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Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

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memory, drawing, relics, time, erasure, loss


You or Your Memory is written as a parallel text to the body of work completed during my time at graduate school, specifically the works on paper made during my final year. This thesis discusses personal narrative, process, and materials as they relate to the works shown in Herter Gallery in April 2012 under the name You or Your Memory. Specific topics include time, relics, and personal memory.


First Advisor

Shona Macdonald

Second Advisor

Budge Hyde

Third Advisor

Sandy Litchfield

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Dowry - from thesis exhibition

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"You or Your Memory" - from thesis exhibition

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Lethe - from thesis exhibition

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Flood Markers - from thesis exhibition

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"I Distort, I Wound, I Put to Sleep" - from thesis exhibition

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expecting_you_back_72.jpg (689 kB)
Expecting Your Back

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"The Great Loose Brain"

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"Excess of Fidelity"

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"Fantasy of History"

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"I Kill"