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Morphisms., Samuel W. Crowe 2010 East Tennessee State University

Morphisms., Samuel W. Crowe

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

I discuss my Master of Fine Arts exhibition, Morphisms, hosted by Slocomb Galleries on the campus of East Tennessee State University March 22 through March 26, 2010. The exhibit includes works created during the artist's three year study at East Tennessee State University.

The exhibition consists of works that address the projection of human qualities on domesticated animals and the projection of animal qualities onto mythological deities. Discussion also includes the process involved in creating the artwork as well as artistic influences in technical concepts.


Newfangled., John Daniel Simmons 2010 East Tennessee State University

Newfangled., John Daniel Simmons

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This thesis paper supports the Master of Fine Arts exhibition at the B. Carroll Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University, from March 9th through April 22nd, 2010. The exhibit is comprised of 62 unique ceramic pieces, which are presented on pedestals and wall mounted shelves. The exhibition presents the artist's exploration of form and surface used to create functional pottery. Topics discussed are the influences, concepts, techniques, and methods used to create the work. Included are process images, detail images, and images of selected works from the exhibition.


Rainbows And Sunshine: Experiencing Life And Art, Matthew Rink 2010 Clemson University

Rainbows And Sunshine: Experiencing Life And Art, Matthew Rink

All Theses

In this body of work I create temporary public-interstices that provide enjoyment, respite and reflection within the everyday experience. These projects are living-breathing events where I act as the facilitator of pleasure or comfort to encourage the viewer to consider valuable moments in the present. These are alive with real-time tactility; something that can be eaten, witnessed, physically felt or shared.
Within this series, I challenge the ordinary by splicing in comfort, gratification and excitement at random to provide a temporary moment outside of the norm. These moments oppose the rampant drive for commodity; fueled by under-compensated over-working by offering ...


Some Kind Of Familiar Image, Brian Nogues 2010 Clemson University

Some Kind Of Familiar Image, Brian Nogues

All Theses

I make images about images, sometimes about the ones that already exist in a given photographic outlet - be it the media, the web, magazines, periodicals, or the canon of art history, and occasionally, I make images fueled by the philosophy and aesthetics of these channels.
My role as a photographer is not that of a problem solver but rather a locator and creator of visual discrepancies. I locate something that strikes me as interesting or curious, perhaps the gaze of a dog in an Erwitt photograph, and then I find something else that is equally compelling, and combine them to ...


Image-Based Modeling Techniques For Artistic Rendering, Bynum Murray iii 2010 Clemson University

Image-Based Modeling Techniques For Artistic Rendering, Bynum Murray Iii

All Theses

This thesis presents various techniques for recreating and enhancing two-dimensional paintings and images in three-dimensional ways. The techniques include camera projection modeling, digital relief sculpture, and digital impasto. We also explore current problems of replicating and enhancing natural media and describe various solutions, along with their relative strengths and weaknesses. The importance of artistic skill in the implementation of these techniques is covered, along with implementation within the current industry applications Autodesk Maya, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter, and Pixologic Zbrush. The result is a set of methods for the digital artist to create effects that would not otherwise be possible.


Alterations, Michael Marks ii 2010 Clemson University

Alterations, Michael Marks Ii

All Theses

My work is an investigation into the physical and cognitive spaces that painting occupies as both image and object. By transplanting fragments of mechanical and digital reproductions into formal and conceptual participation, I seek to disrupt the significations of culturally accepted iconography and probe the locations of acceptance they normally inhabit. I employ strategies of manipulation, framing, and juxtaposition to visually suggest the presence of the original object through the parameters of the reproduced composite and implicate the presence of the institution by incorporating the gallery wall directly into a number of my compositions. By utilizing imagery from the art ...


Inspiring Creativity And Self-Confidence: The Power Of Theatre In A Child’S Life, Laura Borgwardt 2010 Syracuse University

Inspiring Creativity And Self-Confidence: The Power Of Theatre In A Child’S Life, Laura Borgwardt

Syracuse University Honors Program Capstone Projects

The main concept of this project was the transference of what I’ve learned at Syracuse University about drama and about myself to a group of young theatre students, for some of whom this was their first encounter with the theatrical process of putting on a play. Drama has played such an influential role in my life, giving me more confidence, a direction to head towards, and goals towards which I strive. I wanted to instill that same sense of self-worth in each of the students I worked with, giving them the tools necessary to explore a piece of theatre ...


Constructs: Truth, Lies, And Humanity, Nathan Hansen 2010 Virginia Commonwealth University

Constructs: Truth, Lies, And Humanity, Nathan Hansen

Theses and Dissertations

This thesis is a discussion of my ideas, struggles and outcomes experienced during the making of my two bodies of work, Devices and Relics. These two bodies of work explore fleeting moments, the intrinsic values of labor and imagination with reference to sedentary living and labor in contemporary American society.


Marshall University Music Department Presents A Senior Recital, Matthew Pritt, Composition, Matthew Pritt 2010 Marshall University

Marshall University Music Department Presents A Senior Recital, Matthew Pritt, Composition, Matthew Pritt

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Duality Of A Cage, Younseal Eum 2010 Virginia Commonwealth University

Duality Of A Cage, Younseal Eum

Theses and Dissertations

My thesis is about the dualistic connotation of the cage. The original intention of a cage is to create a boundary to enclose a target. However, a cage has a positive intent for protection. With this idea, I created kinetic sculpture and installation pieces referencing cages. While I understand the negative association of cages, I made them seductive through the careful consideration of lightness, fragility, and sheen. I have been exploring forms and material qualities to express the contradictory connotation of cages. Most of my work is made of wire because I have a great interest in the delicate nature ...


Marshall University Music Department Presents The Symphonic Band Spring Concert, Gregory A. Richmond, Conductor, Featuring: Dr. Ben Miller, Soloist, Matthew Chaffins, Graduate Conductor, And The World Premiere Of, H.M.S. Surprise Suite, By Dr. Stephen Lawson, Gregory A. Richmond, Ben Miller, Matthew Chaffins 2010 Marshall University

Marshall University Music Department Presents The Symphonic Band Spring Concert, Gregory A. Richmond, Conductor, Featuring: Dr. Ben Miller, Soloist, Matthew Chaffins, Graduate Conductor, And The World Premiere Of, H.M.S. Surprise Suite, By Dr. Stephen Lawson, Gregory A. Richmond, Ben Miller, Matthew Chaffins

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Marshall University Music Department Presents A Junior Recital, Jerry Stalnaker, Guitar, And, Danilo Moraes, Guitar, Jerry Stalnaker, Danilo Moraes 2010 Marshall University

Marshall University Music Department Presents A Junior Recital, Jerry Stalnaker, Guitar, And, Danilo Moraes, Guitar, Jerry Stalnaker, Danilo Moraes

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Mind, Body, And Handwoven Cloth, Andrea Donnelly 2010 Virginia Commonwealth University

Mind, Body, And Handwoven Cloth, Andrea Donnelly

Theses and Dissertations

My work explores the nature of individual perception, and the side of our lives lived entirely within our minds. I do this through the lens of self-reflection, examining the images of my own mental life and translating them into delicately handwoven cloth. These images and their structures become sensory experiences of the intangible, and a meeting place for my internal life and that of my viewer. The cloth I weave is simultaneously familiar and strange. Through woven surface and imbedded imagery, I attempt to illuminate the deep emotions that necessarily isolate us from each other, and the shared experiences of ...


Voice On The Skin, Sarah Turner 2010 Virginia Commonwealth University

Voice On The Skin, Sarah Turner

Theses and Dissertations

“The body can write on the skin from the inside—the soul, the mind, and the passions rise to the surface in boils, blushes, and rashes, and the invisible inside speaks by writing from the other side of the page”. -James Elkins Skin not only covers but reveals what is behind it. I utilize its language as indicator of flaws and pathologies. I depict and manipulate this, not just as it already exists with the human body, but as projections of my psychological states onto inanimate objects. Proposing that sight is a kind of touch, we touch with our minds ...


Marshall University Music Department Presents The Marshall University Jazz Ensemble 12.0, Ed Bingham, Director, With Guest Artist Jeff Wolfe, Trumpet, Assisted By Sean Parsons, Ed Bingham, Jeff Wolfe, Sean Parsons 2010 Marshall University

Marshall University Music Department Presents The Marshall University Jazz Ensemble 12.0, Ed Bingham, Director, With Guest Artist Jeff Wolfe, Trumpet, Assisted By Sean Parsons, Ed Bingham, Jeff Wolfe, Sean Parsons

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Marshall University Music Department Presents The Mus280: Guitar Techniques, Spring 2010 Final Performance, Marshall University 2010 Marshall University

Marshall University Music Department Presents The Mus280: Guitar Techniques, Spring 2010 Final Performance, Marshall University

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Marshall University Music Department Presents Mus 280: Guitar Techniques, Spring 2010 Final Performance, Marshall University 2010 Marshall University

Marshall University Music Department Presents Mus 280: Guitar Techniques, Spring 2010 Final Performance, Marshall University

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Marshall University Music Department Presents The Marshall University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Of Soloists. Dr. Elizabeth Reed Smith, Conductor, With, William H. Holderby Ii, Horn, Brianna Williams, Euphonium, Mary Beth Withers, Soprano, Elizabeth Reed Smith, William H. Holderby II, Brianna Williams, Mary Beth Withers 2010 Marshall University

Marshall University Music Department Presents The Marshall University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Of Soloists. Dr. Elizabeth Reed Smith, Conductor, With, William H. Holderby Ii, Horn, Brianna Williams, Euphonium, Mary Beth Withers, Soprano, Elizabeth Reed Smith, William H. Holderby Ii, Brianna Williams, Mary Beth Withers

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Marshall University Music Department Presents The Marshall University African Drumming & Dance Ensemble, Steven Hall, Conductor, Betsy Jordan, Assistant Conductor, Steven Hall, Betsy Jordan 2010 Marshall University

Marshall University Music Department Presents The Marshall University African Drumming & Dance Ensemble, Steven Hall, Conductor, Betsy Jordan, Assistant Conductor, Steven Hall, Betsy Jordan

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Marshall University Music Department Presents A Junior Recital, Jason Breslin, Guitar, Jason Breslin 2010 Marshall University

Marshall University Music Department Presents A Junior Recital, Jason Breslin, Guitar, Jason Breslin

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