Department/School of Contributor's Major

Art, Design, and Theatre

Publication Date



Art and Design

Type of Work



I drew this piece on April 2nd 2020, the day my grandfather passed away. After a month of quarantine and seeing no one, I felt I had been visited by something I didn't invite in. The day I drew this I felt that I had a lot inside of me to get out, but it was just raw feelings, and I didn't know what to do with it. I was so used to my feelings being molded and mulled into art and writing, but these circles were the best depiction of the hole I felt I was in and it was good to just feel the pen underneath my fingers scraping into the page over and over. I was just constantly reminding myself that he was gone, and it was all I could think and feel. I needed to get it out, to give it a place to live outside of myself so I could know it was true, and so I could ultimately begin to heal.

Contributor's Note

I am a graphic designer / sculptor who is interested in what makes people laugh, going to renaissance festivals, playing Dungeons & Dragons, and generally creating or doing things that make people smile or consider a perspective other than their own.


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