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  • Nascent Myth 

    Krueger, September E. (East Carolina University, 2010)
    This is a written report of a creative thesis. The body of work presented in "Nascent  Myth" evolved from personal exploration regarding myth and spirituality. Birds are used as the unifying element to present several ...
  • The Transformation Of Stone 

    Amante, Matthew Giovanni (East Carolina University, 2010)
    In this body of work I attempt to discuss transformation on three levels: material, concept, and expression. The sculptures created for this thesis were inspired by the physical characteristics of stone as a material as ...
  • Making Art Responsibly 

    Fanberg, Victoria (East Carolina University, 2010)
    This essay is a written defense for the body of work titled, "How Does Your Garden Grow?" as well as an examination of how art can behave responsibly in regards to the social process.  
  • Roxie, Mr. Bingo, Kewl and The Gate : Street Gangs in Kinston: Participating in One City's Game of Chance to Save Itself 

    Brennan, Anne (East Carolina University, 2010)
    This project in pursuit of social and aesthetic experience involved the Kinston Community Council for the Arts, the Kinston Department of Public Safety and The Gate of Kinston (Gang Awareness Training and Education; a ...
  • Inner Change : The Artist and Self-Actualization 

    Youmans, Lindsey Laing (East Carolina University, 2010)
    This report is written in support of the thesis exhibition entitled "Inner Change", which investigates the idea of self-actualization through the use of self-portraits juxtaposed with personal imagery to represent my ...
  • Vignettes of a Family 

    Pearson, Leslie (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This written research document supports Vignettes of a Family, a mixed media art installation that examines memory and identity formation. Additionally, the transformative value of communication is explored through narrative ...
  • AFTER SIX YEARS... : AN EXAMINATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE ABOVETHEINFLUENCE CAMPAIGN ON ITS INITIAL TARGET AUDIENCE 

    Moore, Leslie (East Carolina University, 2011)
    In November 2005, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) implemented a new form of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign (NYAMC). The AboveTheInfluence campaign targets 12-17 year olds, with a specific ...
  • RED AND BLUE IDEOLOGY : A FANTASY-THEME ANALYSIS OF BARACK OBAMA'S POLITICAL DISCOURSE 

    Jarrell, Kelly Elizabeth (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This thesis will examine the rhetorical style of Barack Obama throughout the 2008 presidential campaign and his contentious push for health care reform, in order to provide insight into Obama's post-inaugural political ...
  • Toward Relational Craft 

    Micheletto-Blouin, Stephan (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This thesis report contends with the contemporary context of studio craft here in the USA. Studio craft is predicated on habits of a modern world, and the political and economic relations comprising our social landscape ...
  • Organic Structure 

    Kiefer, Jeffery Alan (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This supplemental report is based on my thesis exhibition and is an investigation into the influences that drive me to create sculpture. The work stems from a fascination with nature's ability to deconstruct what mankind ...
  • Wood-Firing in America : Wood-Fired Utilitarian Ware for Serving Japanese and American Food 

    Ishimaru, Yu (East Carolina University, 2011)
    In this body of work, my focus is on the surface and color of wood-fired ergonomic utilitarian ware. The natural-ash glazed surface and soft color changes from the atmospheric nature of wood firing are the principle aim ...
  • 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, ...
  • ReCollection 

    Wood, Laura (East Carolina University, 2011)
    The intent of this written research document is to support the creative research works entitled: ReCollection. This work supports an investigation of collecting and accumulation of material items in the American culture. ...
  • Sensory Reminiscences 

    Shirah, Leslie (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This report is based on my thesis exhibition, inspired by memories of my childhood. The foundation of this body of work involves reconstructing and reviving the sensory perceptions of materials, processes, and colors from ...
  • FUNctional Ceramics 

    Fineman, Jeremy A. (East Carolina University, 2011)
    As a potter who deals with consumer products, I use different approaches in my making process to practice methods that have less of an impact on the Earth's resources. In this thesis, I will be investigating two different ...
  • Visual-Aural Progression : One MFA Candidate's Retrospective, 2005-2011 

    Snyder, J. Travis (East Carolina University, 2011)
    Visual-Aural Progression chronicles my five-year journey through the MFA program in Wood Design. This writing showcases my progression as a craftsman through photos of my work and reflections on the reasons, motivations, ...
  • Survey of Educational and Cultural Influences in Occupations 

    Mauney, Anne Jenkins (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This study endeavored to determine if persons were influenced by their art  education , early creative experiences and participation with other visual art activities in the selection of their chosen profession and noted ...
  • Tangible Emanations 

    Denton, Andrew William (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This is a 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 intangible emanations that emerge from ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Figure in Fine Art and Commercialism 

    Wooten, Christopher William (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This body of sculpture is an exploration of the human figure through personal, public, and commercial works. The following thesis report will explore these various categories and how they play a role in the sculpture's ...