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Marissa Quinn ’11, MFA ’14

Residence: San Diego, California

Profession: Artist

Mediums: Oil, mixed media

Artist’s Transformation: Marissa Quinn discovered the notion of art as something bigger than one’s self during her undergraduate studies at APU. Continuing on into the MFA program, she said the studio-focused format lends itself to creative exploration. “This program will not make you into a boxed-in artist,” said Quinn, who works with mixed media to create large, highly textural paintings that position nature in contrast to the detachment of modern technology.

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