Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2022

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

Chitra Ganesh

Second Advisor

Carrie Moyer

Academic Program Adviser

Carrie Moyer


My work examines the national identity embedded in the homogeneous culture of Americana, and how that’s infiltrated into the subconscious mind of an immigrant.

By altering and parodying vernacular imageries of Americana, my paintings discuss how they generate a sense of foreignness and reveal the false illusion of cultural homogeneity.

Included in

Painting Commons



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