The Graduate Review


This body of artwork uses 3D forms to visualize the impact of mental illness. Altered forms of cast heads and personal stories depicted through artist books examines how mental illness affects those suffering from an illness, as well as those acting as support systems.

Note on the Author

As an artist and a teacher, Kristin Donato is passionate about exploring new mediums. This passion drove her studies while she pursued her BA in Art Education from Salem State University in 2007. She is enrolled in the MAT in Creative Arts program at Bridgewater State University and has continued to expand her experience with a variety of media. Kristin currently works as an art educator at Annie Sullivan Middle School in Franklin, MA.

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