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  • Mise-en-scène : MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

    Coté, Amy (2014-02-27)
    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.
  • Fragmentary Oceans : MFA Thesis - Ceramics 

    Horvat, Sabina (2014-05)
    I am interested in how the inscription of our observations and gestures within the landscape defines our connection with the environment. My inspiration comes from nature as it represents a reflection of our interventions. ...
  • Noesis, the Inner Nature of Body Expression : MFA Thesis - Ceramics 

    Fortin, Christopher (2014-05)
    As we progress through time, language is generated and adapted through the ever-changing structures of society and technology. Like all languages, non-verbal communication has adapted and changed through time and culture. ...
  • The Tribe: Talismans, Amulets, and Objects of Remembrance: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Holman, Steven Gordon (2014-05)
    Motif-laden and anecdotal, my current works are a series of artifacts from The Tribe. The Tribe was born out of the West Desert and contemporary hunting culture, its shaman the rabbit and its oracle the magpie. Tapping ...
  • In//Access//Able: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Huckins, John (2014-05)
    I manipulate rods of steel and bronze in a way that is in conflict with the materials’ own properties. Through my work, through effort, I show the relation between a body in action and the material’s ability to be ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Climate of sight : MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Zitzow, Kim (2014-05)
    Climate of sight is an archive that performs the question "what does rust want?" Transformed from a prompt generated by a proclivity toward the material itself, the aesthetic investigation began permeating other materials, ...
  • AlterPieces: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Williams, Amy (2014-05)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Souvenir: Capturing the Essence and Experience of Place: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    O'Neill, Michael Owen (2014-05)
    I am an artist, jeweler, and mapmaker of sorts. I craft three-dimensional, representations of particular locations using signs and symbols of my own design. I develop these abstract symbols from the information I gather ...
  • Captain's proLOGue : MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

    Weaver, Jana K (2014-05)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Forgiven: MFA Thesis - Painting 

    Bennett, Michelle (2014-05)
    My work reflects an effort to channel memories and experiences onto the canvas. I paint about pain and internalized struggle where language is often inadequate to describe these effects. I am interested in creating ...
  • Asiaticoside : MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

    An, Junmo (2014-05)
    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 ...
  • Stamp of Nature : MFA Thesis - Ceramics 

    Mourton, Sara (2014-05-28)
    The intent of this body of work began as a way to explore processes of making and to incorporate them with equal reverence and sensitivity to material into the making of functionally situated ceramic objects that play on ...
  • 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 ...
  • Here | Not Here: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Bisanzio, Taylor (2015)
    A manifestation of two years work, Here / Not Here is an installation that exposes the darkest moments of mental illness – allowing the audience to become familiar with their own demons. Although quite personal, with journal ...
  • Construction Documents for the Better Part of 1992, as Remembered: MFA Thesis - Ceramics 

    Longobardo, Jessica (2015-05)
    Human brains are predisposed to remember spatial information more easily than other forms, such as names, dates, instructions, or timelines. This phenomenon is the genesis of my sculptural process: if spaces are easier ...
  • 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. ...