Now showing items 13-32 of 133

  • 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. ...
  • Choice Based Art in the Middle School Classroom 

    Usewicz, Catherine (East Carolina University, 2017-08-21)
    The purpose of this paper is to examine the engagement of students when they are presented choices in the art classroom. This method follows the vision of Maria Montessori who created a boundary choice program promoting ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cultural Mansters 

    Wells, Andrew Ross (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    This document is written in support of the thesis exhibition, Cultural Mansters, which represents and supports the idea of using satire and non-threatening imagery as tools to create a discourse on sociopolitical topics. ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...