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Defense Date


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts


Painting & Printmaking

First Advisor

Reni Gower

Second Advisor

Gregory Volk


In an industrial hallway, the pipes and garage doors are echoed with a soft, yet plastic skin.Intense filtered sunlight streams through a sheath of fuchsia--we walk beneath it and it washes our faces with color.A monochromatic corridor is transformed by unexpected passages of turquoise, red, and pink. A demure sheetrock wall becomes ethereal and gentle, luring us behind to only find ourselves.The works are celebratory and act as a landscape, tombstone rubbing, line drawing, and uberquilt--all wrapped into one.


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Is Part Of

VCU University Archives

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VCU Theses and Dissertations

Date of Submission

June 2008