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1 Multicultural: Facts and findings from the two years I spent living under a microscopeMehr, AnnetteThis final project paper is an accompaniment of my thesis work: a series of 11 oil paintings of bacterial cultures. These bacterial cultures were collected from volunteers, throughout 2016-2017. The paintings of these cultures are defined as portraits of the people who volunteered their bacteria. Th...Art & Art History2017-12
2 Be somewhereHabben, DavidI've always been intrigued by the idea of creating motion within my work. Simple dynamics in composition or figure have failed to truly capture, from my perspective, the sense of fluidity that can be found so readily in other media, such as film and animation. It seems odd to be so concerned about i...Art/Art History2017-05
3 Gather-piece-stitch: The art of placeDownen, CelinePhilosopher Gaston Bachelard celebrates the "naive wonder we used to feel when we found a nest. This wonder is lasting, and today when we discover a nest, it takes us back to our childhood or, rather, to a childhood; to the childhoods we should have had." I use the nest as a metaphor in my art with...Art/Art History2016
4 Four stage & 3 months in-betweenRomo, VanessaTime stops right before change occurs. As you cease to exist in your usual state of mind, you find yourself alone, reflecting, and ask what lies ahead? This sliver in time feels like a terminal. Years pass and you move far from the moment you thought was the death of newness. It becomes a distant pa...Art/Art History2017-07
5 MFA exhibitionBench, Ryan JoeThe subject of my paper is a body of work representing my personal interpretations, experiences, memories, and processes of creating images using the mediums of printmaking, painting and drawing. The subject matter represents broad visual sketches of the landscape, not direct visual copies; but inst...Printmaking2017-09
6 Gather-piece-stitch: the art of placeDownen, CélinePhilosopher Gaston Bachelard celebrates the "naive wonder we used to feel when we found a nest. This wonder is lasting, and today when we discover a nest it takes us back to our childhood or, rather, to a childhood; to the childhoods we should have had." I use the nest as a metaphor in my art with t...Art and Art History2016
7 Be somewhereHabben, DavidWhen the School of Dance welcomed me into their studios and performances, it quickly became apparent that there was an opportunity to explore the incredibly expressive movements they performed. Their manipulation of their bodies through three-dimensional space combined with the powerful live music t...Art and Art History2017-05
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9 Automatic Processing PitfallsWatson, JustinI used this text to examine processes by mirroring the internal structures of my mental processes. This paper is arbitrary to the source of the experience examined, although this arbitrariness is also an impetus to the survival mechanisms depicted. When we elucidate our meanings we grow more lost. M...Fine Arts2016
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11 Mabel Dodge Luhan: portrait of a patronSteadman, Kandace CelesteMabel Dodge Luhan (1897- 1962) occupies an important and pivotal place in the artistic culture o f early twentieth-century America. Yet despite her prominence, Luhan is seldom heard o f today. This study examines Luhan's life and significance, using painted portraits, word portraits, and photograp...Art/Art History2006-05
12 FactitiousLewis J. CrawfordThis paper is a journey into how I discovered the word factitious and re-defmed it for my artistic practice. I have broken down the paper into four different chapters that explore and explain this process. "Narrative Is Necessary," the first chapter, discusses the history of my research on narrati...Art/Art History2009-05
13 100 anos: revolucion Mexicana 1910-2010 (100 years Mexican revolution 1910-2010)White, Luz del Carmen Paredes Almeida deThis is a final project paper based on the celebration of the centennial of the Mexican Revolution 1910-2010. 00 aiios, Revolution Mexicana 1910-2010 is a multimedia exhibition inspired by the celebration of the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution. The exhibition is composed of a series of magneti...Art/Art History2010-08
14 Aerial AlchemyJames, JanOn a trip to Egypt, as I was floating down the Nile, it was easy to envision the alchemists observing the mystical powers that transformed the desert. Black silt borne down the river is deposited on the land when the water overflows its banks during flood time. The black earth gives a rich lining ...Art/Art History2010-05
15 TailingsLarkin, Vincent StuartThis paper describes the research leading up to and a description o f the MFA thesis exhibit titled "Tailings." The exhibit addresses the increasing saturation o f our environment with pollutants, toxins, and manufacturing waste through sculptural work that contains or represents the physical ...Art/Art History2008-05
16 Hand to mouthRamachandran, Sylvia MeenaJust as we make tools to try to overcome our limitations, we make gestures to try to connect with people and things beyond ourselves. In this exhibition, I consider the utensil as a poetic extension of the body. The work follows a decade of contemplating the meaningfulness of daily tasks and of th...Art/Art History2006-08
17 Suggested thinking spots: on suggested photo spots and the center for land use interpretationBacall, Analisa CoatsDesigned by Melinda Stone and Igor Vamos for the Center for Land Use Interpretation, Suggested Photo Spots is a multisited project engaging with the intersection between tourism and anthropic, or human-altered, landscapes. The project consists primarily of photographs of sites in which "Suggested P...Art/Art History2008-05
18 Project paperRingger, Kirsti AsplundHegel believed the aim of a human mind is to know itself, but that a human mind develops a notion of itself within a community of other minds, and that throughout history, humans collectively build upon what has gone before and improve. Art is one way that the collective knowledge is learned by eac...Art/Art History2010-10
19 You are here: visualizing Provo agriculture an MFA community-based art education final projectLofgreen, CarlynAs an undergraduate student, I was consistently taught that art was anything that was in a museum or gallery. Art was a commodity to be bought and sold, and while the artist could derive pleasure from the making of it, art was in the end purely aesthetic and unattached to the mundane task of daily ...Art/Art History
20 A revolution revealed: David Alfaro Siqueiros' from porfirio to the revolutionPeay, Casey JamesIn his mural From Porfirio to the Revolution, found in the National Museum of History in Mexico City, David Alfaro Siqueiros paints the history of the 1910 Revolution. However, the history of the 1910 Revolution is only one topic of this complicated mural, which contains several layers of meaning...Art/Art History2007-05
21 Pathway to color: the art and life of Henri MoserAlder, Thomas MoyleJohn Henri Moser's (1875-1951) paintings are among the most collected in the State of Utah. He is represented in numerous museums and private collections, but his Parisian art training, prolific Expressionist artworks, and adoption of Fauvist colors and painterly techniques have been largely negle...Art/Art History2007-12
22 Study for my voiceAllred, Matthew WadeWithin myself I find many perspectives, there are places to think from, places to stand in, and places to speak about. This work touches many of these places and examines the experiences of occupying them. These photographs are the manifestation of an exploration to understand my­self, and the natu...Art/Art History2008-08
23 Querl dismantling the bookDykes, StefanieWhen an artist adopts an intuitive working methodology, the creation of images or objects often appear before a final clear conceptual idea is defined. My artistic practice changed dramatically with my desire to dismantle books, to unburden myself from outdated or discarded texts, and to fold them ...Art/Art History2010-07
24 Concerning the spiritual in Spiral TaffyChristensen, Kent DavidMy thesis documents the body of work I have built since May 2004. This work was the result of an exploration o f the Still Life tradition since the 16th Century. I looked at the unique aspects and historical evolution of the Still Life tradition from the 16,h Century to the present. An examination ...Art/Art History2005-12
25 In my neighborhood: an installationHart, AllynMy thesis installation, titled "In My Neighborhood," combined collage prints, paintings, and sculptural elements. The installation was loosely based on the structure of an ideal 1950's suburban American home. Found objects played a prominent role in both two- and three-dimensional constructions. ...Art/Art History1996-08
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