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Date of Graduation

Spring 2018

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


School of Art, Design and Art History


Lisa Tubach

Gregory Stewart

Robert Mertens

Aderonke Adesanya


This thesis provides a conceptual framework for So Small, So Sweet, So Soon, an MFA body of work by Katherine Burling. The document interweaves personal narrative, creative influences, historical references and political commentary that explore the work’s relevance to America in the 21st century.



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