academic interests

Describe your academic interests and how you plan to pursue them at USC. Please feel free to address your first- and second-choice major selections

I am always interested in making something radically new out of an ordinary idea. As I explored different styles and media at the Orange County School of the Arts, I became an artistic nomad, seeking for something new each and every step in my learning process. Utilizing ink pens one day, yarns another, and then boxes, nails, and even chocolate, I create artworks that express the crazy side of my brain. However, I tend to answer even before the audience has a chance to question. I need some element of obscurity, a game of push and pull, and a little more subtlety in my art.

At Roski, I will be able to submerge myself into the art world through the guidance and critique of some of the best skilled professors. In particular, I would love to learn from Tala Madani whose expertise in abstract form of art particularly intrigues me. In addition to furthering my skills in painting and drawing, I hope to discover new ways of doing printmaking through the guidance of Xavier Fumat. As one of my career aspirations is to become an art therapist, I would like to supplement my art studies with courses in psychology and intern in the Art Therapy Program at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. By filling the gaps in my art knowledge and...

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