Recent Submissions

  • Zain Sunstone : capstone 

    Contributor:Sunstone, Zain
    Date Submitted:2018
    Where does art take over from purely functional objects? Are they mutually exclusive or do they fall along a spectrum of design and manufacturing decisions? What makes an object beautiful? Is it the smoothness of its lines ...
  • Jamie Hettinger : capstone 

    Contributor:Hettinger, Jamie
    Date Submitted:2017
    My recent artwork reflects the stresses I feel personally about my own home and my resistance to live peacefully within it. As a result of this, I began thinking about what makes an ideal woman and where I belong in this ...
  • Emily Andersen Arends : capstone 

    Contributor:Andersen Arends, Emily
    Date Submitted:2017
    Every women’s body tells a unique story: the stages of her life, the tasks her body has undertaken, and the wonders of its many shapes and forms. Wrinkles tell the story of the past. There is a beauty in how the events of ...
  • Charis Christopher : capstone 

    Contributor:Christopher, Charis
    Date Submitted:2017
    Charis Christopher. Ephemeral Undulations at Tea Time. e·phem·er·al, /əˈfem(ə)rəl/, lasting for a very short time, synonyms: temporary, momentary, brief, fleeting, impermanent. un·du·late, /ˈənjəˌlāt/, move with a smooth ...
  • Daniel Westhoff : capstone 

    Contributor:Westhoff, Daniel
    Date Submitted:2017
    The artist's statement: My artwork poses metaphysical questions that analyze what constitutes the human mind, with the intention of better understanding our ends and motives as a society and a species. My process is an ...
  • McKayla Thomas : capstone 

    Contributor:Thomas, McKayla
    Date Submitted:2016
    The artist's statement: My recent artwork revolves around benchmarks within my own life that have greatly influenced me and that have changed me into the person I am today. The individual pieces in this body of work represent ...
  • Julia Mancarella : capstone 

    Contributor:Mancarella, Julia
    Date Submitted:2016
    The artist's statement: Creating with metal is a tangible reminder that everything is in a state of perpetual transformation. I feel called to respond to this state of flux in my artwork and jewelry. The plasticity of metal ...
  • Nicolette Tiongson : capstone 

    Contributor:Tiongson, Nicolette
    Date Submitted:2016
    The artist's statement: My artwork is defined by both elegance and strength. I come from a mixed background of European and Asian descent, and I take inspiration from traditional narratives, architecture, and the royal ...
  • Haiyin Liang : capstone 

    Contributor:Liang, Haiyin
    Date Submitted:2016
    The artist's statement: As an artist, I grew up in China and traditional Chinese culture inspires my artwork. In this rapidly-developing society, Chinese people pay less attention to our traditional cultures and history. ...
  • Lynnsey Jaensen : capstone 

    Contributor:Jaensen, Lynnsey
    Date Submitted:2016
    The artist's statement: The work I do as an artist always has some deeper or hidden meaning. Whether it is obvious or not really depends on the piece. Some rely directly on text to hint at the meaning behind the piece. In ...
  • Jack Tschida : capstone 

    Contributor:Tschida, Jack
    Date Submitted:2015
    The artist's statement: I believe that anyone can be an artist. To me, art isn't about fancy paintings or grandiose sculpture, art is about how you approach a process. An artist is someone who is passionate, who gives ...
  • Kayla Schwartz : capstone 

    Contributor:Schwartz, Kayla
    Date Submitted:2015
    The artist's statement: I have always loved jewelry and learned about metalsmithing when I took my first metals class in high school. I continue my metal education throughout college and my work has been through many phases. ...
  • Nettie Thompson : capstone 

    Contributor:Thompson, Nettie
    Date Submitted:2015
    The artist's statement: I pay attention to things. It's part scientific examination, tempered by childlike fascination. My work begins with immersive research. Whether this entails a morning hike in the woods armed with ...
  • Nelligan Brown : capstone 

    Contributor:Brown, Nelligan
    Date Submitted:2015
    The artist's statement: I believe that there is a strong correlation between balance within both nature and humanity. In this series of crowns I explore power divisions based on nature’s elemental forces. The tranquility ...
  • John Sullivan : capstone 

    Contributor:Sullivan, John
    Date Submitted:2015
    The artist's statement: My most recent work questions the role of technology in our lives and its effects on human civilization. We are living in an era that will dramatically affect all future generations. Technology in ...
  • Colin Smith : capstone 

    Contributor:Smith, Colin
    Date Submitted:2015
    The artist's statement: My works are details. They are the objects that bring a story to life, and story is something I engage in depth. My work is sited in a land of fiction, and I want my viewer to explore that fiction; ...
  • Theresa Pucci : capstone 

    Contributor:Pucci, Theresa
    Date Submitted:2015
    The artist's statement: Growing up in an environment where I was taught that family is to be cherished, I am not surprised to find that much of my artwork revolves around them. I hold my relationships and interactions with ...
  • Chelsea Moller : capstone 

    Contributor:Moller, Chelsea
    Date Submitted:2015
    The artist's statement: As both a textile and metal artist, I see a special relationship between these two materials that, at first appearance, both seem vastly different. Metalwork and textiles have a shared history of ...
  • Adeline Gavin : capstone 

    Contributor:Gavin, Adeline
    Date Submitted:2015
    The artist's statement: Life without emotion does not exist. Love without passion is not love. For me, art has become a deep and constant affair with materials and meanings. Sometimes I create with a clear purpose and I ...