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STAR 702 Studio Art Research: STAR 718


Your Thesis

This page offers guidance on your written thesis. Be sure to check and carefully read your departments thesis guidelines and handbook. Please follow what your department requires of you. I can assist with research and citations. Please feel free to reach out using the chat/email/appointment or contact us button at the upper right of the page.


Be sure to click on the Writing tab above/left. That page is filled with resources as well as a link to the Writing Commons page to make appointments for assistance in writing.


Use use only images of your work in your thesis.

If you want to reference other artists works who influenced you, simply make a text reference/citation to the work. If your reader is unfamiliar with the work, they can easily Google Image search the work to see it.

Shane Durgee's Thesis is an good example of this.

If you want to reproduce a work of another artist  in your printed thesis you should seek their permission or the museum who owns the work to do so. Often you can establish an amazing connection to an artist who you are influenced by.

You can NOT use Artstor Images in your thesis, with the exception of using those designated as IAP or Images for Academic Publishing. You will have to fill out an online application to use them.


Thesis Submission Information

Our Graduate Student Liaison and Thesis Submission Team have created a very useful guide to help you with this process, including very helpful captioned video outlining the process. This guide is found here.

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