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  • Monuments to water and air systems 

    Moyer, Matthew E. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    Water and air are essential to life. Clean water and air, as well as the systems that deliver them, are undeniable necessities and conveniences within our lives. Conceptually, my work focuses on water and air distribution ...
  • Musica Universalis : the pursuit of pure abstraction 

    King, Erin Kathleen (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    The thesis exhibition, Musica Universalis, is a multi-sensory exhibition comprised of experimental weavings on deconstructed found pianos, systematic drawings, and paper scroll music boxes. The music boxes allow the viewer ...
  • My America 

    Thompson, Ronald B. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    As a maturing artist and maker of objects, material usage is paramount. Materials convey a range of emotions, memories, and placement. Viewers will bring their own information and understanding to works of art. So by using ...
  • Necessary imbalance: ceramic sculpture as human social analogue 

    Venzant, Domonique Anare (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    The focus of this visual investigation is the relationship between the individual and the larger group. I often struggle to understand myself, my curiosities and motivations and how they relate to the greater society. I ...
  • Never again must the real be produced 

    Lofton, Sean (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2022)
    From the 1930's to the present day, a house situated in the hills of Los Angeles, California has acted as background for a tremendous number of films. The "Ennis House," designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in the 1920's for a ...
  • New pedestrians : 

    Langdon, Danielle (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    As we e-mail, text, and Tweet, mobile technology is redefining the boundaries between absence and presence, as well as private and public. Technology allows us to control how we present ourselves and where we put our ...
  • Objects of affection 

    Forys, Jessica (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    I have always been fascinated by the mystery in old things and the relationships that we form with the inanimate. Many people project emotional and psychological importance onto personal possessions. They are a source of ...
  • Pentiment 

    Alexander-Barnes, Nessi (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    "Pentiment is a project with two parts, the most recent manifestation of a set of goals and ideas surrounding representation and community engagement with which I continually engage. It’s first aspect is local: it is as ...
  • Philographica : that which is written or described of love 

    Cranor, Anna Roe (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    Intimate relationships pose a paradox: they are inherently dangerous on multiple levels and yet essential for our social well-being. A collection of artist's books was constructed with the purpose of illustrating this ...
  • Polite conversations : provoking dialogue through community interaction 

    Hartzell, Robert S. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    This creative research investigated my role as artist in the community and the effect of my activities on both individuals and groups. This work took the form of a series of silk-screened and folded books that were mass ...
  • Pottery: art as relationship 

    Moore, Fergus P., 1963- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    This thesis asserts that pottery is art because of the relationships people form with it. These formations occur on three levels. The first is the human response to the form of the pot. In this case a cup and a plate serve ...
  • Re-altered landscapes 

    Gemkow, Dan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The research in this work addresses the systematic construction of the American suburban landscape. The cost-effective model of neighborhood development ...
  • Realizing the unknown through ritual objects 

    Gable, Marni L. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    The realization that we must interact with the unknown on a daily basis can be confounding. We constantly encounter evidence that mystery pervades our existence. Through the experience of births, deaths, and our own personal ...
  • Reply 

    Simms, Lisa (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2022)
    The 'Manosphere' is a term used to describe the vast and growing realms of the internet that are dedicated to misogyny. That misogyny is motivated by varying factors, but all participants on its forums, websites, and online ...
  • Residuum 

    Rogers-Denham, Trudy (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    Residuum focuses on the residue of the domestic object, the rug, and how it visualizes domestic loss and displacement through site-specific installations. The use of soil is used as a material for the rug series to portray ...
  • Retromania : graphic design and the American Dream 

    Manning, Morgan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This body of work examines the cultural history of the American Dream through the visual language of mid-century graphic design and illustration. ...
  • Reverie 

    Bowring, Leah (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    Spending long hours trail running has allowed me to gain access to a meditative state where unrestricted thoughts occur, creative thought flows, and complex problem solving comes with ease. Lost in repetition, I cannot ...
  • roomsthatgonowhere 

    Sanchez, Jesus (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI--COLUMBIA AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] I often find myself staring at the light along the wall of my apartment. I'm at my kitchen table when it appears from nowhere. I stare at ...
  • Ruinscape : archetpyes of form and spirit 

    Hendrix, Kyle (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    The megalithic architecture of many cultures throughout history share a continuity of form language that is archetypal, and therefore independent of distance or location. I am interested in the distinct sense of the ...
  • A seven-letter word for art 

    Troolin, Eric (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] In our limiting of cognition, we deny the full spectrum of the mind. We disavow the existence of aberrant thoughts towards the ends of anonymous ...