Professor of Sculpture


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  • Role:

  • Position:

    • Professor of Sculpture
    • Graduate Advisor for Sculpture
  • Concentration:

    • Sculpture
  • Department:

    • Art and Art History and University Center for the Arts
  • Education:

    • M.F.A., Sculpture (2001 University of Colorado, Boulder), B.A. Fine Art and Visual Communications Design (1995 Purdue University)
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Professor Faris' primary area of focus is Sculpture and Installation Art. Her personal work is experiential in nature and explores the relationship of people to place to object as affected by memory and individual perception. Professor Faris has been actively involved with the Artnauts International Artist Collective since 2004. The Artnauts Collective focuses on issues of social justice and the power of a collective voice as a catalyst for change.  She has shown her work regionally, nationally, and internationally.