Thesis Title

A Journey into My Mind

Date of Graduation

Spring 2019

Degree

Master of Fine Arts in Visual Studies

Department

Art and Design

Committee Chair

Sharon Harper

Keywords

Self-portrait, face, masks, expression, collage, mixed media, illustration, identity, multi-cultural.

Subject Categories

Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts | Fine Arts | Illustration | Printmaking | Sculpture

Abstract

During my time as a student in the MFA in Visual Study Program, I have been interested in creating imagery that expresses my inner world that is based on my emotional experience. I believe my identity is influenced by my multi-cultural background, relationships, daily moments and my own introverted personality. I continue to experiment with various mediums and visual styles to communicate these feelings. Drawing, silk-screen printing, mixed media, and three-dimensional sculpture are the main mediums in my artwork. Exploring diverse mediums provides me opportunities to develop my self exploration in my images. I seek to express and understand the conscious and subconscious of myself through my creations and ultimately communicate this with others.

Copyright

© Shen Chen Hsieh

Open Access

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