• Abstraction, representation, and entropy 

    Payzant, Marcus Ray, 1982- (2012-05)
    The following graduate report is an overview of my artistic endeavors spanning the past three years at the University of Texas at Austin. While at UT, I have concentrated on making paintings that focus on the relationship ...
  • Accumulations time and space (accumulations over time and space) 

    Brown, Janaye Danielle (2013-05)
    An observation, whether it be real or fictitious, has the ability to create its own meaning within the context of ones reality. With the use of video technology, I record both staged and found situations that exist in limbo ...
  • Anti-logo 

    Ellefson, Nathan Archer (2013-05)
    The purpose of this report is to explore the intentions and inspirations involved with my studio art practice. It explores theories of reference and language, humor, abjection, reification, and the building and breakdown ...
  • Between us an invisible column 

    LaDeau, Philip Ross (2014-05)
    This report chronicles the processes and influences relevant to my work as it has developed over the past three years. I examine how our human separateness and new technologies have effected myself and the work I create, ...
  • California dreaming 

    Shear, Laurel Katheryn (2015-08)
    I make large, lush oil paintings that employ devices and conventions from different traditions of abstraction like Color Field Painting and Abstract Expressionism, alongside traditions that use representation such as ...
  • Clues to catalogues 

    Brooks, Lily Peacock (2014-08)
    This Master's Report is a discussion of the ideas, research, and methods I have developed over the course of my three years of study at the University of Texas at Austin. As an artist I am interested in systems and structures ...
  • Collage, bodybuilding and the male nude 

    Schwinn, Erin Michelle (2015-12)
    In my work I am trying to put together and understand what is a man from a female viewpoint. To turn the gaze around where man is the observed and woman the observer is to challenge a power dynamic that has been in place ...
  • Collect/Disperse 

    Dyjak, Leah Mae (2015-05)
    This master’s report is a discussion of the body of work that has come into realization during my last three years of study. As an artist I am interested in collectivity and the entropy of people, places, and objects. I ...
  • Decoy : illusion and intrusion in the act of photography 

    Yanas, Richard Joseph (2011-05)
    This graduate report is a chronological assessment of the photographic work, which I have produced during my three years in the UT Studio Art MFA program. I will highlight my use of photography as a mode to investigate ...
  • Everything is liquid 

    Swan, Taylor (2014-05)
    If we are to imagine universal reality--a reality where both subjectivity and objectivity exist--mapped as a hollow sphere, the outer shell that defines its physical presence would be the objective reality and the vacuum ...
  • Hair, art, and identity 

    Coleman, Christina Blair (2012-05)
    The purpose of this report is to discuss the artwork I have produced over the past three years while in attendance at The University of Texas at Austin. My artwork consists of sculptures, drawings, and installations ...
  • Hey baby I'm in the ER 

    Culver, Christopher James (2013-05)
    This report examines the history of my practice and interest in architectural and painting surfaces. It is intended to dissect language and the use of the screen as a way to understand different relationships of self to ...
  • Humble alchemy 

    White, Shalena Bethany (2014-05)
    This master's report addresses the conceptual and material investigations that were explored within my artistic research made at the University of Texas at Austin between 2011 and 2014. These works are a confluence of ...
  • I am 

    Kim, Jieun Beth (2013-05)
    This graduate report is a description of my artistic exploration through the graduate program at the University of Texas at Austin. It records my development and growth as an artist in relationship to investigating the ...
  • In search of a voice 

    Corral, Adriana Cristina (2013-05)
    As a native of El Paso, Texas my work reflects on autobiographical narratives and violent events that have taken place along the US-Mexico border. For the past two years my research and artwork have focused on the Femicidios ...
  • Interior sensation and exterior forces : cutting away 

    Salazar, Samantha Parker (2014-05)
    In my work, traditional printmaking techniques are pushed to their limits as a foundation for cut-paper installations and sculptures. The work reflects on notions of interiority and exteriority in relation to the body and ...
  • The invisible picture 

    Aragón, Miguel A. (2012-05)
    This report outlines the conceptual, procedural and formal descriptions of the artistic development I have acquired over the course of the past three years. The current violent events caused by the War on Drugs in México ...
  • Items of interest and words of power 

    Donovan, Kelly Michael (2014-05)
    Kelly Michael Donovan is an M.F.A. Candidate in Transmedia in the Department of Art and Art History. Kelly Donovan creates artwork that examines our relationship to digital culture and technology, particularly the Internet. ...
  • Kiss me like you mean it 

    Scheuren, James Anthony (2014-05)
    Throughout my work I have always sought/ wished to talk about a love between people with no actual connection. Emmanuel Levinas' description of the face-to-face echoes throughout my work: "Face, as I have always described ...
  • A lack of power 

    Sánchez, Alejandro, 1979- (2011-05)
    This graduate report, more than a formal description of the artistic developments I have gradually acknowledged, is a personal and perhaps arbitrary recollection of ideas that might help the reader–and me–understand the ...