• Abstraction, representation, and entropy 

    Payzant, Marcus Ray, 1982- (2012-08-22)
    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 ...
  • California dreaming 

    Shear, Laurel Katheryn (2015-09-10)
    I make large, lush oil paintings that employ devices and conventions from different traditions of abstraction like Color Field Painting and Abstract Expressionism, alongside traditions that use representation such as ...
  • Deep end 

    Berg, Sonya Carol (2010-11-12)
    This report describes the processes, working habits, materials, and multiple iterations of my work over the past three years. I reflect more in depth on my final series of work in which I have incorporated images of empty ...
  • Experimentation, diversity, and feeling : Adolph Gottlieb’s career in painting reconsidered 

    Katzin, Jeffrey James (2013-08-16)
    Adolph Gottlieb’s (1903–1974) mature career in abstract painting has been described in previous scholarship in terms of three phases: the time of his Pictograph paintings, beginning in 1941; a period of transition primarily ...
  • Hey baby I'm in the ER 

    Culver, Christopher James
    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 ...
  • The Leo Castelli Gallery in Metro magazine : American approaches to post-abstract figuration in an Italian context 

    McKetta, Dorothy Jean (2012-10-26)
    Between the years 1960 and 1970, New York gallerist Leo Castelli was closely involved with Milanese editor and publisher Bruno Alfieri's Metro magazine--an international review of contemporary art. By placing his artists ...
  • Minding the skies 

    Johnson, Bethany Jo (2011-08-08)
    This report outlines the conceptual, procedural and material evolution of my artistic practice over the course of the past three years. Throughout all of the changes my artwork has undergone during this time, my work has ...
  • QWERTY : WOMAN :: ABCDEF : MAN or clear syntax is offline in foxholes or how i learned to live my life as a conjunction 

    Maddux, Kathryn Marie (2012-11-29)
    I position my work at the intersections of identity and form. More specifically, I’m interested in how and why an individual’s physical appearance and demeanor become communicative and are then interpreted. Socially, it ...
  • Reflecting pools 

    Payavis, Daniel David (2011-08-08)
    This report sketches a series of considerations that operate within my art practice. They are intended to elaborate on and open up, rather than simplify, the processes by which I arrive at art works. The ideas discussed ...
  • The illusionistic pergola in Italian Renaissance architecture : painting and garden culture in early modern Rome, 1500-1620 

    Nonaka, Natsumi (2012-10-10)
    The present dissertation is intended to be the first systematic investigation of the illusionistic pergola considered within the framework of the intellectual culture and the garden culture of early modern Rome. The ...
  • The mediated gaze 

    Abercrombie, Catherine Mary (2011-08-08)
    This report is a compilation of the influences that shape my current work. In this written representation of my process I mimic how ideas overlap and collide, rather than taking a chronological approach to my development ...
  • The paint gap 

    Dahl, Samuel Alcibiades, 1980- (2010-11-24)
    Underlying all my work is a tension between the painter and the builder. I love to paint. I love the lie inherent in paint: that it can make a picture plane masquerade as light, space, or recognizable place with recognizable ...
  • Visible features : Austin 

    Hart, Jonas Spencer (2014-05-15)
    This report is a summary of my work and research during my three years at The University of Texas at Austin. I engage the city's impressive urban parks and new urbanist developments through my own practice of descriptive ...
  • Watching and learning 

    Abrami, Peter Ernest (2015-07-07)
    Throughout the past three years I have explored paintings physical, material and conceptual potentials. This paper discusses the series of paintings that I have been working on for the past two years and the multiple winding ...
  • Whose house 

    Eastwood, Scott Robert (2011-08-08)
    This report outlines the overriding themes, concepts, processes, and influences in my work over the last three years. Although my work has progressed much during that time, I still have a fundamental interest in using a ...