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  • 2 - Bi 

    Seki, Hannah (2011-02-16)
    This thesis will examine the visually-created inner workings of the bilingual brain, while also portraying the conflict and frustrations that come with being raised bicultural. I explore the ideas of language and duality: ...
  • Body As Container: An Exploration of the Sacred Through Material 

    Coates, Sarah (2011-06-08)
    ABSTRACT Parallels can be drawn between sex, death, and spiritual communion. Their commonalty is a wholesale release of bodily possession. Both freeing and enslaving, such a release isn’t simply a lack of body-awareness, ...
  • Boundaries Transgressed: action - reaction - repercussion 

    Delgado, Cynthia (2011-02-16)
    container (n.): One who, or that which, contains contain (v.): to keep under proper control; restrain; to prevent or limit the expansion, influence, success, advance [of an entity] - Webster s Dictionary We live within ...
  • Confusing the Quotidian: An Exploration of Domestic Furniture 

    MacDonald, Julia
    Furniture accommodates us and organizes how our bodies move through space. We interact with furniture everyday and have sets of expectations for how it should look and act. If furniture defies these expectations, it ...
  • Cube Forms of Continuity in Space 

    Wagner, Julia (2011-02-16)
    The cube is the form I worked with this semester. My thesis series includes cubes by themselves and cubes in groups. All of the cubes, regardless of number, have been elaborated on in order to give them a narrative beyond ...
  • Diffused Dimensions 

    Zhang, Ziwei (2013-07-03)
    My visual work explores the unsettled quality of our surroundings as we experience and inhabit physical spaces in the everyday. The space is both the object and the context of art-making. As perceived by the individual ...
  • The Eye and the Not I 

    Brumberg, Zoya (2012-05-18)
    Belgian philosopher Luce Irigaray posits the paradox of the female speaker-subject becoming an agent of the masculine role of oration whenever she speaks. My art explores this same dilemma through visual language, navigating ...
  • Fears of Immobility 

    Groth, Emily (2011-02-16)
  • House-Spaces and Dreamed Places: A Visual Investigation of Home 

    DeLamater, Katharine (2015-06-22)
    As an artist, I explore the collection of visual fragments that define for me the essence of home. My project is inspired by the philosophical writings of Martin Heidegger and Gaston Bachelard, the architectural theory ...
  • In My Family... 

    Kvalheim, Dana (2011-02-16)
    The purpose of my thesis is to discover what roles people play within their own families. I strive to give voice to a topic that is often silent. The role a person plays within a family is very hard to put into words. It ...
  • Interconnectedness: Changing Landscapes 

    Meyers, Nika (2011-05-19)
    I visually explore landscape as inspired by looking through the lens of sustainability. This exploration considers a landscape in terms of systems and substances. Through papermaking, printmaking, mixed media assemblage ...
  • Inventing Nature: Creating through Repetition 

    Tallmadge, Elizabeth (2013-06-26)
    As an artist, I am inspired by natural processes and forms, but do not explore them in a scientific way. Instead of creating representations of them, my work remains abstract, I work intuitively, and the images ultimately ...
  • Mapping Emotions: Visualizing Affective Impact on Our Internal Framework 

    Thekiso, Tsholofelo (2014-07-02)
    Specific mental and physical phenomena activate our experience of emotions. In response, our bodies attempt to counteract and overcome the heightened affective state that results from these forcible episodes. Through ...
  • Marking Time on Material: An Artist s Investigation of Natural Processes 

    Catalano, Erica (2011-02-16)
    Material is impermanent. This fact is the key point to my artistic investigation of time. In time, everything decays, breaks down and becomes something else. Through my artwork, I try to visualize the changing qualities ...
  • No Guts No Glory: Dissecting Flesh With Paint 

    Bozzelli, Caterina (2011-06-01)
    The human body is a finely tuned organic machine that man has learned to gainfully disturb through modern medicine. In embroidering, making prints and painting, I pictorially expose these disruptions while simultaneously ...
  • Painting Interiors: An Excavation of the Subterranean World 

    Chen, Amy
    As an artist, I have a responsibility to dream. These dreams are often made up of fragments of my life experiences and observations. The ordinary scenes I experience daily, give rise to escapism that help soothe the rigid ...
  • Painting Perception 

    Miller, Sophia (2014-06-30)
    I create paintings in which one landscape is disrupted by the insertion of a disparate landscape into the same composition. By way of this juxtaposition, I seek to illustrate sensory experience as fractured, multiple, and ...
  • Paper and Process 

    McTeigue, Mary Kate
    My art work is a personal exploration of motherhood and the domestic work involved in this role. The lack of value placed by society on mothers, in their roles as both caretakers and domestic workers, insidiously chips ...