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  • A study in music interpretation and nuances 

    Khow, Karine (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2013-05-08)
    The purpose of this study is to address the importance of interpreting music and to explore the possibility of transferring ideas from the score to the audience. The study will consist of a brief description of the meaning ...
  • Contemporary problems and solutions in the field of modern percussion repertoire 

    Slater, Andrew C. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2013-05-08)
    Contemporary music presents a unique set of challenges to its performers. This is especially so for the modern percussionist. Aside from being both mentally and physically draining, the performer must convince an audience, ...
  • The development of ottoman ceramics 

    Hellman, David William (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    Many of the world’s ceramic objects can trace their aesthetic lineage to one source, Ming Dynasty export porcelain. Turkish or Ottoman ceramics is a tradition that drew inspiration from luxury goods acquired through trade ...
  • The effects of kiln atmosphere on glaze color and texture 

    Mark, Monette (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    This experiment studies the effects of the chemical colorants, red iron oxide (Fe2O3), copper carbonate (CuCO3), cobalt carbonate (CoCO3), black nickel oxide (Ni2O3), titanium dioxide (TiO2), and rutile, an iron ...
  • Examining the first women potters in America and their influence on contemporary ceramic art 

    Mark, Monette (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
    The goal of this research is to demonstrate artistic lineage and the intertwined history of early American women potters. This history shows how a technical process, pot or teacher has affected and created a lineage of ...
  • Formulating iron rich clay bodies in a recycled electric kiln 

    Olsen, Ryan (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
    Clay bodies can be formulated using commonly available processed clays for a wide variety of specific functions. Some of the functions I am interested in include plasticity for throwing on the wheel, temperature range ...
  • Iron based earthenware in a forced reduction atmosphere 

    Hayes, Todd Rex (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    Iron is a strong flux in ceramic glazes when fired in an oxygen-starved atmosphere (reduction), resulting in a CO rich atmosphere. The carbon monoxide (CO) robs the iron (Fe2o3) of two oxygen molecules, thus transforming ...
  • Jasmine Flower in three different lights 

    Tham, G.J.E. (Wichita State University, 2005-04-22)
  • Postmodern places 

    Lightner, Jodi (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Art is able to communicate and transport the viewer to a different place in their mind's eye. The representation of places also connects the artist and viewer in a shared experience and understanding of space. The challenge ...
  • Presence and absence through memory 

    Unterman, Joshua M. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
  • Questioning the construction of reality 

    Leonard, Joe (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    How do we arrive at ourselves, is it the question of nature vs. nurture, or is there a greater sense of manipulation? People are locked into an uncontrollable controlled system, which they both develop and absorb. I think ...
  • Rendering toxic metal oxides inert 

    Leonard, Joe (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    Ceramic glazes are composed of three primary components: a flux, an alumina- bonding agent, and a glass former. These three materials can be adjusted for firing ranges as low as 1213 degrees Fahrenheit, up to 2419 degrees ...
  • Using 3D modeling to enable students with quadriplegia 

    Baumer, Phillip (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    Section 504 of the American Rehabilitation Act of 1973 states, no qualified handicapped person shall, on the basis of handicap, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to ...
  • A visual exploration of non traditional identity and place 

    McKee, Paul D. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
    The purpose of this study is an ongoing creation of artworks that reflect the ideas of non-traditional identity and the sense of place or placelessness. The works strive to also be readable by a larger viewing audience ...