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  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • FieldWork 

    Turi, Lorraine (East Carolina University, 2013)
    My work is a visual photographic exploration, which considers the migration from the field to the factory and the consequences of that shift on the American worker. Since the Industrial Revolution, large corporations have ...