Recent Submissions

  • VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS IN AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION (AAC): AN EYE TRACKING STUDY TO EXPLORE INFLUENCES OF ABSTRACTION, REALISM, AND FAMILIARITY ON THE GAZE PATTERNS OF A PERSON WITH ANGELMAN SYNDROME WHO USES AAC TECHNOLOGIES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR RESEARCH AND THE ART CLASSROOM 

    Allen, Nicole E (East Carolina University, 2016-05-04)
    People who are non-verbal and have intellectual disabilities often use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) technologies to have a voice, but are often left out of decisions about how their language is represented ...
  • Dreamscape 

    Harvell, Sarah (East Carolina University, 2016-05-03)
    Inspired by the allure of nature, I perpetually seek to surround myself with flowing organic forms, specifically seedpods. I form copper sheet into three-dimensional forms that mimic the sensuous shapes and curving lines ...
  • With Salivating Tongues We Gaze Lustingly At Sugar, Salt, And Fat 

    Watts, Amber D (East Carolina University, 2016-05-03)
    This is a report of a thesis to complete the Master of Fine Arts Degree at East Carolina University. The body of work presented is the result of research and creative activity which addresses a number of food-related issues. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Fresh Tracks 

    Mannino, Joe (East Carolina University, 2016-04-25)
    Fresh Tracks is inspired by my life and my upbringing as a hunter. I am creating this body of work for the same reasons I hunt: for the connection to my environment and my food, because I have a vested interested in the ...
  • Release 

    Karpa, Alyssa (East Carolina University, 2016-05-03)
    This thesis work depicts my process of therapy and rejuvenation found through artwork about abuse I suffered during high school. Through creating metaphors about the abuse, PTSD, and my anxiety, I discovered that my work ...
  • Distant Transmissions 

    Zuercher, Christine (East Carolina University, 2016-04-19)
    Shortwave radio and the Space Race technology of the 1950's and 1960's cultivated intensely individual and collective cultural experiences that encouraged us to explore the unknown. My research on shortwave radio and space ...
  • Yesterday and Tomorrow 

    Alotaibi, Samirah (East Carolina University, 2015-12-16)
    This thesis is written in support of the creative body of work entitled Yesterday and Tomorrow, a work of digital weaving and printing that examines memories, familial history, and cultural identity. This work presents ...
  • Tribulation Enshrined 

    Younge, Erin E. (East Carolina University, 2015)
    This research and creative activity is a series of seven interactive art shrines called Tribulation Enshrined. Using my knowledge of Judeo-Christianity, my work compares that religious visual culture with art practices ...
  • Tools of Mass Consumption 

    Klacza, Mary E. (East Carolina University, 2015)
    Today, with cheaply produced plasticware introduced in the 1960s and foods that can be consumed directly out of the wrapper, our culture has essentially acknowledged the necessity for function and convenience when eating. ...
  • Reflect 

    Speranza, Katherine (East Carolina University, 2015)
    This document is written in conjunction with a series of work titled, Reflect. Through historical research, personal narrative, interviews, and the making process, I examine the differences between loneliness and solitude, ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Form of Healing Vibrations 

    Hall, Steven (East Carolina University, 2015)
    The focus of my research is the production of singing bowls to enhance my understanding of the healing art Reiki. By making singing bowls it is possible to form an awareness of non-visual energies that can be applied to ...
  • Designing Ceramics for Social Events 

    Bailey, William Gaines (East Carolina University, 2015)
    My work considers the role of functional objects in common rituals. I am investigating how handcrafted ceramics can fit the demands of social events in both functional and decorative capacities. Specifically my thesis work ...
  • 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 ...
  • Senior Show Poster 

    Beebe, Paige (2015-04-10)
    As an art major, we are required to finalize our senior year with a public showing of our work. More specifically, as a graphic design concentration, we as a graduating senior class compose a show together as a group. This ...
  • Reawakening 

    Akins, Ernest (East Carolina University, 2014)
    Artists continually, create art celebrating Western Society and Civilization as the epitome of human culture. Art is created that memorializes our environment, landscape and culture in ways that are inconsistent with the ...
  • Bonds 

    Sogol, Sydney Jaye (East Carolina University, 2014)
    This report of creative thesis is a visual interpretation of the stages in the relationship between me and my horse, Dolly. The work represents a timeline from when we were first paired at a riding academy, to when we ...
  • Wanderings : a Childhood Introspective 

    Perry, Cathy Dean (East Carolina University, 2014)
    This report of Creative Thesis examines the transitions of my family life, generational traditions, and enduring memories of my childhood. These are portrayed through bronze, aluminum, and welded steel sculptures arranged ...
  • 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 ...

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