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  • ANAMNESIS 

    McFadyen, Barbara (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    The beauty of nature and the experience of awe that it evokes can serve to remind us of our place in the world. This thesis examines that beauty, love and loss, remembering, and finding solace through reflections of the ...
  • Corrupt Fairytales : An Exploration of Implied Gender Roles Through Functional and Wearable Art 

    Saneholtz, Marissa (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This written report supports the creative thesis entitled Corrupt Fairytales, An Exploration of Implied Gender Roles Through Functional and Wearable Art. This thesis will investigate implied gender roles through research, ...
  • Creating Wearable Jewelry Using Experimental Enameling Techniques 

    Earley-Thiele, Margaret (East Carolina University, 2009)
    My thesis explores the topic of creating dimensional enamel forms through the use of experimental enameling techniques. While the pieces are based on the foundation of basic enameling, I pushed the material's limits to ...
  • The curative bloom : an investigation of medicinal botanical imagery incorporating precious metals and enamel as body adornment 

    Friedland, Mara (East Carolina University, 2009)
    This written report supports the creative thesis entitled The Curative Bloom. The historical exploration of the medicinal uses of plant life, along with a technical investigation of casting, forming and enameling processes, ...
  • DETAILS OUT OF PLACE : AN INVESTIGATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MEMORY AND PLACE 

    Cole, Kathryn (East Carolina University, 2012)
    I am exploring the connection of place and memory. There are 3 specific single apartments that were pivotal during my development as an adult. These places are the point of departure for this work. By reinterpreting maps, ...
  • Formal Elements, Wearable Jewelry 

    Jovanovic, Dejan (East Carolina University, 2012)
    In my master's thesis and exhibition entitled Formal Elements, Wearable Jewelry, I explore the creative influences that inspire me to work in this medium. Texture, surface, line and movement contribute to a personal ...
  • Fragile: Handle with Care 

    Rubio, Hosanna (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    Memory has always been dearly held in my family, and easily lost. I watched as my loved ones surrounded themselves with objects that acted as physical anchors to the full lives they had lived, the places they had been, and ...
  • Growth Patterns 

    Zumbro, Leia (East Carolina University, 2012)
    The presence of formulaic growth patterns such as fractals and the divine proportion in the botanical, animal and physical landscape inspire and intrigue me. Fractals are characterized by self-similarity, in which the ...
  • Heirloom : An Examination of Value, Family History and Personal Identity 

    Heuss, Abigail (East Carolina University, 2012)
    This document is written in support of the creative body of work entitled The Art of Remembering-A Genealogy Project. The focus of my graduate research is the collection and preservation of my own family stories. This ...
  • An Interview with Yotburd : Creating as a Collector 

    Lechtenberg, Zachery (East Carolina University, 2015)
    As an artist I believe it is important to present work in a new way rather than continually looking to traditional methods. The context for the presentation and distribution of art is changing and the collectors of art ...
  • Lithic Fragments : Sand, Stones, and Spirituality 

    Steiner, Elizabeth R. (East Carolina University, 2011)
    The work in this thesis exhibition is a reflection of my spiritual journey, a consecration of both the mundane and profound, and my search for transcendence. Repetitive action becomes meditation; each piece becomes a prayer. ...
  • ReCollection 

    Wood, Laura (East Carolina University, 2011)
    The intent of this written research document is to support the creative research works entitled: ReCollection. This work supports an investigation of collecting and accumulation of material items in the American culture. ...
  • The Recruitment Office of Interdisciplinary studies 

    Russell, Steven Daniel (East Carolina University, 2014)
    My work has always explored discarded material. I am also a passionate amateur of multiple disciplines. I call myself an amateur because of my curiosity for other disciplines not measured by a degree. The Office of ...
  • Seeking Comfort 

    Bailey, Alison (East Carolina University, 2015)
    I believe that objects once possessed by a loved one can vividly revive one's memories  and have the power to evoke comfort and nostalgia. The contrast, color, repetition, and tactile  qualities of my pieces preserve these ...
  • The Industrial Image: Preserving a Deteriorating Identity 

    Loch-Test, Sarah (East Carolina University, 2016-04-27)
    Reclamation is essential in preserving the history and changing identity of America's Rust Belt. This body of work uses photography and historic events as material that can be repurposed. Imagery is preserved when fired ...