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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Relationships Between Art Education and the Workplace 

    Moore, Jamie Lynn (East Carolina University, 2012)
    This study undertakes the challenging and imperative task of making connections and finding trends between what art education teaches and how these skills, abilities and thinking patterns translate into the workplace. The ...
  • Rhythm to the Art Educator 

    Colby, Brooke (East Carolina University, 2009)
    Rhythm is a basic principle of art, taught to beginners and explored by master artists. However, rhythm is a difficult concept to understand and apply visually. The basic definition of rhythm is defined, and the use of ...
  • The Role of Technology in the 21st Century Art Room 

    Diehl, David (East Carolina University, 2013)
    How are art teachers today utilizing computer technology in the classroom and what role do they feel it should serve in art education? The purpose of this study was to explore how elementary art educators in North Carolina ...
  • Romancing The Labor 

    Vanek, Kevin M. (East Carolina University, 2013)
    This is a report of a creative body of work dealing with the adaptation of traditional industrial processes into contemporary sculpture. This thesis shows that admiration for labor is still present in sculpture by utilizing ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Spaces Between 

    Millar, Aisling (East Carolina University, 2014)
    This written report provides further insight into the context and process of my creative work that focuses on my Irish heritage and the emotional repercussions of migration. These sculptures are inspired by the history, ...
  • Stations In Life : Visual Understandings of Travel, Exploration, and Self Discovery 

    Willett, Dan (East Carolina University, 2012)
    Through my fine art photography, I create an understanding of how and why I explore new environments. My photographs allow me to ask a series of questions about myself. What motivates me to do so? Why do I choose a particular ...