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  • 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 ...
  • Adverse 

    Culbertson, Brian James (East Carolina University, 2018-04-27)
    The role of the photograph in the conversation of mental illness is fraught with misrepresentation. Since its infancy the photographic image has been used as a means of portraying those living with mental illness as frail, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Art From the Abyss 

    French, Timothy Paul (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This document is written in support of the thesis exhibition, Art from the Abyss, which represents and supports the idea of art-making as a catharsis. Through these works, negative emotions are identified, named, and given ...
  • ART, MUSIC, and STORY AT WOODS CHARTER SCHOOL : An Exploration of A/r/tography Methods 

    Durham, Derrick Brett (East Carolina University, 2012)
    Over the course of the 2009-2010 school year, I worked with my 8th grade art students to implement a series of projects using an interdisciplinary approach within the art classroom. The main thrust of the project was the ...
  • ART, PRIDE AND HERITAGE : LEARNERS RESPONDING TO MULTICULTURAL IMAGES 

    Waller, Angela Rae (East Carolina University, 2012)
    Do students naturally select artwork that is of their own heritage or do they choose what they find inspiring for other reasons? The purpose of this study was to detect if students prefer artwork based on what they find ...
  • 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 ...
  • Articulation of Balance 

    Erisman, Graham (East Carolina University, 2012)
    This is my report on my creative research. It is supplementary to my thesis exhibition of works of sculpture, images of which are included in this report. These sculptures explore the idea of balance through articulation ...
  • 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 ...
  • Celebration and ceremony through life 

    Strader, Molly (East Carolina University, 2010)
    This written report supports a creative thesis investigation about objects used for celebrations and ceremonies. My work in precious metals and textiles symbolically represents significant transitions in a human life. ...
  • Choice Based Art in the Middle School Classroom 

    Usewicz, Catherine (East Carolina University, 2017-08-21)
    The purpose of this paper is to examine the engagement of students when they are presented choices in the art classroom. This method follows the vision of Maria Montessori who created a boundary choice program promoting ...
  • Codified Artifice 

    Brown, Liz Kohler (East Carolina University, 2013)
    This written report supports the thesis exhibition entitled Codified Artifice, images of which are included in this report. The focus of this creative research is the cultural and nutritional implications of packaged foods. ...
  • Combining Ceramics and Metalwork to Explore the Relationship Between the Industrial and Humanistic Elements of the Modern World 

    Brown, Autumn (East Carolina University, 2010)
    This written report supports the creative thesis entitled "Combining Ceramics and Metalwork to Explore the Relationships Between Humanistic and Industrial Elements of the Modern World." In recent history the spread of ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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. ...
  • Decadent Afterlife 

    McAteer, Michael Patrick (East Carolina University, 2012)
    "Decadent Afterlife" has been a way for me to harness and channel my personal responses to the experiences in my life and display them. This thesis can be viewed as two series of work about control, mortality, and the ...