Recent Submissions

  • You, the Candidate 

    Clark, Kayla N. (East Carolina University, 2019-07-25)
    This thesis investigates the relationship between graphic design and political campaigns with a focus on color and typography. The extent to which the general public identifies typeface and color palette characteristics ...
  • PREMIUM Garbage 

    Rickett, Timothy Jason (East Carolina University, 2019-07-22)
    Each year the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releases the Advancing Sustainable Materials Management: Facts and Figures Sheet. Within this document, the EPA records Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generation, recycling, ...
  • (Un)Becoming 

    Atkinson, Adam James (East Carolina University, 2019-07-17)
    This document provides written support for the thesis exhibition, (Un)Becoming. The body of work uses taxidermy and specimen collection techniques to explore the relationship between the Westward Expansion of the late 19th ...
  • Impact of Inductive and Deductive Teaching Strategy in Art Classes 

    Burns, Stephanie Rayanne (East Carolina University, 2019-07-15)
    Abstract: The purpose of this small teacher action research study was to determine if incorporating an inductive teaching strategy (concept attainment) into the teaching of art concepts affects student performance on depth ...
  • Art: The Grand Illusion 

    Stoehr, Alexander (East Carolina University, 2019-05-14)
    My presentation facilitates an understanding of everyday design choices and the potential influence it has on a viewer. From marketing designs to popular film I do my best to breakdown my understanding of the artist/audience ...
  • de Materia Medica 

    Reyes, Carolina Sephra (East Carolina University, 2019-05-01)
    Until the development of conventional medical practices, more commonly known as Western Medicine, or Allopathy, the practice of herbalism has been used for thousands of years throughout many cultures around the world. ...
  • Scurry 

    Shultz, Ronson (East Carolina University, 2019-05-01)
    There has been a shift in the politics in America with many voters moving into a post-truth society. Where debates, laws and policies are framed by appealing to emotions, rather than facts. This political movement, also ...
  • Is there a solution to climate change? 

    White, Margaret Claire (East Carolina University, 2019-05-01)
    This document supports my Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition consisting of two digital prints, ten lithographs, vinyl text corresponding to each print and 5 stickers with listed references, in the SOAD gallery. The ...
  • Metamorphosis in Red 

    Lang, Joanne; Lazure, Timothy (East Carolina University, 2019-04-26)
    Folk and fairy tales have been told for centuries and they remain a mainstay in children's literature. When they were first written down, the tales included startling episodes of mistreatment of women, including sexual ...
  • Held 

    Roddenbery, Holly (East Carolina University, 2018-12-06)
    The idea of the "spiritual" conjures notions of belief, wonder, and divinity for many people. I have come to understand the spiritual to be a part of my daily life, my inner thoughts and feelings, and the means to which I ...
  • Untitled 

    Bradsher, Jessica (East Carolina University, 2018-12-06)
    I believe in the practice of empathy. Einfühlung is the ability to put oneself in the shoes of another and is the inspiration for this thesis exhibition. My work elicits emotion through sculptural representations of ...
  • COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF MOVEMENT ONE OF JENNIFER HIGDON’S VIOLIN CONCERTO 

    Green, Brittany (East Carolina University, 2018-07-20)
    Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962) is quickly becoming one of the most performed and sought after American composers of our time. Her works have been played by all major American orchestras, along with several major European ...
  • AN ANALYSIS OF ALFRED SCHNITTKE'S POLYSTYLISM IN HIS STRING QUARTET NO. 3 (1983) 

    Herndon, Dallas J (East Carolina University, 2018-07-30)
    The study of polystylism and its role in the history of music is a relatively new idea; Alfred Schnittke is often regarded as the first true proponent of the term, and the bulk of his compositional output did not begin ...
  • SYMPHONY NO. 2 “SYMPHONY OF CHORALES” BY LUKAS FOSS: A STUDY IN COLLAGE AND MUSICAL BORROWING 

    Powers, Alec (East Carolina University, 2018-07-20)
    In his second symphony, the Symphony of Chorales (1958), Foss seems to be struggling to merge two identities, his Stravinskian Neoclassicism and his improvisation-influenced experimentalism. The mature Foss is first able ...
  • Ty Matson: Senior Recital, Trombone 

    Matson, Ty Christian (East Carolina University, 2018-05-24)
    This Senior Honors Project is entitled “Ty Matson: Senior Recital, Trombone.” The author of the project is Ty Matson. The Senior Honors Project was the preparation and performance of my senior trombone recital, with program ...
  • THE FOUNDATION OF MUSIC 

    Castillo, Jean (East Carolina University, 2018-05-01)
    Music is a powerful tool that can be heard all over the world. It is used as a means of expressing emotions, overcoming obstacles, and establishing an identity as an individual and as a culture. I plan to create a program ...
  • The Emotional Effect of Musical Underscoring in the Play columbinus 

    Rogers, Jessica (East Carolina University, 2018-05-03)
    One of the most debated political topics in today’s media is the prominence of school shootings. During a time of discourse, artists typically use this energy to enhance their work and create emotional pieces of art that ...
  • The Effect of NFL Protest for TV Viewership 

    Phillips, Austin (East Carolina University, 2018-05-01)
    Two things have significantly impacted the National Football League (NFL) in the last year: First, there was a decrease of viewership of around 9.7% in the last Nielsen ratings of 2017 (Rovell, 2018). Second, the protests ...
  • Object Stories Through Visual Prints 

    Bornheimer, Jennifer L. (East Carolina University, 2018-05-24)
    I have been fascinated by the shapes and textures of objects, how their properties not only capture beauty, but also tell stories of intent and use. My goal for this project was to investigate these objects, learn their ...
  • Lovable Lunatic: The Life & Lyrics of Dorothy Fields 

    Piner, Talen Reid (East Carolina University, 2018-05-01)
    There are not enough artistic pieces that celebrate and feature powerful women. In addition, the number of men cast in most theatrical productions usually double the number of women: the production 1776, produced here at ...

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