Recent Submissions

  • Spatial-kinetic Chrono-linear: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

    Cordray, Gary (2016-05)
    Insight on how our own experience is subject to a myriad of instinctual cognitive underpinnings.When considering how we relate to animals, we are a step closer to the sanity of realizing our connection to nature as a process ...
  • FORGOTTEN VICTIMS, Women in a Middle Eastern War: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Yontar, Arzu (2016-05)
    As a Muslim woman artist from Turkey, I am very sensitive to and aware of what is currently happening in the Middle East and I am especially concerned about the women and children living in that part of the world. It is ...
  • Make it Plain: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Richards, Shani (2016-05)
    Knowing the history of craft and the material traditions are important to making my work. I insist on having this metalsmithing label, and I purposely challenge and subvert the discourse of what a metalsmith is. As a ...
  • I'm good, you?: MFA Thesis - Sculpture 

    Cunningham, Amy (2016-05)
    I am enchanted by the absurd and the asinine. My work inhabits the precarious space forged between reality and mockery; this is the intersection from which I create. My thesis work creates an experiential representation ...
  • Singing For the Mute: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

    Rony, Chantie (2016-05)
    The Silent Song, the body of works in my thesis exhibition, intends to praises the lyric quality of nature and also implies a duality – the melancholy and ephemerality hidden behind the seeming serenity or vitality of the ...
  • Abstracture, The Abstraction Of Architecture And Space: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

    Long, Brooke (2016-05)
    If a room or space can alter how we feel, if our feelings are affected by the color of the walls, the shape of a door, the design of the wallpaper, what will happen to us in places we experience or inhabit?
  • A qualitative study of interdisciplinary music services 

    Bonelli, Thomas; Christman, Chad; Tree, Sarah (2016-05)
    At present, there is little written about music therapy interdisciplinary models from the perspective of co-treating therapists. This manuscript serves to compare prewritten texts on the subject of music therapy collaborative ...
  • Forsaking Our Shallow Seas: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Kari, Victoria (2016-05)
    The Earth’s coral reefs are in extreme danger, which ultimately means that our human existence is also threatened. As a scuba diver and artist, I have researched the causes and effects of declining coral reef health, as ...
  • Actions and Responses: MFA Thesis - Painting 

    O'Hara, Colleen (2016-05)
    My process in the studio challenges notions of control versus chance. I work with fluid acrylic paint and inks applied to paper through pouring, throwing and dripping. I do this to maximize the spontaneity of the material ...
  • That Which Is There: MFA Thesis - Drawing and Painting 

    Privitera, Olivia (2016-05)
    Light exposes the contradiction between materiality and invisibility. I explore the impression of nuanced spaces and notions of illusion to suspend optical perceptions of spatial temporality. Using light to alter visual ...
  • Becoming. Transformations within the Maternal Exchange: MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Jaehnert, Tina (2016-05)
    Entering into a parenting role awakens unexpected concerns, fears, joys, and anticipations. Instincts go into overdrive as life’s main purpose shifts from self-preservation to protection and nurturing our child or children. ...
  • Beyond Our Ideal Wonderland - Curioser and Curioser! : MFA Thesis - Printmaking 

    Kweon, Se Ra (2016-05)
    Currently unsatisfying reality makes us want to imagine living in our daydreams. Daydreams may even be more than just wishful explorations; they may be pricelessly useful. They are our rehearsals for future actions (Singer ...
  • Models of offender rehabilitation : a comparison of the risk, need, responsivity model and the good lives model 

    George, Brian (2016-05)
    Within five years of release from prison, three quarters (76.6%) of offenders across 30 state correctional systems are re-arrested, while total state costs for corrections in the U.S. exceed $48 billion. The bleak outlook ...
  • Point Space: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Fagan, Reed (2016-05)
    In a world increasingly immersed by analytic and abstractions, it is becoming increasingly difficult to grasp some of the new discoveries in mathematics and science. Humans have an innate desire to learn and categorize ...
  • Life on the Hudson, A Shad's-Eye View: MFA Thesis - Painting and Drawing 

    Miller, Edward Bear (2016-05)
    The four canvases in the thesis exhibition interweave my notions of river life and human consciousness. They demonstrate a love for oil painting and the history of art while calling into question aesthetic conventions and ...
  • Sound Out: MFA Thesis - Metal 

    Kim, Hongyoun (2016-05)
    Recently I am obsessed with curiosity of sound. The mysterious and space-shifting nature of sound leads me into the new area of research in which I explore the making of sound through interactions with jewelry and between ...
  • Emotion as a mediator between music exposure and task performance 

    Benjamin, Miranda (2016-05)
    Research has shown that music can have significant effects on individuals' emotional state, and that those emotional states can then have noteworthy effects on their performance in certain types of tasks. Specifically, the ...
  • If I had never met you : counterfactual thinking and romantic relationships 

    Studer, Lauren E. (2016-05)
    The present study examined a sample of 260 individuals, between the ages of 18 and 29, in romantic relationships. The main focus of this research was to identify the ways in which individuals view the function of their ...
  • Posthumanism and compassion in Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach trilogy: a vegetarian, ecofeminist approach 

    Peterson, Audrey (2016-05)
    "Both the genre of VanderMeer’s trilogy and the theme of the posthuman operate in a chiasmic relationship to convey a clear teaching that evokes a powerful message about humanity, posthumanity, and the future of the planet. ...
  • Raspberry pi embedded operating system and runtime 

    Perry, James J. (2016-05)
    This thesis explores the creation of a small footprint, high-performance Embedded Operating System (EOS) for the Raspberry Pi (RPi). Using a customization approach, the image is configures to include only required functions ...

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