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Dayton Collects Ii, Wright State University Art Galleries Nov 1996

Dayton Collects Ii, Wright State University Art Galleries

Exhibition and Program Catalogs

The collectors represented in this show have a variety of interests and collecting styles. The collections range in size from well over 500 objects to just a handful of works, and they cover the full range of artistic media. Some collectors concentrate in depth on a particular period in art history or in a particular geographic area: there are collection of Winslow Homer and Whistler, collections of contemporary art, works by Dayton artists, works by African and Native American artists.


First Fire, Richard Bresnahan Jun 1996

First Fire, Richard Bresnahan

Asian Studies Faculty Publications

Potter Richard Bresnahan discusses wood firing. He asserts that it is not the placing of the pots in the kiln but where they are not placed that is the truth of wood firing; this theory involves the creation of a chamber in the kiln where no pots at all are placed. The theory, he continues, provided him with the answers to several problems in wood firing, including the problem of building a front fire-mouth chamber from previous first chambers. He adds that there is also the problem of combining three distinctly different styles of firing in a larger kiln for ...


Drawing From Perception: A National Juried Drawing Exhibition, Wright State University Art Galleries Mar 1996

Drawing From Perception: A National Juried Drawing Exhibition, Wright State University Art Galleries

Exhibition and Program Catalogs

A program from a juried drawing exhibition held at the Wright State University Art Galleries from March 31 through May 5, 1996. The prize juror was Professor Emeritus at Yale University Art School, Bernard Chaet.


Roberley Bell The Site Of Memory, Wright State University Art Galleries Jan 1996

Roberley Bell The Site Of Memory, Wright State University Art Galleries

Exhibition and Program Catalogs

This catalog features exhibition of work by Roberley Bell. The Site of Memory was held at the University Art Galleries, Wright State University from January 2 through 28, 1996.


Symmetry And Pattern: The Art Of Oriental Carpets, Carol Bier Jan 1996

Symmetry And Pattern: The Art Of Oriental Carpets, Carol Bier

Carol Bier

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A Naturalistic Study Of The History Of Mormon Quilts And Their Influence On Today's Quilters, Helen-Louise Hancey Jan 1996

A Naturalistic Study Of The History Of Mormon Quilts And Their Influence On Today's Quilters, Helen-Louise Hancey

Theses and Dissertations

This interpretive study investigated the "quilt" and its significance to Latter-day Saint Women. Mormon master quilters were chosen because of their knowledge of fabrics, patterns, and symbolism, their skill levels, and their intense interest in quilting. The researcher conducted interviews with the master quilters from July 1995 to April 1996. Field notes were taken and data concerning both observed actions and verbal comments regarding the importance of the quilt were collected, charted, coded, and analyzed.

Several dominant patterns and themes emerged from analyses of the data, including: quilting is an enjoyable and active art form among Mormon women, pattern selection ...