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Art And Symbolism: The Technique Of Applying Hidden Meaning And Communicating Specific Ideas Through Art, Andrea C. Macbean Dec 2013

Art And Symbolism: The Technique Of Applying Hidden Meaning And Communicating Specific Ideas Through Art, Andrea C. Macbean

Senior Honors Theses

Symbolism is an artistic style frequently used in the arts. Through the course of art history, it was its own artistic movement as well. The incorporation of specific symbols, shapes, colors, or identifiable images communicates to the viewer an intended message or statement. Frequently, symbolism appears to be hidden or initially unperceived by the intended audience. In some works, symbolism is so abstract that it needs explanation or clarification to be understood completely by the viewer. This thesis will analyze a few techniques of symbolism that can be incorporated in a work of art to communicate truth, entice thought, point ...


Imagining The Unknown, Angelina Kidd May 2013

Imagining The Unknown, Angelina Kidd

MFA in Photography and Integrated Media Theses

It is true that there is no scientific proof of life after life or of the human soul. However, I believe there is a soul and that it is energy manifested as light. Our lifetime is a mere pulse when measured against the evolution of earth. We are connected to the cosmos through the very calcium in our bones and the iron in our blood, which originated from stars that died billions of years ago. My belief is that the earthly body is separate from the soul and that our light energy returns to the cosmos. Energy will not cease ...


Sustainability Through Autonomy, Safety, Ownership, And Adaptability: A Qualitative Case Study Of Locust Street Art In Buffalo, Ny, Darlene García Torres May 2013

Sustainability Through Autonomy, Safety, Ownership, And Adaptability: A Qualitative Case Study Of Locust Street Art In Buffalo, Ny, Darlene García Torres

Art Education Theses

The activities of community arts exist in a realm outside of the K-12 school environment. In this paper, I examine and present my motivations for pursuing this topic of research, provide a brief history of community arts, and describe some of the actions that have defined the field since the early 20th century. Various research studies detailing the economic, and health and wellness benefits of community arts initiatives on a diverse range of populations provide a rationale for sustaining the field. Interviews, observation, and document analysis are the data collection methods used to investigate and discover the factors influencing ...


Eulogy To A Slide Library, Mark M. Braunstein Apr 2013

Eulogy To A Slide Library, Mark M. Braunstein

VRA Bulletin

A short history of the birth and death of a library of slides of artworks within a small liberal arts college.


Taking In 2013, Aib Students Apr 2013

Taking In 2013, Aib Students

Taking In

Taking In is a student run project featuring a selection of work created by students attending the Art Institute of Boston. The project focuses on the business of promoting art and culminates each year with a juried exhibition, publication, and a website all designed to promote selected works of AIB artists. The selected pieces were chosen anonymously by a jury of distinguished members of the Boston art community to represent the best of AIB Photography in 2013. The book in your hands is the end result of a collective effort by those in the class.


David Lucas, David Lucas, Kentucky Folk Art Center Jan 2013

David Lucas, David Lucas, Kentucky Folk Art Center

Kentucky Folk Art Center Exhibition Catalogs

2013 Kentucky Folk Art Center exhibition catalog for artist David Lucas.


Sokota| Art. Health. Wellness., Cresantia F. Koya, Peter D. Sipeli, Lingikoni E. Vaka'uta, Vivian Koster Jan 2013

Sokota| Art. Health. Wellness., Cresantia F. Koya, Peter D. Sipeli, Lingikoni E. Vaka'uta, Vivian Koster

Cresantia Frances Koya Vaka'uta

This Art exhibition featured 19 Fijian emerging artists who participated in a one year project learning about Wellness, health and NCDs in Fiji and the Pacific. Their conceptual art projects were designed to generate dialogue with the wider community and with the Ministry of Education's Health Promoting School Project. The exhibition is an outcome of the Educating for Sustainable Lifestyles through the Arts is co-managed by Peter Sipeli (FNU) and Cresantia Frances Koya (USP). It is funded through the Fiji College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, FNU, AusAid, Ministry of Health and the Faculty of Arts, Law and ...


Incorporating Historic Preservation Into An Accredited Interior Design Program, Reasoning And Application, Jenna M. Woodcox Jan 2013

Incorporating Historic Preservation Into An Accredited Interior Design Program, Reasoning And Application, Jenna M. Woodcox

Mid-America College Art Association Conference 2012 Digital Publications

Due to the recent decline of the economic situation in the United States, more credibility needs to be established in regard to the professions that are deemed “luxury career paths”. This essay focuses on interior design and historic preservation integration. This literature is intended to bring more credibility and awareness to the interior design field to show outsiders the potential and importance it holds. Most importantly, this proposal is for current designers who are not working in the field, to not give up hope for their design careers and think of ways to reinvent themselves (like choosing a specialty) to ...


Digital Technology: The Modern Medium For The Art Classroom, Linda Sue Al-Hanna Jan 2013

Digital Technology: The Modern Medium For The Art Classroom, Linda Sue Al-Hanna

Open Access Theses & Dissertations

Digital technology is an important tool teachers can utilize in the art classroom for the purposes of instruction, lesson planning and student interaction. The computer has been around for many years, and has been a key factor in globalization in the educational setting. More and more students are connecting with others around the world and learning with the computer in more diverse ways than ever. Digital art has been quickly expanding since `Sketchpad' was developed in the late 1960's by Ivan Sutherland. Students today have been born into a digital world and it has become imperative that teachers make ...


In Situ Vision: The Student Experience Of Collaborative Learning In A Virtual Drawing Class, Annette Cohen Jan 2013

In Situ Vision: The Student Experience Of Collaborative Learning In A Virtual Drawing Class, Annette Cohen

Dissertations & Theses

The purpose of this study was to elucidate the construct of collaboration and the co-construction of knowledge in a distance learning drawing class. Distance learning drawing classes are rare, due to resistance by fine arts departments holding onto traditions that date back to Renaissance times. As a result, there is a paucity of literature on the subject. This multiple method study seeks an understanding of how students collaborate in critiques, form virtual communities and socially construct knowledge about learning how to draw. The study commences with the following three research questions: what social processes facilitate learning to draw from the ...