Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Annie's House
by Gregg, Alexis B., M.F.A., California State University, Long Beach, 2010, 12; 1486719
Abstract (Summary)

My thesis project focused on the investigation of ceramic processes for architectural and public art. After several attempts to find a public site for my thesis exhibition, I consulted with my landlord, Mary Jean Friel, about using select exterior surfaces of her house and grounds in Long Beach as the site for my thesis exhibition. This body of work is a permanent collection of low and high relief ceramic door and window surrounds, in addition to a sixteen foot wall installation. The back wall of the property houses the ceramic environmental installation that includes imagery and a fabricated brick throne upon which to sit and view the garden. The conception, planning, execution, and installation of this exhibition prepared me for future public or private works.

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Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Marsh, Tony
Commitee:
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 49/02M, Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Fine arts
Keywords: Brick sculpture, Ceramic installation, Original artwork
Publication Number: 1486719
ISBN: 978-1-124-27715-8
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