Herron School of Art and Design: Recent submissions

  • Spicuzza, Shelley (2018)
    My current body of work captures and displays a humanity manipulated geological history. I use and rework the discarded to build records of time, memory, and progress seen from the perspective of an uncertain future. By ...
  • Aldrich, Brent (2018)
    Where to begin? With you, and with me. This place. This city/this bedrock. It's Devonian Era limestone over here. "There's coffee for those who want it."
  • Walsh, Justin (2018)
    What is the Measure of a Man? Before allowing the brain to run away giggling with euphemistic glee, consider the import of this question as it has effected boys for centuries as they grow, not only in personhood but ...
  • BLDG 
    Boll, Greg (2018)
    BLDG is a concept - a group of parameters, which create an internal logic. It is a system, in the loosest sense of the word; it is just rigid enough to be productive, but open-ended and flexible enough that a variety of ...
  • Pirzadeh, Iman (2018)
    This study uses the power of Participatory Design (PD) process to involve stakeholders within the hospital through the design process. Participatory design uses qualitative research methods, such as surveys, interviews ...
  • Kochanowski, August (2018)
    My work is a reaction to the current movement away from traditional sculpture. In response, I have created a series of figurative sculptures that I placed on non-traditional pedestals. When I look at the art world, I see ...
  • Simon, Johnson (2018)
    How do physical limitations affect the mind, and how can you overcome them? Imagine one day you wake up bound by physical limitations. What can you do? My research helps someone realize that having limitations isn’t the ...
  • Osheroff, Michael (2019)
    My thesis work utilizes an improvisational design method wherein each piece of furniture is made through collaboration with and in reaction to a specific fallen branch. Borne from a desire to design in a more embodied way, ...
  • Panfil, Matt (2018)
    My multimedia thesis work depicts confrontations between humanity and both natural and supernatural entities and forces, as well as examines the implications of cosmic indifference: a philosophical and literary ideology ...
  • Lan, Yuzhi (2017)
    This paper is a little journey in exploring various themes through my art work. From transformation and consciousness to action and inaction; from material and immaterial to permanence and impermanence; from primary force, ...
  • Ridgway-Woodall, T.L. (2018)
    My current research explores our daily habits, cultural traditions, and the social expectations placed on women through an anthropological lens. Considering the treatment of all types of women from various regions prompted ...
  • Thompson, Courtney; Yates, Dani (2018)
    Public schools educate many students of various cultural backgrounds and often provide mental health services to meet the needs of these students. This mixed methods study is comprised of a systematic literature review and ...
  • An:Other 
    Alderson, Nicole (2018)
    Otherness comes in many forms: it is a profound awareness of the metaphorical and physical space between, whether that space is the distance between two people, a person and the world they live in, or the perceived self ...
  • Smith, Ryan (2017)
    In my life, television has taken the on varying roles from teacher to entertainer, from salesman to charlatan, and though I have my issues with television, its presence has had such a profound impact on me, I find it ...
  • Fields, Brandon (2017)
    This composition recollects some of my youthful memories while also exploring the transitory state of life. On this journey, I unearth latent personal philosophies that have evolved and matured over time and still continue ...
  • Davis, Heather E. (2018)
    Art therapy has been conducted with military servicemembers and veterans since the beginning of the profession itself. Veterans suffer from a myriad of diagnoses, some of the most prevalent being posttraumatic stress ...
  • Gottschild, Kimberly (2018)
    Health literacy is recognized worldwide as a key to obtaining and maintaining personal health. A health literate individual who has the access to resources that they can both understand and navigate can make empowered, ...
  • Hinkle, Brittany (2018)
    This human-subject study used the Quality of Life-Alzheimer's Disease (QOL-AD) for its pre- and post-test intervention format without at control group. It was hypothesized that there would be an increase in quality of ...
  • Chilman, Bailee (2018)
    This arts-based phenomenological study intended to extend themes from Jarrett’s (2016) artsbased phenomenological study, which explored the evolving identity of a graduate art therapy student. The researcher/participant ...
  • Stamatis, Stephany (2018)
    This research explores approaches to public engagement processes in the field of Urban Planning, as well as the relationship between Urban Planners and Community Members through that process. A series of interviews was ...

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