Recent Submissions

  • Gabrielle Andreozzi: capstone 

    Artist(s):Andreozzi, Gabrielle
    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: Reclamation, Reconnection, & Rebirth of The Sacred. Shields depict imagery that bring power and take on the symbolism of what they are meant to protect. For centuries, these objects have carried ...
  • Conner Dobson: capstone 

    Artist(s):Dobson, Conner
    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: Over the last four years, I have been through three separate abusive relationships, each one leaving me with worsened depression, anxiety, and body image. Combined with an inability to confront my ...
  • Kenzie Nelson: capstone 

    Artist(s):Nelson, Kenzie
    Date Issued:2020
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: My work focuses on crafting objects that are difficult to interact with, to express my fears related to intimacy and vulnerability as a woman. Interactions that have robbed me of feelings of safety ...
  • Sarah McFadden: capstone 

    Artist(s):McFadden, Sarah
    Date Issued:2019
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: Working as a Metalsmith, I explore the complex ideas of memory, attachment, and entropy by creating physical objects. In my own life, I have struggled with letting go of people, places, memories, ...
  • Eisen Tamkun: capstone 

    Artist(s):Tamkun, Eisen
    Date Issued:2019
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: Every day we experience thousands of interactions, both big and small. It is easy to get caught up in the speed of everyday life; to forget the who and the what which have shaped us into the persons ...
  • Jennifer Lammey: capstone 

    Artist(s):Lammey, Jennifer
    Date Issued:2019
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: Human beings often assign meaning to objects that give the wearer strength or power. For example, an amulet may have been used to ward off the evil eye. Medieval European witch bottles were buried ...
  • Zain Sunstone: capstone 

    Artist(s):Sunstone, Zain
    Date Issued:2018
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: Where does art take over from purely functional objects? Are they mutually exclusive or do they fall along a spectrum of design and manufacturing decisions? What makes an object beautiful? Is it the ...
  • Jamie Hettinger: capstone 

    Artist(s):Hettinger, Jamie
    Date Issued:2017
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: My recent artwork reflects the stresses I feel personally about my own home and my resistance to live peacefully within it. As a result of this, I began thinking about what makes an ideal woman and ...
  • Emily Andersen Arends: capstone 

    Artist(s):Andersen Arends, Emily
    Date Issued:2017
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: Every women's body tells a unique story: the stages of her life, the tasks her body has undertaken, and the wonders of its many shapes and forms. Wrinkles tell the story of the past. There is a ...
  • Charis Christopher: capstone 

    Artist(s):Christopher, Charis
    Date Issued:2017
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: Charis Christopher. Ephemeral Undulations at Tea Time. e·phem·er·al, /əˈfem(ə)rəl/, lasting for a very short time, synonyms: temporary, momentary, brief, fleeting, impermanent. un·du·late, /ˈənjəˌlāt/, ...
  • Daniel Westhoff: capstone 

    Artist(s):Westhoff, Daniel
    Date Issued:2017
    Format:born digital; Student works
    The artist's statement: My artwork poses metaphysical questions that analyze what constitutes the human mind, with the intention of better understanding our ends and motives as a society and a species. My process is an ...
  • McKayla Thomas: capstone 

    Artist(s):Thomas, McKayla
    Date Issued:2016
    Format:Student works
    The artist's statement: My recent artwork revolves around benchmarks within my own life that have greatly influenced me and that have changed me into the person I am today. The individual pieces in this body of work represent ...
  • Julia Mancarella: capstone 

    Artist(s):Mancarella, Julia
    Date Issued:2016
    Format:Student works
    The artist's statement: Creating with metal is a tangible reminder that everything is in a state of perpetual transformation. I feel called to respond to this state of flux in my artwork and jewelry. The plasticity of metal ...
  • Nicolette Tiongson: capstone 

    Artist(s):Tiongson, Nicolette
    Date Issued:2016
    Format:Student works
    The artist's statement: My artwork is defined by both elegance and strength. I come from a mixed background of European and Asian descent, and I take inspiration from traditional narratives, architecture, and the royal ...
  • Haiyin Liang: capstone 

    Artist(s):Liang, Haiyin
    Date Issued:2016
    Format:Student works
    The artist's statement: As an artist, I grew up in China and traditional Chinese culture inspires my artwork. In this rapidly-developing society, Chinese people pay less attention to our traditional cultures and history. ...
  • Lynnsey Jaensen: capstone 

    Artist(s):Jaensen, Lynnsey
    Date Issued:2016
    Format:Student works
    The artist's statement: The work I do as an artist always has some deeper or hidden meaning. Whether it is obvious or not really depends on the piece. Some rely directly on text to hint at the meaning behind the piece. In ...
  • Jack Tschida: capstone 

    Artist(s):Tschida, Jack
    Date Issued:2015
    Format:Student works
    The artist's statement: I believe that anyone can be an artist. To me, art isn't about fancy paintings or grandiose sculpture, art is about how you approach a process. An artist is someone who is passionate, who gives their ...
  • Jasara Simon: capstone 

    Artist(s):Simon, Jasara
    Date Issued:2013
    Format:Student works
    The artist's statement: Much of my inspiration comes from the world that surrounds me. I explore physical wonder of natural forms, as well as my own immersion into spirituality and spiritual art forms. Through my art I aim ...
  • Kayla Schwartz: capstone 

    Artist(s):Schwartz, Kayla
    Date Issued:2015
    Format:Student works
    The artist's statement: I have always loved jewelry and learned about metalsmithing when I took my first metals class in high school. I continue my metal education throughout college and my work has been through many phases. ...
  • Nettie Thompson: capstone 

    Artist(s):Thompson, Nettie
    Date Issued:2015
    Format:Student works
    The artist's statement: I pay attention to things. It's part scientific examination, tempered by childlike fascination. My work begins with immersive research. Whether this entails a morning hike in the woods armed with ...

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