These digital collections include theses, dissertations, capstones, and student publications from the Department of Art and Art History. Also included is a collection of paintings and drawings by Professor Emeritus John F. Kutzik. Due to departmental name changes, materials from the following historical department are also included here: Art.

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  • Mandy Kaufman: capstone 

    Artist(s):Kaufman, Mandy
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: My work is focused on the ways that one can explore identity and the way that one's identity is treated differently by others. As someone who has been through state sanctioned institutional abuse ...
  • Bailey Douglass: capstone 

    Artist(s):Douglass, Bailey
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: Inner Dialogue, a collection of tableaux collages that speak to the different ways we mentally process situations and conflict. For me, there are four distinct parts that are in constant inner ...
  • Elizabeth Lessard: capstone 

    Artist(s):Lessard, Elizabeth
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: My current body of work is wheel thrown place settings for the table. Each are based on different historical or traditional ceramic forms. I look for pots that I find striking: an unusual form, an ...
  • Chloe Cecil: capstone 

    Artist(s):Cecil, Chloe
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: My journey as a potter began when I took my first ceramics class in my undergraduate studies at Colorado State University. An assignment that was based on recreating historical forms pulled me into ...
  • Anna Jelden: capstone 

    Artist(s):Jelden, Anna
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: As a graphic designer and illustrator, my goal with every project I work on is to communicate effectively through the imagery and typography that I use. My work is colorful, fun, and whimsical with ...
  • Hannah Renstrom: capstone 

    Artist(s):Renstrom, Hannah
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: From a young age I fought art. Disregarding the passion and fulfillment I felt when I was creating while my academic environment pushed me towards a technical path. By a stroke of luck, or perhaps ...
  • Courtney Fichter: capstone 

    Artist(s):Fichter, Courtney
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: My body of work is focused on conceptual experimental video. I very much focus on centering my themes in each video around my own lived experiences. These topics have expanded from anxiety, mental ...
  • Gabriele Baumann: capstone 

    Artist(s):Baumann, Gabriele
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: "A picture is worth a thousand words" has always been an inspiration for me and my work. Through my work, I have shown different portrayals of the human being and tried to combine materialistic ...
  • Maxwell Weber: capstone 

    Artist(s):Weber, Maxwell
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: In my graphic design practice I seek to create work which conveys its message in a concise manner. I enjoy creating video and motion graphic works. The addition of a time component in design adds ...
  • Gabriele Baumann: capstone 

    Artist(s):Baumann, Gabriele
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: "The role of the designer is that of a good, thoughtful host anticipating the needs of his guests." Through my work, I want to convey a feeling of understanding and relatability, creating designs ...
  • Kelty Baynham: capstone 

    Artist(s):Baynham, Kelty
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: There is something intriguing about capturing what is in front of you in a way that your eyes cannot; seeing a moment in time that is only being caught by a frame. Ever since I have owned a camera, ...
  • Maxwell Weber: capstone 

    Artist(s):Weber, Maxwell
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: In my photographic practice, I primarily focus on the human-altered aspects of the western American landscape. Documenting the results, byproducts and repercussions of the United States manifesting ...
  • Irie Sauceda-Lindsey: capstone 

    Artist(s):Sauceda-Lindsey, Irie
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: This isn't really about porches, or porch decoration, or even the homes that I stop to admire as I casually stroll along the sidewalks of the neighborhood. What my photos are really about is the ...
  • Alanis Hernandez: capstone 

    Artist(s):Hernandez, Alanis
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: My illustrations and prints mostly center around my identity and cultural heritage, specifically about what it means to be a first generation Latina living in the United States. My art has allowed ...
  • Olivia Johnson: capstone 

    Artist(s):Johnson, Olivia
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: I have always known that art, and more importantly, creating would work its way into my career. I was just unsure of how it would manifest. That is until I toured CSU’s campus and discovered the ...
  • Taylor Christen: capstone 

    Artist(s):Christen, Taylor
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: I have always considered art to be somewhat important to me even when I was young. However, my problem was I didn’t know where to focus my talent in art. I was a good drawer, but hated portraits, I ...
  • Karah Kost: capstone 

    Artist(s):Kost, Karah
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: I want my work to represent the things that I myself enjoy and find interesting. Everything to me is a learning experience and a way to expand my knowledge of the universe and all its many different ...
  • Jordan Bachus: capstone 

    Artist(s):Bachus, Jordan
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: I was born and raised in the church and starting at a very young age girls are taught the idea of modesty and that our bodies are inappropriate. Growing up this idea was shoved into my brain and it ...
  • Christine Moore-Bonbright: capstone 

    Artist(s):Moore-Bonbright, Christine
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: I once believed that fine art and graphic design were two separate worlds, with the former in galleries and museums and the latter in advertisements and magazines. Yet as I immersed myself into both ...
  • Emma Lambert: capstone 

    Artist(s):Lambert, Emma
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: Growing up I would always find myself gravitating towards different types of art, but at the same time, a part of my brain was always craving some form of structure or logic in order to function ...

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