Document Type


Date of Degree

Spring 2013

Degree Name

MFA (Master of Fine Arts)

Degree In


First Advisor

Anita Jung

First Committee Member

Robert Glasgow

Second Committee Member

James Snitzer

Third Committee Member

David Dunlap

Fourth Committee Member

Sue Hettmansperger

Fifth Committee Member

Timothy Barrett


My imagery comes from what I see in nature. From a hollow in a tree to a break in the clouds, absence is a recurring motif. These spaces intrigue me, and I begin to wonder where they might lead. The structures becomes one rounded, spreading volume.

By printing on both sides of the paper, two images intertwine: one drawing attention and the other subtly shifting beneath the surface. The work becomes an expression of the intricacies and depth of natural forms. Ultimately, I want to take on the processes of nature and embody them in my own works of art.


Circle, Embodying Nature, Line, Paper, Print, Rachel Singel


vii, 16 pages


Includes bibliographical references (page 16).


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