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The Tribe: Talismans, Amulets, and Objects of Remembrance: MFA Thesis - Metal
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 ...
AlterPieces: MFA Thesis - Metal
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 ...
Souvenir: Capturing the Essence and Experience of Place: MFA Thesis - Metal
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 ...
Diplopia: MFA Thesis - Metals
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 ...
Connect: MFA Thesis - Metal
"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 ...
How Small Pieces Become: MFA Thesis- Metal
Within this body of work entitled how small pieces become, I ask my audience to experience with me objects of adornment that are subtle and meaningful by means of traditional making processes. how small pieces become is ...