Title

Flushed

Degree Name

MFA (Master of Fine Arts)

Program

Art

Date of Award

5-2016

Committee Chair or Co-Chairs

Andrew Scott Ross

Committee Members

Mira Gerard, Travis Graves

Abstract

The artist describes the process and development of the work throughout her graduate career, relating them to the most recent works of her thesis exhibition. Topics discussed include experiences of beauty and themes of transformation. Contextual influences include the Rococo period as well as ideas and theories of Romanticism and the sublime. Histories and theories on representations of the body are also discussed.

The artist discusses her MFA thesis exhibition Flushed, at the Tipton Gallery in Johnson City, Tennessee, from April 13th to April 24th, 2015. Two painting installations, a sculptural installation, and a number of collages are included. Media used to create these works include a range of wet and dry drawing and painting media, paper surfaces, and food.

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Copyright

Copyright by the authors.

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