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    • Scurry 

      Shultz, Ronson (East Carolina University, 2019-05-01)
      There has been a shift in the politics in America with many voters moving into a post-truth society. Where debates, laws and policies are framed by appealing to emotions, rather than facts. This political movement, also ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Untitled 

      Bradsher, Jessica (East Carolina University, 2018-12-06)
      I believe in the practice of empathy. Einfühlung is the ability to put oneself in the shoes of another and is the inspiration for this thesis exhibition. My work elicits emotion through sculptural representations of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Evolution of Relationships Through Time 

      Morgan, Chris Richards (East Carolina University, 2018-04-23)
      My careers in dance and Medicine have shaped my concept of form and philosophical ideas on modern Humanism. Through figurative sculpture, I present an autobiographical representation of the interconnection between me and ...
    • Adverse 

      Culbertson, Brian James (East Carolina University, 2018-04-27)
      The role of the photograph in the conversation of mental illness is fraught with misrepresentation. Since its infancy the photographic image has been used as a means of portraying those living with mental illness as frail, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Fracture: Representing Identity 

      Harris, Katya J (East Carolina University, 2018-04-27)
      This document provides written support for the thesis exhibition, Fracture: Representing Identity. The body of work presented in the exhibition seeks to provide more accurate images of people, counter to the limiting ...
    • Choice Based Art in the Middle School Classroom 

      Usewicz, Catherine (East Carolina University, 2017-08-21)
      The purpose of this paper is to examine the engagement of students when they are presented choices in the art classroom. This method follows the vision of Maria Montessori who created a boundary choice program promoting ...
    • 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. ...
    • Cultural Mansters 

      Wells, Andrew Ross (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
      This document is written in support of the thesis exhibition, Cultural Mansters, which represents and supports the idea of using satire and non-threatening imagery as tools to create a discourse on sociopolitical topics. ...
    • Fragile: Handle with Care 

      Rubio, Hosanna (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
      Memory has always been dearly held in my family, and easily lost. I watched as my loved ones surrounded themselves with objects that acted as physical anchors to the full lives they had lived, the places they had been, and ...
    • An Explanation of Sympathetic Magic 

      Banks, Greg (East Carolina University, 2017-04-27)
      These supernatural stories come to life from my research as new photographs appropriated from my family albums and vernacular images to create visual folklore about the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky. The images ...
    • A Childhood Memoir Under Construction 

      Mohsen, Abir Abu (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
      Sanctuary, a noun identifying a place of safety, refuge, or shelter, may also refer to a Holy place, or a sacred place. It is also the concept in which I identify a home, a place that is meant to provide fulfillment to our ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • ANAMNESIS 

      McFadyen, Barbara (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
      The beauty of nature and the experience of awe that it evokes can serve to remind us of our place in the world. This thesis examines that beauty, love and loss, remembering, and finding solace through reflections of the ...
    • Sarah 

      Lazure, Sarah K (East Carolina University, 2017-04-28)
      As a woman artist, I create my own places to exist. My self-portraits are full of emotion, thought, and creative energy and are made to engage the viewer in an intimate moment. I work by transforming thoughts and emotions ...