Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2023

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

Daniel Bozhkov

Second Advisor

Carrie Moyer

Third Advisor

Lisa Corinne Davis

Academic Program Adviser

Lisa Corinne Davis and Carrie Moyer


Jared Friedman’s work creates monuments out of banal common objects. Through acrylic paintings on- Astroturf, burlap, canvas, and upholstery fabric- he explores the ambiguity of the unremarkable, such as the condenser coils on the back of a refrigerator. In, (Not) Knowing, he parses the difference between knowing and understanding.



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