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    • James McNeill Whistler, A Figure of Controversy: His Art and Its Influence on Nineteenth Century Europe 

      Marquis, Anne-Louise (1984)
      This project was a constant source of amazement, interest,and frustration during the many months I have worked on it. The final product has little to do with the primary idea, other than Mr. Whistler as the central ...
    • John La Farge: The Artist and the Craftsman 

      Bostick, Beatrice Annette Barbey (1967)
      We follow La Farge in this paper through his childhood with its eighteenth-century overtones, into the Paris of the mid-century. We see the artist evolve from an interested observer to a diligent and devoted ...
    • “Join in Prayer” : Expressing Personal Loss of Identity through Photographic Printing and Illustration 

      Rothrock, Avery (2019)
      I began this journey with a solid goal of getting over my hatred and fear of organized religion and I succeeded not only in that but also in finding another part of me that I had lost. The time spent on this series has ...
    • A Journey in and of Itself 

      Pease, Adam (1990)
      The author describes the process of creating a collection of personal expression paintings. (No slides included)
    • Karibu Nairobi 

      Johnson, Amy (2003)
      The author presents a collection of black and white photographs that documents her experience in Nairobi, Kenya with a focus on lessening some of the stereotypes of Africa that many individuals hold true for the whole continent.
    • Keeping It In the Family: A Biography of Domenico Piola 

      Dodd, Tracey (1998)
      For my Senior Individualized Project, I spent fourteen weeks working at The Art Institute of Chicago and then wrote this paper on Domenico Piola; Domenicao Piola was the artist I became most interested in while I was ...
    • Kite Aerial Photography : Defamiliarization Through Distance 

      Norman, Zachary Dean Xavier (2007)
      All of these photographs were taken with a kite from 50-300 feet (approx. 15-91 meters) above the ground. The weight of the rig and camera and the nature of kite flying necessitated the presence of 15-25 mph winds (approx. ...
    • La Finca de Los Perezosos: Navigating Video Documentary on a Permaculture Farm in Central Panama 

      Skalican, Toni (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2011)
      The documentary La ftnca de los perezosos tells the story of an organic permaculture farm in Panama, started by an American man from Milwaukee. With considerable help of his "right hand man" Marcelino, a Panamanian ...
    • Latin American Culture from an Outsider's Viewpoint 

      Savić, Melinda (2007)
      For the past five years or so, since I have taken up Spanish, I have not only been learning a new language, I also got to learn about a new culture: that of Latin America. Throughout those five years, I had the luck to ...
    • Layers of a Universal Soul: A Mixed Media Installation 

      Danforth, Megan (1997)
      The author describes her study abroad experience in Chile which she photographed for her senior project, a mixed media installation using handmade paper to frame and display the dye sublimation prints of her photography.
    • A Lesson in Life 

      Rossana, Matthew (2003)
      The author describes the inspiration and components of his senior project: an installation combining mixed media paintings with three dimensional classroom furniture including a chalkboard for responses from visitors. The ...
    • Life After Death 

      Brown, Kathleen (1999)
      The author describes how her mother's death influenced her college experience and the pop art-inspired paintings she created for her senior project. Her artistic influences include Cezanne, Roy Lichtenstein, Alex Katz, ...
    • Living with the Beast 

      Leary, Elizabeth A. (1991)
      The goal of my SIP experience was to develop a set of drawings that represented a culmination of four years of training in studio art, and that began to exhibit a style of my own. Since both my greatest strength and ...
    • Logic and Myth 

      Grathwohl, Casper (1993)
      The author describes the process of creating a collection of eight acrylic and oil paintings inspired by the Christian iconography found in the work of Michaelangelo, Martini, Caravaggio, and Grunewald. Also included is ...
    • Lonely Planet 

      Hu, Xinyu (Shelley) (2014)
      The author describes her evolution as a filmmaker and the creation of her project.
    • A Look at Superheroes in Odd Places 

      Hamilton-Wray, Elijah (2016)
      The author writes "My Senior Individualized Project uses comic book superheroes as the main visual focus and place them in positions that they are not normally seen in order create interesting dynamics within each individual ...
    • Looking for what came before me in the things people left behind 

      Renner, Stacy (1996)
      The author captures the experience of growing up in her family's Iowa hometown through photographs of objects, furniture, farm implements, and buildings.
    • Looking Past to Look Forward : The Study of Dutch Art in 20th Century America 

      Kenney, Sharon (2014)
      The author discusses two approaches to art history: what she calls “object-oriented” art history and “social empirical” art history. She focuses on the appeal of 17th Century Dutch painting to 19th and 20th Century Americans ...
    • Lost in a Sea of Trees : Senior Individualized Project 

      Kelly, Clover (2014)
      People often associate abandoned places and objects with sadness and death. Abandoned places evoke a surreal otherworldly feeling that is unsettling to most people, but I find these places strangely beautiful. With these ...
    • The Main Attraction 

      Rea, Alexandra J. (2010)
      "The Main Attraction" offers an opportunity to document five of Chicago's most visited buildings and a chance to find the details within the architecture. Each one of the buildings within the show functions as vessel for ...