Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Student Art Spotlight: Liz Feely (March 26, 2021)

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My name is Liz Feeley and I will be graduating this spring from the BFA program with a double concentration in Ceramics and Graphic Design as well as a complement in Printmaking, — that’s a lot! My work has shifted from project to project either on social interactions or imagined worlds based on what I see around me.

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My passion for gaming has influenced not only my work but process, researching regions, folklore, people, flora and fauna alike, history, mythology, and really any scrap of information I can gather to help create a setting or story where my pieces exist. For me whether creating or viewing a piece, it is about more than escapism or storytelling but connection.

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A connection to history all over our world, other cultures and species I’ve never heard of prior. Most of all a connection that I’ve seen form between people who view my work and
converse together or with me about a finished or in progress piece.

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Listening to how others build their own world where my works thrive, opening their minds
to possibilities and imagination that so many have closed themselves off to.

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A smile, a laugh, a conversation and a connection. To me, these are the most precious parts of my work and what I hope to achieve.

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