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    • Black American Artists, Art, and Exhibitions and the White Art World in the 1920s and 30s 

      Mahone, Malikah Q. (2017)
      This research will focus on the writings of twentieth century black scholars, W.E.B Du Bois and Alaine Locke, who shaped the movement for the “New Negro” artist and placed Harlem as the center for the Negro Renaissance. ...
    • Where Icons Tread 

      Ickes, Austin (2019)
      How do we personally address that which makes us uncomfortable? In a world leering at us from all angles, it can be difficult not to feel as if one is subjected to the gaze or whims of factors far beyond the individual ...
    • Chthonic : Portraits of the Underworld 

      Koronkieiwcz, Amber (2019)
      My project was an exploration of myself, focusing on negative emotions. I did this through using the lenses of the rivers of the Greek Underworld. I painted five self portraits that each displayed a negative emotion ...
    • Drawing the Line : An Introspective Look on Personal Identity 

      Esler, Amanda (2019)
      In this essay I examine the interconnecting factors that come together to form my perception of my identity. The entire concept of my SIP, 「線を引く」or in English, Drawing the Line came about upon returning from study abroad ...
    • Body Language: Investigations in Anatomy through Idiomatic Language 

      Prophit, Maren (2019)
      My main objective in this project was to observe and explore the treatment of the human body through idiomatic language. Having developed perspectives in both the sciences and the fine arts, my own interests in the human ...
    • Toward Wholeness in Education 

      Herman Hilker, Kaiya Noelle (2019)
      In the beginning stages of this project I knew I was interested in learning more about Waldorf Education and exploring a Senior Individualized Project that would help launch me into my life after graduation. As I started ...
    • In Review 

      Patton, J. Caleb (2019)
      My Senior Individualized Project (SIP) is a collection of oil paintings entitled "In Review.” The paintings are representational abstractions, translating various facets of my time as a college student into simple colors ...
    • (Porcelain SIP) 

      Alamo, Hayleigh (2019)
      Ornamental plants have been continuously brought over to the United States from Eastern Asian countries for many decades on the sole purpose of aesthetic enhancement of landscapes and domestic spaces. People do not realize ...
    • Popular Intimacy 

      Guerrero, Eduardo (2019)
      For my Senior Individualized Project (SIP), I focused on some of the ways media represents intimacy. I accomplished this by deconstructing images that I have seen in the media and painting some of the moments that many ...
    • Securing Advertising 

      Chumley, Qynce B. (2019)
      I have always been drawn to advertising. From when I was a kid and knew all the words to every freecreditreport.com commercial and to every radio ad that played on Z107.7, to several months ago when I decided to paint on ...
    • “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 ...
    • Shattered : A Senior Individualized Project 

      Marshall, Laura (2010)
      The artist writes “Like glass, the physical elements in nature such as trees, flowers, and mountains are resilient and at the same time very breakable. Both can repel other natural forces such as strong winds and heavy ...
    • Hindsight 

      Sullivan, Sarah (2009)
      The artist writes “My series has a dual focus; first, how color subconsciously evokes positive and negative reactions and second, how everyday objects recall specific personal memories. I am intrigued by the reaction created ...
    • The Ephemeral : A Painting SIP 

      Walkington, Will (2007)
      The artist writes “The works shown here are a test in a change in format: how well can a painted image stand for itself on a surface other than the traditionally flat? For this experiment, I created hemispherical structures, ...
    • The Offering : A Senior Individualized Project 

      Peden, Nassau (2009)
      The artist writes “We are living segmented lives. We are estranged from our own bodies. We are told that nudity, hair, bodily functions, natural rhythms and cycles are crude, vulgar, and ‘uncivilized.’ Society subtly ...
    • The Equine Incognito 

      Wooster, Stephanie (1998)
      The artist describes the process of creating a series of paintings featuring the horse.
    • Portraiture and Expressions of the Self Through the Collective 

      Swanson-Nystrom, Annie (2013)
      The artist writes “As a viewer of artwork I am drawn to the personal viewing experience that portraiture allows for, the perceived shared human experience that connects the viewer to the artwork. As a painter I strive to ...
    • Processed Beauty : An Exploration of Femininity in Art History, Mass Media, and Culture 

      Smith, Katherine O. (2013)
      The artist writes, “the paintings in my SIP project call into question the conventions and beliefs of not only older artists, but of a cultural heritage that has repeatedly and continually depicted women as commodities. I ...
    • Bringing Children's Art into Nature : A Community Art SIP 

      Schaub, Jamie L. (2011)
      For the summer of 2011 I was an intern at Edison Environmental Science Academy in Kalamazoo, ML I helped facilitate a Garden Camp which took place two days a week at the garden outside the school, and two days a week at ...
    • Surfaced : A Senior Individualized Project 

      Yehia, Dahlia (2011)
      The artist writes, “Have you ever thought about who you are? How the events in your life led you to this point? Think back to your past. You probably have hundreds of memories of events, people, places, and emotions. Some ...