Thomas Grippa: capstone
The artist's statement: The majority of my past work has revolved around internal struggles and the things I'm most afraid of. As of more recently my work has been a blatant representation of the lack of ability I have in regards to dealing with said internal struggles and the mounting stress of everyday life. In an attempt to embrace these struggles I've decided to paint myself showing exactly how I feel with the mounting pressure of having to create and perform at any given minute; i.e. peeling my own skin off, and puking out my own skeleton. These paintings are done on mounted Masonite, and ...
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