Abstract

Through my interdisciplinary practice, I create paintings, mixed-media sculptures, carved reliefs, and large-scale installations that recreate domestic objects and spaces. In this paper, I examine and connect these seemingly disjointed modes of working and how they work together to accomplish similar goals. First, I explore the act of mark-making and observation as a way to understand and process visual information and how it translates to memory. Next, I discuss pictorial ambiguity as a means to record something understandable without context. Lastly, I present my work that acknowledges its own fragility and decay in connection to its real-world counterpart, which is accomplished through the use of archival and nonarchival materials.

Degree Date

Spring 2020

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

M.F.A.

Department

Art

Advisor

Barnaby Fitzgerald

Second Advisor

Nishiki Sugawara-Beda

Subject Area

Art

Number of Pages

17

Format

.pdf

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

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