Date of Graduation
College of Creative Arts
My MFA written thesis addresses work completed and shown in a thesis exhibition at West Virginia University as well as significant influences to my studio process. While my focus is printmaking, the work presented in the exhibition consists of several sculptural and photographic pieces. This thesis, along with the supporting exhibition, will address my investigations into extending Minimalism's anonymity and relational aesthetics while adhering to my own predetermined artistic parameters. The work is concerned with observed form and composition along with the transformation of mundane and knowable materials into uncertain sculptures that highlight their physical properties. I emphasize the material presence and spatial ambiguities of the work, while rejecting the conventions of sculpture and painting as mainstays of artistic production.
Herron, Brett, "Somewhat familiar" (2016). Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Problem Reports. 5795.