Date of Award

Spring 5-2012

Degree Type


Degree Name


Degree Program

Fine Arts


Fine Arts

Major Professor

Jim Richard

Second Advisor

Dan Rule

Third Advisor

Tony Campbell


This thesis traces the trajectory of Chen Gu’s work over a three year period, looking at major influences such as Bustos and Saville, on her painting and film projects. She explores the concept of childhood, memory, and portraiture.


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