Although MFA painter Erin Castellan has spent the last two years ensconced within academia, she’s spent more of her adult life outside of it.
“It's like I'm in school mode all the time. I'm always feeling like I should be working or doing something,” says freshman bassoon student Meridith Wright.
"You're taking something from your head that is you, you're putting it on paper and you're creating this world. People read that, and they know who you are."