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  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • An Eclectic Collection of Jewish-Inspired Viola Music: An Informed Performance 

    Logan, Madaline (2015)
    Music performance in a recital setting involves the integration of numerous elements and tools rigorously studied and refined over a substantial number of years. These components include: the physical playing of the ...
  • THE EFFECT OF COMMUNITY-BASED GROUP MUSIC THERAPY ON QUALITY OF LIFE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES 

    Li, Rongzhi, musician (East Carolina University, 2010)
    The purpose of this qualitative study was to gain a richer understanding of the effect of community-based group music therapy on quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities through the insights of four ...
  • 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 ...
  • Enneagram: An Illustrative Exploration 

    Thomas, Jordan (East Carolina University, 2016-04-28)
    “Enneagram: An Illustrative Exploration” is a collection of work created during my last two years as a BFA Candidate in Studio Art and Illustration. The bulk of the work is based around body adornment and tattooing and how ...
  • Everything and Nothing Changes 

    Harding, Matt (East Carolina University, 2013)
    This report is the creative thesis of my sculptural works completed at East Carolina University. Signage, sculpture and antique transportation technology influence the technical processes and geometric forms which support ...
  • Evolution of Relationships Through Time 

    Morgan, Chris Richards (East Carolina University, 2018-04-23)
    My careers in dance and Medicine have shaped my concept of form and philosophical ideas on modern Humanism. Through figurative sculpture, I present an autobiographical representation of the interconnection between me and ...
  • An Examination of the Implementation of Technology in Secondary School Bands 

    Henderson, Michael (East Carolina University, 2012)
    The purpose of this study was to examine how high school and middle school band directors in the state of North Carolina currently implement technology into their band programs. Selection of participants for this study ...
  • Facetacks Season One : A Narrative on Ceramic Vessels 

    Rees, Kyle (East Carolina University, 2013)
    This written report addresses the narrative objects created in the completion of the Master of Fine Arts degree. These objects consist of utilitarian porcelain pottery in the form of stacked cups, coffee sets, and tea ...
  • Faculty recital. [sound recording] : featuring the music of Mark Alan Taggart and Britton Theurer. 

    Theurer, Britton; Foley, Brad; O'Brien, John B.; Ford, Mark; Dashiell, Carroll V.; Ulffers, Christopher; Williams, Nathan L.; Taggart, Mark Alan (East Carolina University, 1995)
    Six windy city vignettes [premiere performance] : Confused ; Useless ; Bluster ; Fatigue ; Alacrity ; Nonchalance / Mark Alan Taggart -- The greatest show on earth [American premiere] : Celebration ; Side show ; Fortune-teller ...
  • Fear & Opportunity 

    Ary, Lori Nicole (East Carolina University, 2014)
    This report of Creative Thesis examines the links between childhood memories, the joy of opportunity, the fear of decision-making, and the struggle for identity and belonging. The concept is represented by two opposing ...
  • Fear Not This Body 

    Buss, Carolyn Adda (East Carolina University, 2019-11-26)
    Body shame is an insidious part of Western culture. As a fat woman, I am intent upon expressing and sharing the beauty of bodies that are commonly vilified in an effort to combat that shame. In my MFA thesis exhibition, I ...