Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2021

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

A.K. Burns

Second Advisor

Carrie Moyer

Academic Program Adviser

Carrie Moyer


This writing situates material and gestural vocabularies cultivated in my artwork in relation to my lived experience; primarily my rural upbringing in Colorado. Scattered floor dispersals, calling sounds, and bodily movements desire reconsiderations of hope in precarity through a disorientation of place, association, scale, and language.



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