Date of Award

Spring 5-22-2021

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

Art

Advisor(s)

Peter Beasecker

Keywords

Ceramics, Culinary, Design, Gratitude, Pottery, Recovery

Subject Categories

Arts and Humanities | Fine Arts

Abstract

The objective of this thesis paper is to describe my current projects and research within my studio practice. First, this thesis illustrates my personal journey from addiction to recovery and therefore sets the tone of gratitude for the rest of the paper. Next, the paper discusses my methodology and processes within the ceramics medium. Then, the thesis goes on to draw conceptual parallels between fine art and the culinary arts, leading the reader back to core concepts within recovery and art making. Finally, the paper concludes by discussing core values discovered throughout my tenure as a maker and reaffirms why I chose this profession. It allows me to give.

Access

Open Access

Included in

Fine Arts Commons

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