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Building Prayers: MFA Thesis - Painting & Drawing
I view my drawings as ceremonial narratives, told for the purpose of confronting mortality. I am interested in the visceral nature of religious phenomena in relation to the natural world and the act of creating. These ...
Rules of Disorder: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing
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".
Home/Sweet Home: MFA Thesis - Painting & Drawing
Home/Sweet Home explores human presence and absence by calling attention to what is not there. This series of paintings explore the profound loneliness of abandoned interior spaces. Themes revolve around how an environment ...
Un/Contained: MFA Thesis - Ceramics
My work revolves around the phenomenological experience of botanical enrapture. I explore the ways in which the vessel grounds otherwise unfathomable abstractions of desire and intimacy. I work with typologies of the vessel ...
Closer Approximations: MFA Thesis - Metal
My work is situated in a framework of practice and play—the result of an iterative process. Formal conclusions emerge as responses to self-imposed systems of making. I fabricate jewelry tangent to simple drawing programs ...
Shift: MFA Thesis - Metal
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 ...
JAKE QUEST: MFA Thesis - Sculpture
Objects made by humans contain within them human characteristics. For example, chairs, like people, have legs, arms, backs, feet. Bottles have necks. Clocks have hands. People and the objects we make are unified by a common ...