An open book’s words turn to water, its drips into puddles; a crumbled object on the floor reveals hand-painted white stars and stripes—Shae Rocco’s (BFA Sculpture, 2016) work draws you in to ask questions.
Engaged in a material critique of Americana and its iconography, Rocco uses ordinary materials and ubiquitous objects in unorthodox ways. In the process, the artist transforms our experience—and acceptance—of them into something beyond: the metaphysical.
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