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  • LEAVING LEAVES -- BETWEEN SEASONS: Therapeutic Landscape Painting and Participatory Art 

    Branch, Emily (East Carolina University, 2016-11-16)
    This thesis is an exhibition of therapeutic art. The therapeutic qualities of the work are based on scientific studies in healthcare design and psychology, and evolutionary psychology. Attributes that have been demonstrated ...
  • Lithic Fragments : Sand, Stones, and Spirituality 

    Steiner, Elizabeth R. (East Carolina University, 2011)
    The work in this thesis exhibition is a reflection of my spiritual journey, a consecration of both the mundane and profound, and my search for transcendence. Repetitive action becomes meditation; each piece becomes a prayer. ...
  • 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.  
  • Meeting Eye To Eye : How Trained Designers And Typical Viewers See Design Pieces : And Their Implications For Contemporary Design Education 

    Dockery, Tyler (East Carolina University, 2012)
    This study investigated and compared gaze patterns of typical viewers and trained designers to learn if there are differences in the gaze patterns between the two groups. Using eye tracking technology, participants were ...
  • Metamorphosis in Red 

    Lang, Joanne; Lazure, Timothy (East Carolina University, 2019-04-26)
    Folk and fairy tales have been told for centuries and they remain a mainstay in children's literature. When they were first written down, the tales included startling episodes of mistreatment of women, including sexual ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nine to Five 

    Han, Junghoon (East Carolina University, 2020-06-22)
    Nine to Five is a series that is inspired by the high stress levels of office workers and perceived shortcomings of the contemporary office environment and their furnishings. The main focus of Nine to Five is to observe ...
  • No Added Sugar! 

    Narron, Mairin (East Carolina University, 2020-06-22)
    Artists are encouraged to challenge the status quo -- to question social norms. My artwork focuses on women’s rights, challenging both obvious and “hidden” forms of sexism and misogyny. Using candy as the central medium, ...
  • Object Stories Through Visual Prints 

    Bornheimer, Jennifer L. (East Carolina University, 2018-05-24)
    I have been fascinated by the shapes and textures of objects, how their properties not only capture beauty, but also tell stories of intent and use. My goal for this project was to investigate these objects, learn their ...
  • Offerings 

    Barbera, Stephanie (East Carolina University, 2012)
    Offerings is a sculptural body of work which conveys my personal experiences and emotional modes of being. The meditative and cathartic nature of the process of making these works along with their fetish and shrine-like ...
  • 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 ...
  • Organizing Desire 

    Jacono, Adam (East Carolina University, 2010)
    This thesis investigates how American culture internalizes, processes, and acts on data received through mass media.  
  • Painting Process as Art Form 

    Peedin, Jonathan R. (East Carolina University, 2013)
    The purpose of this written report of my thesis is to discuss the research and visual element presented in partial fulfillment of the Master of Fine Arts degree. In my research and creative practice, I focus on the integration ...
  • Paying Close Attention 

    Micheletto-Blouin, Amanda (East Carolina University, 2011)
    Paying Close Attention is a body of work created to complete the Master of Fine Art degree at East Carolina University. This document supports my creative thesis, a body of three works entitled Mobile, Deconstruction, and ...
  • The Phenomenology of Impairment 

    Hobbs, Katherine K. (East Carolina University, 2014)
    This written research document supports The Phenomenology of Impairment, a mixed media installation consisting of three hundred and sixty-five self-portraits. This work was a part of a phenomenological exercise that ...
  • Pond Life : A Landscape of Sustainability for the Table 

    Stasevich, Catherine (East Carolina University, 2013)
    The purpose of this written report of my thesis is to discuss the visual element presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the Master of Fine Arts degree.  The objects in this visual presentation address our ...
  • PREMIUM Garbage 

    Rickett, Timothy Jason (East Carolina University, 2019-07-22)
    Each year the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releases the Advancing Sustainable Materials Management: Facts and Figures Sheet. Within this document, the EPA records Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generation, recycling, ...
  • Presently Post Modern 

    Brines, Nathan (East Carolina University, 2011)
    The museum, Fine Art, and the viewer's idea of status within these institutions are all ideologies. These ideologies are reinforced through our participation in them, acting them out as though they are natural. Photography ...
  • Reawakening 

    Akins, Ernest (East Carolina University, 2014)
    Artists continually, create art celebrating Western Society and Civilization as the epitome of human culture. Art is created that memorializes our environment, landscape and culture in ways that are inconsistent with the ...