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  • Heirloom : An Examination of Value, Family History and Personal Identity 

    Heuss, Abigail (East Carolina University, 2012)
    This document is written in support of the creative body of work entitled The Art of Remembering-A Genealogy Project. The focus of my graduate research is the collection and preservation of my own family stories. This ...
  • Held 

    Roddenbery, Holly (East Carolina University, 2018-12-06)
    The idea of the "spiritual" conjures notions of belief, wonder, and divinity for many people. I have come to understand the spiritual to be a part of my daily life, my inner thoughts and feelings, and the means to which I ...
  • Hidden Interiors 

    Wells, Jennifer (East Carolina University, 2010)
    This written report supports the creative thesis entitled "Hidden Interiors: An Investigation of Containers and Their Hidden Compartments". The body of work that I am presenting for exhibition consists of containers ...
  • HUSTLE: The Economic Impact of the Arts 

    Shelton, McKenzie Laurel (East Carolina University, 2017-05-04)
    Through a short documentary film, I am examining how investing in local arts enriches a city’s economy and quality of life. Part of Greenville’s strategic development plan is finding ways to attract and retain residents. ...
  • Identity Informed Then Performed 

    Ingle, Alexandra (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    The concept of identity is constructed by societal means, and for the individual, it may be interpreted in many ways. Identity can be recognized by external means such as the clothes a person chooses to wear, but it can ...
  • Impact of Inductive and Deductive Teaching Strategies in Art Classes 

    Burns, Stephanie R (East Carolina University, 2019-07-15)
    Abstract: The purpose of this small teacher action research study was to determine if incorporating an inductive teaching strategy (concept attainment) into the teaching of art concepts affects student performance on depth ...
  • Inner Change : The Artist and Self-Actualization 

    Youmans, Lindsey Laing (East Carolina University, 2010)
    This report is written in support of the thesis exhibition entitled "Inner Change", which investigates the idea of self-actualization through the use of self-portraits juxtaposed with personal imagery to represent my ...
  • International Trends and Techniques Used to Teach Studio Art Courses Through Distance Education 

    Sheldon, Kathryn Elizabeth (East Carolina University, 2009)
    This research collected data about international trends and techniques used to teach studio art courses through distance learning. The study presents information about methods of curriculum and instruction, background ...
  • 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 ...
  • Is there a solution to climate change? 

    White, Margaret Claire (East Carolina University, 2019-05-01)
    This document supports my Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition consisting of two digital prints, ten lithographs, vinyl text corresponding to each print and 5 stickers with listed references, in the SOAD gallery. The ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...