Holding spaces

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Katherine Colborn (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Mariam Stephan

Abstract: This written thesis serves as a companion to the work developed in my studio practice while completing my MFA at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. My series Holding Spaces contends with themes of sanctuary, quietness, sacredness, longing, threshold, memory, and home. Born from a desire to fix the unfixable and grasp the ineffable, my paintings embody a gentle uncertainty that provide a measured space for pondering and offer a protected space for holding paradox. This thesis is a further mining of my material choice, a meditation on my various themes and motifs, and a contextualization of my work for the twenty-first century.

Additional Information

Language: English
Date: 2019
Art, Domestic, Liminality, Painting, Sanctuary
Painting $y 21st century
Panel painting $y 21st century

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