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Comics And Illustration From The Written; The Conversion Of A Story From Prose To Graphic Depiction., Kayla A. White Ms. 2014 East Tennessee State University

Comics And Illustration From The Written; The Conversion Of A Story From Prose To Graphic Depiction., Kayla A. White Ms.

Undergraduate Honors Theses

This is a thesis that details the process of writing a short 30 page novel, and then converting the subsequent story into a graphic format via illustrations and into a comic book layout. The story itself deals in reworking our learned assumptions of good and evil, specifically in the supernatural and human possibility for both. The comic book format is an exploration of my reader’s different responses to the written and the graphic.


Vernal Pool: A Participatory Art Project About Place + Precipitation, Karen Abel, Jessica Marion Barr 2014 Wilfrid Laurier University

Vernal Pool: A Participatory Art Project About Place + Precipitation, Karen Abel, Jessica Marion Barr

The Goose

Produced by Karen Abel with Jessica Marion Barr, Vernal Pool is an immersive, elemental water installation created as a participatory, contemplative inquiry into our transitory interrelationships with water and landscape. From November 2013 to April 2014, 114 individuals across Canada and abroad gathered snow samples as a form of extrinsic artistic practice about place and precipitation. With the arrival of spring, the reservoir of melted snow was convened for four days at Toronto’s historic Gladstone Hotel to create Vernal Pool.


Ipads And Service Learning Join Hands For Lifelong Artistic Literacy, Susan R. Whiteland 2014 Florida State University

Ipads And Service Learning Join Hands For Lifelong Artistic Literacy, Susan R. Whiteland

Journal of Art for Life

In this article the author discusses the linking of art education policy and technology with the goal of lifelong artistic literacy. The author reviews newly drafted national common core frameworks that encourage the use of technology with art and compares her curriculum for teaching pre-service art educators. By recalling her university students’ recent intergenerational service learning experience with iPads the author determines that the mobile devices may be instrumental for implementing technology in her curriculum that encourages lifelong artistic literacy.


Nicholas Galanin: Tsu Heidei Shugaxtutaan, Matthew Ryan Smith, Ph.D. 2014 SelectedWorks

Nicholas Galanin: Tsu Heidei Shugaxtutaan, Matthew Ryan Smith, Ph.D.

Matthew Ryan Smith, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


Renoir To Remington: Impressionism To The American West, Anne M. Giangiulio 2014 University of Texas at El Paso

Renoir To Remington: Impressionism To The American West, Anne M. Giangiulio

Anne M. Giangiulio

Catalog designed for the exhibition 'Renoir to Remington: Impressionism to the American West', on display from September 21, 2014 to February 1, 2015 at the Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Gallery of the El Paso Museum of Art. Organized by the El Paso Museum of Art in partnership with Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington. 144 pages.


António Pedro Pintor, José-Augusto França 2014 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

António Pedro Pintor, José-Augusto França

Portuguese Cultural Studies

Abstract: António Pedro became interested, from fairly early on, in visual and mixed media expression, alongside literature and theatre. From the mid 1930s onwards, he produced a significant number of works (sketches, dimensional poems, invented objects, paintings, sculptures, ceramics) that were to have a significant impact on the artistic context in Portugal throughout the 1930s and 1940s. This article provides an overview of some of his most emblematic paintings, influenced to varying degrees by Surrealism or some aspects of it, and often characterized by subversive and oniric compositions. As such, it sheds light on the extent to which the pictorial ...


Political Percontation By Casey Beal, 2014 Western University

Political Percontation By Casey Beal

Chiasma: A Site For Thought

No abstract provided.


Turning To See Otherwise, Jennifer L. Martin 2014 Western University

Turning To See Otherwise, Jennifer L. Martin

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This thesis dossier, in combination with an exhibition at the McIntosh Gallery, considers whether an archival collection can generate an alternative narrative other than that which may already exist in the original film and photographic documents. Rather than represent a singular truth, I seek to articulate the transformative realities of collective memory by re-orienting the material for broader viewer identification. I have mined photographic and filmic materials from a personal family archive to focus fragments that specifically record the gesture of the turning face—the turning towards the observer. This “turn” then includes both the turn towards the initial film-maker ...


The Things We Know But Cannot Explain: An Inquiry Into The Nature And Significance Of Artistic Knowledge As A Subset Of The Larger Category Of Tacit Knowledge, David Kemp 2014 Western University

The Things We Know But Cannot Explain: An Inquiry Into The Nature And Significance Of Artistic Knowledge As A Subset Of The Larger Category Of Tacit Knowledge, David Kemp

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This dissertation is an inquiry into the nature and significance of artistic knowledge, as a subset of the larger category of tacit knowledge. Art, both in its production and reception, encompasses many diverse forms of knowledge, so by artistic knowledge I am referring to the intangible components of art that do not conform to traditional notions of codified, propositional or explicit knowledge.

Such forms of qualitative and subjective knowledge are undervalued within our current Western context, which is dominated by a rational, objective and scientific mode of thought. This is primarily due to the impossibility of quantifying such intangible knowledge ...


A Photographic Ontology: Being Haunted Within The Blue Hour And Expanding Field, Colin E. Miner 2014 Western University

A Photographic Ontology: Being Haunted Within The Blue Hour And Expanding Field, Colin E. Miner

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

What are the current boundaries of the photographic and how can an ontology of photography take form as a material and conceptual program of research? Responding to the difficulty inherent in any definitive attempt to grasp photography, this dissertation places emphasis on the less determined act of evoking as a model of dialogue, and engagement, with the photographic. This dissertation is composed of two parts that engage both the question “What is photography?” and the ontological anxiety that shadows it. These lines of questioning are pursued in two ways: directly through considering the qualities of the photographic as elucidated by ...


Guddling About: Experiments In Vital Materialism With Particular Regard To Water, Minty Donald 2014 Wilfrid Laurier University

Guddling About: Experiments In Vital Materialism With Particular Regard To Water, Minty Donald

The Goose

With reference to Jane Bennett’s notion of "vital materialism," this photo essay documents and reflects on Guddling About: a series of experiments or actions carried out by artists Nick Millar and Minty Donald with the Bow River and its watershed in Calgary and Southern Alberta in August-September 2013. Each experiment is described as a set of instructions — a script or score for an event — which can be enacted in any location where human settlement has evolved around a river. The experiments will be repeated, and new ones developed, with the River Clyde in Glasgow and Southern Scotland in June-September ...


Just As It Should Be: Painting And The Discipline Of Everyday Life, Jared R. Peters 2014 Western University

Just As It Should Be: Painting And The Discipline Of Everyday Life, Jared R. Peters

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

In this Master of Fine Arts Thesis dossier, I focus on contemporary painting’s capacity to question and challenge the roles and behaviors expected and directed by the social order. I am specifically concerned with the production of a normative subjectivity through the organization and configuration of domestic spaces and objects. Through a Case Study of Belgian artist Michaël Borremans, in a Comprehensive Artist Statement of my own art practice, and in examples of my work in the Practice Documentation section, I demonstrate how the discipline of painting can reveal and resist the everyday disciplinary procedures of contemporary society. Through ...


Caroline Murat: Powerful Patron Of Napoleonic France And Italy, Brittany Dahlin 2014 Brigham Young University

Caroline Murat: Powerful Patron Of Napoleonic France And Italy, Brittany Dahlin

All Theses and Dissertations

Caroline Bonaparte Murat created an identity for herself through the art that she collected during the time of her reign as queen of Naples as directed by her brother, Napoleon, from 1808-1814. Through the art that she both commissioned and purchased, she developed an identity as powerful politically, nurturing, educated, fashionable, and Italianate. Through this patronage, Caroline became influential on stylish, female patronage in both Italy and France. Caroline purchased and commissioned works from artists such as Jean-August-Domonique Ingres, François Gérard, Elizabeth Vigée LeBrun, Antonio Canova and other lesser-known artists of the nineteenth century. Many of these ...


Fallen Womanhood And Modernity In Ivan Kramskoi's Unknown Woman (1883), Trenton B. Olsen 2014 Brigham Young University

Fallen Womanhood And Modernity In Ivan Kramskoi's Unknown Woman (1883), Trenton B. Olsen

All Theses and Dissertations

My thesis investigates Ivan Kramskoi’s well-known work Unknown Woman (1883). In reviewing the criticism concerning Unknown Woman written in the wake of the eleventh peredvizhniki exhibition in which it was first shown, Kramskoi’s painting attracted praise, perplexity, and condemnation. One of the major interpretations (though not commonly discussed) was that this work was meant to allude to female sexuality or prostitution in Russian society. The purpose of my thesis is to reinstate the pertinence of this reading, one which has been obfuscated or ignored in the majority of ensuing twentieth and twenty-first century scholarship. The second purpose of ...


Parallel And Allegory, Kody Keller 2014 Brigham Young University

Parallel And Allegory, Kody Keller

All Theses and Dissertations

Parallel and Allegory is a series of four pieces that look deeper into specific Christian beliefs. Most directly addressed those that dealt with specific parallels and allegorical relationships. Specific symbols such as nails, hammers, wood, trees, people, fruit, a cup, knife a rope and a stone were the focus of the pieces in the exhibition. Four combinations of these symbols were created to create dialogue and introspection.


Trans-Canada Art Tour, Matthew Ryan Smith, Ph.D. 2014 SelectedWorks

Trans-Canada Art Tour, Matthew Ryan Smith, Ph.D.

Matthew Ryan Smith, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


Blackbirds And Growing Pains: A Conversation With Rutherford Chang, Matthew Ryan Smith, Ph.D. 2014 SelectedWorks

Blackbirds And Growing Pains: A Conversation With Rutherford Chang, Matthew Ryan Smith, Ph.D.

Matthew Ryan Smith, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


The War That Does Not Leave Us: Memory Of The American Civil War And The Photographs Of Alexander Gardner, Katie Janae White 2014 Brigham Young University

The War That Does Not Leave Us: Memory Of The American Civil War And The Photographs Of Alexander Gardner, Katie Janae White

All Theses and Dissertations

In July of 1863 the photographs A Harvest of Death, Field Where General Reynolds Fell, A Sharpshooter's Last Sleep, and The Home of a Rebel Sharpshooter were taken after the battle at Gettysburg by a team of photographers led by Alexander Gardner. In the decades that followed these images of the dead of the battlefield became some of the most iconic representations of the American Civil War. Today, Gardner's Gettysburg photographs can be found in almost every contemporary history text, documentary, or collection of images from the war, yet their journey to this iconic status has been little ...


Using Augmented Reality As A Discovery Tool, Jolanda-Pieta van Arnhem, Jerry M. Spiller 2014 Purdue University

Using Augmented Reality As A Discovery Tool, Jolanda-Pieta Van Arnhem, Jerry M. Spiller

Charleston Library Conference

Layar is an augmented reality (AR) platform that enables creators to tie online resources to physical objects or locations via mobile technologies. The authors detail their exploration of Layar’s geolocation and interactive print abilities to aid the discovery of various resources in and around the College of Charleston campus pertaining to revered local artists William Halsey and Corrie McCallum. They explore opportunities for the added value of contextually situated information linking to vetted library and museum holdings. They detail some of the technical and technological requirements involved with coding and multimedia creation for AR, including the successes and pitfalls ...


Stonehouse Residency: Koszut Artist Residency, Cas Grant, Mary Beth Koszut 2014 Olivet Nazarene University

Stonehouse Residency: Koszut Artist Residency, Cas Grant, Mary Beth Koszut

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Work - Art

Objective

I was looking to create a new series of artworks to push myself past my current habits of production to reach a new level in my artistic practice. During a focused period of study, I hoped to overcome the struggles that comes with developing a new concept for a new series of images. As my artwork is inspired by nature, I was looking to research new plant forms, (specifically those that grow air roots in order to sustain themselves), experiment with new media to begin an abstracted mixed media, air root series, and gather resource images for further work ...


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