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    • Painting and Drawing: Mitigating The Space Between the Internal and External 

      Robertson, Bryan
      The topic of my thesis is about the “extra-relational” characteristics of rhetoric, poetry, and visual arts . Painting from my point of view is a form of natural philosophy with very deep roots extending back to the ...
    • Disappearing acts : making things + making things go away 

      Chernow, Rebecca
      A paper exploring ideas of sculpture as bio-remediator and a hub of communal activity
    • From the Ground Down 

      Sweet, Amanda Catherine
      In this thesis I examine concepts of identity, time and space as I have investigated related influences and methodologies within my studio practice, during my time of study at the University of Washington, Seattle’s School ...
    • Pastries, Pyramids, Promenading & Percussion: a journey toward alchemistical experiences as creative spirit a.k.a.: SYNKHRA, goddess of music & pie a.k.a.: some sort of hyper-detailed space-age mythology, full of fiber-swallowing girls and sun-kissed divorcees reminding everyone of their mortality 

      Mixan, Coley Marie
      A thesis project employing digital video and sound to expose the ongoing intensities and ruptures experienced in Coley Mixan’s voice and body as a means to dispute (and parody) HER/their culture’s dominant norms and power ...
    • The State of My Painting Practice 

      Schoening, Krista M
      Over the past two years, my painting practice has centered on botanical subject matter, particularly in relation to art historical precedents and the contemporary world. I have researched plant biology, which has given me ...
    • A Peep through a Tube at a Leopard 

      Wu, Zheng
      This thesis paper explore my personal experience in relation to my artistic practices.
    • J. Doe: Placeholders for the Unidentified 

      Mangiaruga, Morgan
      “And since you know you cannot see yourself So well as by reflection, I, your glass, Will modestly discover to yourself That of yourself which you yet know not of.” -Shakespeare How am I reflected in the objects I create? ...
    • We Are All In This To Get Here 

      Patterson, Hannah McGhee
      I was raised practicing Hinduism from birth in the unlikely environment of the Bible Belt of the South East. Eventually my art practice became an important means of metabolizing this experience. I employ the use of materials, ...
    • The Lay of the Land: English Landscape Themes in Early Modern Painting in England 

      Budnick, Barbara Lou
      Landscape paintings generally offer a far and wide view of external world, including all parts of the built and natural environment that pass before the eye. As a genre in England, landscape painting arose slowly in the ...
    • Interlocking Paint and Paint 

      Sklenar, Tarran M
      University of Washington Abstract Interlocking Paint and Paint Tarran Sklenar Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ann Gale Painting and Drawing Through my paintings, I am exploring the materiality of paint and its ...
    • deity, humanity and materiality 

      Jin, Ding
      This thesis is about the process of making the art work for the thesis show. It includes the original source of why I chose this subject and how I developed this idea for the work. The source of the idea is form my personal ...
    • "We don't forget, something vacant settles in" 

      Fortunato, Elizabeth
      I recreate and represent objects and settings, translating meaning and remembrance through material to make a peripheral memory tangible. Nostalgia: a longing for a past that never was. It is a curated history based on ...
    • Faces of Humanity: Painting Portraits of Immigrant Workers 

      Morales, Selma Arely
      Through the years, immigration to the United States has significantly increased. Immigrants have been drawn to this country by attractive wages and pushed by the poverty in their home countries. Today, immigrant minority ...
    • Vulnerability: The Better Choice 

      Ross-Gotta, Cicelia
      Meaningful human connection is predicated on sharing or exposing vulnerability to one another to establish trust. In this paper, I explore the relationship between vulnerability and meaningful human connection, via sources ...
    • Living Objects 

      Aguilar, Gavriella
      During the last two years I have found new ways to develop and maintain relationships with others through my relationships with objects. Understanding the purpose of the object, the functionality, the way it exists within ...
    • His Story: Reconciling the Old-Young Man 

      Barbor, Peter H.
      The history and mythology of the male form is a central concern to my practice. How it repeats and manifests throughout time fuels my work. Through a menagerie of plastic materials, stories and sculptural motifs, my ...
    • Between Authority and Pretense 

      Halpine, Clare
      Humor calls into question collectively held truths, whether real or imagined, emergent or engrained. Through costume and studied speech, the performance artist as pundit makes permissible a self to which we may otherwise ...
    • Coping with life in the Absurd 

      Mora, Daniela
      This thesis outlines the art practice and ideas of Daniela Mora. Her work investigates the role of audience and art in relation to tourism, cultural practices, and authority. Through the use of video installation, theater, ...
    • Lonely Mountains 

      Frankel, Ryna
      This thesis examines cuteness as it relates to care, culture, and manipulation. Using both scientific studies and cultural theories, this thesis aims to understand these elements of cuteness and relate them to the artwork ...
    • Body and Apparition: Material Presence in Sixteenth-Century Italian Religious Sculpture 

      Giffin, Erin C.
      In early modern church interiors across the Italian peninsula, religious devotees gazed upon, spoke to, and touched sculptural sacred objects. These forms of contact reinforced the sensation of presence and communication ...