Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree

Summer 2012

Degree Name

MFA (Master of Fine Arts)

Degree In

Art

First Advisor

Mathew Rude

Abstract

I study art, and that is because I like to think about how it helps people learn. In particular I like to create insects as abstractions of nature to invite a different perspective on how the world works. I strive to create synergy through interdisciplinary projects so that people can learn through science, technology and art simultaneously. The point of intersection between these fields of study is where my work can be found. My artwork includes scientific photography of insect collections, 3-D scanning, rapid prototyping, molds and ceramic sculptures. All of these have specific processes and through them I have created abstractions of nature to invite a different perspective.

Keywords

Entomology, Insect Collection, Iowa City, Kevin Franz Chamberlain, Old Capital, Preucil

Pages

vii, 16 pages

Comments

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Copyright

Copyright 2012 Kevin Franz Chamberlain

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Art Practice Commons

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