An image from the eye-tracking study under way at ECU shows eye motion while viewing a work of art. (Contributed photo)
Collaborative work by Dr. Cynthia Bickley-Green (Art Education) and Dr. Nicholas Murray (Kinesiology) examines the relation between vision, cognition and language by collecting eye-tracking data from individuals viewing art work.
The study demonstrates significant gaze changes depending upon the cognitive goal of the view.
Download full description of the study here: ECU eyetracking study
The East Carolina University Metals Guild will hold a charm sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17 in hallway in front of Gray Gallery.
For additional information about the ECU Metals Guild, visit http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/soad/metals/guild.cfm.
Yvonne R. McLawhorn of Greenville died Nov. 10. She was a 30-year employee of East Carolina University, retiring as an executive assistant in the School of Art.
ECU School of Art graduate Barb McPhail was interviewed on NPR’s Out of Bounds with Tish Pearlman, Nov. 10. The program will again on Nov. 13. Hear the show at http://www.prx.org/ . Read more about McPhail.
The East Carolina University Student Activities Board will host two art exhibits in August and September at Mendenhall Student Center’s second floor gallery.
On display through Aug. 28 is “Cupcake Jungle,” a collaboration between ceramicist Kyle Rees and metalsmith/jewelry designers Joshua Craig and Laritza Garcia. The exhibition includes a collection of brightly-colored homemade bowls in porcelain and metal.
Real cupcakes will be served during the exhibit’s closing reception, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 26 in the Mendenhall gallery.
Following the close of “Cupcake Jungle,” an exhibition focused on travel and discovery will be presented in the gallery. The exhibit, “Get out. Go Somewhere,” opens with a reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 9.
The exhibit’s creator was Dan Willet, an ECU graduate student in the School of Art and Design’s photography program. Willet worked with nationally acclaimed artist Sam Yates to juror the exhibit. Yates will provide student critiques and present a lecture on his work at 6 p.m., Sept. 8 in Mendenall.
“Get out. Go Somewhere” will run through Sept. 30.
For more information, contact Tracy Demar at (252) 328-2902 or e- mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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