Raasha Gutierrez, from Johns Creek, Georgia, is a Fine Art Studio Concentration student who focuses on ceramics. She discovered her love for ceramic her junior year of college after taking an upper level ceramics course under Professor Sandra Trujillo. Her style is slip casting with complex molds for figurative work along with a love for throwing. She also has explored museum work through her internship at The National Museum of Asian Art in Washington, D.C. and being a docent at the Sallie Ellis Davis House in Milledgeville, Georgia. Her goal is to use art to advocate for compelling, unheard stories.
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After years of battling and struggling, my trauma has not only affected me mentally but it has also affected my physically. The hearts to display the different ways trauma has affected me. Clay was chosen because of the process of firing, because refinement forms strength through the fire. The actions seen within the video display how the trauma felt and took place. The reenactment of my hurt and the creation of these piece have not only help heal me, but they have also helped me move forward.