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  • Abstracture, The Abstraction Of Architecture And Space: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

    Long, Brooke (2016-05)
    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?
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Beyond Our Ideal Wonderland - Curioser and Curioser! : MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Kweon, Se Ra (2016-05)
    Currently unsatisfying reality makes us want to imagine living in our daydreams. Daydreams may even be more than just wishful explorations; they may be pricelessly useful. They are our rehearsals for future actions (Singer ...
  • The Body in Question: MFA Thesis- Sculpture 

    Gounaris, Eleni (2016-05)
    Disillusion only begins to scrape the surface of the ways in which we regard our relationships with others of a sentient nature. Our values of life are blatantly torn from their inherent jouissance by a repulsive irreverence. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Callous Mind: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Lane, Christopher (2017-05)
    Post-traumatic stress disorder is a life altering condition that impacts millions. It changes the way we think, see, feel, act and live our lives. Witnessing those suffering from this mental disease that often goes untreated ...
  • 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 ...
  • Catch Me If You Can: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Hyein, Cho (2017-05)
    “Kidult” is a newly coined word for an adult who indulges in the culture of children. Kidult started the idea that people could escape from hard and boring lives. I thought of my childhood moment when I passed by an ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Connect: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Drexel, Anna (2015-05)
    "This work explores feelings of intimacy and vulnerability through device­like objects that explore varying degrees of intense physical contact. With the act of contact comes the risk of collision, and with collision ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Facts. Maybe, A Collection of Hypotheticals: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Breckner, Brooke (2017-05)
    This collection of objects, set in a hypothetical future, explores the way in which aspects of our present-day lives might be perceived in the centuries to come. Manufacturing techniques employed in the future will affect ...
  • Feast: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

    Zhang, Mingqiu (2017-05)
    I am exploring how humans balance positive desire and the avariciousness in our everyday lives. My work reveals the excess desire that will lead to human extinction. My inspiration begins with a famous ancient Chinese ...