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Arcadia University Senior Thesis

Completed in May 2023 to complete my Bachelor's Degree in Studio Art. Displayed for one week at Arcadia's Senior Thesis Exhibition in 2023.

Like Honey to Bees
Humanity's Oldest Friend

1. Brown, Rebecca. “Bzzzzzzz: A Knit Bumble Bee!” ChemKnits, 19 Nov. 2009,
2. Elwell, Mina. “The Myth of Cerberus Explained.” Grunge, Grunge, 9 Nov. 2021,
3. Giordano, Luca. Aeneas defeats Turnus, 1634–1705.
4. Gkinala, Maria. “The Dane, the Souliot and Other Relationships.” Great Dane Gnosis, 23 Oct. 2021,
5. Hatleberg, Curran. “Untitled (Man With Bees).” 2017.
6. Jamoke, Hezekiah, and Glenn Alan Cheney. Dr. Jamoke's Little Book of Hitherto Uncompiled Facts and Curiosities Regarding Bees. New London Librarium, 2016.
7. Jones, Richard, and Sharon Sweeney-Lynch. The Beekeeper's Bible: Bees, Honey, Recipes & Other Home Uses. Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2011.
8. Knudsen, Caitlin. “Bee Folklore for the Darkest of Days.” Bee Folklore for The Darkest of Days, Beepods, 26 Dec. 2019,
9. "Kritis Agis".
10. Maguire, Sharon. “Cretan Hound Dog Breed Information and Pictures.” Dog Breed Info Center,
11. Mark, Joshua J. “Dogs in the Ancient World.” World History Encyclopedia, 13 Mar. 2023,
12. Pinelli, Bartolommeo. Aeneas and the Cumean Sybil Feeding a Cake to Cerberus, 19th Century.
13. Porter, Angela, and Jo Taylor. Scandinavian Folk Patterns: Creative Coloring for Grown-ups. Michael O'Mara Books Ltd., 2015.
14. Ransome, Hilda M. The Sacred Bee in Ancient Times and Folklore. Dover Publications, Inc., 2004. George Allen & Unwin, 1937.
15. “The Cumaean Sibyl Leads Aeneas to the Underworld: They Encounter Cerberus. Etching.” Wellcome Collection,
16. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. (2017, March 21). Species Profile for Rusty Patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis). Environmental Conservation Online System. Retrieved April 8, 2023, from
17. Vickbird. January 30, 2015. Santa Cruz flats, west of Picacho Peak.
18. Virgil, translated by John Dryden. The Aeneid [EBook #228]. The Project Gutenberg, 1995.
19. Wilson, Bee. The Hive. St. Martin's Press. Originally published: London: John Murray, 2004. St. Martin's Griffin Edition, 2007.
20. “Yggdrasill, the Mundane tree”. Baxter’s Patent Oil Printing. From a plate included in the English translation of the Prose Edda by Oluf Olufsen Bagge (1847).
21. Youth and Education in Science. “Mesozoic.” U.S. Geological Survey,

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