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Recent Submissions

  • Ethridge, Erin Elizabeth (2016)
    At its core, my work grapples with the nature of things as constantly in a state of flux. I focus a study of home in pursuit of the eye of the storm, but the endeavor reveals all but tranquility. In the process, stories, ...
  • Gazsi, Ben Roland (2016)
    As an artist I aspire to explore the true substance of my life. I want a ‘realness’ or authenticity in my work and I want the viewer to feel it. But how do I define art? Why do I make it? Memories like this have helped me ...
  • Penumbra 
    Hershman, Joshua A. (2016)
    The original meaning of penumbra is a space of partial illumination between full shadow and full light. Astronomer Johannes Kepler introduced the term in 1604 to describe the shadows that occur during eclipses. The contrasting ...
  • Isaak, Joel (2016)
    My grandma could make amazing cookies and as soon as I was big enough to sit on the counter she let me help her make cookies. She would often stay with my sisters and me while my parents were out of town. In the first grade ...
  • Chavez, Yasmina (2016)
    The casino environment furnishes the experience of timelessness, which is activated through an infinitely looping hand action. Pushing buttons or pulling levers (slot machine), holding, flicking or arranging cards (table ...
  • Foley, Colleen Marie (2016)
    I choose not to name myself a particular kind of artist. My title is not Video Artist, Performance Artist, Musician, or Writer. I have tried to characterize myself in that way before (as a painter) and it was a mistake. ...
  • Liang, Aodi (2016)
    In 1991, I was born in Shunde, Guangdong, China. My past 25 years, is not too complicated but also not so simple. I progressed a little bit every day and that is my life. So far, there are three things that are bonding in ...
  • Torrence, Virginia Rose (2016)
    There are certain symbols, types of touch, and a personal aesthetic that emerge from this process of searching. Some reoccurring symbols within my work are hair, fabric, holes, eyes, impressions, fruit, jewelry, and flesh. ...
  • Thompsett, Hannah (2016)
    Each of our senses plays a role in understanding space and objects. We learn to anticipate spatial and temporal relationships through the interaction of visual, auditory, and vestibular processes. Representation is an ...
  • Johnson, Lydia Ann (2016)
    Dirt records civilization. We build our homes on it, grow our food from it and bury our dead beneath it. It is our domain, our sustainer, our sanctuary. Engaging with this bodily earth reminds us of our presence. To it, ...
  • Untitled 
    Hamilton, Gustav (2016)
    I make work that reflects its position as an art object as well as my location psychologically, socially, and geographically as an artist. These reflections and references vary. In some cases a work may have a direct ...
  • Untitled 
    Taylor, Austyn (2016)
    The contemporary /civilized way of life exalts a dead materialist universe over an alive one. This sediment has a devastating effect on the collective psyche. 2016: our popular mythology does not regard life as the bottom ...
  • Barker, Jamie (2016)
    I am a product of my environment, but the act of making gives me the opportunity to make my environment a product of me: to realize a vision, to manicure a landscape, to plant a garden, and mount my own Arcadian fixtures. ...
  • Arend, Bailey (2016)
    My works are records of engaging actions, and what I find engaging is the kinesthetic experience of landscape. The experience of vast landscape defines the structure of the work: feeling strength while being dwarfed by ...
  • Duke, Emily (2016)
    The studio is a place for working. Working with material, motivated by questions and the rarity of answers. I feel strongly that my sculptures are unconditionally tied to the studio. It is where material is labored over ...
  • Stoddard, Emily (2016)
    Ceramic objects from around the globe develop distinctive patterns and characteristics that are born out of specific sets of cultural values, and serve countless functions ranging from the decorative to the utilitarian, ...