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  • Untitled 

    Marnauzs, Helena (2017)
    I play with numerous themes in my collection of work: Gender, non-binary identity, queerness, desirability politics, reclaiming image with “Selfies”… The 16 pieces in the series: Hollister Boy, Femme in Lingerie, Queer ...
  • Photographic Memory : An Exploration of Family and Remembrance in Acrylic Paint 

    Gleason, Samantha (2017)
    Photographic Memory is a series that progressed upon the concept of reimagining photographs from my childhood. Over the course of the series, I pushed the work to visually represent the way I wanted memories to feel: ...
  • Expansions 

    Stoppel, Petra (2017)
    In this essay I discuss the influences in my life that led me to focus on portrayals of masculinity for my SIP. The process of creating the body of work with acrylic on canvas is examined through the narrative story of my ...
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    Malavika, Rao (2017)
    The objective of this project is to explore and acknowledge my different selves. These paintings are performances of the self; they each showcase a way in which I perform my identity. The word performance, perhaps suggests ...
  • Recalling Nonexistent Memories, Becoming Friends with the Dead 

    Lawson, Madeline (2017)
    This collection of cyanotypes, family photos, and block prints are a visual representation to a connection formed, and a trip retraced 64 years later. Through retracing a trip detailed in a distant family member diary ...
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    Levine, Kelsi (2017)
    This project was meant to be an exploration of a fabricated and foreign religion. The fabricated religion was to be explored through immersing the viewer into an environment that presented otherworldly deities in a somewhat ...
  • Untitled 

    Gill, Kelan (2017)
    A collection of paintings created in hopes of providing an avenue to make art more accessible for the everyperson. Artworks inspired by mental illness, the ramifications of substance abuse, cultural displacement, and a ...
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    Xu, Jie (2017)
    The objective of my SIP was to explore the different ways that context and meaning are implemented into a work of art. What I hoped to achieve from conscious integration of meaning was to change my approach to art from ...
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    Parkes, Harrison (2017)
    The objective of my SIP was to explore the different ways that context and meaning are implemented into a work of art. What I hoped to achieve from conscious integration of meaning was to change my approach to art from ...
  • Unidentifiable Feelings of an Outsider 

    Scheck, Christa (2017)
    The main objective of this Senior Individualized Project (SIP) project was to explore the ramifications of anxiety and mental illness on a conceptual level, but on a material one as well to further develop my artistic style ...
  • The Fragility of Place 

    DiFranco, Cecilia (2017)
    This project is a series of paintings that seek to explore the connotations of home, comfort, and safety in urban and suburban areas. Based on photographs taken by the artist in several different cities in Michigan, as ...
  • An Abridged Representation of and Response to Life 

    Topper, Carolyn (2017)
    An overview of Carolyn Topper’s SIP, methods, and brief explanation of prior work. Works initially include illustrations and text about everyday life, and evolve into conceptual work that critiques meaning and interpretation ...
  • Intersections 

    Butler, Kristin M. (2004)
    “Only one question came to my mind when trying to explain my work to you: How can I describe my video Intersections without giving away every important detail of the story? Instead of introducing the narrative to you, I ...
  • The First Collection : A Fashion Design SIP 

    Stockdale, Erin (2007)
    “In designing and constructing a women’s wear spring collection, I would like to openly illustrate my influences from more traditional fine art mediums such as painting, watercolor and photography, while still maintaining ...
  • How Visual Elements are Able to Speak About Emotions and Movements? Paint to Express Feelings in Reflection of Human Caused Environmental Impacts 

    Cheng, Xiangzhi (Sherry) (2016)
    "My Senior Individualized Project is a studio art painting project conducted under the Department of Art and Art history. The idea of my project changed from admiration of wild animals to the exploration of how visual ...
  • Purple Piece, Primary Shapes Weathervane, Fractal Reflections, and Binary Strip 

    Derks, Daedalian J. (2012)
    "My sculpture Senior Individualized Project consists of a series of sculptures and installations made from construction materials, exploring the themes of geometry and aesthetic appeal. I created four individual pieces ...
  • The Senses : Appetite, Control, and Excess 

    MacInnes, Corinne (2015)
    "Over the course of nearly 12 months, I’ve explored and developed an evolution of concepts for my SIP work and other individualized projects. This development began during the spring of 2014 with my interest in the senses, ...
  • Performancing Sexed Interactions, A Muddy Mastery Performance Series 

    Stamm, Taylor (2012)
    “As my body experiences, I see a reflection of both pleasure and frustration as I interact with the material world. I have considered and acted upon materials in various performances, installations and processes as I think ...
  • Playspace 

    Hunter, Katherine (2015)
    The following document is a narrative and academic reflection on the SIP (Senior Individualized Project) process and final project of Katherine Hunter, a series of works completed for Kalamazoo College that begun in December ...
  • Patchwork Ceramics 

    Ritchie, Nicole (2007)
    The inspiration for this installation of ceramic bowls and serving pieces came from vintage fabrics and Judy Chicago's Dinner Party.