Atiles Nicole: capstone

Atiles, Nicole, artist
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The artist's statement: When creating, I pull inspiration from the sensation of curiosity. Society and its trend of vacant numbness has ridden modern art of the unity implied in expressing emotion. My art aims to give that sensation of emotional unity and youthful curiosity. I make the content of my art personal, gothic, and whimsical in my own unique ways. I like to refer to the philosophy of the difference, or lack thereof, between reality and imagination when deciding on the content of a piece. Having the mindset that everything exists if it has been thought of, helps me find that edge of curiosity I'm pursing. My art with printmaking, drawing, and other mediums are expressive of my deeper self, while my graphic design is more expressive of my personal style and malleable understanding of the world around me. My prints are where I express myself in a dark yet intriguing way. My glorification of whimsical mystery and fictional entities become real and lifelike. In my design, I am passionate about variety and having a flexible style that is approachable. My creative design process entails using my physical art as a starting point and digitally manipulating it to express certain emotions. Overall, my art is made to trigger your imagination and express a sense of unity between reality and fiction.
2023 Spring.
Colorado State University Art and Art History Department capstone project.
Capstone contains the artist's statement, a list of works, and images of works.
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graphic design
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