ALI WORTHINGTON

Thesis

THESIS PART I: GROUP SHOW

Graduating seniors presented a BFA Thesis show titled "___ ___, yeah." inspired by reactions heard throughout the gallery. It highlighted the work of painters, designers, photographers, sculptors, printmakers, and media artists. 

As the head designer, I led twelve graphic designers to collaboratively brand and market the show, including a website, exhibition signage, and the broadsheet newspaper below. It details the exhibiting artists' names and information, and folds down to mailer size. We sent, hung, and distributed an edition of 1000. 

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THESIS PART II: PERSONAL PROJECT 

Though my concentration was in graphic design, my thesis embodied the different media that I worked in over the previous four years—sculpture, drawing, design, and performance art. I designed an event to raise funds and awareness for two local charities with which I had previously worked.

All guests were greeted by a maître d', seated with a full place setting, and handed a menu. Their servers, however, offered only small paper sculptures set on plates, course after course. Each course represented the body's phases of hunger. The entire meal was meant to induce a feeling of hunger. All proceeds went to the New Brunswick Community Food Alliance & Elijah's Promise.

The invitation and photos from the event are below.

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