Conner Dobson: capstone
The artist's statement: Over the last four years, I have been through three separate abusive relationships, each one leaving me with worsened depression, anxiety, and body image. Combined with an inability to confront my past derived from toxic masculinity, this negativity dominates my mental state. Since finally admitting all that I've been through, my work has been driven to fight the emotional and psychological weight that I have carried for too long. By shaping vessels, I find that I am able to share this weight. In the same way my body carries the burden of my story, each vessel I create ...
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