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Ten: MFA Thesis Exhibition

April 30-May 29, 2016

American University's Studio Art Program presents the work of master's of fine art thesis candidates: Sara Caporaletti, Sarah Dale, Carey Francis, Jihee Kang, Jean Kim, Zack McGhin, Calli Moore, Joumana Moukarim, Samantha Sethi, and Katelyn Wood. Ten: MFA Thesis Exhibition showcases a diverse range of themes and extended explorations into a variety of media used by these emerging artists. Through research, experimentation, and reflection each artist displays an individual practice. Please see also: MFA First Year exhibition.



Zack McGhin

Zack McGhin, Study for Forest for the Trees

Study for Forest for the Trees
Oil on canvas paper
12 x 9 inches



Jean Kim

Jean Jim, Untitled Blue

Untitled Blue
Acrylic, house paint, duct tape, plastic, and yarn on synthetic leather
78 x 55 inches



Sarah Dale

Sarah Dale, War Changes Everything

War Changes Everything (detail)
Pen and ink on paper
70 x 60 inches



Carey Francis

Carey Francis, Uncle

Oil on canvas
41 x 33 x ½ inches



Jihee Kang

Jihee Kang, What Are The Ants Looking For

What Are the Ants Looking For
Silk screen print on clear mylar, pen and ink, plexiglass, and glitter
6 x 30 x 20 inches


Calli Moore

Calli Moore, Twisted

Acrylic and wooden dowels on canvas
20 x 16 inches



Joumana Moukarim

Joumana Moukarim, Public, Personal, Smudged (detail)

Public, Personal, Smudged (detail)
Graphite, ink, and oil on primed linen
34 x 38 inches


Sara Caporaletti

Sara Caporaletti, Communion

3.5 x 4 x 6 inches each, 7 total



Samantha Sethi

Samantha Sethi, San Marco

San Marco
Gouache, watercolor, and ice on mylar
9 x 12 inches


Katelyn Wood

Katelyn Wood, Shirley 13

Shirley 13
Found printed muslin, found upholstery samples, embroidered upholstery fabric, assorted embroidery floss, and thread
102 x 72 inches


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