Date of Award

Fall 12-16-2019

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Paul Ramirez Jonas

Second Advisor

Lisa Corinne Davis

Academic Program Adviser

Lisa Corinne Davis


With fiction and theory, the following pages give context to my most recent body of work called Hero Baby. The work in Hero Baby embodies an aesthetic of cuteness, as highlights the relationship between: aggression and protection, power and submission, war and commodity, nationalism and desire for love.



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