The Guarded Heart

The Guarded Heart

Artist: Sean Paul Gallegos

Title: The Guarded Heart

Attribution: The Guarded Heart, 2021, Sean Paul Gallegos

Year: 2021

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.