Faith in process

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dc.contributor.advisor Neal, Ted L.
dc.contributor.author Whitacre, Brandon M. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-09T15:35:00Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-09T15:35:00Z
dc.date.created 2009 en_US
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier LD2489.Z84 2009 .W49 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/193767
dc.description.abstract This study has been an exploration of self through the creative process in ceramic form and the use of symbolism of the Christian faith. Form is used as a means to express volume, resonance, elegance, and utility. Form, as well as medium and processes explored in this study, is embedded with deeply metaphorical, spiritual significance. Symbolism is used, in a more literal sense, in the surface treatment of ceramic forms. Patterns of symbols and pictorial narratives wok with the form creating design cohesion. Art history is referenced through the use of these symbols as well as stylistically. The Early Christian period, Modernism, as well as prehistoric art, are all referenced. Formal elements, symbolism, and art historical references, coalesce to relate personal thoughts of beauty, spirituality, and utility. Finding a place for the ancient in a contemporary setting, while remaining deeply personal and mysterious, has been a vital goal in the development of this creative project.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Art
dc.format.extent 30, [1] p. : digital, PDF file, ill. (some col.) en_US
dc.source CardinalScholar 1.0 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Christian art and symbolism. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Modernism (Art)
dc.subject.lcsh Pottery, American -- 21st century.
dc.title Faith in process en_US
dc.type Creative project (M.A.), 6 hrs. en_US
dc.description.notes Title from PDF t.p. (viewed on Nov. 05, 2010).
dc.description.notes Creative project (M.A.), 6 hrs.
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1544158 en_US


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    Creative projects submitted to the Graduate School by Ball State University master's degree candidates in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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