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Quilts As Visual Texts, Marcia Inzer Bost Dec 2010

Quilts As Visual Texts, Marcia Inzer Bost

Dissertations, Theses and Capstone Projects

I argue that quilts should be considered as visual texts, one to which theories of visual rhetoric and rhetoric in general can be applied. In drawing together the worlds of academia and quilting, I will use a variety of theoretical lens to explore quilts as texts. As a text, quilts contain units of meaning much like words. These units of meaning will be explored in Chapter 2 “Quilt Talks: How Quilts Communicate.” In this chapter I will follow the model of Elsley and propose a semiotics of quilts, one that can then be applied to any quilt. This semiotics is ...


Library Home Page Design: The Artist-Librarian Perspective, Virginia C. Feher Apr 2010

Library Home Page Design: The Artist-Librarian Perspective, Virginia C. Feher

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article focuses on a library home page that is designed from the artist-librarian perspective. It cites the need to include promotional features on a page to advertise resources available from the Web site and sponsored events. It notes that the application of the basic principles of art such as emphasis, harmony and movement is important for a successful composition of the page. Also stated is the use of color on a home page which, according to the author, can result in a page that is vibrant while supportive of the delivery of information.


Inaugural Georgia Libraries Photo Contest A Success Apr 2010

Inaugural Georgia Libraries Photo Contest A Success

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article announces the winners of the 2010 Georgia Libraries Photo Contest.