Date of Award

Fall 12-17-2015

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

Susan Crile

Second Advisor

Tom Weaver

Academic Program Adviser

Joel Carreiro


The thesis paper is a map of my studio practice. It is meant to be a resource to help the viewer read my artwork. By laying out the tools of my practice the paper gives the reader a context on how I digest and synthesis works of art. These tools range from references to art history, architecture, and a grounding in traditional craftsmanship. The result is a culmination of influences that situate the work and give the reader an intimate understanding of the final art exhibition. With this map, the viewer can navigate the processes and contexts of the artwork.

Included in

Art Practice Commons



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