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    • 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? ...
    • THE JOY IS IN THE PATTERN 

      Adams, Maria Rose
      My thesis project explores the use of carefully orchestrated, patterned paintings depicting domestic interiors with bold, flat, layered planes of color, repeated motifs, and a shallow sense of space. Pattern is everywhere ...
    • Leopoldo Méndez, revolutionary art, and the Mexican print: in service of the people 

      Caplow, Deborah (1999)
      This dissertation situates the Mexican printmaker, Leopoldo Mendez (1902--1969), as a leading member of the Mexican art world of the twentieth century, revealing his central role in Mexican art and politics. His significance ...
    • Living on Death 

      Gress, David
      My work pertains to notions of documentary. The slaughterhouse and events that transpire within constitute the untouched, given center of my work. Within these limits I am free to interpret, recreate and compose such ...
    • Memory, Space and Light 

      Xie, Xinchen
      My thesis project explores ideas of space and light. It relates to my experience of growing up in a big city. Architectural structures play a vital role in the project. I create a personal space that contains memory and ...
    • My Dear Friend, Time 

      Xu, Jing
      University of Washington Abstract My Dear Friend, Time Jing Xu Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Professor Ellen Garvens Photomedia I like thinking that my work instigates performance; it encourages viewers to perform ...
    • Neo-Pre-Raphaelitism: The Final Generations 

      Waterman, Amanda B.
      The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a group of seven young men who wanted to rebel against the teachings and orthodoxies of the Royal Academy. It was a short-lived movement, beginning in 1848 and ending in the early 1850s, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • A Peep through a Tube at a Leopard 

      Wu, Zheng
      This thesis paper explore my personal experience in relation to my artistic practices.
    • "Play Clay" 

      Hoeppner, Andrew John
      Graduate school for me was a life experiment. My intentions to become an artist never were implied until my last year as an undergraduate when I finally decided this new direction of mine has yet to even begin. My ...
    • (searching for shadows) 

      Baughman, Paul
      This thesis outlines the art practice of artist Paul Baughman. His work investigates the role of the individual as it relates to agency, power, and change, in the context of contemporary society. His research systematically ...
    • Sky View 

      Nibert, Heather Michelle
      University of Washington Abstract Sky View Heather Nibert Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Head Chair Helen O’Toole Painting and Drawing This thesis paper aims to communicate my thought process as well as my methods ...
    • social me: social media literacy for middle school classrooms 

      Sparano, Joseph
      Middle school is a time of drastic physical, cognitive, and social change for students. Many kids post their first messages on social media at this age, and their developmental changes are magnified and affected by their ...
    • Some Place 

      Dunn, Benjamin
      University of Washington Abstract Some Place Benjamin Dunn Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Associate Professor Helen J. O’Toole School of Art, Art History and Design This thesis examines the role of specificity, ...
    • Split Ends 

      Skwira, Sarah
      I sit by the window, running my fingers through my hair. Getting to the ends, I hold them up to examine them. There is a golden afternoon light coming through the window. This is the magic time of day when every strand is ...
    • 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 ...
    • Suspended Animation 

      Happ, Jonathan A.
      The purpose of this project is to extend the genre of the vanitas still life within painting by merging with the context of contemporary biological and medical sciences. By doing so I hope to challenge conventional ...
    • Tarzana Syndrome 

      Allen, Matthew Schau
      In a world where hubris is a necessity, concrete transmogrifies and metastasizes, delicacies revolt and captivate, and creatures lurk amidst the potted fichus and cul-de-sacs, their powerful odors carried on by the dry, ...
    • To achieve the unachievable: Beijing's Chang'an Avenue and Chinese architectural modernization during the PRC era 

      Yu, Shuishan (2006)
      This dissertation explores the modernization project in Chinese architecture during the PRC Era (1949-present) through the changes of Chang'an Avenue in Beijing. I will first trace the development of Chang'an Avenue in the ...