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Art And Symbolism: The Technique Of Applying Hidden Meaning And Communicating Specific Ideas Through Art, Andrea C. Macbean Dec 2013

Art And Symbolism: The Technique Of Applying Hidden Meaning And Communicating Specific Ideas Through Art, Andrea C. Macbean

Senior Honors Theses

Symbolism is an artistic style frequently used in the arts. Through the course of art history, it was its own artistic movement as well. The incorporation of specific symbols, shapes, colors, or identifiable images communicates to the viewer an intended message or statement. Frequently, symbolism appears to be hidden or initially unperceived by the intended audience. In some works, symbolism is so abstract that it needs explanation or clarification to be understood completely by the viewer. This thesis will analyze a few techniques of symbolism that can be incorporated in a work of art to communicate truth, entice thought, point ...


Bad Dads Iv - Wes Anderson Tribute, Steven E. Hughes Oct 2013

Bad Dads Iv - Wes Anderson Tribute, Steven E. Hughes

Steven E Hughes

Bad Dads IV - Wes Anderson Tribute, Invitational, Spoke Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Curator: Ken Harman


Northern Exposure Xix Exhibition, Steven E. Hughes Aug 2013

Northern Exposure Xix Exhibition, Steven E. Hughes

Steven E Hughes

“Bases Loaded,” an acrylic painting, was accepted into William Bonifas Fine Arts Center’s annual regional exhibition, Northern Exposure XIX, from November 8–December 20, 2012.


3rd Annual Great Lakes Small Works Exhibit, Steven E. Hughes Aug 2013

3rd Annual Great Lakes Small Works Exhibit, Steven E. Hughes

Steven E Hughes

An ink drawing of an antique typewriter and a small plein-air landscape painting were both chosen to appear in the 3rd Annual Great Lakes Small Works Exhibit at the Riverside Arts Center in Ypsilanti, MI, from October 4–November 10, 2012. Artists from all eight of the Great Lake states were represented in this show.


Philip B. Meggs Award For Excellence In Design: Richmond Illustrators Club 5th Juried Show, Steven E. Hughes Aug 2013

Philip B. Meggs Award For Excellence In Design: Richmond Illustrators Club 5th Juried Show, Steven E. Hughes

Steven E Hughes

“Cecropia Bot,” was accepted into The Richmond Illustrators Club 5th Juried Show held at Ghostprint Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, May 31–June 26, 2012. It was awarded the Philip B. Meggs Award for Excellence in Design.


2nd Annual International Commitment To Excellence In Art And Sport: A Fine Art Competition Exhibit, Steven E. Hughes Aug 2013

2nd Annual International Commitment To Excellence In Art And Sport: A Fine Art Competition Exhibit, Steven E. Hughes

Steven E Hughes

My poster illustration, "Angel Rising," was included in the 2nd Annual International Commitment to Excellence in Art and Sport: A Fine Art Competition Exhibit at the National Art Museum of Sport (NAMOS) at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis. NAMOS was founded in 1959, and features one of the nation's largest collections of fine art depicting sports. The collection includes more than 900 paintings, photographs, sculptures, and mixed-media works representing some 40 sports. October 27, 2011 to February 29, 2012.


15th Annual Art Of Baseball Exhibition At The George Krevsky Gallery, Steven Hughes Aug 2013

15th Annual Art Of Baseball Exhibition At The George Krevsky Gallery, Steven Hughes

Steven E Hughes

“Bases Loaded,” a book cover illustration was chosen for exhibit in the curated 15th Annual Art of Baseball Exhibition at the George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco. Work from artists across the country was displayed at the gallery from March 24 – April 28.


Work • Detroit: America!, Steven E. Hughes Aug 2013

Work • Detroit: America!, Steven E. Hughes

Steven E Hughes

“Bases Loaded,” was exhibited, from July 27 – August 24, at University of Michigan’s Work • Detroit. Joe Levickas curated the AMERICA! show from work from local and national artists in all media that addresses America’s obsession with itself.


2013 Great Lakes Art Showcase, Steven E. Hughes Aug 2013

2013 Great Lakes Art Showcase, Steven E. Hughes

Steven E Hughes

“Bases Loaded,” & “Self-Portrait with Skull” were both accepted into the Great Lakes Art Showcase, Regional Juried Exhibition, Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI. March 5 - April 2, 2013


Message In A Bottle, Steven E. Hughes Aug 2013

Message In A Bottle, Steven E. Hughes

Steven E Hughes

“The Navigator’s Gift,” was included in Message in a Bottle, an invitational exhibit at the Light Grey Art Lab in Minneapolis, MN. The exhibit celebrated the secrets, codes, and hidden images that make us look closer, dig deeper, and investigate a piece of art. This exhibition was the ultimate treasure hunt and game of clue, making the viewer the interpreter, the detective, and the clue master.


Scorcese: An Art Show Tribute, Steven E. Hughes Aug 2013

Scorcese: An Art Show Tribute, Steven E. Hughes

Steven E Hughes

“William Cutting,” a portrait of Daniel Day Lewis from Martin Scorcese's film, The Gangs of New York was exhibited at Scorcese: An Art Show Tribute, Invitational, Bold Hype Gallery, New York, NY, Curator: Ken Harman (Spoke Art Gallery). The show invited artists to create work that celebrated the movies of the acclaimed director. Painting was acquired by Martin Scorcese.


Season Opener 2, Steven E. Hughes Aug 2013

Season Opener 2, Steven E. Hughes

Steven E Hughes

“Choke,” custom painted baseball bat was included in Season Opener 2, Invitational Bat Exhibition, Steamwhistle Brewery, Toronto, ON, Curator: Dave Murray of the Garrison Creek Bat Company.


The Curve Ball, Steven E. Hughes Aug 2013

The Curve Ball, Steven E. Hughes

Steven E Hughes

"Take Flight," a baseball bat painted to represent the ideals of Toronto Blue Jays outfielder José Bautista. It was an invitational exhibit curated by Dave Murray, of the Garrison Creek Bat Company.On May 13, 2013, more than 1,000 VIP guests, including the Toronto Blue Jays, took the field at Rogers Centre for the annual Curve Ball in support of children and youth in need across Canada. The 2013 edition was a resounding success, raising close to $950,000!


3rd Annual International Commitment To Excellence In Art And Sport: A Fine Art Competition Exhibit, Steven E. Hughes Aug 2013

3rd Annual International Commitment To Excellence In Art And Sport: A Fine Art Competition Exhibit, Steven E. Hughes

Steven E Hughes

The Waiting Room with Russell Martin, was included in the 3rd Annual International Commitment to Excellence in Art and Sport: A Fine Art Competition Exhibit at the National Art Museum of Sport (NAMOS). ArtCenter Manatee in Bradenton, FL hosted the exhibit.


51st Annual Illustration West, Steven E. Hughes Aug 2013

51st Annual Illustration West, Steven E. Hughes

Steven E Hughes

Two illustrations, “Cecropia Bot,” and “Roach Bot,” were selected for the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles’ Illustration West 51st annual show. Juried by professional illustrators, Robin Richesson, Lisa French, Craig Elliott, Rick Anwyl, Scott Bakal and Whitney Sherman, this show is considered the largest juried illustration competition west of New York. The work was displayed at Gallery Nucleus in Los Angeles, and as part of an online exhibit accessible via the SILA website.


Art In The Library: From The Collection Of The Thomas G. Carpenter Library, University Of North Florida, Thomas G. Carpenter Library Jun 2013

Art In The Library: From The Collection Of The Thomas G. Carpenter Library, University Of North Florida, Thomas G. Carpenter Library

Art in the Library Catalog

The Thomas G. Carpenter Library’s Art in the Library project began in 2008. Since the project’s inception the collection has grown to more than 100 pieces through the generosity of artists and collectors. Many of the works are by artists from northeast Florida. This is a selection of the pieces that may be found on display throughout the library’s four floors.

Catalog contains work by the following artists: Nofa Dixon, Diane Farris, John Bunker, Mindy Hawkins, Tom Farrell, Anthony Whiting, Louise Freshman Brown, Susanne Schuenke, Susanna Richter-Helman, Tiffany Leach, Jonathan Lux, Marilyn Taylor, Steve Williams, Christie Holechek ...


Joanne Aono Interview, Charlie Lacke May 2013

Joanne Aono Interview, Charlie Lacke

Asian American Art Oral History Project

Bio: Joanne Aono is a Japanese American Sansei artist, born in Chicago. She received a BFA from Drake University with post graduate classes through the SAIC.

Solo and two person exhibitions of her paintings and drawings include South Shore Arts, Images Gallery, Eyeporium Gallery, Dayton Street, and 303 Erie Artspace, with an upcoming solo show at the Lee Dulgar Gallery. Joanne has shown in numerous group exhibitions including Julius Caesar, Contemporary Art Workshop, Governor’s State University, Woman Made Gallery, Beverly Art Center, Northern Illinois University, and Art Chicago International. She has received City of Chicago Arts grants in addition ...


Painting Connections, Wesley Miller May 2013

Painting Connections, Wesley Miller

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

Painting Connections consists of five sections. This includes four essays, one of which introduces my work, and three that explore, at greater length, different influences on my work. The final section is composed of plates with images of my drawings, paintings, and prints. The Introduction briefly outlines the three essays that follow, as well as gives a brief overview of how the project was conceived. The Initial Shock explores how South African contemporary artist William Kentridge has influenced my thinking about art and development of imagery. Daydreams: Learning from Gaston Bachelard and Neo Rauch delves deeper into the roles that ...


Where Feet Are As Light As Feathers (A World Of Things), Katie Zickefoose May 2013

Where Feet Are As Light As Feathers (A World Of Things), Katie Zickefoose

Masters Theses

Where feet are as light as feathers (a world of things) is a combination of 2D work including painting, drawing, and prints, in conjunction with a written monograph that supports and gives insight into the work. Through a series of short stories, both fictional and nonfictional, fleeting thoughts, as well as research in critical theory and art history, I make connections between my art, my process, and my own earthly living.


I Am What I Think You Think I Am, Richard Landvatter May 2013

I Am What I Think You Think I Am, Richard Landvatter

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

“I am not what I think I am. I am not what you think I am. I am what I think you think I am.” - Charles Horton Cooley

I’m interested in how, as social creatures, we see and present ourselves to others. My recent work explores image and identity, how they form, and how we tailor them to meet social standards and expectations. I look at the inaccuracies that arise from seeing ourselves through the lens of other people, and the consequential manipulated presentation of the self to these very same people - “The Looking-Glass-Self”.

My imagery is inspired by ...


Toile, Dilenia Garcia May 2013

Toile, Dilenia Garcia

Theses and Dissertations

Toile is a painting series that explores constructions of taste and the semiotics of manufactured fabrics. Through the use of irony, paradox and deconstructions of rhythm, shape, color and form, the paintings are a response to the formal and historical content in the fabric. The idyllic landscape, notions of identity, sexism and liminality are some of the themes considered in the series. The paintings in this exhibition attempt to correct and mediate outdated models of representation through the exploration of painting as a process that is open and malleable.


Lost In Beauty, Danielle Palmisano Feb 2013

Lost In Beauty, Danielle Palmisano

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

An artist and a fashion designer are comparable; both create artistic works using talent to attain a vision. Artists and fashion designers utilize similar processes to achieve a final product such as; finding inspiration, producing sketches, and collecting materials and supplies. As a fashion student and as an artist, the two disciplines were combined to create Lost in Beauty.


Transient Motel, Bryce Hammond Jan 2013

Transient Motel, Bryce Hammond

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

"Transient Motel" is an exhibition that investigates the interactions of people and physical environments in low-income areas of Daytona Beach, Florida. The purpose of the exhibition is to raise social awareness of low-income communities among the public through visual art. Interactions between motel guests were documented as first-hand sound recordings of conversations, interviews and other activities. These recordings are projected through speakers within a constructed life-sized replica of the motel rooms in which they were recorded. Found and appropriated furniture and fixtures from the actual rooms are arranged within the replica as objects of art to familiarize the public with ...


Encounters, Judy Knowles Ford Jan 2013

Encounters, Judy Knowles Ford

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

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