Senior Exhibition 2011: Sara Ellen Godek

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“My work is a manifestation of my irrational thoughts,” says Godek, who is inspired by recurring nightmares about dead bodies. Working with her hands to fashion skeletal forms out of clay helps her come to terms with these fears. “When clay is wet it is really flexible,” she says, “and that gives me the liberty to invent skeletal forms for creatures not yet discovered or imagined.”

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