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  • 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 ...
  • Sequential/Consequential 

    Beasley, Brett Alastair (East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
    "Sequential/Consequential" refers to my material-based, process-oriented approach to creating ceramic sculptures. A guiding principle of my thesis activities is centered around expressing temporal accumulation of the art ...
  • Resurgence 

    Staigvil, Kayla (East Carolina University, 2017-01-03)
    I believe objects have a lifespan, they have the capabilities to experience decay and metamorphose into something new. In my work, attention to detail and craftsmanship is important. The ideas surrounding my work focus on ...
  • Flourishing Hope 

    Hutti, Patrick Stephen (East Carolina University, 2016-12-15)
    Flourishing Hope displays the strength of positivity within the human spirit using floral-based ceramic sculptures. The work is assembled out of various ceramic bulbs, shoots, and blooms, all of which are fragile and push ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...