Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2021

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

A.K. Burns

Second Advisor

Carrie Moyer

Academic Program Adviser

Carrie Moyer


In this paper, I consider my personal experiences as an artist, art handler, and athlete through the motif of the Roman She-wolf, addressing how value systems are constructed according to binaries by showing how the sculptural process can break down these binaries, giving agency to both the mother mold and “completed” form.

Included in

Sculpture Commons



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