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  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Form of Healing Vibrations 

    Hall, Steven (East Carolina University, 2015)
    The focus of my research is the production of singing bowls to enhance my understanding of the healing art Reiki. By making singing bowls it is possible to form an awareness of non-visual energies that can be applied to ...
  • Formed By Desire : An Investigation Of The Relationship Between Playfulness And Design 

    Garcia, Laritza (East Carolina University, 2012)
    My personal development and professional training have led me to believe that playful attitudes help people cope, problem-solve and can offer emotional lightness. The Formed by Desire collection is comprised of three ...
  • Growth Patterns 

    Zumbro, Leia (East Carolina University, 2012)
    The presence of formulaic growth patterns such as fractals and the divine proportion in the botanical, animal and physical landscape inspire and intrigue me. Fractals are characterized by self-similarity, in which the ...
  • An Interview with Yotburd : Creating as a Collector 

    Lechtenberg, Zachery (East Carolina University, 2015)
    As an artist I believe it is important to present work in a new way rather than continually looking to traditional methods. The context for the presentation and distribution of art is changing and the collectors of art ...
  • Mile Marker : A Material Investigation in Two Lane Travels 

    James, Danielle (East Carolina University, 2014)
    This thesis contemplates American imagery, landscape, memories, identities, and travel in order to introduce the spontaneity of adventure to the viewer. My work attempts to spark a desire for being lost and focuses on the ...
  • The Recruitment Office of Interdisciplinary studies 

    Russell, Steven Daniel (East Carolina University, 2014)
    My work has always explored discarded material. I am also a passionate amateur of multiple disciplines. I call myself an amateur because of my curiosity for other disciplines not measured by a degree. The Office of ...
  • Resurgence 

    Staigvil, Kayla (East Carolina University, 2017-01-03)
    I believe objects have a lifespan, they have the capabilities to experience decay and metamorphose into something new. In my work, attention to detail and craftsmanship is important. The ideas surrounding my work focus on ...
  • Seeking Comfort 

    Bailey, Alison (East Carolina University, 2015)
    I believe that objects once possessed by a loved one can vividly revive one's memories  and have the power to evoke comfort and nostalgia. The contrast, color, repetition, and tactile  qualities of my pieces preserve these ...
  • Subjugatus 

    Lazzarine, Tina (East Carolina University, 2013)
    This document is written in support of the creative body of work entitled Subjugatus. My research in graduate school has focused on finding a way to merge textile design with my chosen field of study: metal design. Influenced ...
  • The Industrial Image: Preserving a Deteriorating Identity 

    Loch-Test, Sarah (East Carolina University, 2016-04-27)
    Reclamation is essential in preserving the history and changing identity of America's Rust Belt. This body of work uses photography and historic events as material that can be repurposed. Imagery is preserved when fired ...