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  • 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 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 ...
  • VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS IN AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION (AAC): AN EYE TRACKING STUDY TO EXPLORE INFLUENCES OF ABSTRACTION, REALISM, AND FAMILIARITY ON THE GAZE PATTERNS OF A PERSON WITH ANGELMAN SYNDROME WHO USES AAC TECHNOLOGIES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR RESEARCH AND THE ART CLASSROOM 

    Allen, Nicole E (East Carolina University, 2016-05-04)
    People who are non-verbal and have intellectual disabilities often use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) technologies to have a voice, but are often left out of decisions about how their language is represented ...
  • Visual-Aural Progression : One MFA Candidate's Retrospective, 2005-2011 

    Snyder, J. Travis (East Carolina University, 2011)
    Visual-Aural Progression chronicles my five-year journey through the MFA program in Wood Design. This writing showcases my progression as a craftsman through photos of my work and reflections on the reasons, motivations, ...
  • Wanderings : a Childhood Introspective 

    Perry, Cathy Dean (East Carolina University, 2014)
    This report of Creative Thesis examines the transitions of my family life, generational traditions, and enduring memories of my childhood. These are portrayed through bronze, aluminum, and welded steel sculptures arranged ...
  • What's In a Name? : An Artistic Deconstruction of Our Public Monuments 

    Goodyear, Will (East Carolina University, 2010)
    A monument not only brings forward into the present the values of the subject it is commemorating, but also the values of those who decided to have the structure built/named. If we choose to make available only the positive ...
  • With Salivating Tongues We Gaze Lustingly At Sugar, Salt, And Fat 

    Watts, Amber D (East Carolina University, 2016-05-03)
    This is a report of a thesis to complete the Master of Fine Arts Degree at East Carolina University. The body of work presented is the result of research and creative activity which addresses a number of food-related issues. ...