Recent Submissions

  • The lesbian artist as a child 

    Contributor:Rudlaff, Barbara;
    Date Submitted:2018
    My thesis project is an artistic response to my experiences growing up as a feminist lesbian in the United States, England and Belgium in the 1970's and 80's. My monochromatic, childhood self-portraits reference some of ...
  • See man 

    Contributor:Jones, Adam;
    Date Submitted:2018
    My research asks a series of questions about how societal pressures sculpt male cultural roles in the United States. What components constitutes being a man? How have the constructed ideologies adopted by Americans affected ...
  • Even flowers can grow out of a mound of shit 

    Contributor:Singer, Kyle Vincent;
    Date Submitted:2018
    In this paper, I attempt to explore the importance of flaws, trauma, and repression within the artistic process. I assert the need for self-scrutiny and cathartic expression of my inner struggles. Using surrealist ...
  • Habitation : anthropocentric notions of home 

    Contributor:Laugen, Melissa;
    Date Submitted:2018
    One of the most essential human conditions is to seek and establish a home. Conceptualization of home is generated by the material and psychological structures impacted by our shared cultural ideals. The vernacular of the ...
  • Lema sabachthani 

    Contributor:Meyer, Andrew Franklin;
    Date Submitted:2018
    This body of work is a combination of exploration within classic methods of printmaking, as well as, a new advance in the technical application of building a resist in Intaglio printmaking. This thesis is a representation ...
  • The process of proliferating change 

    Contributor:Bisbee, Taylor Lee;
    Date Submitted:2018
    My research focuses on the relationship between self, community, and the environment. How through direct experience with the processes of nature and printmaking, a better understanding of existing harmoniously with the ...
  • In repeat : scars, structures and surfaces 

    Contributor:Miller, Carrie;
    Date Submitted:2018
    This body of work investigates the veiling and revealing of physical and emotional scars. A link is made between these kinds of scarring by observing the structured space that the body provides for the psyche. While equating ...
  • Places as sites of experience 

    Contributor:Allen, Sonja;
    Date Submitted:2018
    I am sensitive to my environment, and to how perceptions of an experience within a particular geographic location are effected through the relationship of body, object, and place. My work oscillates between human induced ...
  • Between viewing and experiencing 

    Contributor:Adams, Margaret;
    Date Submitted:2018
    Psychologist, American philosopher, and educational reformer John Dewey, once said, "Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally ...
  • The ontology of the ineffable 

    Contributor:Miller, Zachary;
    Date Submitted:2018
    In this essay, Taoism and other philosophical references are juxtaposed with contemporary art historical figures to supplement Zach Miller's explanation of his own artwork. Themes explored include the relationships between ...
  • Emily Pantoja : capstone 

    Contributor:Pantoja, Emily
    Date Submitted:2018
    As a designer, there is no escaping the practical nature of the art I create. The end-product is often a piece that will be held, used, and interacted with by a large variety of people and it must accomplish basic goals ...
  • Rachael Worthington : capstone 

    Contributor:Worthington, Rachael
    Date Submitted:2018
    My work takes inspiration from the organic — whether that be shapes, lines, colors or fonts. Through my use of color and airy white space, I try to bring a bit of whimsy into clean, contemporary designs that communicate. ...
  • Aryn Benavides : capstone 

    Contributor:Benavides, Aryn
    Date Submitted:2018
    My work has a heavy emphasis on language and the use of the written word within art to comment on social issues. It is meant to expose contradictions of what we perceive as good, bad, and uncomfortable, also while revealing ...
  • Kendall Akin : capstone 

    Contributor:Akin, Kendall
    Date Submitted:2018
    As a Graphic Designer, I strive to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers through creating purposeful and intentional art. I find influence everywhere I go: the way finding in a museum, the font ...
  • Lindsay. Kennedy : capstone 

    Contributor:Lindsay, Kennedy
    Date Submitted:2018
    Ambiguity is very important to my work, it’s important to me that the audience draws their own conclusions to what they are seeing, rather than relying on an artist statement to tell them everything, in fact I implore the ...
  • TreVaughn Hawkins : capstone 

    Contributor:Hawkins, TreVaughn
    Date Submitted:2018
    Duality is an element that’s found in all my artistic works, the methodology I approach every project with, how I live my life, and who I am as a person. But specifically in the context of my works in college, this duality ...
  • Grace Kennison : capstone 

    Contributor:Kennison, Grace
    Date Submitted:2018
    As an artist I have become interested in exploring the feminine experience and feminist theory in ways that speak authentically to living and growing as a woman. I have creatively explored feminist discourse for the past ...
  • Savannah Anderson : capstone 

    Contributor:Anderson, Savannah
    Date Submitted:2018
    "Forest bathing," is a traditional Japanese method of taking in a forest's being as a way of healing. Every sight, sound, texture, and smell, no matter where I am, undoubtedly influences the formal as well as conceptual ...
  • Hyang Jin Cho : capstone 

    Contributor:Cho, Hyang Jin
    Date Submitted:2018
    I have been interested in visualizing social consciousness in specific forms and structures which associate with historical events and human experiences. My current installation pieces examine female identities from social ...
  • Brittany Kiehl : capstone 

    Contributor:Kiehl, Brittany
    Date Submitted:2018
    In my work I am mostly drawn to the use of darker colors, simple logo designs and heavy uses of typography and illustration. Typography is essential to have in graphic design because it is the most efficient way to communicate ...

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