• A closer look 

      Meisner, Zachary Richard; 0000-0002-5694-6204 (2017-05-05)
      The following text is intended to increase my reader’s knowledge of various aspects of my artwork and how I have arrived at what I am currently making. I focus specifically on what I consider to be my main body of work, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Active invisibility 

      Ingram, Zachery Brent; 0000-0001-8758-4798 (2017-05-08)
      In my two years as a graduate student in Studio Art at the University of Texas at Austin, I have reflected on mediation as an imperative transcending nearly all of my creative and intellectual pursuits. I produce physical ...
    • 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 ...
    • Bear fruit 

      Lawrence, Grace Lee; 0000-0003-0944-644X (2016-05)
      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. My work draws from a multiplicity of traditions ...
    • Between distance and proximity 

      Starbuck, Rachael Angelica; 0000-0002-4237-185X (2017-08-11)
      My practice is a means of dealing with distance and desire— desire for intimacy and understanding, for clarity in communication, longing to get closer, to see further, to be near the ocean, to touch the horizon, desire for ...
    • 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 ...
    • Canine fields 

      Miller, Bucky, 1987-; 0000-0002-1768-1530
      This report details, through a series of interconnected anecdotes, my specific understanding of photography. It charts the paths that led me to this point, explains how, in the midst of an interdisciplinary studio art MFA ...
    • 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 ...
    • Design pro-action : the development of a process 

      Nityananda, Ajay (2002)
      In the course of this report I discuss the route that I took to come to an understanding of Design and its societal role, the development of a context for my work, and the nature of my design process. I thereby hope to lay ...
    • 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 ...
    • Exploring public and private modes of experience in the everyday banality of suburbia 

      Small, Jennifer D. (2002)
      I made the decision two and a half years ago that a photographic image was not the end of a making process for me, that there was still a story that had yet to be told about each image that I make and that I had not yet ...
    • For best results 

      Brown, Laura Beth (2017-06-29)
      The following essays are the collected statements from the past three years. They describe methods, materials, themes, and analysis of my work at various intervals in my progression through the Studio Art MFA program.
    • 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 ...