Vibrant Matters
 
Work included in the 2022 Yale MFA Painting/Printmaking thesis exhibition curated by Melanie Kress and Rachelle Dang. Additional information and work from the graduating cohort can be viewed at http://painting2022.yaleschoolofart.org/. The exhibition identity and website are designed by Alvin Ashiatey and Mengjie Liu.

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Spinning Wheels, 2022.
Dye on silk organza;
112 x 96 x 36 in.
Photo: Allison Minto.

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Spinning Wheels, 2022.
Dye on silk organza;
112 x 96 x 36 in.
Photo: Opal Ecker DeRuvo.

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left to right: Redacted Stanzas, THE ELEMENTS MIGHT STAND UP, THE ELEMENTS MIGHT, 2022. Woven on rigid heddle loom with dye and leno-weave;
25 x 62 in., 25.5 x 62.5 in., 26 x 67 in.
Photo: Meghan Olson.

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Redacted Stanzas, 2022.
Woven on rigid heddle loom with dye and leno-weave; 25 x 62 in.
Photo: Meghan Olson.

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THE ELEMENTS MIGHT STAND UP, 2022.
Woven on rigid heddle loom with dye and leno-weave; 25.5 x 62.5 in.
Photo: Meghan Olson.

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THE ELEMENTS MIGHT STAND UP (detail), 2022. Woven on rigid heddle loom with dye and leno-weave; 25.5 x 62.5 in. Photo: Meghan Olson.

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THE ELEMENTS MIGHT STAND UP (detail), 2022.
Woven on rigid heddle loom with dye and leno-weave;
25.5 x 62.5 in.
Photo: Meghan Olson.

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THE ELEMENTS MIGHT STAND UP (detail), 2022.
Woven on rigid heddle loom with dye and leno-weave;
25.5 x 62.5 in.
Photo: Meghan Olson.

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THE ELEMENTS MIGHT, 2022.
Woven on rigid heddle loom with dye and leno-weave;
26 x 67 in.
Photo: Meghan Olson.

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THE ELEMENTS MIGHT (detail), 2022.
Woven on rigid heddle loom with dye and leno-weave;
26 x 67 in. Photo: Meghan Olson.

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THE ELEMENTS MIGHT (detail), 2022.
Woven on rigid heddle loom with dye and leno-weave;
26 x 67 in.
Photo: Meghan Olson.

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left to right: Shell, Fabric, Softness, 2022.
Plaster and dye;
7.75 x 10 in., 12.5 x 12.5 in., 15.5 x 12 in. Photo: Meghan Olson.

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Spider Web on Two Nights, 2022.
Woodcut on paper;
24 x 21.5 in.
Photo: Allison Minto.