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    • An Analysis of Donald Grantham's Baron Cimetière's Mambo and Baron Samedi's Sarabande (and Soft Shoe). 

      Jackson, Bonnie Rebecca (East Carolina University, 2010)
      The present analysis summarizes and clarifies the compositional tools and techniques employed in Donald Grantham's Baron Cimetière's Mambo (2004) and Baron Samedi's Sarbande (and Soft Shoe) (2005) in the context of their ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Atlantic City 

      Frazier, Jason (East Carolina University, 2010)
      Abstract  Atlantic City  by Jason Frazier  April, 2010  Director: Ron Mitchelson  DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH  Atlantic City is a screenplay inspired in part by events that took place in Catskill, NY in  the early 1980's. The ...
    • Body in Flight 

      Settimio, Samantha (East Carolina University, 2013)
      This master's thesis is a collection of poetry focusing on the emotional and behavioral responses of a woman whose perception of life is considerably twisted by her chances at inheriting cancer and certain romantic ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • A Democratic Art 

      Smoot, Michael (East Carolina University, 2013)
      This is a report on my creative research and it is written in support of my thesis exhibition entitled A Democratic Art. This thesis is an investigation into the ways printmaking is celebrated within the printmaking ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • Domino Effect and Other Stories 

      Frisby, Brandon C. (East Carolina University, 2012)
      This thesis is a collection of six fictional short stories, all of which focus on strong characters and narrative voice. The stories also involve different narrative perspectives. They include a variety of writing styles, ...
    • Echoed Plexus 

      Pipkin, Bethany (East Carolina University, 2013)
      This is a report of a creative thesis to complete the Master of Fine Arts degree at East Carolina University. The body of work presented focuses on the scientific theory of emergence as a connection between the structures ...
    • ELEMENTAL 

      Peck, Audrey (East Carolina University, 2014)
      This document is written in support of a creative body of work for the Master of Fine Arts degree at East Carolina University. The work presented focuses on both my relationship with the natural world as well as the complex ...
    • Emerging Creativity 

      Craig, Joshua Mark (East Carolina University, 2013)
      Complex systems and patterns arise out of a multiplicity of relatively simple interactions. This phenomenon is defined as Emergence. Emergent systems can act as a guide to the creative process by allowing the artist to ...