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  • Anderson, Hannah R. (2020-12)
    My thesis centers on the idea of the human connection towards landscape paintings by analyzing the seaport and coastal scenes by Baroque landscape painter, Claude Lorrain. Within these bodies of work I focus on ideas of ...
  • Weltner, George H. (1967-06)
    Now 73 years old, Hamada is considered by many American potters, particularly those of the so-called "California School," to be out of date. Whether he is out of date or not, he was certainly an important influence on ...
  • Rollins, Leslie (2020-05)
    I am seeking shared spaces between human and non-human agencies which can support, nurture, and leave room for the other to thrive. In navigating and mapping such spaces, I regularly encounter unexpected phenomena…My ...
  • Zhang, Qinxwan (2020-05)
    Guangzhou, the capital city of Guangdong province in China, it has raised me and continues to influence me. My work presents the development of Guangzhou and the changes in my understanding of the city over time as it ...
  • Wang, Gongzhuo (2020-05)
    In the past few years, I explored the relationship between nature through living things, human behavior, and technology. Expressions of the natural world, which are based on diverse natural materials and forms, model a ...
  • Havel, Lauren (2020-05)
    A girl on her knees is puking in an alley; her friend holds her hair. A disk jockey is blasting sick beats unaware of the chaos that ensues on the dance floor. A lone soul basked in solitude by light from a motel pool. A ...
  • Keister, Taylor (2020-05)
    I am using installation in painting to develop narratives and abstract storylines about the tangibility and or misinterpretation of presence. Speaking to the temporality of people and place, I am highlighting the overlooked ...
  • Overcast 
    Nannig, Haley (2020-05)
    My understanding of nature is tied to my experience growing up by the ocean on the East Coast of the United States. Seascapes and landscapes became a part of my dialogue before I started making objects. I have learned ...
  • Salas, Edward (2020-05)
    The focus of my written thesis is to illuminate concepts in my artwork around the complexity of American identity. My interdisciplinary body of work comes out of a need to create objects that reflect a material and symbolic ...
  • Koh, Ara (2020-05)
    This written thesis presents the formal, aesthetic, material, personal, cultural, and conceptual aspects of my studio practice. My studio practice is a form of translation. Working with clay is a vehicle for memory, honesty, ...
  • Wakeman, Denise (2020-05)
    My work is an exploration of psychological phenomenon utilizing bodily and technological imagery. I am interested in exploring our sense of embodied self and internal psychological experiences regarding selfhood, consciousness, ...
  • Willders, Kirstin (2020-05)
    My work is concerned with structures, the senses, the sacred, and the sublime. I utilize architectural foundation as an entry point to invisible structures, including social constructs, personal identity, notions of façade, ...
  • Yu, ChengOu (2020-05)
    My work and research are focused on iconography, culture contract and conflicts, system and logic, the concept of space. The pot as an icon is a starting point, this concept is further expanding to other subjects. My ...
  • Rose, Jamie Marie (2020-05)
    The intention of my work is twofold: to illuminate where there has been or is an absence of love in one’s life and to convey the impact of such loveless relationships. Research revolves around aspects of societal norms in ...
  • Kanadai, Hiromi (2020-05)
    My passion for ceramics was inspired by a wide range of possibilities on forms and surfaces to incorporate new ideas and fabrication techniques. The MFA Program at Alfred University has led me through the processes of ...
  • Jing, Huang (2020-05)
    If the distance between China and here is 7723 km, then what is the distance between the previous me and the current me? Between home and here, what time is it for me now?
  • Un/Seen 
    Holloway, Teisha (2020-05)
    My work investigates the forming of female identity and where feelings of value come from as a woman. I draw upon my personal history and examine intergenerational patterns of negative and positive behavioral cycles, ...
  • Horowitz, Sam (2020-05)
    Our ability to provoke change is perhaps best illustrated by our eagerness to alter material states. Within my work, I synthesize and translate deep time into a more relatable, present frame of reference. I subvert common ...
  • Dias, Brittany Lynne (2020-05)
    This paper serves as a dissection of my work and studio practice, discussing process, materials, concepts, ideas, and significance. My sculptural practice embodies personal psychological and physical experiences, bridging ...
  • Hoffman, Erin (2020-05)
    This paper communicates the entanglement between ourselves and our words through the lens of glass and process. Beginning with our ego-centric ways of thinking, I analyze how this type of perception is so heavily rooted ...

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