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  • Cultural Mansters 

    Wells, Andrew Ross (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    This document is written in support of the thesis exhibition, Cultural Mansters, which represents and supports the idea of using satire and non-threatening imagery as tools to create a discourse on sociopolitical topics. ...
  • 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 ...
  • An Explanation of Sympathetic Magic 

    Banks, Greg (East Carolina University, 2017-04-27)
    These supernatural stories come to life from my research as new photographs appropriated from my family albums and vernacular images to create visual folklore about the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky. The images ...
  • A Childhood Memoir Under Construction 

    Mohsen, Abir Abu (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    Sanctuary, a noun identifying a place of safety, refuge, or shelter, may also refer to a Holy place, or a sacred place. It is also the concept in which I identify a home, a place that is meant to provide fulfillment to our ...
  • Identity Informed Then Performed 

    Ingle, Alexandra (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    The concept of identity is constructed by societal means, and for the individual, it may be interpreted in many ways. Identity can be recognized by external means such as the clothes a person chooses to wear, but it can ...
  • Suspension of Disbelief 

    Brown, Addison Jarvis (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    This thesis is an invitation to participate in the viewership and operation of fictional narratives. The making of this work is an attempt to understand the dichotomy of enjoying the trick and knowing its method. In ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sarah 

    Lazure, Sarah K (East Carolina University, 2017-04-28)
    As a woman artist, I create my own places to exist. My self-portraits are full of emotion, thought, and creative energy and are made to engage the viewer in an intimate moment. I work by transforming thoughts and emotions ...
  • Sequential/Consequential 

    Beasley, Brett Alastair (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    "Sequential/Consequential" refers to my material-based, process-oriented approach to creating ceramic sculptures. A guiding principle of my thesis activities is centered around expressing temporal accumulation of the art ...
  • Resurgence 

    Staigvil, Kayla (East Carolina University, 2017-01-03)
    I believe objects have a lifespan, they have the capabilities to experience decay and metamorphose into something new. In my work, attention to detail and craftsmanship is important. The ideas surrounding my work focus on ...
  • Flourishing Hope 

    Hutti, Patrick Stephen (East Carolina University, 2016-12-15)
    Flourishing Hope displays the strength of positivity within the human spirit using floral-based ceramic sculptures. The work is assembled out of various ceramic bulbs, shoots, and blooms, all of which are fragile and push ...
  • LEAVING LEAVES -- BETWEEN SEASONS: Therapeutic Landscape Painting and Participatory Art 

    Branch, Emily (East Carolina University, 2016-11-16)
    This thesis is an exhibition of therapeutic art. The therapeutic qualities of the work are based on scientific studies in healthcare design and psychology, and evolutionary psychology. Attributes that have been demonstrated ...
  • 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 ...