Clemson University

2023 Fall MFA Thesis Art Exhibit

FEATURING WORK BY EMILY COLLINS & NICOLE WELDY
NOV. 13 - NOV. 30 • M-F 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. • Lee Gallery
ARTIST TALKS & RECEPTION: F, NOV. 17, 5-7 P.M.

 

"Underlying Patterns" is a two-person MFA Thesis Exhibition by MFA candidates Emily Collins and Nicole Weldy. Through observing hierarchical relationships and their visual elements, the artists manipulate materials to make the unseen a tangible experience. By interpreting repetitive behavior over time or an amalgamation of units in nature, works in the exhibition find new ways to engage with perception, aesthetics, and documentation. They provide space for healing and growth, multiple aspects of pattern.

 

Emily Collins is an artist from Kings Mountain, N.C. who graduated from Winthrop University in 2021 with her BFA. Her artwork uses the body and anomalies to illustrate and reveal the unseen physiological effects of emotional abuse.

 

Nicole Weldy is an artist from Fishers, I.N. and is the first BFA graduate of Samford University in 2021. Her artwork blends machinery and manual craftsmanship to explore the physics of object creation.

 

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Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 9:00am to 4:30pm

Lee Gallery
213 Fernow St Clemson, South Carolina 29634

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Event Type

Arts/Entertainment, Exhibits, CVA, Lee Gallery

Target Audience

General Public, Students, Faculty, Alumni, Undergraduate, Graduate, All Audiences, Postdocs

Departments

College of Architecture, Art and Construction, Art, Center for Visual Arts - CVA, Lee Gallery

Website

http://www.clemson.edu/cva

Hashtag

#clemsonvisualarts

Contact Name:

Denise Woodward-Detrich

Contact Phone:

864-656-3881

Contact Email:

mmims@clemson.edu

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