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The Effects Of Artwork In A Boutique Hotel, Weicheng Chen Jan 2019

The Effects Of Artwork In A Boutique Hotel, Weicheng Chen

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Art may play a significant role in boutique hotel design projects. The goal of this thesis is to analyze the role and effects that art could have in boutique hotel design process. This paper also explores several published articles that relate to this topic. According to these articles, the artistic features used as decorative elements in boutique hotels may affect customers’ behavior and psychology especially for some hotels with specific themes.


Resurrection, Robert David Jinkins Jan 2018

Resurrection, Robert David Jinkins

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Growing up on a farm that has been in my family since 1849, I gained an admiration and reverence for the land that so many of my family members have worked. Like ghosts or spirits that walk the place, monument-like markers exist, signifying the actions and lives of those who came before me. A tractor may remain parked as it has been for years since the last time it was driven. A broken crock full of metal now slowly sinks into the earth under years of maple leaves fallen from the massive trees that my grandfather planted when he was ...


Culture And My Art, Xin Chen Jan 2017

Culture And My Art, Xin Chen

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This thesis is an account of my development as an artist. It is partly a cultural study, and partly a reflection of what has inspired my journey. It explores the cultural impact and intersections between Chinese and Western cultures that affect my work, and offers insights into my artistic experiences. I pull from a variety of sources for the purpose of explaining how my immersion in two cultures has changed the way I see and produce art. Here I try to offer a deeper understanding of the cultural meanings and social issues that are evident in my work and are ...


Mr. Acephalous: The Procedure Of The Individual Stop-Motion Animation, Xin Liu Jan 2016

Mr. Acephalous: The Procedure Of The Individual Stop-Motion Animation, Xin Liu

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Using the individual stop-motion animation Mr. Acephalous as a sample, this paper explores the change and restructuring of the commercial animation design and production process to create an individual stop-motion animation. Usually, commercial stop-motion animation involves a mature team, adequate funding, an enhanced production system, high-quality craftsmanship, and large-scale production space. However, in the individual stop-motion animation production explored in this paper, the animators are independent, usually students or film enthusiasts, who are not working with the manufacturing conditions of typical commercial animation. Utilizing the basis of commercial stop-motion animation, the author combined the process and experience of stop-motion to ...


Closer To Cotton, Megan Wood, Traci Lamar Jan 2014

Closer To Cotton, Megan Wood, Traci Lamar

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

After thinking about how cotton, design, textiles, science and technology have intersected with one another in my college experience, I decided to try and incorporate each element into my piece. I started by assessing cotton, the role it’s played in my life, its prevalence at our school, North Carolina’s economy, and in the industry as a whole.


Rock’N’Texture, Erica Chronowski Jan 2013

Rock’N’Texture, Erica Chronowski

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

This piece was put together with a desire to explore the creation of textiles with untraditional materials. The idea was to start completely from scratch and transform unexpected materials into wearable art. I wanted to create something that evoked conversation about what a textile is and how far the boundaries may be pushed while still being considered a textile.


The Art And Bohemian Character Of Ethel Wallace, Michael Mamp, Mary Lynn Damhorst Jan 2013

The Art And Bohemian Character Of Ethel Wallace, Michael Mamp, Mary Lynn Damhorst

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Ethel Wallace was a painter and textile artist who gained great prominence in the early part of the 20th century. Wallace’s work was exhibited in Paris, London, New York, and Philadelphia. Her textiles were featured by Macy’s department store and published in Vogue. Ms. Wallace’s social circle included Paul Poiret, Gertrude Whitney and opera singer Eva Gauthier. Yet, by her death, Wallace and her work had fallen from the public eye. Despite her artistic achievements and innovation of technique, her story has been written out of the history books.