
    • Cherished Cavities & Intimate Hollows: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

      Itter, Katy (2015-05)
      I am interested in the way we form relationships in a current digitally enhanced society and what those relationships mean to us. I use casts from my own body as well as digital media in my work to create spaces that ask ...
    • Collection/Dissection, a Cutaneous Autobiography: MFA Thesis - Painting & Drawing 

      Rigden, Maria (2015-05)
      Masters in Fine Art Thesis for Artist Maria Vonn. This is a body of work that uses contemporary digital processes in both painting and printmaking to create a body of work reflecting the relationship of the individual to ...
    • Calabash Series: MFA Thesis - Metal 

      Qu, Mengnan (2015-05)
      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 ...
    • Sweat Equity: MFA Thesis - Painting & Drawing 

      Little, Christian (2015-05)
      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 ...
    • Novation : MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

      Van Atta, Paul (2015-05)
      The resulting thesis derives from studying the local ecology of the Hudson River and relating traditions of cultures affected by electronic waste into a starting point for discussion within an interconnected world. The ...
    • Lateral Improvements: MFA Thesis - Metals 

      Leppo, Maia (2015-05)
      The modern era can be characterized as a constant stream of updates and upgrades. Our technological advancements, in particular, are continuously reiterated with newly invented tools, hardware upgrades, and software updates. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Lumen - Entering: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

      Pazmandi, Katalin (2015-05)
      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 ...
    • Transformations into the Botanical Conversation: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

      Carlone, Tony (2015-12)
      As a hand papermaker and printmaker, I see my work as a hybrid between the two processes. I am interested in creating local-plant based art by using the natural environment as a source of inspiration, raw material, and the ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • I'm good, you?: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

      Cunningham, Amy (2016-05)
      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 ...
    • Make it Plain: MFA Thesis - Metal 

      Richards, Shani (2016-05)
      Knowing the history of craft and the material traditions are important to making my work. I insist on having this metalsmithing label, and I purposely challenge and subvert the discourse of what a metalsmith is. As a ...
    • Spatial-kinetic Chrono-linear: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

      Cordray, Gary (2016-05)
      Insight on how our own experience is subject to a myriad of instinctual cognitive underpinnings.When considering how we relate to animals, we are a step closer to the sanity of realizing our connection to nature as a process ...
    • That Which Is There: MFA Thesis - Drawing and Painting 

      Privitera, Olivia (2016-05)
      Light exposes the contradiction between materiality and invisibility. I explore the impression of nuanced spaces and notions of illusion to suspend optical perceptions of spatial temporality. Using light to alter visual ...
    • Becoming. Transformations within the Maternal Exchange: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

      Jaehnert, Tina (2016-05)
      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. ...
    • Forsaking Our Shallow Seas: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

      Kari, Victoria (2016-05)
      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 ...
    • Actions and Responses: MFA Thesis - Painting 

      O'Hara, Colleen (2016-05)
      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 ...