Date of Award

Spring 5-21-2018

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

Andrea Blum

Second Advisor

Paul Ramirez Jonas

Academic Program Adviser

Carrie Moyer


I make art that refers to how the self is mediated through structures, objects, and images — a kind of self-portraiture that circles around its subject, reflecting a state of simultaneous formation and disintegration. Over the past few years, I have used my iPhone as a tool to make images of everyday life. As the user of this device, I am defined by both my presence and absence. I am interested in the process of locating the self within the scattered yet ordered space of the screen.



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