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  • The Sum of the Parts 

    Sheppard, Austin (East Carolina University, 2010)
    The intent of this thesis report is to analyze, through my figurative sculpture, the various means through which science is currently exploring to reshape the human being, and then address the potential social and cultural ...
  • Surreal Worlds : Sculptural Forms and the Architecture of the Unconscious 

    Stein, Jason M. (East Carolina University, 2010)
    This written thesis supports the creative thesis entitled Surreal Worlds: Sculptural Forms and the Architecture of the Unconscious. This thesis is an exploration of the role of the found object in my creative process as a ...
  • Survey of Educational and Cultural Influences in Occupations 

    Mauney, Anne Jenkins (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This study endeavored to determine if persons were influenced by their art  education , early creative experiences and participation with other visual art activities in the selection of their chosen profession and noted ...
  • Suspension of Disbelief 

    Brown, Addison Jarvis (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    This thesis is an invitation to participate in the viewership and operation of fictional narratives. The making of this work is an attempt to understand the dichotomy of enjoying the trick and knowing its method. In ...
  • Tangible Emanations 

    Denton, Andrew William (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This is a 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 intangible emanations that emerge from ...
  • The Art of Provisionalism 

    Carter, Robin (East Carolina University, 2020-06-22)
    Art is in itself meaningless; the significant thing to consider is the social formation and how it is reproduced. If an artwork is assigned a value, it is due to the iterative ability of the subjects involved. The most ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tools of Mass Consumption 

    Klacza, Mary E. (East Carolina University, 2015)
    Today, with cheaply produced plasticware introduced in the 1960s and foods that can be consumed directly out of the wrapper, our culture has essentially acknowledged the necessity for function and convenience when eating. ...
  • Toward Relational Craft 

    Micheletto-Blouin, Stephan (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This thesis report contends with the contemporary context of studio craft here in the USA. Studio craft is predicated on habits of a modern world, and the political and economic relations comprising our social landscape ...
  • The Transformation Of Stone 

    Amante, Matthew Giovanni (East Carolina University, 2010)
    In this body of work I attempt to discuss transformation on three levels: material, concept, and expression. The sculptures created for this thesis were inspired by the physical characteristics of stone as a material as ...
  • Tribulation Enshrined 

    Younge, Erin E. (East Carolina University, 2015)
    This research and creative activity is a series of seven interactive art shrines called Tribulation Enshrined. Using my knowledge of Judeo-Christianity, my work compares that religious visual culture with art practices ...
  • TRISKAIDEKAPHILIA: 2016 GRAPHIC DESIGN SENIOR SHOW 

    Colston, Jordan (East Carolina University, 2016-12-06)
    My senior honors project is a creative endeavor consisting of an art exhibition and portfolio. The show was named Triskaidekaphilia: 2016 Graphic Design Senior Show and displayed April 17th-29th, 2016 in Mendenhall Student ...
  • (Un)Becoming 

    Atkinson, Adam (East Carolina University, 2019-07-17)
    This document provides written support for the thesis exhibition, (Un)Becoming. The body of work uses taxidermy and specimen collection techniques to explore the relationship between the Westward Expansion of the late 19th ...
  • Utilizing Multiple Design Methods to Resolve Social Problems 

    Pettiway, Keon (East Carolina University, 2012)
    Richard Buchanan, co-editor of Design Issues, the international journal of design history, theory, and criticism, argued that designers possess skills that are useful to "discover new relationships among signs, things, ...
  • VENI VIDI VICI 

    Talley, Isaac Greyson (East Carolina University, 2010)
    For at least the past four generations, my family has depended on tobacco as a source of income. The values passed down from my ancestors have had a great influence on my development as a person. This being stated, I cannot ...
  • Vessels For Growth 

    Silinsky, Karen H. (East Carolina University, 2012)
    This written report supports the creative thesis entitled Vessels of Growth. My  work in clay and mixed media references southern culture with particular interest in the tobacco barns and buildings of the southern landscape ...
  • Vestige 

    Clark, Rachel Hanna (East Carolina University, 2018-04-27)
    Our memories are, in essence, the summation of who we are. With age, our memory starts to slip away. The disintegrating effect of time is slowly eroding our stored experiences. This document explores the means and methods ...
  • Vignettes of a Family 

    Pearson, Leslie (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This written research document supports Vignettes of a Family, a mixed media art installation that examines memory and identity formation. Additionally, the transformative value of communication is explored through narrative ...
  • Violation of Women's Reproductive Rights : The Doctrine, Laws, and Habits that Create the Foundation of Our Sexist Culture 

    Flegel, Alison C. (East Carolina University, 2013)
    The purpose of this written report of my thesis is to discuss the visual element presented as partial fulfillment of the Master of Fine Arts degree. My creative work proposes a dialogue about the violation of women's ...
  • Visual journaling towards greater meaning making in the secondary art classroom 

    Scott, Sara (East Carolina University, 2010)
    Sketchbooks have long been used in art classrooms; however, the structured assignments often leave students feeling disconnected to both the sketchbook and the art classroom. Recent shifts in educational pedagogy encourage ...