Artist: Sean Paul Gallegos
Title: The Guarded Heart
Attribution: The Guarded Heart, 2021, Sean Paul Gallegos
Materials: discarded sneaker scraps, thread, findings and glass dome
Dimensions: 11.5 x 6 x 6 in.
Image Statement: The sculpture is sewn and embroidered by hand. A self-exploration, discovering the chains and locks I have around my own heart. Completed during the lockdown phase of the pandemic while we had infinite time to explore ourselves whether we wanted it or not.