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Publication Date

Winter 1-1-2016


artists' books, student artists' book contest, third


Book and Paper

Student Status

Undergraduate student

Year of Graduation



Graphic Designs

Faculty / Course

Judy Sue Goodwin-Sturges, Suzette Cozzens, Artists' Book; Bookmaker

Materials + Techniques

Fabric, Thread, Wax, Stuffing, Silkscreen

Student Narrative

This piece is a representation of my relationship with my bed as a person struggling with depression. I wanted to evoke the stale, messy, and rotting feeling that I get after a prolonged period in my bed. It is meant to be hung on the wall and interacted with. Viewers may feel the material and explore the fabric to reveal the hidden silkscreen printed messages.

I Can't Leave



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