Taylor Gornell : capstone
The artist's statement: Within my body of work, I am exploring ideas of nature and the overlooked. For ten years, I volunteered at a Nature Center taking care of prairie and wetlands animals such as snakes, frogs, turtles, hawks, and owls. I was able to gain a thorough appreciation of all of these animals and their habitats. I hope to show a side of the United States that is rarely shown; the unique ecosystems such as prairies and wetlands and to draw attention to animals that are not commonly seen as important parts of the ecosystems they reside in. I want to present the prairie and wetlands, ...
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