AN ONLINE ART PLATFORM AND EXHIBITION SPACE
RUN BY THE STUDIO ART MFA CANDIDATES
AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
Showcasing artwork created during the spring semester by second and first year graduate students.
Emmaly Crimmel, Nathan Grimes, Katherine Hair, Abigail Holcombe, Salem Turchan, Sydney Vize, Kendra Ward
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People Pleaser, 2021
Welded mild steel, found eps construction foam, hardware, Velcro, lightweight spackle, acrylic, acrylic paint, spray paint, mason’s line, craft string, permanent marker, painter’s tape
90 x 90 x 14 inches
Becoming Baseboards and Window Trim, 2021
Wood, acrylic, chain
Yesterday I Watched the Neighbor Through the Window Build a Snowman With Breasts, 2021
Polyurethane foam, collaged paper, acrylic paint, wooden crib, graphite and oil pastel on paper, acrylic paint on paper, plastic push pins
39 x 22.5 x 31 inches
All Dressed Up And No One To Be, 2021
Polyurethane foam, collaged paper, acrylic paint, thread, mattress topper, glass cloche dome, knitted acrylic yarn, graphite on paper, plastic push pins, lace, pantyhose
51 x 42 x 22 inches
I’m A Real Rock (Lies I Tell Myself), 2021
Re-bonded polyurethane foam, laminate pebble banquet table cover, polyester fiberfill, plastic push pins, thread, painted rocks
38 x 19 x 6 inches
Boomhauer is a 1-hour, 1-minute drive that takes two hours to get there. Designed to locate and visualize TV intrusion in daily life, Boomhauer uses fish to calculate interference.
Materials: driving while eating, red wheels, tree stickers, an ethical muse, my cat's fish, acrylic, soundproof carpet, wood, not cat pee, children's parachute, painting, altered gravity, gold, gold rings, pictures of gold rings, mustard covered screws, a video camera that wants to be a person, fishing wire, scales, ladder, spare change from my car, a red clip, earrings from a fisherman, ketchup packet, and dang ol' love man.