Date of Award

Spring 5-8-2022

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

Lisa Corinne Davis

Second Advisor

Carrie Moyer

Academic Program Adviser

Carrie Moyer


Katita Miller’s paintings and drawings depict quotidian scenes through the filter of an overactive mind. Populated by spectral figures and swirling portals, her interiors and landscapes fluctuate between the mundane and the fantastical. This paper explores the parallels between painting and theater and the context and process behind five paintings.



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