Date of Award
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Of the questions I ask myself concerning the making of a painting, the one that continues to drive the work is this - where do the facilities and properties of technique in paint handling meet the action and then final experience of the painting? In the attempt to answer this question I have made work from the building up of my life. I have dug out from the memories of childhood and the metamorphosis of fictions into personal realities. I have added new movements and marks and built abstractions in the dark. The hope would be that as I work the thoughts that lead the way start to one by one leave the room until no one is left, freeing up the space to let the material flow and something else to enter in.
Mockler, Lucas, "Baseball camp and other stories" (2022). Masters Theses. 901.
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