Degree Name

MFA (Master of Fine Arts)



Date of Award


Committee Chair or Co-Chairs

M. Wayne Dyer

Committee Members

David B. Dixon, Catherine A. Murray


My explorations and journey through life have led me to discover a connection in my work and responsibility as a visual communicator. My objective of communicating challenge, perception, and social stigmas through informed stories of individual lives is to provoke questions and spark moments of awareness in viewers. With this supporting manuscript, I hope to inform about my motivations through time including my personal, artistic, and historical influences. I will define graphic design as a fine art through the evaluation of artistic movements. I also intend to discuss design as a language and build a case for social awareness. Evaluating the process of my work will enlighten the technical aspects of my unique aesthetic and prove the success of my intention.

Document Type

Thesis - unrestricted


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