Herron School of Art and Design

 

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  • Baker, Steven S. (2015)
    This paper explores the meaning and purpose of the various ancient and modern design elements of meditation room construction, and how they serve to define a specific design aesthetic inherent to all meditation rooms. Based ...
  • Woolf, David (2015)
    My early work consisted of highly aestheticized photographs of natural objects taken in extreme close-up. Working as a self-described scientist, I used an unusual macro camera lens (Canon MP-E 65mm) to achieve high ...
  • Connelly, Carly (2015)
    I am anxiously aware of human vulnerability; the brevity of living and the impermanence of the present. There is a prism of experience in the complexity of life and death through which my work is influenced. Nothing is a ...
  • Kuschnir, Michael (2015)
    MFA candidate thesis. In my work, I play with the cultural and art historical ideas of a window. I ask the viewer to look at the window as something other than a common everyday object. I alter the form and material to ...
  • Di, Sun (2015)
    A major part of my work is to study the fundamentals of photography through photography, video, installation, and sculpture. The study of a photograph is always a starting point. A photograph is an object, which carries ...
  • Hopson, Melissa (2015)
    Presenting sculpture in public spaces allows for the material world to maintain constant interactions with live audiences. This relationship keeps the body in motion as it moves through space in and around architecture ...
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    Wichmann, Stephanie (2015)
    Every moment is everywhere <quantum>. Being human is a mass of feelings and the felt. One can never be certain who they are moment to moment for the body is always changing and adjusting, along side partners’, time and ...
  • Pamelia, Elisa (2015)
    The distinction between therapeutic art making and art therapy practice is unclear in the current literature. Clarification is needed due to the confusion surrounding the similarities and differences between the two ...
  • Wilson, Kaycee (2015)
    An art therapy archive of client artwork can function as a diverse resource for student learning, research, and the expansion of art therapy as a mental health profession. There is little research regarding implications ...
  • Leeds, Chelsea (2015)
    Around the world, art therapy varies in its definition, training process, purpose, and theoretical approach. Furthermore, there is a limited amount of research on international art therapy projects, particularly in ...
  • Inter-­ 
    Tardie, Jacqueline (2015)
    Landscape describes the natural world, but more importantly, it provides a sense of place and belonging when it is regarded as animate, and not simply dead matter that’s purpose is to get you from one geographical location ...
  • Eickhoff, Matthew (2015)
    Four days before I began Herron’s graduate program, my close friend, and former boss, Ed Funk committed suicide. This event would forever influence my graduate research and my artwork. I began to search for a deeper ...
  • Marcial, Andrés (2015)
    A cage made out of words sets an unreachable distance made out of the void between you and me, even though your presence surrounds me all the time. What would an animal do in this condition? Be in a continuous state of ...
  • Smerdel, Jennifer (2015)
    The designer’s role has evolved greatly over the past few decades. We are no longer asked to simply create a poster or a web page, but to solve complex problems towards socially relevant topics. Through utilizing a ...
  • Walters, Nicholas (2015)
    High school students suffer from a lack of intrinsic motivation to participate in class. In an attempt to combat this lack of motivation, educators often provide students with rewards for participation. However, ...
  • Love, Jon (2015)
    You Are Amid Waves …but lurching towards a coast finally. These are not like where you have been, where the water swells and sinks without clear motive. You are pulled, almost gravitationally, towards a solidity you can ...
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    Beisel, Stephanie (2015)
    Words cannot express things; Speech does not convey the spirit. Swayed by words, one is lost; Blocked by phrases one is bewildered. Mumon Rhythm is innate to every aspect of existence; it inhales and exhales; it causes ...
  • Tsai, Mu-Chien (2015)
    This study was an integrative literature review exploring the research published on art therapy interventions with individuals with Down syndrome. In order to expand the collected resources, secondary sources and expanded ...
  • Burke, Bonnie (2015)
    Around the world, art therapy varies in its definition, training process, purpose, and theoretical approach. Furthermore, there is a limited amount of research on international art therapy projects, particularly in developing ...
  • Sullivan, Meghan (2015)
    Viktor Lowenfeld developed six distinct stages of development in his book Creative and Mental Growth. Currently there is limited information on the formation of these stages and the connection to their use in art therapy. ...

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