Date of Award

Spring 5-21-2018

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

Constance DeJong

Second Advisor

jeffrey mongrain

Academic Program Adviser

Carrie Moyer


I want to record the breakdown of male systems and the rise of the mother archetype. In my paintings, I show symbols of masculinity being disassembled and retranslated. I embrace the return of the feminine as we move out of the phallic world of industrialism and into something new.



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