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Multicultural Perceptions Of Creativity, Abby Noel Winterbrook Jan 2022

Multicultural Perceptions Of Creativity, Abby Noel Winterbrook

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Multicultural Perceptions of Creativity examined perceptions of creativity among eight creatively gifted adults from diverse backgrounds who have a profession in an arts related field. This study examined what the phenomenon of creativity is and how it is experienced. The beliefs that inform perceptions of creativity were explored. The experiences that inform perceptions of creativity were described. The interactions among beliefs and experiences were considered. The data collected revealed that creativity is an instinct that each person possesses and can activate within themselves. Creativity can be nurtured based on environment and through personal, educational, professional, and cultural experiences. Creativity involves …


Study Of Native Colombian Tribes: Art As A Means Of Inspiration, Sofia Fernandez Mar 2021

Study Of Native Colombian Tribes: Art As A Means Of Inspiration, Sofia Fernandez

Honors Theses

Study of Native Colombian Tribes: Art as a Means of Inspiration, examines Latin American art, particularly Indigenous Colombian art as a source of inspiration for the creation of a series of artworks. This project considers two Colombian tribes: Wayuu and Okaina. It emphasizes these tribes’ ancestry, history, purpose, and traditions, with the objective of giving them a voice in a community where they are underrepresented and unknown. This thesis provides a critical look into the tribe’s traditions and artistic techniques through the creation of a variety paintings, drawings, and prints. This body of work concentrates on textiles and patterns from …


A Supplementary Art Program For Artistically Gifted Children, Adele Foster Pruitt Jan 1961

A Supplementary Art Program For Artistically Gifted Children, Adele Foster Pruitt

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study has been to create guidelines for the development of a supplementary art program for "artistically gifted" children of intermediate grade level .