Date of Award

Winter 12-15-2017

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

Lisa Corinne Davis

Second Advisor

Thomas Weaver

Academic Program Adviser

Carrie Moyer


My current paintings begin with images of people from the back, wearing hijabs, turbans, saris, kufis, or rasta gauzy shawls. I do not paint my subjects frontally, because I do not have access to them personally or culturally, and because it is their cultural indicators that fascinate me.

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Art Practice Commons



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