• Abstraction, representation, and entropy 

    Payzant, Marcus Ray, 1982- (2012-05)
    The following graduate report is an overview of my artistic endeavors spanning the past three years at the University of Texas at Austin. While at UT, I have concentrated on making paintings that focus on the relationship ...
  • Anti-logo 

    Ellefson, Nathan Archer (2013-05)
    The purpose of this report is to explore the intentions and inspirations involved with my studio art practice. It explores theories of reference and language, humor, abjection, reification, and the building and breakdown ...
  • Archiving the present in Beirut’s southern suburb : memory, history, and power at Umam Documentation and Research 

    Maddox, Katherine Nora (2016-05)
    Umam Documentation and Research, a private archive and non-governmental organization located in the Beirut’s southern suburb, states as its goal to “initiate collective reflection on the many different types of violence ...
  • Art and Mass Communication as Political Activism during The Spanish Civil War 

    Palombo, Megan (2015)
    This research explores paintings, documentaries, and journalism as political activism during the Spanish Civil War. This research focuses on George Steer, Ernest Hemingway, and Pablo Picasso's reactions to the bombing of ...
  • The art of manipulation : gender inequity and the picture study movement 

    Kern, Jasmin Nikol (2012-08)
    This study locates and examines the relationship between societal gendered expectations in nineteenth century United States and the content of a picture study manual published at the turn of the century: Lucy Langdon ...
  • Artful education : the role of Art in Embassies in 21st century diplomacy 

    Wilson, Kathryn Elizabeth (2012-05)
    This case study focuses on the current purpose of the Art in Embassies (AIE) program that is run by the U.S. Department of State. More specifically, it examines how the temporary exhibition of art placed in Reykjavik, ...
  • Artistic Geography and the Northern Jesuit Missions of New Spain 

    Bargellini, Clara (2001)
    George Kubler´s seminal thoughts on artistic geography came out of his involvement with the art and architecture of the Hispanic New World. This paper examines a group of 17th and 18th century Jesuit missions in northern ...
  • An assessment of technology-centered art learning for students with autism spectrum disorder using universal design for learning curriculum 

    Hahn, Abby Lynn (2012-05)
    Working collaboratively with VSA Texas, the research study examined how a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) curriculum functions for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in an art learning setting. The curriculum ...
  • Based on a true story : "The Gezi Film Poster Series" and the role of narrative in cultural history 

    Aksu, Leyla Aylin; 0000-0002-6418-6794 (2015-05)
    Focusing on a series of hypothetical film posters titled the "Gezi Movie Theatre Poster Series," commissioned by Istanbul's independent magazine Bant Mag, this thesis is a multi-methodological, exploratory case study ...
  • Bear fruit 

    Lawrence, Grace Lee; 0000-0003-0944-644X (2016-06-27)
    This Master’s Report is a discussion of the ideas, research, and methods I have developed over the course of my three years of study at the University of Texas at Austin. My work draws from a multiplicity of traditions ...
  • Between us an invisible column 

    LaDeau, Philip Ross (2014-05)
    This report chronicles the processes and influences relevant to my work as it has developed over the past three years. I examine how our human separateness and new technologies have effected myself and the work I create, ...
  • Breaking the silence : empowering adolescent girls through art 

    Link, Bethany L.; 0000-0002-1178-1864 (2017-01-09)
    This action research study investigates “loss of voice” in adolescent girls and explores the ways art educators can promote assertiveness and self-confidence in middle school girls. This study examines literature on ...
  • Enhancing life with Alzheimer's : how the arts and art-making benefit persons with Alzheimer's Disease 

    Osborn, Rachel Suniga (2012-05)
    The purpose of this research was to determine if incorporating individualized arts and art-making activities into the caregiving of persons with Alzheimer's Disease would help to improve their overall quality of life. To ...
  • Erased, spoiled, obliterated, and defiled : young artists’ transition to maturity through marking and un-marking 

    Hursh, Asa William (2014-08)
    At certain moments in the creative development of an artist, experimentation leads to creative acts that on their face can appear negative because they are the actions of a young artist responding to the establishment. ...
  • Form and function 

    Weisner, Christina Lorena (2010-05)
    This is a report concerning the body of artwork I have formulated in the last two of my three years spent as a graduate student in the M.F.A. program at the University of Texas at Austin. It provides a chronological ...
  • Hey baby I'm in the ER 

    Culver, Christopher James (2013-05)
    This report examines the history of my practice and interest in architectural and painting surfaces. It is intended to dissect language and the use of the screen as a way to understand different relationships of self to ...
  • Inside-outside : practice between the private and the social 

    Chelben, Roni Alexandra; 0000-0001-7576-6797 (2016-05-06)
    In the course of the last few years, the work I have been making was very eclectic in terms of methodology and form. My practice ranged from studio practice pieces, to a socially engaged workshop based work. I tend to see ...
  • Intent versus outcome of international mural exchange 

    Batson, Amanda Ashley (2011-08)
    In an attempt to rectify the issues and concerns on the impact of an international mural exchange created by the organization Let Art Talk in 2008, I traveled to Uganda to pursue a similar community based, environmentally ...
  • The invisible picture 

    Aragón, Miguel A. (2012-05)
    This report outlines the conceptual, procedural and formal descriptions of the artistic development I have acquired over the course of the past three years. The current violent events caused by the War on Drugs in México ...