Ten: MFA Thesis Exhibition April 30 - May 29, 2016

What Are the Ants Looking For by Jihee Kang

What Are the Ants Looking For
Jihee Kang

2016. Silk screen print on clear mylar, pen and ink, plexiglass, and glitter, 6" x 30" x 20."




American University's Studio Art Program presents the work of master's of fine art thesis candidates:

  • Zack McGhin
  • Jean Kim
  • Sarah Dale
  • Carey Francis
  • Jihee Kang
  • Calli Moore
  • Joumana Moukarim
  • Sara Caporaletti
  • Samantha Sethi
  • 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.

See also: 196K: MFA First Year Exhibition

Zack McGhin

Study for Forest for the Trees by Zach McGhin

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



Jean Kim

Untitled (blue) by Jean Kim

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



Calli Moore

Twisted by Calli Moore

Acrylic and wooden dowels on canvas
20 x 16 inches



Sara Caporaletti

Communion by Sara Caporaletti

3.5 x 4 x 6 inches each, 7 total



Carey Francis

Uncle by Carey Francis

Oil on canvas
41 x 33 x ½ inches



Sarah Dale

War Changes Everything by Sarah Dale

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



Joumana Moukarim

Public, Personal, Smudged (detail) by Joumana Mourakim

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



Samantha Sethi

San Marco by Samantha Sethi

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



Katelyn Wood

Shirley 13 by Katelyn Wood

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