Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Studio Arts


Ann Clarke



Subject Categories

Arts and Humanities | Fine Arts


Tethered explores the relationship I have built between music, the natural world, and the objects I make. Current ruminations as well as memories that influence my work are shared along with the techniques developed for this expression. In my ceramic practice, I work through multiple series simultaneously, often transitioning between projects, sometimes seemingly disparate. This writing mirrors that exploratory process, cautious not to arrive at any conclusions, as such definitive answers are not the artist’s responsibility. These things of my constructed world, these illusions that enable my actions, are examined as both obstacles and tools for connecting to the viewer.


Open Access

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Fine Arts Commons



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