Date of Award

Spring 5-2020

Degree Type


Degree Name


Degree Program

Fine Arts


Fine Arts

Major Professor

Anthony Campbell

Second Advisor

Ariya Martin

Third Advisor

Dan Rule


Presence / Absence is a visual and conceptual l exploration of language and issues surrounding experiences of interpersonal relationships. In it I look at various approaches in which artists and writers have approached the subject of intimacy and coexistence as both a context and foundation for my own work addressing relationships. This body of work is specifically looks at experiences of the personally revolutionary presence of an other and the impact of their absence.


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